Helping textile creatives embrace fresh perspectives with new, enhanced, and collaborative technology will be the focus of Ricoh’s attendance at FESPA.
There is no understating the impact that the pandemic had on the sign and display markets. Thankfully, both sectors are now well on the road to recovery, but there are still certain challenges that remain for sign-makers and other companies in the industry.
In many cases, the only way for any business to expand and grow is to invest in new technology. Simply put, they will not be able to access new opportunities or offer a certain level of service to customers without the right sort of machinery in place.
Based in Berlin, Germany, Rost Werbetechnik GmbH is a medium-sized print service provider that supports commercial clients from design all the way through to the delivery of finished items.
Despite the influx of and increased use of digital technologies in the retail sector, print remains a popular choice among brands and marketers as a way of capturing the attention of consumers as they browse the shelves in supermarkets and high street stores.
When Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023 opens its doors in just over two weeks the focus of the compact but well attended international industry event will be next level automation.
Ricoh has announced its latest production workflow technology - RICOH TotalFlow Producer - developed to resolve the leading workflow challenges around print job intake and preparation.
Back in October 2022 Ricoh UK announced the launch of its second series of ‘Anything in Print’ podcasts which highlight and celebrate organisations championing the print industry.
The British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) will be hosting an online roundtable event examining the impact of printed display and point-of-sale in the retail sector.
Koji Miyao has been named the new President of the Ricoh Graphic Communications (RGC) Business Unit, Ricoh Company, Ltd. He succeeded Sergio Kato on January 1, 2023.
Marketing is a continual process of optimisation. Every time you publish a campaign, post a message, or pick up the phone to a client you should increase impact, awareness, response, conversion, or retention. That is according to Optimise, the sixth book in Ricoh’s Guides to Modern Marketing series.
More than 500,000 RICOH MH5420/5421 Series printheads, Ricoh’s fifth generation of printheads, have already been chosen by worldwide solutions developers to drive digital transformation revenue of tens of billions of dollars across all industrial sectors.
How healthy is your brand? Is it flourishing or languishing? These may not be questions that print business executives ask themselves often. But they should be.
Sustainability has been a major buzzword in the print industry for a number of years now as print service providers (PSPs) adapt the way they operate in order to reduce their impact on the environment and satisfy the rising customer demand for greener print.
Swindon-based commercial B1 printing company Acorn Press has revealed that its recent investment in a new Ricoh Pro TF6251 UV flatbed printer has enabled it to significantly expand its point-of-sale (POS) services and secure a number of new customers.
Ricoh Europe has announced its Unravel Your Print Workflow educational programme, a series of webinars on how to develop a smooth workflow that unlocks cost, efficiency, productivity and margin benefits, as well as new business opportunities.
Ricoh has announced the integration of RICOH Supervisor and RICOH ProcessDirector to empower users to take their data analytics to new heights.
Ricoh UK is delighted to announce a series of major software updates for the Ricoh Pro T7210, Ricoh Pro TF6250 and Ricoh Pro TF6251 UV flatbed printers, available free-of-charge for existing users.
Is your operation as disciplined as it could be? Is it able to deliver value to your clients in a clear way? Does it have an identifiable value discipline?
At FESPA, Gulf Print & Pack, Printwear & Promotion, All4Print and C!Print we saw firsthand how there is still very much an appetite for in person events.
Ricoh USA, Inc. has announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ricoh IT Services to its 2022 Solution Provider 500 list.
Ricoh UK is delighted to announce the launch of a special bundled offer for its market-leading Ricoh Ri 100 direct-to-garment printer, with the aim of helping users maximise the return on their investment.
Ricoh has announced that its newly revamped Customer Experience Centre is now open for business. Based in Telford, the major transformation project saw Ricoh work with adhesive science solutions expert Drytac to overhaul the look of the facility.
Application possibilities supported by the Ricoh Pro TF6251 hybrid flatbed UV printer will be highlighted at Gulf Print and Pack 2022.
North Yorkshire-based commercial printing business Inprint Colour has hailed the impact of its new Ricoh Pro L5160e Latex printer, revealing the output quality of the machine has enabled it to significantly enhance its large-format print offering.
Glasgow-based print and sign-making business Cora Graphics has revealed how its investment in a new Ricoh Pro L5160e latex large-format printer in April 2021 has allowed it to expand into a number of profitable new markets.
Ricoh has partnered with Dutch international management consultancy BIC Institute to launch a new strategic and operational review service as part of Ricoh’s EDGE consultancy. It is focused on helping Print Service Providers (PSPs) position themselves in their markets for maximum success.
The printing industry is finding its post pandemic feet. Although headwinds arising from rising costs and from the conflict in Ukraine are starting to make their presence felt.
Ricoh Europe has agreed a landmark €50million printhead technology deal to extend its successful collaboration with Durst Group AG.
