Bell and Howell Announces OEM Agreement with HP

Bell and Howell to OEM the HP C500 Color Print Module

Durham, N.C. – November 8, 2012 – Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging, today announced it will integrate the HP C500 Color Print Module inkjet technology into its inserting and finishing systems as an option for its customers. Under the terms of the new OEM agreement with HP, Bell and Howell will market these fully integrated systems throughout North America.

“Incorporating inline inkjet printing capabilities into our Inveloper Plain Paper Factory solution allows customers to improve the effectiveness of their communications through the addition of color images, graphics and variable data,” said Mike McIntee, Bell and Howell Vice President of Business Development. “The HP C500 is an excellent complement to the Inveloper or any of our other inserting systems, producing high-quality images at full production speed. This agreement is yet another example of how Bell and Howell partners with other industry leaders to provide cost-effective solutions that meet or exceed our customers’ needs.”

“Many print service providers are looking to incorporate digital printing as a way to add personalization and color to envelopes for more impact,” said Kathy Tobin, Vice President and General Manager, Specialty Printing Solutions, HP. “Bell and Howell’s system using HP’s inkjet technology is an ideal way for companies to adopt variable data printing with a high-quality, full-color solution.”

Producing color text and images at a resolution of 600 dots per inch, the HP C500 prints at speeds of up to 500 feet per minute using thermal inkjet HP Scalable Printing Technology.

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About Bell and Howell

Bell and Howell is a leading global provider of multi-channel communications solutions, providing messaging technologies for print, Web and mobile delivery. We dedicate ourselves to drive positive growth for our customers, and our suite of solutions are designed to be open, flexible, solve unique customer needs, and enable the highest quality and lowest cost production of highly relevant customer communications. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest dedicated service organizations in the industry. Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., the company maintains development and manufacturing facilities in Wheeling, Ill., Bethlehem, Pa., Rochester, N.Y., Dallas, Texas, and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. For further information, please visit

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