Ricoh Expands Beyond Print at PRINT 13

Ricoh Expands Beyond Print at PRINT 13 
Attendees to Experience Innovative, Real-Life Applications Walking
Through Ricoh's Main Street 
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/09/13 --   PRINT 13, Booth #1931
-- Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced the newest innovations
to be highlighted at PRINT 13, including new hardware solutions
spanning from cut-sheet to wide-format and continuous forms,
award-winning critical communications and workflow offerings, and
proven professional services. Show attendees will see these solutions
in action, addressing real-world business problems walking down
Ricoh's Main Street. 
Ricoh provides a real-life view at PRINT 13 of how its cost-effective
and reliable products and solutions aim to make information work for
businesses of all sizes. As attendees take a tour of Main Street,
they can visit a variety of storefronts including an insurance
company, a university, a wallpaper shop and other businesses to get
an in-depth, up-close look at Ricoh's solutions portfolio in action.  
New innovations to be showcased at the booth include: 


 
--  MUST SEE 'EM Award-Winning Critical Communications Solutions Suite--
    Ricoh's industry-first portfolio of workflow solutions providing
    companies of all sizes and across all industries with a uniquely
    simple, vendor-neutral and reliable solution to precisely and
    confidently produce, track and report on jobs that require perfection,
    compliance or customization. The new Connectors Feature brings
    consistency and efficiency within multi-vendor print environments.
    Visitors will also be shown how to track jobs easily with barcodes, a
    table top inserter and a camera using the TotalFlow DocEnhancer
    Verification Feature. This portfolio leverages Ricoh workflow software
    offerings including RICOH ProcessDirector and RICOH ProcessDirector
    Express, now available in Windows 8 Enterprise Editions for affordable
    implementation in smaller companies.
--  RICOH TotalFlow(R) 2.0- Encompassing TotalFlow Prep, Print Manager,
    and Production Manager -- Provides a "one-stop" experience for
    customers, designed to help manage entire workflows, simplify workflow
    processes and expand access to a wide range of solutions including:
    web-to-print, personalization, document and job management, and
    multi-channel marketing capabilities. Built for cut-sheet print
    environments, TotalFlow Prep, Print Manager and Production Manager
    deliver a comprehensive solution that addresses print readiness and
    efficiency challenges. The suite enables companies to increase
    efficiency throughout an entire print production operation and
    ultimately drive revenue growth through automation of manual processes
    to reduce errors, simplifying the control and management of jobs.
--  RICOH Pro C5100s/5110s -- This new production color printing system
    from Ricoh sets a new standard in value, versatility and footprint.
    Multiple technologies that include a unique ac-transfer system and
    elastic fusing belt illustrate outstanding output on a wide variety of
    textured media. Ricoh's expanded media library enables customers to
    easily manage an extensive list of substrates and the key printing
    parameters to optimize the output quality on each substrate, thus
    maximizing productivity and image quality.
--  RICOH Pro C8100s/8110s/8120s -- Ricoh's new production monochrome
    multi-functional systems aims to meet the needs of a production print
    environment at an affordable price point. This innovative series
    introduces color production technology into a monochrome print system
    and features up to 220 IPM duplex color scanning, 1200 x 4800dpi
    resolution, and 40 gsm to 300 gsm multi-type media support, empowering
    customers with greater output flexibility and more cost-efficient
    print operations.
--  RICOH MP CW2200SP -- This is the first full-color digital imaging
    system in the Ricoh wide format multifunction product portfolio. By
    combining full-color with black and white output, Ricoh enables
    businesses with wide format demands to integrate their printing needs
    into one device. With copying, scanning and printing capabilities, the
    RICOH MP CW2200SP streamlines low-volume, wide format workflows while
    offering a feature set that includes a simplified display and an
    animated step-by-step guide, the ability to choose from multiple paper
    sizes and weights multiple paper feeds, an embedded SDK architecture
    and more to make this device a standout offering for architectural,
    construction and engineering firms operating in CAD-centric
    environments.
--  InfoPrint 5000GP Color system with enhancements that provide improved
    print quality and increased productivity -- Ricoh's flagship InfoPrint
    5000, trusted for its proven reliability and ease of operation,
    continues to be a market leader with ever-increasing customer
    acceptance and print volume growth. Ricoh is taking the next step to
    help current and future customers broaden application capabilities and
    increase productivity with new field-upgradable offerings. At PRINT
    13, Ricoh will demonstrate a new "on-the-fly" splicing capability that
    can increase throughput and reduce paper waste. Additionally,
    components of a new suite of print quality enhancements have been
    applied to produce color output with more "pop" as well as higher
    density blacks, enabling even more digital applications for print
    shops, commercial printers, data centers, and in-plant printers. The
    InfoPrint 5000 will be running several jobs, including higher
    education books on 45# matte with 830 ppi, journals on 60# gloss, and
    direct mail pieces on 80# gloss. Other industry vertical samples will
    be available in the booth's store-front kiosks.
--  1to1Create Marketing Services -- Ricoh will be showcasing a
    comprehensive cloud-based subscription service that brings to print
    service providers the ability to offer multichannel, multi-touch
    marketing campaigns. This easy-to-navigate portal delivers various
    turnkey templates to create a variety of customizable PURL driven
    direct mail cards, Email blasts, tri-fold brochures, flyers, counter
    cards and specialty pieces targeted to vertical markets -- such as
    healthcare, education, retail and more. At the Ricoh booth, visitors
    will be able to go hands-on with the unique 1to1 Create Portal,
    designed and delivered in partnership with PTI Marketing Technologies.

  
For the first time, attendees will have the chance to see Ricoh's
latest strategic investments in action. Ricoh will integrate Avanti
Slingshot, PTI MarcomCentral and PTI FusionPro into its workflow
software solutions -- illustrating to customers the benefits of the
recent investments in these companies.  
Those not attending the show who would like to experience Ricoh's
PRINT 13 demonstrations can visit the Virtual Event Center at
http://bit.ly/Print13.  
Also at PRINT 13, Kurt Konow, director of vertical marketing at
Ricoh, will present a session on multi-channel marketing and customer
loyalty, "Beyond Print: Building Customer Loyalty and Revenue via
Multi-Channel Marketing" on Wednesday, September 11 at 10:30am-noon
CT in Room S403B (South Hall, level 4 Meeting Rooms).  
For more information on Ricoh's solutions, visit ricoh-usa.com and
http://bit.ly/Print13. If you are a member of the media or analyst
community attending the show and are interested in speaking with
Ricoh executives, please contact Tracey Sheehy at
tsheehy@breakawaycom.com.  
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 www.ricoh.com/about/  
Copyright 2013 Ricoh Americas Corporation. All rights reserved. All
referenced product names are the trademarks of their respective
companies.  
Media Contact:
Tracey Sheehy
Breakaway Communications 
Tel: (212) 616-6003
Email: tsheehy@breakawaycom.com 
 
 
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