Bell and Howell Awarded 10 U.S. Patents
Bell and Howell has received 10 new U.S. patent awards for innovations that have led to improvements in the way that companies create, manage and track their customer communications.
The processes and technologies covered by the new patents address multiple aspects of business communications. Among them, Bell and Howell has patented innovative data management solutions to ensure compliance with USPS regulations for address quality, presort requirements and production integrity. These enhancements enable efficient delivery of the communication and can significantly reduce costs.
Also patented are unique enhancements for Bell and Howell finishing systems. These processes optimize material handling, improve throughput, reduce waste and improve production costs.
Finally, the company received three patents related to its vision and ADF software systems that greatly improve mailpiece integrity and workflow tracking, which are critical to the production, delivery and effectiveness of the communication.
For detailed patent descriptions, visit the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at www.uspto.gov.
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