Ricoh Earns CompTIA Managed Print Services Trustmark™

            Ricoh Earns CompTIA Managed Print Services Trustmark™

Ricoh Company, Ltd. first organization headquartered outside of North America
to earn respected industry credential

PR Newswire

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 4, 2013

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Ricoh Company, Ltd.(Ricoh) today
announced it has been honored by CompTIA, a leading non-profit association for
the information technology (IT) industry, with its CompTIA Managed Print
Trustmark™. Ricoh was presented with a certificate acknowledging the honor at
a ceremony in Tokyo on August 22 where Sergio Kato, Associate Director, Deputy
General Manager, Business Solutions Group, Ricoh Company, Ltd. received the
award from Dennis Kwok, Vice President, Asia Pacific, CompTIA.


The CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark is a respected industry credential that
signifies adherence to industry best practices for service delivery and
customer interaction in the managed print market.

"We are honored to receive this prestigious credential as it validates Ricoh's
global approach to delivering managed document services while helping our
customers execute a comprehensive document process improvement strategy," said
Mr. Kato. "CompTIA is well respected for its thorough evaluation process when
considering candidates for the Managed Print Trustmark so that makes this
recognition even more gratifying."

The trustmark was developed by CompTIA in collaboration with industry experts
and leaders to identify companies that have made a commitment to the highest
levels of integrity and sustained quality service. The trustmark is designed
specifically for companies offering on-premise print services via a managed
services business model.

"This industry benchmark of competency, trust and value requires companies to
complete a rigorous evaluation process," said Nancy Hammervik, Senior Vice
President, Industry Relations, CompTIA. "By earning this trustmark, Ricoh has
demonstrated its commitment to meet or exceed the best business practices the
IT industry has to offer."

To earn the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark, Ricoh was evaluated on the
internal practices and procedures they use to run their business and the
external activities and operations they engage in with customers and
prospects. Visit CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark to learn more. Ricoh Company
Ltd. is the first company outside of North America to earn this respected

About CompTIA
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its
members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the
professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive
from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing
industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking
events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. To learn
more, visit,

About Ricoh MDS
Ricoh is uniquely equipped to assist its customers execute a comprehensive
strategy for document process improvement that helps reduce costs and
potentially increase revenue through its Managed Document Services approach.
Its proven methodology (Understand, Improve, Transform, Govern and Optimize)
helps Ricoh pinpoint an organization's key processes and then align them with
services that will help customers achieve measurable and sustainable business
outcomes. The knowledge Ricoh has gained through its thousands of
implementations has also provided insight into the top business concerns that
are most prevalent in today's corporate environments including: cost control,
environmental sustainability, information security and governance, business
process efficiency, organizational change management, information worker
(iWorker) productivity, information optimization and strategic infrastructure.
This valuable insight helps accelerate the first step in the process-
Understand- so customers can begin the Improve phase more quickly and start
realizing the resulting benefits as soon as possible.

| 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

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Ricoh Americas Corporation
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