FP Mail Machines: Enhancing Efficiency in Mail Processing

In today’s fast-paced world, businesses and individuals rely on efficient mail processing systems to streamline their communication and shipping needs. FP (Francotyp-Postalia) mail machines have emerged as key players in this arena, providing advanced solutions for postage, mailing, and shipping. In this article, we will delve into the features, benefits, and technological advancements of FP mail machines, supported by relevant references.

  1. Overview of FP Mail Machines:

FP, a leading provider of mailroom solutions, offers a range of innovative mail machines designed to meet the diverse needs of businesses. These machines go beyond traditional postage meters, incorporating advanced technologies to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and convenience in mail processing.

Reference: “FP Mailing Solutions,” FP USA, https://www.fp-usa.com/

  1. Features of FP Mail Machines:

a. Postage Calculation Accuracy: FP mail machines come equipped with precision weighing scales and advanced postage calculation algorithms, ensuring accurate postage rates based on the weight, size, and destination of the mail. This feature eliminates the risk of overpaying for postage and helps businesses save on mailing costs.

Reference: “PostBase Mini,” FP USA, https://www.fp-usa.com/products/postbase-mini/

b. User-Friendly Interface: FP prioritizes user experience, offering intuitive interfaces on their mail machines. This user-friendly design allows for easy navigation and quick access to various functions, making the process of postage and mail management straightforward for users of all levels of expertise.

Reference: “PostBase Vision,” FP USA, https://www.fp-usa.com/products/postbase-vision/

c. Connectivity and Integration: FP mail machines are designed to seamlessly integrate with other office systems and software. This connectivity allows for efficient management of postage, tracking of shipments, and generation of detailed reports. Businesses can achieve a higher level of automation and streamline their workflow.

Reference: “PostBase Enterprise,” FP USA, https://www.fp-usa.com/products/postbase-enterprise/

  1. Benefits of FP Mail Machines:

a. Time Savings: The automation features of FP mail machines significantly reduce the time spent on manual mail processing. Businesses can process large volumes of mail efficiently, allowing employees to focus on more strategic tasks.

Reference: “The Benefits of Mailroom Automation,” Quadient, https://www.quadient.com/resources/benefits-mailroom-automation

b. Cost Efficiency: With accurate postage calculations and streamlined operations, businesses using FP mail machines experience cost savings in postage expenses and labor. The cost efficiency contributes to the overall financial health of the organization.

Reference: “Evaluating the ROI of Mailroom Technology,” NeoCertified, https://www.neocertified.com/blog/evaluating-the-roi-of-mailroom-technology/

c. Compliance and Security: FP mail machines adhere to industry regulations and security standards, ensuring that sensitive information is handled with the utmost care. This compliance is particularly crucial for businesses dealing with confidential or sensitive materials.

Reference: “Data Protection and Compliance,” FP USA, https://www.fp-usa.com/data-protection-and-compliance/


FP mail machines have become integral tools for businesses seeking efficient, accurate, and secure solutions for mail processing. With their advanced features, user-friendly interfaces, and commitment to connectivity, FP continues to play a vital role in enhancing the efficiency of mailrooms across various industries. As technology evolves, FP is likely to remain at the forefront of innovation, providing cutting-edge solutions for the ever-changing needs of the modern mailroom.

The Evolution of Postage Machines: Streamlining Mail Processing with Efficiency

Postage machines have played a crucial role in the efficient processing of mail, revolutionizing the way businesses and individuals handle their postal needs. These machines have evolved over time, incorporating advanced technologies to streamline mail operations and enhance overall efficiency. In this article, we will explore the history, features, and benefits of postage machines, supported by relevant references.

  1. Historical Overview:

The concept of postage machines dates back to the 19th century when the need for a more organized postal system became apparent. Early postage machines were manual and often required human intervention for stamping and sorting. With the advent of the 20th century, technological advancements led to the development of more sophisticated postage machines.

