January 28, 2020
Ricoh announced on January 9, 2020 that the its affiliated corporation in China, Ricoh Manufacturing will start operation of new factory in April 2020. This company was established as part of Ricoh’s strategy to strengthen its global production capability. As a central production site for Ricoh’s office printing machines, it will also contribute to further enhancing their accuracy of production planning by using advanced analytics of sales and production data through the IoT (Internet of Things), and installing cutting-edge robots and factory automation to enhance our manufacturing process. In addition, the company will also be able to further enhance the machines’ quality by unifying production data and data from the office machines operating at the customer’s locations.