Pitney Bowes Postage Meters
Pitney Bowes makes a wide range of postage meters for businesses of all sizes. Since creating the first commercially available postage meter more than 90 years ago, they’ve helped more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies make their mailrooms more efficient.
Pitney Bowes postage meters span a broad spectrum of capabilities. Their smallest machine, the Mailstation 2, processes up to 18 letters per minute and is a great choice for businesses that mail up to 100 letters a month.
The mid-range tier of models includes the Connect+ 1000 and the DM575. These machines are ideal for sending 65-180 letters per month, and come with additional features like color printing.
The high volume range starts with the Connect+ 2000 which handles up to 180 letters per hour. For the busiest mailrooms, the DM Infinity can process over 350 letters per minute.
Prices for Pitney Bowes postage meters range between $20 - $1,500 a month.
Neopost Postage Meters
Neopost is one of the most popular postage meter suppliers. With a huge selection of highly capable machines, they’ve got an option to match every type of business.
Neopost’s range of machines starts at the entry level, with the IS-280. The IS-280 is capable of printing 18 letters per minute and storing up to eight marketing messages at a time. A marketing message could be a slogan, logo, or a generic message to help personalize your mail and maintain your brand's image.
At the opposite end of the scale, the advanced IJ-15k postage meter can deal with up to 250 pieces per minute.
Neopost meters showcase innovative technology including 'hot-swappable' ink cartridge units which you can change without interrupting the flow of your mail. A mini indicia print mark also does a lot to make your ink supplies last longer.
Complementary Neopost products include letter folders, inserters and addressing equipment.
FP USA Postage Meters
FP may be the second oldest supplier in the US, but their postage meters have the most modern look and feel of any on the market. FP machines are ergonomic, dependable and easy to use.
The compact FP PostBase mini powers through 17ppm, making it the perfect choice for small office and home setups.
You can install a simple software update to increase the processing speeds of machines in the PostBase series up to 65 letters per minute.
For larger businesses, FP offers its CentorMail system. It’s also the only postage meter to sort mail vertically like the USPS, which makes processing even faster.
Data Pac Postage Meters
Data-Pac is the youngest postage meter supplier on the market, and the first to be approved by the USPS in 25 years. They specialize in high-tech, high-volume hardware and software solutions.
The Data-Pac America 2 postage meter is in active distribution and is fast-becoming popular with a wide range of businesses. It’s made in America and is designed to be as robust as possible. The America 2 was actually the first meter to let you to top up your postage balance online.
Data Pac prices vary on a quote-by-quote basis.
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