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CONTEXT: Unit Sales of Color Laser Multifunctionals up Six Percent in Western Europe

CONTEXT, a European IT market-research company, reports that sales of color laser MFPs in Western Europe to date have increased 6 percent year-over-year. The majority of countries in the region registered growth, with unit sales of laser color MFPs in the United Kingdom up by 21 period for the period, while sales in Spain and […]

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Ricoh Introduces its First Printer and MFP with Embedded WiFi Wireless Connectivity

Ricoh Americas today announced the first Ricoh desktop monochrome laser printer and MFP with embedded WiFi connectivity, enabling users to print wirelessly without requiring an optional wireless card. The SP 311DNw printer and SP 311SFNw MFP are designed for small business and home offices, print on up to 8.5″x14″/A4, and are rated at up to […]

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IDC: Worldwide Production-Printer System Shipments up 15 Percent

Worldwide shipments of production printers grew 15 percent year-over-year to 13,000 units (printers and MFPs) in the second quarter of 2013, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Production Printer Tracker. However, despite the increase in shipment volume, shipment value declined 4 percent year-over-year to more than $500 million for the same time period. […]

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Ricoh Rolls Out Flex-Release CX Secure Mobile and Pull-Print Solution

Ricoh Americas today introduced a new cloud-based mobile and secure pull-printing service, FlexRelease CX, which it says enables workers to simply press “print” and pick up their job at the nearest Ricoh enabled MFP of their choice. Users can send documents to the Ricoh cloud-based service from their mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs, and retrieve […]

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California Dealer Acquires Ricoh Commercial Accounts

Ricoh Americas and the Ray Morgan Company have announced a strategic agreement for the sales, service and operations of certain Ricoh direct channel commercial customers in central and northern California, as well as San Luis Obispo, California, where the Ray Morgan Company does business through its subsidiary More Office Solutions. Beginning October 1, 2013 the […]

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New Ricoh MP C6502/MP C8002 A3 Color MFPs for High-Volume Use, Optional Ricoh ICE for Cloud Connectivity

Ricoh Americas is introducing new two high-volume A3 color MFPs, the MP C6502 and MP C8002, both of which it says feature significant enhancements in image quality, media handling, document finishing, and support for advanced workflows with Ricoh’s optional Integrated Cloud Environment (ICE) platform for access to cloud-storage sites via the  touch screen, as well […]

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New A3 Color MFPs from Ricoh with Cloud Service, Mobile Print

Ricoh Americas introduced a new series of color MFPs  which it says provide significant improvements in image quality, ease of use, and support for advanced workflows. The RICOH MP C3003/MP C3503/MP C4503/MP C5503/MP C6003 series ranges from 30-60 pages per minute and offers: Connectivity to a range of cloud services for scanning document storage, mobile printing and collaboration through […]

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Ricoh ‘ICE’ Connects Mobile and Office Workers to 16 Cloud-Based Document Storage Sites, Includes OCR

Calling it “the industry’s most expansive cloud services solution,” Ricoh Americas today unveiled a new cloud solution to help businesses, schools (K-12 and higher education), and other organizations improve productivity by providing greater access to cloud-based document sharing sites such as Google Drive for both office and mobile workers from Ricoh MFPs and Apple and […]

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Equitrac Office, Express, eCopy ShareScan Now Available for Ricoh A4 MFPs

Nuance Communications today announced that its Equitrac Office , Equitrac Express, and eCopy ShareScan are now available to run as embedded applications on A4 MFPs from Ricoh Americas Corporation. The announcement marks the availability of an industry leading, print-and-scan solution with embedded support for Ricoh A4 MFPs, with the newest releases of Ricoh Print & Copy Control (PCC) […]

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Ricoh Launches Pro 8100s Series with Print Speeds up to 135 PPM

Ricoh Americas today introduced its latest production monochrome multifunction printer system, the Pro 8100s Series. Ricoh says this brand new design leverages technologies currently used in Ricoh’s color production print systems and is positioned to handle high volume printing requirements. There are three models within the RICOH Pro 8100s Series, with output speeds of up […]

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Ricoh Europe Rolls out the Print-on-Demand Newsstand of the Future

Calling it the newsstand of the future, Ricoh Europe is introducing Meganews, the world’s first print-on-demand newsstand, which uses Ricoh printing technology to provide an innovative way to print and sell a range of magazine and newspapers on demand. Meganews is a newspaper vending machine with Internet access that prints, in real-time, over 200 magazines […]

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Ricoh Acquires Avanti, Provider of Print-Management Solutions for Commercial and In-Plant Printers

Ricoh Company today  announced that it’s  made a multi-million-dollar investment in Avanti Computer Systems Limited, a  provider of Print Management Information Systems (MIS) solutions for the commercial and in-plant print industry.  Avanti provides Print MIS software that helps commercial and in-plant printers streamline their print workflows. Ricoh says that with hundreds of installations throughout the commercial print […]

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Ricoh: Who Pays the Price for Working Vacations?

It’s peak vacation season here in the United States, but for many employees, that “vacation” may still mean work, with  mobile devices and cloud-based document storing and sharing sites only making easier for employers to put the pressure on employees to work while on vacation. According to a survey commissioned by Ricoh Americas, more than […]

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Ricoh Europe Joins Kofax Global Partner Program

Kofax plc, a provider of business-process automation solutions, reports that  Ricoh Europe has joined the Kofax Global Partner Program as a Platinum Partner and value added reseller (VAR). Ricoh Europe will resell Kofax’s portfolio of document-capture software solutions, and maintenance and professional services as part of its imaging and solutions business. The new agreement expands […]

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Ricoh India’s SP 200 A4 Printers and MFPs Feature OEM-Authorized Toner-Cartridge Refilling

Ricoh India Limited, a subsidiary of Ricoh Company of Japan, is introducing what it’s calling “mega expansion plans” through the IT dealer/reseller channel in India with the new SP 200 printer and MFP series, all of which are part of its Genuine Toner cartridge-refill program that enables customers to refill depleted toner cartridges. The SP […]

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Ricoh Pulls out of IPEX 2014 Commercial-Printing Trade Show

Print Week reports that Ricoh will not exhibit at the 2014 Ipex commercial-printing trade show, cancelling its booking at the show. “It’s not a financial decision or a decision based on who’s going to be at Ipex and who’s not, our decision is based purely on our strategic plan on how we can best meet […]

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Ricoh Awarded U.S. Communities Contract for Supplying MFPs

Ricoh Americas has been awarded a multi-year contract to supply MFPs and related services to participants in the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. Fairfax County, Virginia, served as the lead agency and awarded Ricoh the contract after evaluating proposals from other manufacturers. The exclusive contract gives more than 90,000 public sector entities such as state agencies, local governments, special districts, […]

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HP Joins the Fray Against MPHJ Technology, Says its Own Products Pre-Date Scan Patents

The saga of MPHJ Technology Investments continues, as we’ve just learned that on May 24th, Hewlett-Packard joined the fray, filing a petition with the United States Patent and Trade Office to invalidate several of the patents MPHJ claims cover an MFP or scanner’s scan to email capability. HP is taking an interesting course, stating that […]

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