The Pitney Bowes Timeline: A history of innovation in communication
Cross-country telephone service had only been available for three years when Arthur Pitney and Walter Bows formed the Pitney Bowes Postal Meter Company in 1920. Today the small enterprise started by two inventors employs 28,000 people and serves businesses of all sizes in over 100 countries. Communication occurs in many different ways. At Pitney Bowes, an unflagging spirit of innovation keeps us on the cutting edge of communication technology. In fact, our aim is to play a major role in defining this cutting edge, so that we can continue helping businesses of all sizes.
To see how far we’ve come, it’s interesting to explore the many milestones in Pitney Bowes history. Feel free to dive into any decade and discover how developments at Pitney Bowes paralleled historical events in the U.S. and around the world.