Ricoh UK has announced it will be showcasing its Ricoh Pro L5160e large format printer on Josero’s stand – K10 – at Sign & Digital UK 2022.
Brand owners and printer manufacturers can further reduce their environmental impact with Ricoh’s plant-based ink – the first of its kind for mainstream graphics and packaging print.
Dutch print, packaging and fulfilment services provider Handling Company Mijdrecht (HCM) has revealed that its investment in a Ricoh Pro T210 UV flatbed printer in November 2021 has enabled it to expand its offering and take on a wide range of new, creative packaging projects.
Ricoh UK is delighted to announce the appointment of experienced industry professional Paul Hilton to the role of Inkjet Technical Specialist, with a focus on customers in the North of England.
A leading Ricoh customer in the United Arab Emirates has deployed its new Ricoh Pro L5160 printer, installed in December 2021, to produce thousands of stunning bespoke backlit graphics for use in a network of coffee shops across the country.
Leading wide-format printing solutions provider Josero has installed a new Ricoh Pro L5160e printer at its Cambridgeshire showroom, enabling customers to experience live demonstrations of the Latex machine.
Ricoh USA, Inc. unveiled its RICOH Capture & Conversion Services, an advanced AI-powered solution that intelligently captures, digitizes and stores information, making it securely and efficiently accessible, searchable and useable to workers from anywhere, at any time.
From its beginning as a school reprographics department to a fully-fledged commercial printer, a key aspect of the journey for Park Community Enterprises is its partnership with Ricoh. That relationship has helped develop a thriving business and met the founding principle of marrying education and enterprise.
Sustainability is, and will continue to be for many years to come, an incredibly important factor for print service providers, no matter the size of their business or the markets in which they operate.
Wide-format print remains one of the key focus areas for Ricoh as we strive to provide enhanced technology to the market and continuous support for our innovative and forward-thinking customers.
Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced the expansion of its wide format portfolio with the RICOH Pro TF6251 UV LED flatbed and RICOH Pro L5160e latex roll-fed wide format printers.
Complex technology requires clear terminology, and this is certainly true of colour calibration, which, despite having been around for hundreds of years, still requires some explanation to demonstrate its full benefits.
Since its installation in late 2020, France-based Imprimerie des Alpes has been using its Ricoh Pro TF6250 to transform its production processes and bring more work in-house.
Ricoh has announced the appointment of Josero as a UK reseller for its full range of Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printers and the very latest generation of wide format Latex printers.
With many of us back in the office after more than a year of working from home, now is the perfect opportunity for business owners and brand managers to reflect on the office space they have and consider how to transform it into a more inspiring and welcoming environment.
Italian printing and graphics company Beepag has paid tribute to the purchase of a second Ricoh Pro T7210 UV Flatbed Printer in April this year which has helped the business enter new markets and offer an expanded service to customers.
Here at Ricoh, we like to keep a handle on the key issues within the print industry. In the blog below, Stewart Cobby discusses the rise of e-commerce in the large format print sector - and the opportunities and potential pitfalls to look out for.
Switzerland-based retail giant Manor embraced Ricoh's Ri 100 direct-to-garment (DTG) printing technology for an in-house personalised merchandise promotion prior to Christmas 2020.
While there may be a plethora of print hardware available on the market, investment in a management information system (MIS) can be essential to ensure it is operating to its full potential and producing the highest quality work.
As part of its ongoing Anything in Print series, Ricoh recently released an informative session about the true value of operating as a sustainable print business. You can catch-up on the podcast here
The huge influx of print service providers (PSPs) into the wide-format print market in recent years has made it an incredibly competitive sector, with a number of leading manufacturers vying for business.
After being revealed as the winner of a new Ricoh Ri 100 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer in October 2020, sports kits and leisurewear provider Scorpion Sports says it plans to use the versatile machine to help explore opportunities in the short-run and personalised print markets.
Yorkshire-based print service provider Inprint Colour has offered an insight into how its pre-pandemic purchase of a Ricoh PRO-TF6250 Series UV flatbed printer subsequently allowed it to keep up with a huge spike in demand for its sign production services in 2020 - and will serve as a platform for continued success in 2021.
Ricoh has released a new video offering an insight into the core benefits and key features of the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) Printer.
Ricoh USA, Inc. has been declared the winner of the Best Cloud Hosting Provider in the international Cloud Computing Awards program, The Cloud Awards.
Ricoh will continue its Anything in Print series this month with a live technology showcase focused on its very latest developments in inkjet technology.
Leading clothing, footwear and home products retailer Next has revealed how its decision early in 2020 to invest in two new printers from Ricoh helped the business remain operational during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Ricoh UK is proud to announce the release of its much-anticipated Anything in Print Podcast.
Like many of us across the industry, Appeal Media has felt the impact of 2020's COVID-19 pandemic.
As we approach the end of another year, we have a natural desire to look back and consider how the next twelve months will pan out.
