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Ricoh Earns 16 Awards from Buyers Laboratory LLC

TOKYO, February 3, 2015—Ricoh today announced that it has won 16 awards for its product lines in the Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) 2015 Winter Pick Awards, including awards for Outstanding Achievement in Innovation for the Ricoh Smart Operation Panel, A3 MFP Line of the Year for Energy Efficiency and A3 MFP Line of the Year. Judged by BLI’s highly experienced staff of technicians and editors, these awards recognize the models chosen for delivering outstanding performance during BLI’s rigorous lab testing within their respective categories.

Award plaque and trophies

Buyers Laboratory Gerry O’Rourke, International Commercial Director, presents with BLI 2015 Winter Pick Awards trophies at Ricoh headquarters in Ginza, Tokyo

Award plaque and trophies

"We are honored to accept these awards from BLI as a testimonial to our approach to workstyle innovation,” said Yoshinori “Jake” Yamashita, senior corporate vice president, Ricoh Co., Ltd. “Through the Smart Operation Panel and our product portfolio, we continue to introduce new technologies that actually change the way people work.”

‹ Ricoh was awarded the following BLI awards ›

■ 2015 A3 MFP Line of the Year
■ 2015 A3 MFP Line of the Year Award for Energy Efficiency
■ Outstanding Achievement in Innovation
  ・Smart Operation Panel
■ Outstanding Achievement Awards for Energy Efficiency
  ・Ricoh MP C2003SP
  ・Ricoh MP C2503SP
  ・Ricoh MP 5054SP
  ・Ricoh MP 3554SP
■ Winter 2015 Pick Award
  ・Ricoh MP 3554 (Outstanding 31- to 40-ppm A3 Monochrome MFP)
  ・Ricoh MP 5054 (Outstanding 41- to 50-ppm A3 Monochrome MFP)
  ・Ricoh MP 9002 (Outstanding 90-Plus ppm A3 Monochrome MFP)
  ・Ricoh MP C4503 (Outstanding 41- to 50-ppm A3 Color MFP)
  ・Ricoh MP C5503 (Outstanding 51- to 60-ppm A3 Color MFP)
  ・Ricoh MP C6003 (Outstanding 51- to 60-ppm A3 Color MFP)
  ・Ricoh MP C401 Series (Outstanding A4 Color MFP for Mid-Size to Large Workgroups)
  ・Ricoh SP C252DN (Outstanding A4 Color Printer for Small Workgroups)
  ・Ricoh SP C252SF (Outstanding A4 Color MFP for Small Workgroups)

About Ricoh

Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,195 billion yen based on the IFRS accounting standard (approx. 21.3 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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