Reference: “The History of Postage Meters,” Smithsonian National Postal Museum, https://postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/current/postage-meters/history-of-postage-meters.html

  1. Types of Postage Machines:

a. Mechanical Postage Meters: Mechanical postage meters were among the earliest types of postage machines, relying on mechanical gears and levers to apply postage. While these machines represented a significant leap forward, they were eventually phased out as more advanced technologies emerged.

Reference: “Franking Machine – A Brief History,” Postal Museum, https://www.postalmuseum.org/article/franking-machine/

b. Digital Postage Meters: The digital era brought forth a new generation of postage machines, employing digital technologies to accurately calculate postage rates and print customized postage labels. Digital postage meters offer greater flexibility, allowing users to manage postage remotely and providing real-time tracking capabilities.

Reference: “Digital Postage Meters Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast,” Transparency Market Research, https://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/digital-postage-meters-market.html

  1. Features and Benefits:

a. Accurate Postage Calculation: Postage machines use built-in scales and advanced algorithms to accurately calculate postage based on the weight, size, and destination of the mail. This eliminates the risk of overpaying or underpaying for postage.

Reference: “How to Use a Postage Meter: A Step-by-Step Guide,” Stamps.com, https://www.stamps.com/whitepapers/how-to-use-a-postage-meter/

b. Time and Cost Savings: Automation provided by postage machines significantly reduces the time and labor required for manual processing. Businesses benefit from cost savings as they can process large volumes of mail efficiently.

Reference: “Benefits of Using a Postage Meter for Your Business,” Quadient, https://www.quadient.com/resources/benefits-using-postage-meter-your-business

c. Integration with Software Systems: Modern postage machines seamlessly integrate with various software systems, enabling users to manage postage, track shipments, and generate reports. This integration enhances overall operational efficiency.

Reference: “Postage Meters and Mailing Systems,” Pitney Bowes, https://www.pitneybowes.com/us/shipping-and-mailing/postage-meters.html


Postage machines have evolved from simple mechanical devices to sophisticated digital systems, playing a pivotal role in streamlining mail processing. With features such as accurate postage calculation, time savings, and integration with software systems, these machines continue to be indispensable tools for businesses and individuals alike. As technology advances, we can expect further innovations in postage machines, contributing to even greater efficiency in the postal industry.

American Mailing Machines Pro-Sealer

The PRO-SEALER features rebuilt German engineering, providing unmatched quality, performance and versatility. The sealer is easy to use, with a speed of up to 90 pieces per minute and positive tip-to-tip sealing. Experience the benefit of its ability to quickly complete tedious sealing projects. The PRO-SEALER is a product of re-engineering and rebuilding of a very high quality, German mailing system sold in the United States. This model was chosen for our rebuilding process because of its reliability and ease of operation.







PRO-SEALER Features:
→ Positive Tip-to-Tip Sealer of Most Envelope Sizes
→ Clean and Quiet Operation
→ Automatically Seals up to 90 Pieces per Minute
→ Various Sizes
→ Supports a Range of Thickness, up to 3/8
→ Easy to Maintain and Operate
→ Flap Close Processing
→ Large Capacity Sealing Reservoir

Speed: Up to 90 Pieces per Minute
Media Size: 4” x 6” up to 10” x 13” Envelopes
Feeder Track: Roller-Driven, Removable, Easy-to-Clear Stoppages
Power: 115V
Base Unit: 8.75” L X 16.00” W X 10.5” H
Auto – Feed Unit: 21.75” L X 13.00” W X 8.5” H
Weight: 40 lbs.

Call us at 952-333-4020 or check the Pro-Sealer out on our Website for more information!


FP Mailing Solutions Announces PostBase Enterprise Series – The Biggest Release in PostBase History

FP Mailing Solutions unveiled the PostBase™ Enterprise Series, the biggest release since the launch of PostBase, featuring three new models packed with innovative technology and an all-new unified experience. The new line features the highest level of mailing security, making it the first USPS® IMI-Compliant postage meter line in the market. The PostBase Enterprise Series is comprised of three innovative products, PostBase pro, PostBase pro DS and PostBase ONE. PostBase pro, pro DS, and ONE are backed by German engineering and feature an all new design which allows maximum throughput and mailroom versatility.

