Ricoh showcases latest innovations and technology with immersive experiences at drupa 2024

14 Dec 2023

Tokyo, December 14, 2023 – Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced it will feature an immersive booth experience at drupa 2024, Hall 8a, Messe Düsseldorf, Germany, May 28 to June 7. Based on Henkaku, the Japanese term for transformational innovation, the exhibit allows visitors to visualize new ways Ricoh solutions can help expand their business and reduce total cost of ownership through greater automation and efficiency. 

The systems producing a wide range of high quality vibrant and versatile applications live on stand will include the new:

  • RICOH Pro Z75 B2 sheetfed digital inkjet press
    This is the first B2 perfecting (auto-duplexing) sheetfed inkjet platform using aqueous ink. It accelerates the shift from offset to digital with higher print quality, faster turnaround times, and fewer demands on staff. 
  • RICOH Pro VC80000 digital color high speed inkjet webfed press
    This newest addition to Ricoh’s technology rich portfolio enables commercial, book and direct mail printers to enjoy efficient operation and application agility with its enhanced automated production, closed loop quality control and advanced production floor integration. 
  • RICOH Pro C9500 digital color sheetfed press
    This next generation 135ppm press, will be showcased at drupa. It empowers commercial printers to expand revenue streams and enhance operational efficiency with its labor-saving automation. 
  • RICOH Pro C7500 digital color sheetfed press
    Commercial printers can elevate their creative and versatile print production capabilities by achieving richer and more accurate color with this next generation five color digital sheetfed press. 

Visitors will be able to see first-hand how Ricoh’s brand-agnostic software solutions can unleash the power of information and transformation by delivering data-driven insights, driving shop-wide productivity while saving resources, and supporting opportunities to grow revenue.  Some of the solutions demonstrated will be the new RICOH TotalFlow™ Producer, a SaaS solution that automates the submission and consolidation of incoming jobs from multiple sources into a browser-based dashboard for operation-wide production visibility, the award-winning, trailblazing RICOH Auto Color Adjuster which provides precise color management and matching capability without the need for a color specialist, RICOH ProcessDirector™ the leading automated end to end workflow management solution that delivers piece-level integrity, and FusionPro® that handles all personalized communication as well as RICOH Supervisor™ which collects and deciphers operational data sourced from connected production print devices and software, and its BI engine creates web-based dashboard views to optimize device utilization and throughput.

"Ricoh is set to showcase, with our broad range of market defining technologies, how we can partner with print production specialists and empower them to enhance their offering and drive growth,” says Koji Miyao, President of the Ricoh Graphic Communications (RGC) Business Unit, Ricoh Company, Ltd. 

“Our flagship high speed inkjet and sheetfed toner presses will demonstrate their versatile and agile application production capabilities alongside the much-anticipated Ricoh Pro Z75 - the world’s first B2 aqueous inkjet sheetfed press – and the brand new Ricoh Pro VC80000. Our fast-growing portfolio will present an array of revenue-generating applications supported by our own-developed printhead technology. Through our vendor agnostic software solutions, visitors will experience how print production personnel can be freed from repetitive tasks to pursue more value-added work in their own production environments to drive better business outcomes.  These technologies will help PSPs unleash the spirit of co-innovation today. Co-innovation is the shared journey to value generation with Ricoh as the partner to future proof their business for tomorrow.” 

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