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New Enhanced Secure Pull-Printing Solution for Ricoh Multifunctionals

Levi Ray & Shoup (LRS) have announced a new version of its MFPsecure pull printing software. The MFPsecure for Ricoh offering is an embedded software agent that runs natively on modern Ricoh  MFPs. “This new product update enables ‘secure delivery’ support for Ricoh hardware devices, which represents an important milestone in our strategy to expand […]

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Top News for the Week of 6/30/2014 – Good News for Production Printing; Average Copier Sales-Manager Compensation; More

Is this a trend? It sure seems like it. Last week, we reported on IDC research showing that the worldwide large-format printer market enjoyed its third consecutive quarter of growth in terms of both unit shipments and shipment value (7.4 percent and 3.7 percent respectively) for first-quarter 2014. This week, IDC delivered more good news, […]

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IDC: Global Production-Printing Market Achieves Double-Digit Growth in First-Quarter 2014

The worldwide production-print market enjoyed double-digit, year-over-year growth in terms of both unit shipment and shipment value during first-quarter 2014 (1Q14). Unit shipments grew 32.1 percent to approximately 9,300 units (printers and MFPs), and shipment value increased 14.4 percent to more than $1.1 billion during the quarter, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Production […]

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Worldwide Large-Format Printer Market Posts Third Consecutive Quarter of Growth

Market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that the worldwide large-format printer (LFP) market recorded positive year-over-year results in both unit shipments (7.4-percent growth) and shipment value (3.7-percent growth) in first-quarter 2014. IDC says this marks the third consecutive quarter of growth in both unit shipments and shipment value. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Large […]

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IDC: Worldwide Printer, MFP Market Records Growth for Three Consecutive Quarters

The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market grew for the third quarter in a row to 26.4 million units shipped in the first quarter of 2014 (1Q14) resulting in 2.1 percent year-over-year growth, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. The two biggest regions, Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) and Western Europe, recorded year-over-year […]

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Top News for the Week of 5/27/2014 – Ink Still Flowing at HP; Ricoh Goes Retail; More

Last week, the big news was about Hewlett-Packard, which reported essentially flat revenue growth for its first quarter. versus its first quarter a year ago. However, in a May 22nd conference call, HP executives provided a deeper look at revenue (HP: Printing, Ink, Continues to Bolster Revenue). Interestingly, while HP’s total printer-hardware revenue was down […]

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Recovery in India’s Printer/Copier/MFP Market; HP Remains Market Leader

International Data Corporation reports that despite a slowdown in the consumer segment, the India Hardcopy Peripherals (HCP) market enjoyed a recovery in first-quarter 2014.  The growth was primarily driven by the government procurement,  and supported by mid-size and large enterprises in India. Hewlett-Packard remained the market leader in India, but Ricoh made very strong gains […]

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Top News for the Week of 5/5/2014 – Konica Minolta, Lexmark, Forge Ahead; Setback for Kodak, More

Though this was a bit of a slow week in the industry, two things stood out: both Konica Minolta and Lexmark continue to forge ahead. Konica Minolta, which was the largest exhibitor at the IPEX production-printing trade show in February, and acquired French production-printing company MGI Digital Graphic Technology in January, continues to bolster its […]

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Ricoh Investigating Products for Heartbleed, Unified Communication Systems Affected

Ricoh Company of Japan says it’s checking all of its products, software, and solutions on the usage of OpenSSL library version that may expose products and software to the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability. Heartbleed refers to a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library (Version 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f). Essentially with this vulnerability, encrypted data sent […]

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Ricoh Reports Robust Financial Results for Fiscal Year

Ricoh Company of Japan reported robust financial results for its fiscal year 2014 ending March 31, 2014, with net sales of 2,236.9 billion yen, a 16.2 percent year-over-year increase, and net income of 72.8 billion yen, a 124.3 percent increase. The company said it enjoyed higher sales of color MFPs, color production-printing systems, managed document […]

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Ricoh Rolls Out Streamline NX Platform for Document Capture and Distribution, User Management

Ricoh Americas has introduced Streamline NX, a new platform for document capture, distribution and management, providing automated document routing, user authentication, MFP tracking and restriction, reporting, accounting, and more in one platform designed for hundreds to thousands of MFPs, including both Ricoh and non-Ricoh devices, with the greatest functionality provided for Ricoh devices. At each […]

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Ricoh Named Market-Share Leader in U.S. High-Speed Inkjet Placements for Six Years Running

Ricoh reports that it’s been named by International Data Corporation (IDC) as the “unrivaled leader” in the high-speed, inkjet continuous-feed printer market. For the sixth consecutive year, Ricoh’s InfoPrint 5000 production-print platform has been named the high-speed inkjet market-share leader in the United States, according to IDC’s newly published U.S. Quarterly Production Print Tracker. Ricoh’s […]

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Top News for the Week of 3/31/2014 – Memjet Partner Expands; New Management Appointments; Xerox Lawsuit

  Markets and Marketing Memjet partners continue to expand in North America, with Reprographic Technology International (RTI) Digital of Ontario, Canada, reporting that it’s negotiated a reseller agreement with #1 Network, under which #1 Network, a distributor of graphics-arts printing systems will sell, market, and support the Memjet-powered RTI Vortex 4200 wide-format printer to its reseller network of over 60 North […]

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Ricoh Retires Lanier Brand Name in Australia

Ricoh Company of Japan reports that it will be integrating Lanier Australia with Ricoh Australia to unite their managed services and product offerings under the Ricoh brand. Lanier was acquired by Ricoh Group in 2001 as part of a global acquisition. Ricoh says the integration is a key milestone in the Ricoh Group/Lanier global-integration program. […]

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Top News for the Week of 3/3/2014 – Ricoh A3 Color MFPs, Kodak Alaris, More

Products Ricoh is shipping new A3 color MFPs with cloud connectivity and smartphone apps. On the “old-school paper side” of things, they also feature also a new optional staple-less document finisher that binds pages together without using staples – a good idea, and something that’ll make them attractive in education – besides the mobile printing […]

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New Ricoh A3 Color Multifunctionals Feature Cloud Connectivity, Smartphone Apps, Staple-less Finisher

Ricoh Americas is shipping two new color A3 MFPs, the MP C2003 ($6,890 MSRP) and MP C2503 ($9,330 MSRP), which are rated at up to 20 and 25 ppm respectively, and feature a wide range of cloud and mobility services. Through the home screen or optional Smart Operation Panel, the MFPs connect to Ricoh’s Integrated Cloud […]

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Lexmark, Konica Minolta, Ricoh, and Xerox Sued by Patent-Holding Firm

Marathon Patent Group, a patent-licensing company, reports that its subsidiary, CyberFone Systems, LLC (“CyberFone”), has filed four patent-infringement lawsuits in the United States Eastern District Court of Texas against Lexmark, Konica Minolta, Ricoh, and Xerox. CyberFone is asserting infringements relating to U.S. Patent 6,044,382. The complaints allege that the printer companies have infringed, and continue […]

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Indian Hardcopy-Peripheral Market Static in 2013

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), Hardcopy Peripherals (HCP)* market in India declined by 0.1% year-on-year in CY2013 and stood at 3.2 million units. “Both consumer and commercial markets were weak in the first half of 2013, but with the help of aggressive consumer and commercial marketing and couple of bulk Government orders, overall shipments […]

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