Ricoh Canada Inc. has partnered with Ryerson University to drive greater print innovation within their creative and graphic programs.
Ricoh today announced that it has been recognised in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) 2020, one of the world’s most renowned indices for ESG (environmental, social, and governance) performance.
The in-house printing department at UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has installed a new Ricoh Pro L5130 latex printer and Summa cutter, giving it the power to produce more graphics on-site.
Ricoh is offering print service providers (PSPs) the chance to make massive savings on its Ricoh Pro L5160 printer this autumn.
Print Service Providers can now benefit from highly flexible print production on roll fed media, as well as rigid media, with the Ricoh Pro TF6251 hybrid flatbed UV printer.
Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced it won a Buyers Lab (BLI) PaceSetter Award 2020–2021 in Business Process Services.
Ricoh UK Ltd has announced the winner of its ‘Win with Ricoh' competition. Coventry-based Scorpion Sportswear will soon be taking delivery of a brand new Ricoh Ri 100 direct-to-garment (DTG) printer package, which includes the Ricoh Ri 100 printer, print tray, heat tray and a full set of CMYK inks.
Ricoh USA Inc. today announced that Heather Poulin, Vice President, Marketing, Production Printing, has been featured on the cover of The Cannata Report's 7th Annual Women Influencers issue.
Ricoh USA, Inc. and IBM today announced a significant expansion of their existing collaboration to help enable delivery of Ricoh's innovative information management solutions via the versatile and powerful IBM hybrid cloud.
Ricoh Europe is renewing its focus on developing increasingly effective virtual client communication via different channels in response to the continuing uncertainty arising from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Ricoh is responding to the needs of the modern garment decorator for heightened productivity, best-in-class operation and ease of use with the launch of the Ricoh Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer. The next generation system supports the production of promotional and personalised goods locally.
Fans of the Texas Longhorns – the University of Texas's American football team – have been able to show their support even when social distancing measures mean they can't attend games in person, thanks to photographic cut-outs printed in partnership with Ricoh.
Together with a design duo from Liverpool, personalised print specialist Identity Printing has launched a new luxury streetwear line using Ricoh direct-to-garment (DTG) technology.
If you want to start a new garment printing business, or replace your current T-shirt printing technology, there are probably more options available to you now than ever before.
Ricoh recently hosted a webinar about large format print and how print businesses could benefit from adding these services to their operations. You can catch up with the session on-demand here.
The promotional goods market is creative and varied, covering everything from luxury corporate gifts to cheap-and-cheerful giveaways. But as the sector gets busier, and the events calendar recovers from a fallow period, it's essential that businesses in this market work smarter.
Ricoh continues its Anything in Print webinar series with an informative session on the potential of the wide format print sector.
Ricoh is offering businesses the chance to win a Ricoh Ri 100 direct-to-garment (DTG) printer package, an entry-level solution for the personalised apparel market.
Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced that Fusion Cross-Media, a commercial print provider, has reinvented its business goals to adapt to these difficult times, meeting evolving customer needs while contributing to local charities.
Essex-based Natural Print Solutions has installed Ricoh's latest direct-to-garment (DTG) printer, the Ricoh Ri 100, to bring the production of branded workwear and personalised merchandise in-house.
We're well and truly living in the digital era. Most of us are carrying around phones with greater power than the Apollo 11 lunar space capsule, with more opportunities for communication, information, and entertainment than Neil, Buzz and Michael could have thought possible in 1969.
Klaus Eiche Diamantwerkzeuge GmbH (EICHE) has transformed its industrial processes following the installation of a Ricoh Pro TF6250 large format UV flatbed printer.
Ricoh has made its globally recognised name in office solutions, providing document services, consulting, software and hardware to customers around the world.
The owners of Appeal Media have launched a new business, Aroc Compliance, specialising in health and safety and compliance signage.
Ricoh is continuing its Anything in Print webinar series with an informative session on the wide format print sector.
The 2019 Widthwise poll of wide-format print professionals found that almost a third (31%) planned to invest in UV-curing flatbed printers in the next couple of years, putting the technology top of the list of purchasing intentions.
In light of challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ricoh UK have today announced that it will launch a series of webinars examining key points of focus for UK printers in a post-pandemic world.
We're delighted to bring you another guest blog from Yucel Salih, UK Wide Format Print Specialist for Production Print at Ricoh UK.
Gilmex International says it has 'dramatically increased' its output quality and turnaround times thanks to the installation of a new Ricoh Pro L5160 printer with Latex ink in August 2019.
Solvent, UV or latex inks offer a range of different benefits for commercial printers. In this blog post, Yucel Salih talks through your options and looks at which will be the most future-proof.
Visitors to the Ricoh stand at FESPA 2019, Munich Messe, May 14 to 17, will encounter colourful creativity on a wide range of substrates. They will also be able to appreciate how they can harness Ricoh solutions to boost their businesses.