About the Ricoh Group
About the Ricoh Group
The Ricoh Group has business operations in approximately 200 countries and regions of the world. Our portfolio ranges from products designed to help people interact with information — including office imaging equipment (MFPs, printers, etc.), production printers, supplies, digital cameras and industrial products such as thermal-based media, semiconductors and factory automation cameras — to services and solutions such as Managed Document Services (MDS) and IT solutions.
In addition to technology, the Ricoh Group is known for its customer-centric approach. As a responsible global citizen, we are also working proactively to build a sustainable society through our business activities.
Consolidated net sales for fiscal 2013 (ending March 2013) were 1,924.4 billion yen, an increase of 1.1% from the previous year. Net sales were down 1.8% in Japan and up 3.6% overseas.
Operating margin / Operating income
Due to structural reforms, operating income rose signifi- cantly to 63.4 billion yen.
Sales by Category
Sales by Geographic Area
- Established Ricoh Technologies Company, Ltd. (April 1, 2013)
The design functions of Tohoku Ricoh Co., Ltd., Ricoh Unitechno Co., Ltd. and Ricoh Elemex Corporation, along with some of the design functions of Ricoh Co., Ltd., were merged in the new company, Ricoh Technologies. This reorganization is meant to maximize design efficiency and development capabilities by creating a cross-organizational development system.
- Established Ricoh Industry Company, Ltd. (April 1, 2013)
The production functions of Tohoku Ricoh Co., Ltd., Ricoh Unitechno Co., Ltd. and Ricoh Printing Systems, Ltd., along with some of the production functions of Ricoh Co., Ltd., were merged in the new company, Ricoh Industry. Through this reorganization, we will optimize management resources and lower manufacturing costs.
- Acquired ADA - Das SystemHaus GmbH of Germany (June 20, 2012)
The acquisition of a company with outstanding resources and expertise in developing and providing services (including IT infrastructure and managed IT services) augments the IT solutions we can provide to small and medium enterprises in Germany.