Ricoh Named a Leader in Analyst Firm's 2012 Multifunction Product (MFP) and Printer Magic Quadrant

 Ricoh Named a Leader in Analyst Firm's 2012 Multifunction Product (MFP) and
                            Printer Magic Quadrant

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MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 8, 2012

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Ricoh Americas Corporation today
announced that Gartner has named Ricoh a Leader in its 2012 Magic Quadrant for
multifunction products (MFPs) and printers worldwide.[1]

Ricoh offers a complete line of network-capable MFPs and printers that print
in color, black and white or both. Ricoh multifunction products offer copy,
scan and fax options as well as advanced finishing capabilities on a
technology platform designed to seamlessly interface with the Web, cloud
services and a wide range of applications. From small offices to centralized
production printing environments, Ricoh MFPs and printers can help customers
be more efficient and enhance productivity.

"We're pleased with our status as a leader which reflects our commitment to
deliver the precise business information solutions customers need to drive
their business goals and desired outcomes," said Dominic Pontrelli, Senior
Vice President, Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "In every instance, we
combine our technology and services offerings with the right people and
processes to address each customer's unique requirements."

In the report Gartner defines leaders as such:

  oAre the most capable in providing MFPs (including Smart Multifunction
    Products), printers and the associated printing solutions and services,
    regardless of customer location.
  oProviders in the Leaders Quadrant offer the most extensive product
    portfolio relative to their peers, and they have the broad channel
    capability to deliver the products to customers where they want to procure
  oHold consistently high market share worldwide and are capable of
    delivering consistent service levels in the regions where Gartner
    customers are located.
  oTend to have the deepest global capability and the inventiveness,
    resources, skills and vision to deliver superior levels of support to
    existing and future customers globally.
  oHave a proven track record of channeling R&D initiatives into products and
    solutions that customers need.

For details on Ricoh's full line of products, services and solutions, please

About the Magic Quadrant
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research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only
those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist
of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed
as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied,
with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose.

| About Ricoh  |
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment,
production print solutions, document management systems and IT services.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in more than 200 countries and
regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide
sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. 23 billion USD).

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and
services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh
also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial
products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional
standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform
the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

For further information, please visit

© 2012 Ricoh Americas Corporation. All rights reserved. All referenced product
names are the trademarks of their respective companies.


Linda Montefusco
Ricoh Americas Corporation
(973) 882-2172

Jill Searl
Brodeur Partners
(603) 559-5824

[1] Gartner "Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers, Worldwide" by Sharon McNee,
Federico De Silva and Zalack Shah, October 24, 2012.

SOURCE Ricoh Americas Corporation

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