The National September 11 Memorial & Museum Names Pitney Bowes As Its Global Partner Of The Year
Support from the Company Includes Communications Technology and Educational Programming
(New York) August 16, 2012 – The National September 11 Memorial & Museum today announced Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI) as its Global Partner of the Year for the company’s commitment to the mission of the Memorial and Museum.
The 9/11 Memorial each year designates a global corporate partner that has not only sponsored the private nonprofit, but also worked closely with its staff to further the organization’s mission to commemorate the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attacks and educate future generations. Pitney Bowes lost four of its employees in the attacks.
“The support of Pitney Bowes helps to ensure that this national place of remembrance will be preserved for generations to come,” 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels said. “Pitney Bowes is sharing technology and expertise that is vital as the Memorial continues to welcome visitors from across the country and around the world.” The 9/11 Memorial recently announced that it has welcomed more than four million visitors.
“There is no greater honor than to work with the Memorial and Museum as they ensure that the history and meaning of September 11 is preserved for future generations,” said Murray Martin, Pitney Bowes Inc. Chairman, President and CEO. “We are proud to support this internationally important site, in memory of all those lost in the attacks, including four Pitney Bowes colleagues. I hope every visitor to New York has an opportunity to experience this re-born site in person.”
Pitney Bowes’ technology will help the Memorial communicate with donors and visitors worldwide.
Location-intelligence software will help the organization verify and confirm addresses in more than 100 countries, with geocoding and reverse geocoding capabilities. Pitney Bowes software will also provide data analytics that will help improve the way the Memorial reaches its supporters.
Quick Response codes, or QR codes, will appear on posters and other printed materials that can be scanned with mobile devices to provide more information about the Memorial and Museum.