Pitney Bowes Announces Winners of the 2013 Brilliant Communication Awards

  Pitney Bowes Announces Winners of the 2013 Brilliant Communication Awards

   Clients Honored for Innovative High-Volume Production Print and Mailing

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. -- June 5, 2013

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced the winners of its 2013
Brilliant Communication Awards. The awards recognize leading high-volume print
and mail organizations that are finding new ways to streamline workflow, help
ensure accuracy, and market precisely to get the greatest value from their
client communications. The recipients of the awards were recognized at the
Company’s annual Global Document Messaging Technologies Client Summit, June
4-6, 2013.

“We are thrilled to be honoring the winners of our 2013 Brilliant
Communication Awards,” said Christoph Stehmann, president, Document Messaging
Technologies, Pitney Bowes. “These organizations are leading the way in
employing innovative strategies and solutions to enhance the value of their
communications, build stronger client relationships and grow their

The winners of the 2013 Brilliant Communication Awards include:

  *Citi, New York, New York, USA
    Citi, the leading global bank, was awarded a Brilliant Communication Award
    for applying innovative digital color print technology to help eliminate
    pre-printed forms, lower postage costs, and enhance their customers’
    experience. As part of a White Paper Factory™ environment, Citi is using
    Pitney Bowes printing systems to produce full-color, 100-percent variable
    data statements. Citi is able to add personalized offers and other
    relevant information to their newly designed statements to drive higher
    levels of customer engagement.

  *Fenske Media, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
    Fenske Media, a thought leader in direct response communications, was
    awarded a Brilliant Communication Award for leveraging the outside of the
    envelope by adding relevant, targeted messages to help build stronger and
    more effective relationships with their clients and prospects. Fenske
    Media is using the Print+ Messenger™ Color Inkjet System integrated with
    the Mailstream Productivity Series inserter system to efficiently produce
    client communications that deliver greater value and increased results.

  *Incepture Print Solutions, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Incepture Print Solutions won a Brilliant Communication Award for
    integrating their print-and-mail operations to provide more engaging,
    colorful statements and bills for their clients. Incepture Print Solutions
    transformed their print-and-mail operations to a White Paper Factory™
    environment, which eliminates the need for pre-printed forms and
    envelopes. All documents and envelopes are created and printed from rolls
    of plain white paper. The White Paper Factory solutions include two
    IntelliJet® 20 Printing Systems to consistently print full color,
    100-percent variable data and two Mailstream Wrapper™ Productivity Series
    to transform mail finishing into a highly efficient, continuous workflow
    by using continuous rolls of paper to produce high-quality envelopes.
    These automated solutions help provide high-integrity and process control
    for producing important health insurance communications including
    statements and bills.

  *TNT Post Italia, Milan, Italy
    TNT Post Italia, a leading mail delivery services provider in Italy and
    one of the most efficient postal operators in the world, won a Brilliant
    Communication Award for their mailing sorting solution. TNT Post Italia's
    Decision System centralizes complex sorting rules, intelligence and
    protocols into one center in Milan. The Pitney Bowes Vantage™ Mail Sorting
    System seamlessly integrates into this complex software environment to
    help provide increased productivity. This new technology has helped TNT
    Post Italia to improve new processes for the delivery branch offices and
    new value added services for TNT Post Italia customers.

  *Verizon, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Verizon won a Brilliant Communication Award for leveraging the outside of
    the envelope by adding targeted messages to drive open and response rates,
    and increase client engagement. Verizon is using Print+ Messenger™ Color
    Inkjet Systems to add colorful, relevant messages on the outside of their
    clients’ statements envelopes. As a result, Verizon’s print and mail
    operation is helping to decrease costs, improve operational efficiency,
    better serve their clients, and grow revenue.

For additional information on the Brilliant Communication Awards, please visit

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms
that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue.Many
of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize,
analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer
communications.Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional mail and call
center communications in its solution mix along with digital channel messaging
for the Web, email and mobile applications.Pitney Bowes has approximately
USD$5 billion in annual revenues and 27,000 employees worldwide.Pitney Bowes:
Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com


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