The PostBase pro is the perfect complement to your professional office. At up to 140 letters per minute, the pro turns complex mailing processes into one natural sequence with a simple touch, stack and go flow. The sleek new design not only turns heads, but is engineered to adapt to your mailing requirements. The differential weighing feature allows users to place a stack of mail on the scale and effortlessly send them through the machine as it seamlessly calculates the correct postage. The pro is easier, more automated and has the most secure engineering than anything that’s come before it.

The PostBase pro DS is more than the next generation of PostBase, it’s an uncompromising vision of professional mailing for the modern mailroom. The anti-skew rollers coupled with the seal check sensor, give users the comfort that their mail piece is not only perfectly aligned as it enters the machine, but that it maintains its security and confidentiality as it continues its path to the exit catch tray. Not only does the PostBase pro DS process mail at a swift speed of up to 140 letters per minute, but the dynamic scale processes mixed mail at a blazing speed of up to 90 letters per minute, which is the fastest in its class today. In addition to the high speed weighing of the dynamic scale, the pro DS has refreshed capabilities that make mailing processes quicker, easier and more automated allowing customers to master mail like a pro.

The PostBase ONE is engineered to bring innovation from the inside out, taking efficiency and automation to the next level. Its design uses the latest technology from dynamic weighing to powerful letter processing, giving your mailroom a consistent and unwavering dependability. The high capacity, automatic feeder coupled with the dynamic scale and postal vertical feeding make pre-sorting mail a thing of the past. The PostBase ONE introduces a new pressure seal feature that validates each envelope is sealed tightly, giving users the peace of mind that their mail piece maintains its integrity. At a processing speed of up to 150 letters per minute and up to 100 letters per minute with the dynamic scale, the PostBase ONE provides a proficient workflow that creates the perfect combination for high-volume, complex mail runs. With the PostBase ONE, users can have the control they need without compromising time or resources.

“The Enterprise Series introduces the next level of postage meter solutions for large mailing customers. FP is excited to launch a postage meter lineup that not only eases the mailroom process, but closes the gap of mid-to-large sized mailroom demands,” said Carl Amacker, CEO of FP Mailing Solutions. “The modern mailroom has evolved to require different needs and expectations and with the Enterprise Series, FP is rising up to meet them.”

With the new Enterprise Series, customers can process their mail more quickly and easily while upholding all of their security standards. The PostBase Enterprise Series is revolutionizing the way users process their mail. The PostBase Enterprise Series is available for purchase at American Mailing Machines.

Reconditioned Envelope Sealers by American Mailing Machines

If you are looking for a great deal on an envelope sealer, check out our reconditioned line. All of our reconditioned sealers are in “brand new” condition.

FP 7500/8500 Envelope Sealer

image590Our FP 75/8500 sealer can handle up to 100 envelopes per minute. This dimensions of this machine are:  (H) 9″, (W) 16″, (L) 33″. This machine weighs 55 lbs. For more information related to this machine, please contact us at 952-333-4020.

AS Sealer

image342Our AS Envelope Sealer will run up to 200 envelopes per minute. The dimensions of this machine are: (H) 8″, (W) 16″, (L) 35″ and weighs 60 lbs. This model was originally sold new for $6,500. For more information please contact us at 952-333-4020.

Pitney Bowes U560-570R Envelope Sealer

PICT0015Our Pitney Bowes U560-70R envelope sealers have been reconditioned to brand new. This machine operates at a high speed of up to 175 envelopes per minute and weighs 170 lbs. This sealer originally sold new for $10,500.  For more information please contact us at 952-333-4020.

American Mailing Machines is hiring!

American Mailing Machines is a leading provider of mailing automation equipment and software solutions.  We are looking for a talented sales professional to join our team in the Minnesota market.  For more information on the position, please contact us at 952-333-4020.