Ricoh Showcases State-of-the-Art Products and AIIM OnDemand 2008

BOSTON,  March 04, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, is showcasing key products that help to streamline businesses’ document workflow at the AIIM ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition 2008 from March 3-6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts (booth #631).Some of the Ricoh products attendees at AIIM ON DEMAND will see in the Ricoh booth include:

Ricoh Pro C900 As part of Ricoh’s Production Printing Business Group (PPBG), this color digital printer offers large production capacity, and high-productivity with speeds of 90 pages per minute (ppm) in black and white and full color, even when printing on heavy stock paper. The C900 is user-friendly and includes the latest Ricoh image processing technology as well as the Fiery controller for high-image quality and precise printing for high-volume print customers to enjoy. In addition, this device offers flexible media options, supporting large format up to SRA3 size and heavy stock up to 300gsm. This production-printing device will also utilize an expanded range of inline finishing devices, including ring binder, perfect binder, Plockmatic booklet maker, and GBC punch unit. The official international launch of the C900 will be at Drupa, May 29-June 11 in Dusseldorf, Germany. DDP 184 An additional product from Ricoh’s Production Printing Business Group (PPBG), the DDP 184 is a leader in the emerging dual-engine printer technology. At 184 images-per-minute (ipm), it is one of the fastest duplexing cut-sheet printers on the market and is ideal for production and data center environments. Combined with the ability to add highlight color, in addition to Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR), the result is an exceptional printer that offers unmatched flexibility and speed. Furthermore, the DDP 184 is designed with customer replaceable consumables. Toner, developer, drum, and the fusing web can be replaced by the customer, maximizing uptime and increasing overall productivity.

Ricoh Pro 1356EX Ideal for a variety of environments, the Ricoh Pro 1356EX boasts output of 135 ppm. Offering a large standard memory of 256 MB RAM, this MFP provides fast and efficient workflow with superior dependability. This user-friendly MFP includes a network scan-to-email and scan-to-file with printer and scanner kit option. In addition, the 1356EX features a large, dual language color touch panel display for simple access to all functions, and enables uninterrupted output with dual toner bottles.

Aficio MP C7500 The recently introduced Aficio MP C7500 is a high performance, color multifunctional product (MFP) that features fast speeds of 70 pages per minute (ppm) for full-color and 75 ppm for black & white. Designed for general office environments looking to incorporate color into their documents, the Aficio MP C7500 is also well suited for Central Reprographics Departments (CRDs) and commercial print shops as well as graphic houses looking to augment their current printing services in a cost effective manner. This product creates professional-looking documents with finishing options such as stapling, booklet finishing, and hole punching.

Aficio MP W3600 The Ricoh Aficio MP W3600 is a wide format MFP that allows users to produce crisp black & white documents with 600 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution. To enhance ease of use, the MP W3600 has a large, brightly lit LCD control panel that allows users to preview up to a 12” x 18” documents prior to transmission. The MP W3600 saves users’ valuable office space as it features an upper output stacker that holds up to 50 sheets and eliminates downtime with the two roll paper holders.

Aficio SP W2470 Designed for compact spaces, the Aficio SP W2470 wide format product features a large range of capabilities that help improve productivity while keeping the total cost of ownership low. By producing sharp, high quality black & white documents at 600 dpi resolution, the SP W2470 enables small office environments to improve productivity. To further increase productivity, the SP W2470 has the ability to stamp documents with dates, page numbers, headers and footers prior to printing, storing, or retrieving them for reprinting. In addition, handling large print runs is easy with the 50-sheet output and 40-sheet bottom stackers.

HQ9000 The Ricoh Priport HQ9000 digital duplicator is a low-cost solution for high-volume printing needs. At a low total cost of ownership, the HQ9000 has a print speed of 135 ppm for 8.5” x 11” and 120 ppm for 11” x 17” documents. Designed to produce high quality products, the output is clear at 600 x 600 dpi, and the HQ900 handles a wide array of paper stock, including envelopes, vellum and NCR in weights from 12.5 lb. Bond to 110 lb. Index. The large, interactive touch screen simplifies system operation, and the HQ900 easily connects with any standalone computer or network operation system with optional PostScript 3 interface to make incorporating this printer an easy transition for the entire organization.

DX 4640PD As the industry’s first duplexing digital duplicator, the Ricoh Priport DX 4640PD is specifically engineered to deliver large volumes of two-sided output with excellent image quality and outstanding cost efficiency. Users can complete large jobs quickly with output speeds of up to 120 ppm for two-sided 8.5” x 11” documents, or 240 ipm. One-sided documents have output speeds of up to 135 ppm. To boost overall efficiency, users can store frequently duplicated documents on the hard drive for instant reprints and can maximize efficiency as the DX 4640PD serves as a high-volume network printer as well as a digital copier.

TC-IIR The Ricoh TC-IIR Digital Production Printer enables users to print two-color documents in a single pass, allowing commercial reproduction departments to produce more jobs in-house, eliminating the time and cost involved with outsourcing color projects. In order to create clear and crisp images, the TC-IIR incorporates the Exclusive Dual Cylinder Port design, which guarantees virtual “dot-on-dot” registration of two-color documents. Users can complete and customize jobs easily with a user-friendly LCD display control. Furthermore, to produce professional-looking documents effortlessly, the TC-IIR handles card stock, NCR and embossed papers with equal ease.

About Ricoh Americas Corporation Ricoh Americas Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 72-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2006 sales in excess of $17 billion, an 8.4 percent increase over the previous year.

Ricoh Americas Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions. Ricoh’s fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents.

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