Pitney Bowes Inc. is a global provider of software, hardware and services to enable both physical and digital communications and to integrate those physical and digital communications channels. The Company offers a range of equipment, supplies, software, services and solutions for managing and integrating physical and digital communication channels. It conducts its business activities in seven reporting segments within two business groups: Small & Medium Business Solutions (SMB Solutions) and Enterprise Business Solutions (EB Solutions). It maintains field service organizations to provide servicing for customers� equipment, usually in the form of annual maintenance contracts. It establishes credit approval limits and procedures of the customer and the type of product or service provided to control risk in extending credit to customers. In February 12, 2014, Pitney Bowes Inc acquired the remaining 30% interest in Pitney Bowes Semco Equipamentos e Servicos Ltda.