02.07.2024

RPL joins ETRIA CO., LTD.

Ricoh UK Products Ltd (RPL) is proud to announce that it is now a subsidiary of ETRIA CO., LTD. ETRIA is a Joint Venture company founded by Ricoh and Toshiba Tec which integrates the two companies’ businesses related to developing and producing MFPs and printers for office use and their peripheral equipment and related consumables. The name ETRIA is a word coined by combining “Eternal,” “TRy,” “Innovation,” and “Alliance,” meaning the company’s commitment to mobilise technological capabilities and continue to challenge innovation. Recognising that being close to customers is the driving force behind value creation, the tagline “Your Digital device partner” was chosen to evoke a sense of affinity.

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ETRIA aims to strengthen its manufacturing structure by establishing a stable supply chain for highly competitive products through the standardization of core parts of MFPs and printers, joint purchasing of parts and materials, and mutual utilisation of production sites. MFPs and printers are not just for printing and copying paper; they also handle the input and output of converting analog and digital data related to business operations. These devices are essential for providing solutions to solve various business issues for customers and enhance their operations. Leveraging the manufacturing technologies and expertise that Ricoh and Toshiba Tec have cultivated over the years, ETRIA strives to offer more competitive and high-value-added MFPs and printers and jointly plan and develop new devices to support customers’ digital transformation.

ETRIA will supply high-value-added and competitive devices to Ricoh and Toshiba Tec. Both companies will maintain their respective product brands and sales channels while leveraging their respective strengths to offer customers the best products and solutions.

| About RICOH

RICOH is a leading provider of integrated digital services and print and imaging solutions designed to support digital transformation of workplaces, workspaces and optimise business performance.

Headquartered in Tokyo, RICOH’s global operation reaches customers in approximately 200 countries and regions, supported by cultivated knowledge, technologies, and organisational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history. In the financial year ended March 2023, RICOH Group had worldwide sales of 2,134 billion yen (approx. 16.0 billion USD).

It is RICOH’s mission and vision to empower individuals to find Fulfilment through Work by understanding and transforming how people work so we can unleash their potential and creativity to realise a sustainable future.

For further information, please visit www.ricoh.com

| About Ricoh UK Products Ltd

With a rich manufacturing and innovation heritage, Ricoh UK Products Ltd (RPL) is a leading provider of print and imaging solutions, ink and digital supplies and bespoke technical services.

With operations in Telford and Stirling, RPL supports customers across the EMEA region with a multitude of product and service offerings in addition to knowledge sharing and co-creation activities.

As such, RPL brings together employees, customers and partners to optimise today’s world of print and influence the digital print applications and services of the future, enabling new shared value and organisational capabilities.

For further information, please visit https://ukproducts.ricoh.com/

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