Ricoh Unveils 'Essentials Production Guide' App

               Ricoh Unveils 'Essentials Production Guide' App

Free iPad App Delivers Valuable Resource to Production Print Businesses

PR Newswire

MALVERN, Pa., May 7, 2013

MALVERN, Pa., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ricoh Americas Corporation today
announced that iPad® users can now download the free Ricoh Essentials
Production Guide  App, which provides professionals in the digital printing,
graphic arts, design and in-plant industries with a collection of
productivity-enhancing tools and educational reference materials.

Powered by Ricoh Business Booster, this all new iPad App – entitled Ricoh Pro
– serves up information in a striking, easy-to-navigate interactive resource.
It contains key information that is vital for serving customers every day,

  oEnvelope Basics – Complete with visual references, detailed descriptions,
    spec information and application recommendations for the most commonly
    used envelopes associated with direct mail
  oKeyboard Shortcuts and Symbols – An interactive guide demonstrating more
    than 50 shortcuts and symbols for both Mac and Windows operating systems
  oMeasurements and Conversions Calculators – Easy-to-use calculators for
    quick and accurate conversion of inches, centimeters and DTP/picas;
    true-to-size rulers are also included
  oGlossary of Terms – A comprehensive list of industry phrases and
    short-hand terminology
  oIndustry Resources – Extensive listing of professional industry resources
    and print associations, organized into helpful subcategories with links to
    organization websites
  oPaper Weights – Reference guide of common paper types and weights in both
    pounds and grams
  oPostal Basics – Essential U.S. Postal Service guidelines, layout reference
    and measurement information for correctly setting up mail campaigns
  oProofreaders Marks – Visual reference of proofreader marks with
    definitions used by industry professionals
  oProtect the Environment – Summary descriptions on the industry's most
    referenced and important environmental groups

"The Ricoh Business Booster program is focused on delivering tools that help
our production customers excel, and we provided the Ricoh Essentials
Production Guide in a print format with favorable feedback,"said Tim Vellek,
Vice President, Production Printing Business Group, Ricoh Americas
Corporation. "In fact, it's their feedback that has led to us taking this
resource guide to the next level and making the content dynamically available
via an app."

The new app is available for free download on iTunes® – simply search for
"Ricoh Pro."

For more information on Ricoh's full line of products, services and solutions,
please visit

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 about 200 countries and
regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide
sales of 1,924 billion yen (approx. 20 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

© 2013 Ricoh Americas Corporation. All rights reserved.

iPad and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
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respective companies.


John Greco
Ricoh Americas Corporation
(973) 882-2023

Jill Searl
Brodeur Partners
(603) 559-5824

SOURCE Ricoh Americas Corporation

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