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InfoPrint Solutions Co. officially joins Ricoh as subsidiary

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM


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InfoPrint Solutions Co. has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh Co. Ltd., bringing the three-year joint venture between IBM and Ricoh to its planned completion. InfoPrint Solutions helps enterprises and print-for-pay customers increase revenue and reduce costs within complex digital print environments.

“We are extremely excited for InfoPrint Solutions to fully join Ricoh as we continue to expand our ability to fulfill requirements for customers who manage mid-to-high volume output,” says Shiro Kondo, president and CEO, Ricoh. “With a complete line of industry-leading, analyst-endorsed solutions consisting of printers, professional services and software, InfoPrint Solutions fits perfectly into our family. Built on a rich IT heritage, InfoPrint will enable the Ricoh family to offer even more broad-reaching service, support and technically superior solutions for our customers.”

InfoPrint Solutions combines IBM's 50 years of enterprise printing experience with Ricoh’s office solutions and production printing expertise, placing advanced research and development capabilities at the heart of its solutions. The company specializes in delivering and implementing automated document factory (ADF), data-driven precision marketing and print-on-demand solutions, along with award-winning hardware and professional services.

Where a customer has multiple or complex needs, InfoPrint Solutions and Ricoh will offer the best solution for the customer, ensuring seamless service and support – before during and after implementation.>

“When we embarked on the joint venture in June of 2007 we looked with great anticipation toward this day. And just as we started a new journey three years ago, we are starting another today,” says Daisuke Segawa, president and CEO, InfoPrint Solutions. “We bring key differentiators to the industry illustrated by our solutions-centric philosophy, and we are looking forward to continuing to enable our customers’ ongoing success through our expanded reach as a part of Ricoh.”