Pitney Bowes Government Solutions Awarded Contract to Provide Mail Services for the U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pitney Bowes Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), announced today that it has been awarded a contract to provide mail and diplomatic pouch services for the U.S. Department of State.

"We are very pleased to work with the U.S. Department of State," said Jon Love, president, Pitney Bowes Government Solutions. "Pitney Bowes Government Solutions has a long history of providing mail, document management and logistics services for large government agencies. Our mission is to deliver reliable and efficient solutions that help federal agencies meet their mission-critical objectives."

Pitney Bowes provides the world's most comprehensive suite of mailstream solutions to help companies manage their flow of mail, documents and packages to improve communication. Pitney Bowes, with $5.5 billion in annual revenue, takes an all-inclusive view of its customers' operations, helping organizations of all sizes enjoy the competitive advantage that comes from an optimized mailstream. The company's 86 years of technological leadership have produced many major mailstream innovations, and it is consistently on the Intellectual Property Owners Association's list of top U.S. patent holders. With approximately 34,000 employees worldwide, Pitney Bowes serves more than 2 million businesses through direct and dealer operations. More information about the company can be found at http://www.pb.com/.

  Contact:   Colette Cote               Pitney Bowes Inc.               203 570 6061               colette.cote@pb.com  

SOURCE: Pitney Bowes Inc.

CONTACT: Colette Cote, Pitney Bowes Inc., +1-203-570-6061,

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