Bell and Howell Announces Partnership with Profold, Inc.

DURHAM, N.C. -- Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging, has announced a new partnership with Profold, Inc., a leader in paper feeding, folding and tabbing technology. Bell and Howell will now be an authorized service provider in North America for Profold’s legacy products as well as its newly introduced Hurricane Intelligent Feeder/Folder, Barracuda Envelope Inserting System, and Card Personalization products. Bell and Howell’s servicing of these products begins immediately.

Bell and Howell will provide service and warranty support for Profold’s solutions, as well as supplies and parts, all engineered to Profold’s exacting standards. Maintenance and repair services will provide Profold customers with the utmost ease of operation, reliability and scalability.

Profold is a systems integrator for the mail and card-finishing industries. Its systems are designed for transporting, labeling, tabbing, stamp affixing, accumulating, folding, sorting, sealing and feeding of either mail or paper/plastic cards.

Profold provides fully integrated systems as well as modular products that are designed to complement one another. Systems are designed to meet customers’ immediate requirements, and they can add capability in the future without loss of initial investment.

“This exciting partnership allows both companies to achieve our mutual goals of delivering the very best technology, expertise and service to the market,” stated Ramesh Ratan, CEO of Bell and Howell. “Profold customers now have access to service support for one of the widest ranges of products and solutions available today. Our commitment to delivering best-in-class solutions is our first priority, and Profold’s excellent reputation, flexibility and leadership in this important market makes them the perfect partner.”

“I am very excited to partner with Bell and Howell,” said Leo Haydt, President of Profold. “With their outstanding service organization, ‘customer-first’ attitude, and nationwide field-service footprint, they will offer the best service available. Both companies are completely focused on providing solutions and support that exceed our customers’ needs.”

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About Bell and Howell
Bell and Howell is a trusted partner to our customers in their critical touch points with their own customers. Our customers include many of the world’s largest providers in banking, insurance, telecommunications, public utilities, postal, freight operators, governments, and print and mail service bureaus. As the pioneer of production mail-inserting and sorting systems, we have evolved our competencies in service, software and hardware technologies to enrich customer communications and commerce in print, mail and parcels operations and information infrastructure. Supporting these solutions is one of the largest technical service organizations in the industry across the United States, Canada, the U.K. and Germany. Headquartered with manufacturing in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, the company maintains engineering, sales and business presences in Wheeling, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; the U.K.; and Germany. For further information, please visit

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