Ricoh is the Number 1 manufacturer of black-and-white multifunction devices worldwide, with market share of 27.7% in Europe and 21.7% in the United States last year. Ricoh office solutions also include a wide range of printing systems, scanners, faxes and software. Ricoh also has an impressive record of growth in net income for 12 consecutive years. In 2003, 6,341 patents were registered by Ricoh worldwide, representing an investment in R&D of approximately 9.7% of net sales. Global analysts have recognized our achievements , ranking Ricoh 335 in the list of Fortune 500 world's largest corporations and number 293 in the Forbes 2000 list of leading companies. Read on to discover why your organization should develop with Ricoh.
Ricoh operations worldwide. Activities are focused in five major regions: the Japanese domestic market; Europe (including the Middle East and Africa); North, Central and South America; China; Asia and Oceania.
In fiscal 2004, ending March 31, 2005, Ricoh's worldwide sales increased by 1.9% totaling $17 billion US. The company reported growth for the 10th consecutive year and for the 12th consecutive year, net income surged to 83.1 Billion Yen. Ricoh's commitment to the customer is clear with: over 20 research and development centers, almost 6,341 patents in 2003 alone, and an investment of 11.7% of non-consolidated net sales for 2004 in R&D.
Ricoh Corporation, a subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Ltd. and headquartered in West Caldwell, New Jersey, is a leading provider of document solutions, including:
- Advanced Multifunction Devices (Color and Monochrome)
- Printers (Color and Monochrome)
- Digital Duplicator
- Facsimile Machines
- CD-Recordable and CD-Rewritable Drives and Media
- Digital Cameras
- Related Supplies and Services
- Wide Format Engineering Systems
- Other Ricoh Products
Additionally, Ricoh offers a wide variety of Document, Printing and Web-based Solutions directly, and through alliances, which integrate with Ricoh’s high-performance hardware, enhancing office productivity and document workflow.
- ScanRouter™ V2 Professional
- ScanRouter Enterprise
- ScanRouter DocumentServer
- DeskTopBinder™ V2 Professional
- Printer Cost & Security Manager
- Ricoh Device Browser™
Ricoh Corporation directly, and through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes products under the Ricoh, Lanier, Savin and Gestetner brands in North, Central and South America. For fiscal year 2004, Ricoh Corporation sales exceeded $2.9 billion an increase of 6.9% over the previous year.
Visit Ricoh’s Web site, at www.ricoh-usa.com, to learn more about our world-class products and services.