Case Studies

Read how Bell and Howell solutions have helped others like you achieve success!

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IQ Software Suite Helps Broadridge Gain a Competitive Edge

For Broadridge, one of the world’s leading service bureaus for the financial market, quality and productivity measurements and results are paramount. Due to the seasonal nature of Broadridge’s production operations at their Long Island, NY facility, it was necessary for Broadridge to hire temporary workers for many production-based tasks. Hiring temporary workers is costly to pay for, and also costly to manage, because the workers are inexperienced, and quality is paramount in Broadridge’s business.

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Security Finance Banks on Bell and Howell

Security Finance is a consumer loan company headquartered in Spartanburg, SC. With a 55-year history of consistent growth, the company now delivers financial services to hundreds of thousands of customers nationwide.

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A high-Volume Printer/Mailer Finds a New Partner: Bell and Howell's BCC Mail Manager Full Service

PJ Green, Inc. is an 80-year-old mailing and fulfillment company that handles millions of pieces of mail each month from its headquarters in Utica, NY. The firm’s biggest clients are professional printers and colleges and universities with high-volume Standard Mail® jobs that require speed, efficiency and the certainty of optimized postal discounts.

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Track N Trace Delivers

Dayton Mailing Services, a family-owned and operated commercial mailhouse in Dayton, OH, has offered customers a full range of printing, fulfillment and mailing services for more than 25 years. A longtime Bell and Howell client, the company has used BCC Mail Manager&trade presorting and list-management software products for more than a decade—and in fact recently upgraded to BCC Mail Manager Full Service, Bell and Howell’s top-tier software solution, when a steady trend of growth made the switch logical and cost effective.

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APEX Information Technologies Ties it all Together with Bell and Howell Solutions

Apex Information Technologies is committed to providing technology and information services to the healthcare and financial industries. As an organization with large print and mail volumes, Apex requires strict adherence to regulatory and audit trail requirements set by federal and state laws. With the Bell and Howell JETVision® system, they can connect their in-house automated document factory (ADF) with each and every mailpiece processed, allowing them to have full visibility and tracking for each healthcare and financial statement they produce.

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Excellence Endures at SCICOM with Bell and Howell Solutions

SCICOM, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN strives to live up to its motto: Excellence Endures. As a provider of data and document processing solutions for over 45 years, SCICOM’s relationships with companies in the financial, health care, manufacturing and distribution industries have endured—with many clients dedicated to their services for 15 or more years.

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Staying Ahead of the Curve

Johnson & Quin is a full-service direct mail production company that also specializes in integrated marketing services. While they see that in the long term direct mail volumes may decrease, they believe that highly personalized direct mail is still going to have an important role in marketing channels. Along those lines, Johnson & Quin finds it vital to focus on adding to their services and complementing direct mail with other offerings.

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Bell and Howell and SourceHOV Help Move the Mail

SourceHOV is dedicated to delivering significant, identifiable value and improving return on investment for its clients. With a presence in the United States, India, China, Mexico, Canada and the Philippines, combined with deep domain expertise and best-of-breed technology, the company is able to deliver on its promise of value and ROI.

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Increased Productivity and Profitability

Aspen Marketing Services, with headquarters in Chicago, IL, is a leading full-service marketing company with locations across the US. Aspen Marketing provides services for the automotive, telecom, financial, retail and manufacturing industries. With more than 23 years’ experience, Aspen Marketing has evolved from being a direct marketing provider to the automotive industry to offering fully integrated marketing and communications services to a wide variety of clients. These services assist companies with their marketing efforts and include direct mail, event marketing, public relations and database analytics.

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Fortune 500 Transactional Mailer

A Fortune 500 company that processes hundreds of millions of mailpieces per year reviewed its transactional mail workflow process and found a great opportunity for cost savings. As part of their regular cost-saving audit review, they discovered that outsourcing the production of their mail to a thirdparty prevented them from maximizing the cost savings earned from postal worksharing discounts. To recoup these savings, their management sought a software solution that would easily integrate into their current workflow while maximizing the discounts they could receive.

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Track N Trace Pays Dividends for Perinton Publishing

Using Bell and Howell’s delivery-monitoring service, an upstate New York mailer helps secure a USPS® postage refund for a client

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The Plastic Card System Helps Ancor up the 'Wow' Factor with Clients

Entrusted with printing and mailing more than 11 million customized American Automobile Association (AAA) membership cards every year, Ancor Information Management prides itself on a culture of quality and customer satisfaction. The company’s dependability is evident through the 3,500 jobs processed annually, 90 percent with a 48-hour turnaround. Their accuracy and efficiency has also produced a 99.7 percent on-time delivery rate for AAA mailings.

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Data Media Entrusts Bell and Howell Amid a Changing Industry Climate

Outsourcing helps companies put products on their shelves, expand into new territories, improve customer service, and focus on core competencies. Few companies know this as well as Data Media Associates, Inc., one of the nation’s premier print and mail outsourcing vendors for medical billing offices and commercial entities. Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, Data Media is making an enormous impact by taking on the consuming and critical task of printing, folding, inserting and mailing statements, invoices, collection letters and other important customer documents.

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Zero Tolerance for Error

Formost mediaOne Direct Inc. is a progressive service bureau located in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The company has a reputation of providing exceptional service, and is known for expediting the communication process by linking aspects, from concept to execution, with precision production services. For 29 years, the company has offered services such as litho printing, data processing, digital imaging, lettershop, fulfillment distribution and warehousing. There are typically 65-70 employees on staff, and over 150M impressions and 20M envelopes are processed per year.

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Forerunner 13 and JETVision Systems Deliver Higher Productivity for ISM Canada

Information Systems Management Canada Corporation (ISM Canada) has provided print and mail services to companies since 1970, generating about 1.5–2.5 million pieces a month. As wholly owned subsidiary of IBM Canada Ltd. and a member of IBM Global Technology Services, ISM Canada is a leading provider in bringing competitively priced, best-of-breed IT services to public and private sector organizations.

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Shelter Insurance Finds a Valuable Partner in Bell and Howell

Established in 1946, Shelter Insurance® is an industry leader with more than 60 years of experience providing multi-line insurance coverage, financial products and services. Headquartered in Columbia, Mo., Shelter Insurance® utilizes 3,500 people in more than 1,400 sales and service locations throughout the Midwest.

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Forerunner 10 Earns High Marks as Others Fail to Make the Grade

Suttle-Straus provides its customers with a complete range of document management solutions from digital document storage to printing and mailing. In 2005 Suttle-Straus mailed over 45 million mailpieces on behalf of its customers. After experimenting with multiple inserter technologies, including the Pitney Bowes Flowmaster, Suttle-Straus now uses Bell and Howell’s Forerunner 10 [formerly the Phillipsburg® Mark II] inserter system exclusively.

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Collaborative and Innovative Solutions from Bell and Howell at Core of Valpak Manufacturing Center

Massive. Revolutionary. Showcase. State-of-the-art. Impressive.

Those are just a few of the adjectives that have been used to describe Cox Target Media’s Valpak Manufacturing Center (the VMC) in St. Petersburg, Fla. The facility has been described as the world’s most highly automated printing and fulfillment center, built through the collaboration of a tightly integrated and dedicated team of industry experts.