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Ricoh

The Ricoh Company, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company.

The Ricoh Company, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company. The company was founded on February 6, 1936, as Riken Sensitized Paper. It was founded by the now-defunct commercial division of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research known as the Riken Concern.

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Ricoh's commercial printing system

Ricoh provides imaging and electronics products to businesses, chiefly cameras and office equipment consisting of office products and production printing environments. The company's operations comprise the provision of digital services and products, graphic communications, industrial solutions, and the development of new medical imaging and environmental technologies. Ricoh's main product categories include the following:

  • Office imaging products: Monochrome and color digital multifunction printers (MFPs), laser printers, GELJET printers, digital duplicators, projectors, video conference systems, facsimiles, scanners, related parts and supplies, services, support, and software
  • Production printing products: High-speed laser printers designed to be used as a central printing device for print-on-demand (POD) large-volume printing. The products in this category include cut sheet printer, continuous feed printer, related parts and supplies, services, support, and software.
  • Network system solutions: Customized printing and systems that enable the creation of a networked environment. Products in this category include personal computers and servers, network systems, application software, and related services and support such as document outsourcing services.
  • Industrial products: Ricoh's products for the industrial sector include thermal media, optical equipment, semiconductors, electrical components, and measuring equipment.
  • Other products: Ricoh's other products include digital cameras, spherical cameras, watches, and financial and logistics services via subsidiaries.
Ricoh's multifunction printer (MFP) product

Ricoh also develops edge devices that facilitate new ways of working through connectivity and data accessibility. For the industrial sector, the company manufactures and markets industrial inkjet print heads, inkjet ink, and printers to print a variety of products, such as furniture, wall paper, automobile exteriors, and clothing fabrics. Ricoh also produces automotive stereo cameras and automotive precision machined parts utilizing its proprietary optical and image processing technologies. In addition, Ricoh produces thermal paper and thermal media for food labels, clothing tags, tickets, and handy terminal paper for commercial applications.

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Ricoh USA, Inc.
February 16, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today unveiled RICOH Intelligent Voice Control, a solution that simplifies device operations - such as copy, scan and fax -...
Ricoh USA, Inc.
December 10, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh today unveiled a first look at the RICOH Pro Z75, its highly anticipated B2 sheet-fed inkjet system. Recognized as a "game changer", the...
November 27, 2020
WebWire
Ricoh is pleased to announce that it has won the prestigious Grand Prix award at the 2nd Annual Nikkei SDGs Management Grand Prix. The award recognizes companies that work toward solving social, economic, and environmental issues through their businesses and improve corporate value by linking SDGs to their management efforts. Based on the results of the "Nikkei SDGs Management Survey" conducted by Nikkei Inc., the External Review Committee comprehensively reviewed the efforts and strateg...
November 17, 2020
WebWire
Ricoh announced that it has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), one of the world's most renowned indices for ESG (environmental, social, and governance). DJSI, compiled by the U.S. firm S&P Dow Jones, was the first global sustainability index to assess a company's corporate sustainability from the economic, environmental, and social development aspects. The process is considered most stringent based on the number of questions and the depth...
August 12, 2020
WebWire
Ricoh today announced that a new IDC MarketScape report has named Ricoh a leader in print transformation. The report, "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment," 1 evaluates Ricoh's commitment and efforts to enabling digital transformation, which "are best viewed through the lens of the company's own efforts to become a more services-oriented organization." The IDC MarketScape also notes "Ricoh is now in a strong position to drive transformation in areas...
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