Pitney Bowes Launches Rival™ Productivity Series Inserting System

STAMFORD, Conn., September 07, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today launched the Rival™ Productivity Series inserting system to provide mid-volume transactional mailers with a powerful and cost-efficient solution to process high-value customer communications including both letters and flats. The compact, ergonomic design of the system is built with the same technology used in the Pitney Bowes Productivity Series mail finishing platform to help deliver increased flexibility and reliability across a wide range of applications.

The Pitney Bowes Rival(TM) Productivity Series inserting system provides mid-volume transactional ma ...

The Pitney Bowes Rival(TM) Productivity Series inserting system provides mid-volume transactional mailers with a powerful and cost-efficient solution to process high-value customer communications including both letters and flats. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Our new Rival Productivity Series inserting system leverages high-production technology in a new smaller footprint to help mid-volume transactional mailers increase operational savings and efficiency,” said Grant Miller, vice president, global strategic product management and North American sales, Document Messaging Technologies, Pitney Bowes. “Mailers can configure the scalable system to meet current mail finishing needs and future requirements as their organizations grow.”

The Rival inserting system helps deliver consistent productivity during peak mail cycles while processing variable page documents at speeds up to 12,000 cycles per hour. The system’s high integrity, integrated control and advanced document scanning features help track each mailpiece for accurate processing.

To help optimize productivity, the Rival system includes features that deliver simple and efficient processing. An automated fold capability helps ensure accurate fold set-up and job changeover while an intuitive user interface allows operators to quickly set-up and recall multiple jobs. The system also includes a compact vacuum sheet feeder with an extended capacity hopper.

The Rival Productivity System is backed by a global service organization with more than 1,800 global factory trained specialists that can provide on-site support to meet the demands of transactional mailers around the clock.

About Pitney Bowes:

Delivering more than 90 years 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 through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs more than 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com/

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