The Ricoh Group is Europe’s number one A3 copier manufacturer
London, Ricoh Europe PLC, May 2008 - The Ricoh Group, a global leader in total document solutions, gains the No1 position in the total A3 copier market, Western Europe, for the 10th year in a row.
Recent data from Infosource¹ shows that Ricoh is Western Europe’s leading total A3 copier manufacturer with a 27.4% share of the market. Ricoh has also gained the largest unit growth in the A3 colour copier market with 28.5% market share maintaining its number one position.
Ricoh’s ability to offer a range of innovative, high-quality solutions to meet the changing needs of the market has ensured that it continues to attract new customers and retain its number one market position, for a decade.
In addition to maintaining its lead in the A3 copier market, Ricoh is set to expand its presence in the production printing market with a new range of high-end production printers. It will provide an increased range of printing optimisation tools and provide additional solutions for small and medium businesses.
It has a clear, customer-focused approach to its business and is able to offer customers a consultative approach, advising upon the best solutions for their environment, how to optimise printing in the office and how to get the best from their Ricoh solutions.
Simon Sasaki Chairman and CEO, Ricoh Europe says, “The combination and strength of our products, services and European network puts the Ricoh Group in a strong position to meet our company vision, to be a leader of the 21st Century.”
¹ Fiscal 2007 – Total A3 copier market, Western Europe.
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Ricoh Europe PLC is the EMEA Headquarters of Ricoh Company Ltd., the leading global manufacturer of office equipment, located in London, United Kingdom and Amstelveen, the Netherlands. Ricoh’s EMEA operations comprise 35 sales subsidiaries and affiliates. In the fiscal year ended 31 March 2008, revenues from Ricoh’s EMEA operations totalled over ¥ 603.2 billion, accounting for 27.2% of the company’s global revenues. Ricoh’s worldwide sales increased by 7.3%, totalling ¥ 2,219.9 billion ($ 22.2 billion).
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