Pitney Bowes Announces Enhancements for IntelliJet™ Line of Printing Systems
Fifty Percent Increase in Speed and 20.5-inch Web Format Options Provide Expanded Productivity and Configuration Flexibility
CHICAGO, October 03, 2010 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced the Pitney Bowes® IntelliJet™ 30 Printing System is now available and, in 2011, will have an optional 600 feet per minute print speed and a new 20.5-inch web format, providing up to 300 percent greater productivity over traditional systems. These significant speed and flexibility enhancements can help organizations lower costs and improve run times when processing high-quality, color transactional mail applications. Pitney Bowes is showcasing this technology in its display in Booth #3601 at the 2010 Graph Expo exhibition and conference being held here.
Pitney Bowes Announces Enhancements for IntelliJet Line of Printing Systems (Photo: Business Wire)
The Pitney Bowes IntelliJet™ 30 Printing System was the first in the industry to provide a seamless integration of printing and mailing processes, making it possible for large transactional mailers to streamline workflow, consolidate systems, eliminate pre-printed forms and enhance the value of their customer communications. Pitney Bowes and inkjet printing technology leader HP have collaborated on the IntelliJet™ line of printing systems since it was launched in 2009.
“It’s not enough these days to provide the industry’s leading integrated color print and mail solution,” said Tim Moylan, president and general manager for software and production print at Pitney Bowes. “We must constantly innovate and improve what we do because our customers are searching for new ways both to cut expenses and enhance revenues. In this first year since entering the digital color printing market, we have extended the product line by launching the IntelliJet 20 in May of this year and are now making significant enhancements to the IntelliJet 30--giving our customers greater flexibility and scale to meet their business printing needs today and into the future.”
Now, the Pitney Bowes® IntelliJet™ Printing System can consistently print 100% variable data at production speeds of up to 600 feet per minute, with either a 20.5 or 30” wide format, and the same 1200 x 600 dpi color quality. Customers can produce 4-up, 7” wide applications at up to 5,236 impressions per minute, 3-up, 8.5” wide applications at up to 3,928 impressions per minute, and 2-up, 8.5” wide applications at up to 2,618 impressions per minute. Pitney Bowes is taking orders for the IntelliJet™ Systems, with deliveries of 30" wide, 400 feet per minute systems beginning in late 2010.
Attendees at the Graph Expo show will be able to watch a live demonstration of the IntelliJet™ 30 Printing System via simulcast from the Pitney Bowes Customer Innovation Center in Shelton, CT. These demonstrations are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 3 (11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:00 p.m.), Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 4-5 (10:30 and 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:00 p.m.), and Wednesday, Oct. 6 (10:30 and 11:30 a.m.)
The IntelliJet™ family of printing systems is an essential element to delivering more powerful, relevant customer communications. Pitney Bowes offers a unique end-to-end solution that can help print and mail operations migrate to an all white paper factory. Pitney Bowes® IntelliJet™ Printing System, Production Intelligence® output management software and high-speed mail finishing systems with the Print+ Messenger™ Color Inkjet module enable unprecedented levels of productivity and operational cost savings. All these systems are backed by a single service and support team for peak efficiency and performance. Together, these elements result in a truly integrated solution for companies where mail plays a strategic role in customer communications.
About Pitney Bowes:
Celebrating its 90th year of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business. Pitney Bowes is a $5.6 billion company and employs 33,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com
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