Bell and Howell to Hold Open House, Launch New Inserting System

DURHAM, NC—March 8, 2012—Bell and Howell plans to unveil its newest high-speed inserting system at a technology showcase and open house on March 15. The event will be held at the company’s headquarters.

The new Producer 30 inserting system is the latest in a continuous stream of innovations that the company has introduced over the past six months. Producer inserters are designed for environments that demand stringent mailpiece quality and integrity controls, high production volumes and low operating costs.

“Bell and Howell is committed to delivering the most innovative suite of solutions in the industry. With the Producer 30, we have a best-in-class offering that provides customers with the lowest cost of ownership and highest level of productivity,” said Les Stern, CEO. “We are very excited about this launch, and look forward to engaging in discussions and demonstrations of the many ways that we can partner in our customers’ success.”

Features and benefits of the Producer 30 include:

• High-speed inserting – up to 30,000 cycles per hour with high net throughput.

• Targeted at First Class transactional mail and Standard Mail.

• Helps mailers achieve the lowest cost per tailpiece.

• Ideal for high-volume mail production environments.

The open house will feature demonstrations of the complete range of Bell and Howell finishing solutions, including the Ascender, Forerunner and Producer inserting systems; Inveloper finishing system; JETVision reading system; and demonstrations of the IQ Software Suite, Bell and Howell’s comprehensive postal and workflow process management software.

Stern will also discuss the company’s business strategy, and additional Bell and Howell executives will speak on industry trends, productivity and personalization, and the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

For additional information, call (800) 220-3030 or email

About Bell and Howell
Bell and Howell is a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging. The company’s complete portfolio includes products that reduce production and postage costs, increase operational efficiency, message impact and relevancy, and ensure integrity and quality. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest dedicated service organizations in the industry.