Industry News

New Black-and-White Ricoh Printer and MFP Fuel Information Mobility for Small Offices and Workgroups

Malvern, PA, February 25, 2015 - Ricoh Americas Corporation today unveiled two new products designed to enhance the information mobility of small offices and workgroups.
The RICOH SP 4510SF black-and-white multifunction product (MFP) with print, copy, fax and color scanning capabilities and the RICOH SP 4510DN black-and-white printer offer a host of features that make information work for organizations that employ both traditional and newer workstyles, such as mobile computing. The new devices also offer the lowest cost-per-page in their class.*

Ricoh Gives Companies Broad New Power to Optimize Performance of Large MFP Fleets

Malvern, PA, February 24, 2015 - Ricoh Americas Corporation today unveiled new solutions to help companies improve their business performance by cost-effectively managing large fleets of printers, copiers and multifunction products (MFPs). Adding to an already robust portfolio of solutions currently available through Ricoh and its market-leading partners, RICOH Device Manager NX Pro and RICOH Device Manager NX Enterprise address unique customer pain points by optimizing the performance of large device fleet deployments.

Test Facilities at KYOCERA Document Solutions’ R&D Center Receive International Standard ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for Chemical Emissions

Osaka, Japan — February 13, 2015 —KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc. announces that the test facilities located at its R&D center (Osaka City) have received International Standard ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation as a chemical emission test site by Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA), an accreditation body for test facilities.

HP Owns Over 60% of Business Inkjet Revenues

HP has boasted the strongest year-on-year growth in the business inkjet segment ahead of Epson, taking 60 percent of the market revenue in 2014. The company’s revenues grew by 16 per cent, compared to its rival, which only saw a four per cent increase and a market share of 16 percent.
Overall imaging revenue increased by one per cent across Western European distribution throughout 2014, driven by multi-function laser and inkjet technology printers, according to data from IT market research company, Context.

Copystar Application Boosts Efficiency and Employee Productivity

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – February 4, 2015 – Copystar, a division of KYOCERA Document Solutions America and a leading document imaging company, today announced the launch of a new business application that allows users to scan, capture and route hard copy documents to an existing document management system. The application, DMConnect, transforms a Copystar multifunctional product (MFP) into an on-ramp for capturing hardcopy documents and processes the data according to an organization’s specific requirements.

New KYOCERA Document Solutions America Applications Boosts Efficiency and Employee Productivity

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – February 4, 2015 – KYOCERA Document Solutions America, one of the world's leading document solutions companies, today announced the launch of a new business application that allows users to scan, capture and route hard copy documents to an existing document management system. The application, DMConnect, transforms a KYOCERA multifunctional product (MFP) into an on-ramp for capturing hardcopy documents and processes the data according to an organization’s specific requirements.

Ricoh Enhances Workflows and Reduces Costs for Law Firms with Unveiling of New Legal MFP

Malvern, PA, February 3, 2015 - Ricoh Americas Corporation today unveiled a new offering that, when combined with select Ricoh multifunction products (MFPs), creates a Legal MFP that delivers improved end-user workflows while also enhancing operational efficiencies and helping to lower overall costs. Law firms seeking to reduce redundancies related to cost recovery will benefit from the single, integrated user interface, which helps minimize steps in the process and integrates access to third-party document management systems.

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.

HP Increases Production Inkjet Quality, Versatility with High Definition Nozzle Architecture

PALO ALTO, Feb. 5, 2015 – HP today announced new High Definition Nozzle Architecture technology  for HP Inkjet Web Presses, providing print service providers breakthrough print quality, versatility, reliability and productivity.

Copystar Wins Ten Buyers Laboratory ‘Winter Pick 2015’ Awards for Outstanding Multifunctional Products and Energy Efficiency

Fairfield, NJ – Jan 26, 2015 - Copystar, a division of KYOCERA Document Solutions America and a leading document imaging company, today announced ten Buyers Laboratory, Inc. (BLI) awards for multiple multifunctional products within their line-up. Copystar was commended for unprecedented reliability, exceptional color output and outstanding environmental features. The independent lab’s award criteria is rigorous and Copystar's advanced features across its entire range stood out, enabling them to achieve BLI’s prestigious 'Winter Pick 2015' awards.