Bell and Howell Announces OEM Agreement with HP

Bell and Howell to OEM the HP C500 Color Print Module

Nov 08, 2012, 09:59 ET from Bell and Howell

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, LLC is a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging. The company's complete portfolio includes products that reduce production and postage costs; increase operational efficiency, message impact and relevancy; and ensure integrity and quality. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest dedicated service organizations in the industry. The company is headquartered in Durham, N.C., and maintains facilities in Wheeling, Ill., Bethlehem, Pa., and Rochester, N.Y. For further information, please visit, or email

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