Ricoh is named “Vendor of the Year” by…

Ricoh’s Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group receives top honor from the nationwide franchise network

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced that their Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group was voted by the AlphaGraphics network of franchises as its “Vendor of the Year.” The award was announced at the AlphaGraphics 2017 Conference, where Franchisees voted Ricoh as their top partner among nearly 40 vendors, based on Ricoh’s exceptional service and dependability.”

“The passion that Ricoh has for the franchise market, along with its investments and overall commitment to the printing market, is remarkable,” said Aaron Grohs, President of AlphaGraphics, Inc. “Ricoh’s exceptional service and dependability are the reasons why they’ve been voted as our 2017 Vendor of the Year and why our Centers continue to invest with them.”

Ricoh’s commitment to its customers is exemplified by their work with AlphaGraphics centers across the country, including Lehi, Utah, where Ricoh is instrumental in helping to broaden their revenue streams.  As the Lehi owners explain in this video, their partnership with Ricoh enables them to say yes to more opportunities, thanks to Ricoh technology.  As a result, the franchise is a showcase for AlphaGraphics corporate, where new franchisees can learn how to become a thriving operation.

At PRINT 17, Phil Davis, owner of AlphaGraphics Lehi, will share how expanding their capabilities in wide format with Ricoh has helped them bring in new business during the “Go Big or Go Home: How You Can Successfully Grow Your Business with Wide Format” session.  Register here.

“Our commitment to our customers is centered on delivering what is in their best interests, and such a powerful recognition like this from AlphaGraphics shows me that our plan is working,” said John Fulena, Vice President, Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group, Ricoh USA, Inc. “Our newly formed organization is laser-focused on helping our customers grow their businesses and reach their goals. It’s exactly how we approach our relationships with Lehi and Idaho Falls – if they’re growing, we’ve done our jobs right. Our promise to our customers is to do the same for each of them, time and time again.”

For more information on Ricoh at PRINT 17, visit or follow along and engage on Twitter via the hashtag #LookAtRicoh. Further details on Ricoh’s full line of products, services and solutions for the commercial and industrial print market, can be found by visiting on Twitter and Ricoh USA Production Print on LinkedIn.

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Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2017, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,028 billion yen (approx. 18.2 billion USD).

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