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Ricoh Shows Off MicroPress and Bookletmakers at OnDemand

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NEW YORK, NY, February 28, 2001 - Ricoh Corporation, the Dependable Digital™ output company, will demonstrate added capabilities for the RICOH Aficio 850 and 1050 digital imaging systems for more productive output, at the ON DEMAND Digital Printing and Publishing Strategy Conference and Exposition, in Booth #2007, in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, February 28 through March 2. Ricoh will be showcasing the Ricoh Aficio 850/1050 digital imaging systems, Bookletmakers and the Ricoh MicroPress. The new SR85 and SPF-9R Bookletmakers provide superior production capabilities for the creation of professional booklets ranging from newsletters to magazines. This model exemplifies Ricoh's total office solution philosophy of providing state-of-the-art solutions that can accurately address the end-user's needs with ease of use and digital capabilities set at a competitive price. In addition, each model comes with the unsurpassed dependability built into all of Ricoh's digital imaging products. "Ricoh Corporation is very excited about joining the SR85 and SPF-9R BookletMakers with the Aficio 850 or 1050 to enhance our digital product offering to meet the high volume on-demand printing needs of customers," said Jim Ivy, President, Office Products Group, Ricoh Corporation. "We feel that combining our digital imaging systems, Ricoh Bookletmakers and the MicroPress System, will allow Ricoh to offer a new solution in this growing sector of the market." The Ricoh MicroPress is a short-run, on-demand, digital printing system designed for production printing of black & white documents. Scaleable and highly versatile, the system enables corporate users and print-on-demand facilities to enjoy capabilities required by such high-volume industries as book publishing, personalization and rapid reprint services, with the added advantages of scalability and reduced downtime.