Bell & Howell Joins With Bowe SystecBell & Howell, a Chicago production and mailer solutions firm, yesterday announced a merger with the North American operations of Bowe Systec AG, a German provider of paper management systems.
The owners of Bell & Howell, including Chicago private equity firm Glencoe Capital Partners, will split ownership of the merged corporation evenly with Bowe. The new company will be known as Bowe Bell & Howell.
The financial value of the transaction was not disclosed.
Bowe Bell & Howell will offer products from both original companies to mail customers. For example, Bell & Howell customers will gain access to Bowe's inserting technology and Bank Card solution, while the merged company will offer Bell & Howell's print-on-demand, sorting and integrity product lines.