Ricoh wins 8 BLI awards

Malvern, PA, September 23, 2015 – Ricoh today announced it has won eight Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) Summer 2015 Pick Awards for its hardware, software and environmental solutions.

The semiannual awards from BLI, a leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware and software, identify products “that provided the most outstanding performancesin BLI’s unique evaluations …(and) rise above the competition in key areas such as value, feature set, ease of use, ease of administration, hardware compatibility, software integration, security and support.”

“These and all of Ricoh’s innovations are designed to support customers’ information management workflows in a rapidly changing world of work,” said John Brophy, Vice President, Product Marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. “We’re committed to helping high-performing organizations deliver just the right information to the right people for making smart business decisions.”

Ricoh’s BLI Summer 2015 Picks include:

Hardware Awards
• RICOH SP 213Nw – Outstanding Personal Printer
• RICOH SP 3600DN – Outstanding Budget-Friendly Printer for Small Workgroups
• RICOH SP 4510DN – Outstanding Printer for Mid-Size Workgroups
Solution Awards
• Ricoh Streamline NX – Outstanding Document Imaging Solution Suite
• Ricoh Device Manager NX Enterprise – Outstanding Fleet Management Solution
• Ricoh HotSpot Enterprise – Outstanding Enterprise Mobile Print Solution
Environmental Awards
• RICOH MP C6003 – Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency
(Its energy consumption at the time of testing was about 48 percent lower than the competitive average.)
• RICOH MP C401SR – Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency
(Its energy consumption at the time of testing was about 41 percent lower than the competitive average.)

“A BLI Pick is a hard-earned award that buyers and IT directors can trust to better guide them in their acquisition decisions,” said BLI Lab Director Pete Emory. “Our lab-based evaluations are notoriously rigorous, and Ricoh is a perennial winner. Its portfolio is strong, deep and focused on energy efficiency and the needs of specific markets.”

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| 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 2015, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,231 billion yen (approx. 18.5 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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