Lenexa, Kansas - W+D, the leading manufacturer of envelope converting and direct mail inserting technology, announced that Data-Mail, Inc., Newington CT, one of the nation’s largest and leading full-service direct mail production companies, has purchased and installed four W+D BB820 intelligent inserters as well as ordered the latest 628RC user-friendly web envelope converting machine featuring the award winning 201CI inline flexo press for four color process work and UV LED coatings. The purchases mark a doubling of W+D inserters and the fourth W+D envelope converting machine in less than four years.

Scott Braunstein, Data-Mail’s Senior Vice President, notes “today’s turbulent market conditions demand great performing converting and inserting solutions as customers simply cannot afford to wait. We must be able to respond quickly, on a variety of paper stocks and mail piece configurations -- and do so at scale – which makes W+D a strong partner.” The new W+D BB820 intelligent inserter is capable of up to 20,000 pieces per hour and the 628RC envelope converter is capable of up to 72,000 #10 envelopes per hour (1,200 epm) with high quality 4/1 flexo printing that incorporate new advance IR and LED UV drying capabilities. TJ Smith, Data-Mail’s Director of Print Services, is quick to point out that “it is not just about potential hourly productivity, it is also about execution meaning net production through ease of use, lower waste and production support that further drives our partnership with W+D.”

Top: W+D 628 web envelope machine

Bottom: W+D BB820 intelligent inserter


Data Mail, established in 1971 is a family owned and operated business and one of North America’s largest full-service direct mail letter shop production facilities, mailing over 1.5 billion pieces annually. Data Mail has more than 500,000 square feet committed to production in two locations in the Hartford, CT area and employs more than 900 full time staff.


Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH (W+D) offers a wide range of highly efficient, integrated system solutions for the mail and postal industry, as well as for the tissue and hygiene industry. With more than 100 years of industry-shaping innovations, W+D has core competence in the converting and processing of thin and in-homogeneous materials—such as paper, tissue and nonwovens—at high speeds and tight tolerances. With our innovative and tailor-made system solutions and services, W+D focuses on the entire internal value chain for their customers. Part of the Barry-Wehmiller family, W+D has production and distribution sites in Germany, Malaysia and the United States, with sales and service support around the world. For more information, go to www.wdnorthamerica.com


Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $2 billion organization with 11,000-plus team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world. To see how, go to barry-wehmiller.com.