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Gandhi Nagar – 30 July 2013 : Ricoh, global giant and a leader in the field of Office & IT Solutions strengthened its existing Facility at Gandhinagar in Gujarat by introducing state of the art toner bottling operations The main objective of this initiative is to provide benefit to Ricoh’s customers through improved efficiencies and lower costs. This toner plant is made with the cooperation between Ricoh's India and The Chemical Technology & Products Business group of Ricoh Company Limited. The plant will fit in with the company’s corporate culture of “Harmonise with the environment” and will make social and environmental contributions towards the sustainable development of society. Apart from providing job opportunities at the plant, it will supplement CSR initiatives of being environmental friendly as company will be recycling the used toner bottles. The inauguration also marks the 1st anniversary of Ricoh Thermal Media production line in this Gandhinagar facility. Spread over 40,000 sq meters in area, this facility is of strategic importance to Ricoh India`s operations as it houses its Logistics Centre, Refurbishing Centre, and Thermal media operations.
The Toner bottling activity is central to its entire operations as toner is an essential ingredient for the performance of its machines. Going forward, the company is considering expansion of this facility to carry out its Learning & Development activities from there as well. This facility is expected to significantly contribute to Ricoh’s existing business lines, which are carried out through its 24 location offices and a robust Network of over 2500 Dealers and Business Associates spread across the country. The company also has several tie-ups with various Distributors and OEMs for its IT Services Business. Through this vast Network and expansion in its Business Portfolio, Ricoh has emerged as a one stop solution provider to meet the entire range of its customer requirements in the field of Office & IT solutions.
Mr. Tetsuya Takano, Managing Director and CEO of Ricoh India Ltd stated, “At Ricoh, we believe in operational efficiency and enhanced productivity. Ricoh has been making rapid strides in offering advanced solutions by showcasing the skill set and technological knowledge that help our clients to deliver better results. Positioned as a One-stop-Solution company, Ricoh will now be offering value-added services to further optimize processes. Our business expansion plans here have been undertaken to further enhance our operational efficiencies, which will further enable us to serve our customers better”.
Mr. Manoj Kumar, Sr Vice President & CFO of Ricoh India Limited stated , “Gujarat has always been very close to our hearts. We started our manufacturing operations here way back in the early 90s. We have always used our facility here as the major nerve centre for our company wide operations. From time to time, we have carried out our key operations like Logistics, Learning & Development, and Refurbishing from here. We are indeed, encouraged by the business friendly environment in Gujarat and are quite upbeat about the likely future initiatives which the Government will undertake for the industrial growth in the state. We feel that this is the right time for us to invest here and expand our presence by introducing state of the art facilities like this one. The launch of this facility once again demonstrates the strong resolve of Ricoh to provide value products at affordable cost to our esteemed customers”.
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 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,924 billion yen. 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.
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Ricoh India Limited is a Public Limited company with 26.4% by Public and 73.6% owned subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Limited, Japan - over US$ 19 billion global giant and a leader in the field of Imaging Solutions, The company is a leading player in the area of Imaging Solutions. All Ricoh products come with a hallmark of quality, technological excellence and after-sales service. Ricoh India operates through a wide network of 24 Locations and over 2500 Dealers and Business Associates with well-trained sales and After Sales Service force. The company is a major player in the areas of Managed Document Services, IT Services (including Software Development & Cloud Services), Production Printing and Laser Printers, in addition to A3 MFPs, Mono and Color.
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