RICOH launches new Products


A K Sinah, Director Printing, Govt of India and Kamal Chopra lightening the lamp to mark the launch of new Ricoh Machines at Hotel Leela, New Delhi, also seen in the picture are T Takano, MD & CEO and Manoj Kumar, Senior Vice President and CFO of Ricoh India Ltd.

New Delhi/Ludhiana, July 27, 2013: Ricoh India on Friday launched their new products at a glittering ceremony at Hotel Leela, New Delhi.

To start the launching ceremony T Takano, MD & CEO, Ricoh India, Manoj Kumar, Senior Vice President and CFO, Avijit Mukherjee, COO, Anjana Saha, A K Sinha, Director Printing, Govt. of India and Kamal Chopra were invited to light the ceremonial Lamp.

The two new launches, Ricoh Pro C5100S/5110S, Ricoh MP CW 2200SP, cover two different sub-segments of the print production business of the company.  The Ricoh Pro C5100 is an entry level series focused at the SME/SMB segment. The series offers two models with a maximum print speed of 80 A4 pages per minute, with the duty cycle of three lakh A4 pages per month. The machine has a print resolution of 1200x4800dpi. Ricoh Pro C901/901s Graphic Arts + edition, which is a variant of its exhisting Pro C901 series. The mid-size cut-sheet colour production press that prints at 90 A4 pages per minute with 1200x1200dpi resolution on up to 350gsm media in duplex mode.

Manoj Kumar said, “We see huge growth potential in these segments. We feel that this is the right time for us to invest in these segments and expand our presence by introducing state of the art products like these. Additionally, we are also launching Colour Gel Jet Engineering Plan printer, which has some features to improve the work efficiency in the AEC and GIS segments.  I am confident that this product expansion will help Ricoh garner a considerable market share of this segment.”

Avijit Mukherjee shared that last year Ricoh installed around 64 colour and 45 mono-colour production presses in India. During his presentation, Mukherjee also pointed out that in March 2013, the company completed 100 installations of both mono and colour production presses. Later in the year, Ricoh also plans to launch water-based wide-format printers in India focusing on the signage market.

After the launching ceremony practical demonstration was also arranged, taking in consideration the durability of the products, company ethics, speed and quality of printing, it is worth mentioning here that more than 26 orders were booked on the spot, Anjana Saha said.

Saturday, July 27, 2013