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Feb 13, 2013 12:00 AM
Ricoh Unveils New Milestones for Its Continuous Feed Inkjet Portfolio
InfoPrint 5000 empowers customers with expanded media support, industry-leading low power consumption, powerful ink management tools, and the industry’s most reliable printhead technology
LUCERNE (Hunkeler Innovationdays) - February 11, 2013 – Ricoh, a leading provider of digital output solutions, today announced significant achievements and enhancements of its inkjet portfolio, on display this week at Hunkeler Innovationdays.
In the past year, the InfoPrint 5000 family has surpassed the landmark of printing 35 billion production impressions around the globe, gaining momentum by enabling book, commercial and transactional print customers to realize the vision of “print and beyond.” The InfoPrint 5000 family is unique in using up to 50 percent less power than other ink jet systems, delivering ever-increasing and unmatched printhead life across its large worldwide install base, continuing expansion of its media support, color and ink management enhancements, and more. These achievements illustrate Ricoh’s ongoing commitment to further enhance its flagship solution to meet the evolving needs of its global customer base. “At Ricoh, we realize that customer requirements expand as their clients’ needs change, so a flexible architecture that would protect customers’ hardware and software investments was a key design objective when we built the InfoPrint 5000 technology. With the ability to quickly adapt and upgrade our modular system in the field, we can effectively help our customers achieve their goals,” said George Promis, vice president, Production Solutions & Technology Alliances, Ricoh. “We will continue to leverage our extensive skills, experience and industry-leading technology to help businesses excel and deliver value-added services to their clients.”
The latest enhancements to the InfoPrint 5000 include:
Enhancements coming in 2013 include new configurations and functions. The InfoPrint 5000 MP Monochrome and MP Color platform will be extended to support simplex and dual simplex configurations; and the InfoPrint 5000 GP Color platform will be able to support an extended page length.
Ricoh’s flagship InfoPrint 5000 platform continues to offer customers unparalleled technology leadership and value in several high profile areas:
Ricoh’s customers span the globe and are leveraging the InfoPrint 5000 in a variety of unique print environments with varying demands, such as producing nine to ten million duplex feet of output a month. In Europe, for example, Italian publisher Loescher demonstrates the benefits of the InfoPrint 5000 for publishers, while Württembergische Versicherung AG and The Bonus Club illustrate the InfoPrint 5000’s strengths for insurance and direct mail applications.
For more information about Ricoh at Hunkeler Innovationdays, please visit http://bit.ly/ricohHID2013. To read more about the InfoPrint 5000 family, please visit http://bit.ly/infoprint5000.