Pitney Bowes Launches New High-Speed, Fixed Head AddressRight(R) Printers

STAMFORD, Conn., October 15, 2007 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), the worlds leading mailstream solutions company, announced today the introduction of new high-speed, fixed head AddressRight® printers to its DA Series. Designed for mailers processing high volumes, the printers offer enhanced productivity and operational efficiencies.

Our new AddressRight fixed head printers are incredibly fast, professional envelope imaging systems that can improve the speed and efficiency of customers mailing processes, said Jeff Marshall, Vice President of Customer Marketing for Pitney Bowes Global Mailstream Solutions. In addition, the printers offer spot color which can help grab the attention of customers and prospects, increasing the probability that mail and messaging will be opened and read.

The DA80F prints up to 22,000, #10 envelopes per-hour and can run mail pieces up to 1/4 inch thick. The DA95F handles up to 30,000, #10 envelopes per hour and can run mail pieces up to 1/2 inch thick.

With advanced features and technology, the printers deliver optimum performance and dependability through state-of-the-art functionality, including a precision controlled media path, additional sets of control rollers, and precise print head position indicators. The specialized features of the DA80F and DA95F printers can help improve print quality and reduce jams, which can help customers ensure that production runs are completed smoothly and efficiently. In addition, the fixed head printers are both easy to use and set up.

Utilizing the printers extensive graphic capabilities, users can turn envelopes into a powerful vehicle that gets noticed in the crowd. With spot color capabilities, the printers can help maximize the value of mailpieces by creating eye-catching and professionally presented communications to help boost response rates. Mailers can also add crisp, clean, direct-to-envelope specialized messaging using extensive fonts and graphics.

Other benefits and features of the DA80F and DA95F printers include:

  • Technology for faster processing The printers offer high-speed network connectivity through USB and Ethernet ports, while the control panel software supports printing from any Windows® 2000/XP and Windows Vista® applications.
  • Printers can be controlled from a local or remote PC Without being tied down to the machine, an operator can perform remote diagnostics and maintenance, monitor low ink warnings and multi-task while producing a mail run.
  • An optional stacker which offers an Optical Stacker Full Sensor Alerts the operator to remove completed mail pieces in a timely, efficient manner increasing uptime and productivity.
  • Light mode printing Offers the option to use less ink and still produce USPS-compliant barcodes. Cost reductions can be recognized in supplies consumption while eliminating waste for less impact to the environment. Users can see improved dry times when printing on coated materials.

By combining a DA80F or DA95F fixed head printer with Pitney Bowes SmartMailer or AddressRight® Pro software, organizations can further boost productivity by helping to optimize mailing lists, eliminate duplicates, and prepare mailings for automated pre-sort discounts. Also, AddressRight® Pros add-on features for mixed weight mail processing package services, which include media, library, and bound printed matter, and palletization pre-sorts, can offer even greater savings.

About Pitney Bowes: Pitney Bowes is a mailstream technology company that helps organizations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages. Our 35,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1920 and annual revenues now total $5.9 billion. More information is available at www.pb.com.