Ricoh India Announces SP 200 Series Laser Printer for Indian Market

     Ricoh India Announces SP 200 Series Laser Printer for Indian Market

  PR Newswire

  NEW DELHI, June 13, 2013

NEW DELHI, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Ricoh India Unveils its Mega Expansion Plans Through IT Dealer/Reseller
Channel With SP 200 Series Laser Printer Equipped With Genuine Refill Program

Backed by its core philosophy of comprehensive office solutions, tech-savvy,
and eco-friendly products to meet emerging customer needs, Ricoh India
Limited, a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Limited, Japan,recently at a press
conference announced its aggressive mega expansion plans through IT
Dealer/Reseller channel with SP 200 series into the fast emerging laser
printer market in India. To this end, it has unveiled sixnew models of Laser
Printers and A4 MFPs: the SP 200, SP 200N, SP 200SU, SP 202SN, SP 203SF and SP
203SFN.

This new SP 200 series range are set to take the printing solutions offering
in the Indian market to new dimensions through high product quality equipped
with Genuine Toner refill program. The SME/SMB segment is set to benefit from
this 'Kanjoos, much in use'product with competitive price and low cost of
operation, as low as 30% versus competitive models in this category.

SP 200 have print speed of 22 pages per minute, with the duty cycle of 20,000
pages per month.

The A4 Multifunction Printerfrom thisrange has attractive features such as
36-Bit color scanning and ID copy. SP 200 series in available in both USB and
network models as well.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Tetsuya Takano, Managing Director and Chief
Executive Officer, Ricoh India Limited, remarked, "Our market research last
year revealed that customers were using non-standard consumables to achieve
lower cost of ownership. This was adversely impacting the printer performance.
With the introduction of Ricoh's Genuine Refill Programs through SP 100 series
launched last year, Indian customers were benefited with consistent printer
performance and low cost of ownership. The launch of SP 200 series in addition
to SP 100 is demonstrative of Ricoh's policy of 'Harmonize with the
environment' through products that reduced environmental impact and yet add
value to the customer."

While detailing on Ricoh's business expansion plan, Mr. Manoj Kumar, Sr. Vice
President & CFO, Ricoh India Limitedsaid, "In addition to our existing 1600
channel partners, we now plan to expand our channel presence to over 200 top
cities by appointing over 3,000 Printer Partners and System Integrators this
fiscal year. Further Ricoh also plans to launch, Ricoh brand stores in major
metros and eStore for internet savvy consumers."

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kiran Pai, COO Laser Printer business unit,
Ricoh India Limitedsaid, "With Ricoh's wide range of product lines and launch
of new series of laser printers at the entry level segment with revolutionary
genuine refill program, we are confident that our channel partners will be
able to rapidly expand their business opportunities and increase their
customer base."

"The entry level segment constitutes 80% of the total laser printer market in
India. Ricoh entry level has fleet of 11 models of SP 100 & SP 200 series with
Genuine Toner refill program that would redefine the printing solution offers
to the users and fuel the Ricoh major expansion plans. Ricoh continues to
invest in Channel-friendly support programs to compliment this expansion," Pai
added.

About Ricoh India Limited

Ricoh India Limited is a Public Limited company with 26.4% by Public and 73.6%
owned subsidiary of Ricoh Company Limited, Japanis a US $19 billion global
giant and a leader in the field of Imaging Solutions.

The company is a leading player in the area of office imaging equipment,
production print solutions, document management systems, IT services and
communications systems. All Ricoh products come with a hallmark of quality,
technological excellence and after-sales service. Ricoh India operates through
a wide network of 11 branches, 5 area offices and over 1,600 Channel Partners
and have well-trained sales and after sales service force. The company is
planning to be a major player in the areas of Managed Document Services, IT
Services, Production Printing and Laser Printers, in addition to A3 MFPs, Mono
and Color.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change., Ricoh helps companies
transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their
employees. For more information, visit www.ricoh.co.in .

Primary Media Contact: Manoj Sharma, manoj@cloutcomm.in , 91-9811135420

Secondary Media Contact: Deepa Menon, Manager - Marcom, Ricoh India Limited,
91-9717222093

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