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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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Ricoh and Xerox File Petition to Make ’426 Scan-to-eMail-and-Network Patent Invalid

In what will be welcome news for many, Ricoh Americas and Xerox Corporation today issued a joint statement announcing that they’ve filed a Petition for Inter Partes Review of U.S. Patent No. 7, 986,426 (“the ’426 patent”) at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). The ’426 patent has become the subject of an aggressive patent licensing campaign […]

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Accellion Introduces Secure iOS and Android Mobile Printing for Ricoh HotSpot Enterprise Customers

Accellion, a provider of secure mobile file-sharing solutions, today announced the availability of a secure mobile-printing solution for mobile users, Accellion Mobile Apps for iOS and Android, for enterprises with Ricoh’s HotSpot Enterprise software enabled, allowing iOS and Android mobile users to send their print jobs to HotSpot-enabled printers/MFPs, and then release their job for printing […]

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Ricoh’s New Dealer Gateway Eliminates Manually Entering Product Information

Ricoh office-equipment dealers working with Digital Gateway, Inc.’s (DGI) e-automate  management systems can now seamlessly accept electronic product information from Ricoh through the Ricoh Dealer Gateway, enabling them to more quickly and efficiently transact business with Ricoh. Launched today, Ricoh Dealer Gateway provides dealers with real-time access to information via Ricoh’s Oracle ERP system through […]

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Ricoh’s New A3 MP 2501SP Provides Mobile Connectivity and Optional Workflow Solutions

Ricoh Americas has added its latest A3 monochrome MFP, the MP 2501SP ($5,000 SRP), a 25-ppm system that it says is built on its next-generation MFP platform and supports mobile print and scan and optional workflow solutions. Designed for small workgroups, the MP 2501SP copies and prints documents on up to 11″x17″ (A3) media, scans […]

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First-Quarter Worldwide Printer/MFP Shipments Down 9.7 Percent

International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market decreased 9.7 percent year-over-year, with 25.8 million units shipped in the first quarter of 2013. In its report, Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, IDC also reports that shipment value experienced a decline of 5.7 percent year-over-year to $14.3 billion. This is the third consecutive quarter of […]

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Ricoh’s New Accounts Payable Solutions Designed to Help Small and Mid-Size Businesses Make Invoice Processing More Efficient

Ricoh Americas is introducing a new solution designed to help small and mid-size business better manage their invoice processing. Called Accounts Payable Solutions for Small to Medium-Sized Businesses, the solution consists of a suite of services designed to bring paper invoices into a more efficient electronic workflow as soon as the invoices are received. As […]

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Sales, Earnings Up for Ricoh’s Full Year; Sales of Office MFPs/Copiers Flat, IT Services Sales Up

Ricoh Group of Japan reported that for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, net sales were up 1.1 percent to ¥1,924.4 billion, while net income was up 146.8 percent to ¥32 billion, a sharp improvement from the loss Ricoh had reported for the previous fiscal year. Among factors helping sales were a weakening of the […]

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Ricoh Sues Kodak over Printer Patents

Law360 reports that on April 18th, Ricoh Americas Corporation filed a lawsuit against Eastman Kodak Company in a New York bankruptcy court alleging that Kodak infringed on seven patents through the manufacture and sale of its printers. Ricoh contends that  Kodak’s sale of the allegedly infringing products is inducing others to infringe the patents as well, […]

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Ricoh Americas Unveils Two A4 MFPs, MP C300HW, MP C300HT, Designed Specifically for Healthcare

Ricoh Americas Corporation today launched two new A4 MFPs designed specifically for healthcare environments, the MP C300HW and MP C300HT, both rated at 32 ppm, and complementing the healthcare MFPs and printers Ricoh announced in March at HIMSS 2013. With the MP C300HW and MP C300HT, users can scan records directly to their secure email […]

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New Ricoh TotalFlow Intelligent Marketing Solutions Designed to Help Commercial Printers Evolve Beyond Print Services

Ricoh Americas is launching  a suite of services for commercial printers, Ricoh TotalFlow Intelligent Marketing Solutions,that enable print-service providers to provide customers with personalized marketing services spanning a broad array of channels, including print, email, Web pages, microsites, and social media. For example, Ricoh TotalFlow Intelligent Marketing Solutions, which is part of Ricoh’s Information Solutions, […]

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