homeback to menu
Overview

Leading Change at Work

Technology is changing the way we work. At Ricoh, we ensure that change is positive for your teams and your business. We guide you through every step of the journey to ensure a seamless transition to a fully digital workspace.
Discover more
seamless digital workspace experience
Digital Workspace

Access everywhere

Hybrid and on-the-go set-ups are shaping our future. We take a holistic approach to designing, integrating and supporting your digital workspaces to nurture employee engagement and help you reach new levels of performance.
Discover more
Business Process Management

Synched for success

Manual tasks no longer need to hold your staff back. We optimise your business processes to enable your staff to deliver more; providing the technology, expertise and support to streamline and simplify processes across your organisation.
Discover more
Cloud & Infrastructure

Cloud & clear

Capturing the full value of cloud requires the right roadmap and team to execute it. We provide cloud solutions and expertise that make your business operations more agile, cost-effective and secure while pursuing next-generation innovation.
Discover more
Cybersecurity

No more risky business

Internet-enabled devices create new vulnerabilities to cyberattacks. We help you go on the offensive against cybercrime with intelligent cybersecurity services and solutions aligned to your core business processes.
Discover more
Digital Experience

A new level of experience

An excellent customer experience starts with a superior employee experience. Our highly-skilled team of data scientists and developers design, build, implement and service the solutions you need to exceed expectations at every touchpoint.
Discover more
Graphic Communications

Future proof your business

The possibilities with print are endless. At Ricoh, we help you evolve, digitalise and create a sustainable business advantage; providing solutions on hardware, software and services that enable new opportunities within professional printing.
Discover more
Graphic Communication
Office Products & Software

Best-in-class quality

Ricoh is well known for high-quality printers, digital duplicators and multifunction printers/scanners/copiers. With plenty of choices in speed, size and capabilities, you can select from the models and features that work best for your workgroup, office or classroom.
Discover all our office products & software
Overview

A multi-faceted service and support platform

All the product and service support you need in one place. We provide support, advice and solutions to keep your business up and running.
Get support
AV technology and management
Overview

Your one-stop resource

Find out everything about our business news, product innovations and people, along with the events we’re hosting and attending.
Keep informed
News and events from Ricoh
The Company

Who we are and what we do

At Ricoh, we endeavour to always listen to our customers and provide you with innovative solutions, products and services that align with your business goals. We strive to add value to your services and products. We adapt to changing business climates.
Learn more about Ricoh
Overview

We love to hear from you

Whether you have a pricing question about our solutions or products, need help managing your account or already using our products and have a support question, our team is there to help.
Get in touch
customer and employee engagement
Overview

Helping you to stay one step ahead

Explore and read our lastest insights from what matter the most in business solutions.
Discover the latest insights
Ricoh Insights - Overview
Cookie Policy

Ricoh uses data collection tools such as cookies to provide you with a better experience when using this site. You can learn how to change these settings and get more information about cookies here

Ricoh acquires Pure AV to further extend meeting room and workplace management capabilities across Europe

Acquisition supports customers’ digital transformation initiatives and hybrid work environments

Ricoh Europe, London, 01 June 2022 – Ricoh has completed the acquisition of Pure AV in a move that further enhances its provision of meeting and workplace solutions to customers, including Unified Communications and Collaborations (UCC), AV and Workplace Management.  

Founded in 2003, Pure AV is an award-winning specialist AV integrator with specific expertise in higher education learning environments, as well as the commercial and hybrid technology markets. Headquartered in Preston, UK, the company has 72 employees operating across the UK, as well as on customer projects globally. 

Ricoh will take on Pure AV’s existing sites, including its premises in Preston. The entire Pure AV workforce will be retained as part of the acquisition. 

As a result of the acqusition, Ricoh customers will benefit from Pure AV’s renowned experience and expertise in UCC, AV and Workplace Management. They will also have access to a broad portfolio of products, software and service offerings, and be able to harness continuous innovation through strategic partners.

Pure AV customers will benefit from Ricoh’s global footprint, financial strength and integrated service delivery infrastructure. They can access a wide range of Ricoh products and solutions, including RICOH Spaces, interactive whiteboards and Smart Lockers. They can also access Ricoh’s extensive digital services portfolio which encompasses Digital Workspace, Digital Experience, Business Process Management, Cloud & Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, and Graphic Communications capabilities.

Pure AV will continue to operate under its existing name, reporting to Ricoh UK.  

Edward Hamilton, Vice President, Communication Services, Ricoh Europe, says: “This is a significant addition to Ricoh’s communication services delivery business, both within the UK and at a European level. Not only will it accelerate our organic growth in this sector, it will strengthen our technical design and delivery capability within the Corporate, Higher Education and Healthcare markets. Leveraging the specialist skills of Pure AV creates opportunities for lifelong learning and up-skilling of Ricoh’s existing employees, meaning our customers receive an even more diverse and extensive level of support.”

Phil Keoghan, CEO, Ricoh UK, adds: “Pure AV has been selected based on its strong market position, engineering capability and customer base. The acquisition will enable Ricoh to expand further into this market and deliver customer projects at a larger scale, thus supporting the most ambitious digital transformation programmes.” 

Peter Sutton, Managing Director, Pure AV, comments: “We’re excited to start a new chapter that will allow us to accelerate our long-term growth strategy while delivering best-in-class solutions to our clients in the UK and Europe. Ricoh's worldwide infrastructure and end-to-end managed services expertise, combined with the strength of our design, engineering, and support services, will enable us to deliver powerful solutions on a local and global scale.”  

For more information about Ricoh’s AV and workplace integration capabilities, 

| About Pure AV |

Pure AV is an award-winning audio-visual integrator passionate about bringing the full potential of AV and UC solutions to our clients.

Founded in 2003, the Pure AV team includes highly skilled designers, programmers, engineers, and sales specialists, who work together to deliver best in class solutions that drive communication and collaboration.

Customers of Pure AV include prominent UK universities, museums and galleries, as well as the public and private sector, healthcare, and corporate organisations.

Headquartered in Preston, UK, the company has 72 employees operating across the UK and on customer projects globally.


Media Contact:
Pure Audio Visual Ltd
Erica Whittle
Tel: +44 845 602 2861

| About Ricoh |

Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services that enable individuals to work smarter from anywhere.

With cultivated knowledge and organizational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history, Ricoh is a leading provider of digital services, information management, and print and imaging solutions designed to support digital transformation and optimize business performance.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group has major operations throughout the world and its products and services now reach customers in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2022, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,758 billion yen (approx. 14.5 billion USD).

For further information, please visit www.ricoh-europe.com

© 2022 RICOH COMPANY, LTD. All rights reserved. All referenced product names are the trademarks of their respective companies.


For further information, please contact: 
Ricoh Europe PLC
Jack Gibson
E-mail: media@ricoh-europe.com
Homepage: www.ricoh-europe.com
Join us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ricoheurope
Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ricoheurope
Follow us on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/company/ricoh-europe
Visit the Ricoh media centre at: www.ricoh-europe.com/press