Technology News

Ricoh unveils newest Direct-to-Garment printer to help businesses thrive in today's digital, on-demand world

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  (CES 2018 booth 42964) -- Today, Ricohunveiled a compact, affordable Direct to Garment (DTG) printer that empowers users to quickly and easily produce high-quality applications on a variety of fabrics. The RICOH Ri 100 fits easily on desks and counters, combining with its ease-of-use to make it a perfect fit for environments not traditionally dedicated to print, such as souvenir shops and small businesses.

Ricoh expands commitment to industry advocacy, transformation with PRINT United Expo 2019 participation

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced that it has signed on to participate as a leading sponsor and exhibitor in PRINT United Expo 2019, taking place in Dallas, TX, October 23-25, 2019. This early commitment further demonstrates Ricoh's Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group's dedication to investing in initiatives that will empower its customers' business growth and advocate for the future success of print. 

BERTL Announces Winners of the Fall 2010 BERTL's Best Awards!

FAIRFIELD, NJ - November 5, 2010 -  BERTL, Inc. a leading independent testing laboratory for imaging devices and workflow solutions, is pleased to announce the winners of the BERTL's Best Fall 2010 Awards.

BERTL's Best Awards recognize individual devices, software, management utilities, and entire product lines. BERTL's analysts review current product lines and new product introductions to identify the select group of devices and software that stand apart from the others.

BERTL combines its wide-ranging knowledge of the competitive landscape and contact with buyers about their product and supplier experiences to identify worthy products. BERTL analyzes network management utilities, concurrency and contention, print and copy productivity, image quality, return on investment, competitive advantages, accessibility, design and build quality, standard functions, modularity of design and upgrade path, installation, and more.


SA International and KIP America Partner for ISA International Sign Expo

Salt Lake City, UT – April 19, 2011 – SA International (SAi) announces a partnership with KIP America to create a printer driver in SAi’s Flexi 10 for the KIP Color 80 printer.

KIP is a leading provider of wide format digital solutions for the architectural, engineering, manufacturing and sign industries. The KIP Color 80, which is a high-production toner-based printer that outputs up to 2,000 sq. ft. per hour, delivers high quality prints with incredible speed. Visit KIP America’s booth number 2308 to see Flexi 10 software design, RIP and print jobs to the KIP Color 80. For further information about how you can run Flexi 10 with your KIP Color 80, visit by SAi’s booth 4335.

“KIP’s products are highly innovative and are the perfect complement to our Flexi Family of print and design solutions”, states Don Feagan, President and COO of SA International. “KIP recognizes SA International as an industry leader in sign making software and we are excited to partner with them for our groundbreaking KIP Color 80 printer”, states Sonny Odom, VP of Sales for KIP America.

Konica Minolta Launches the KIP 700 and KIP 7100 Wide Format Multifunction Systems Set New Standards for Professional Quality


CHICAGO – GRAPH EXPO 2010 – October 3, 2010 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced the availability of the KIP 700 and KIP 7100 Wide Format Multifunction Systems, the latest additions to the next-generation of Wide Format Production Print Systems from KIP America (KIP), a leading manufacturer of wide-format printing and imaging technology.

KIP 700 – Precision Imaging
The KIP 700 is the highest-value, lowest-cost wide format multifunction system available today. It sets new standards for professional quality results, and offers users an exceptional multifunction wide format system with integrated touch screen controls. Its single footprint, space-saving-console design produces prints up to 3 'D' size prints per minute. The KIP 700 boasts sophisticated features previously found only in high-end multifunction systems, and addresses the entry-level market space once dominated by inkjet products, which are slow and have a high cost per square foot. Its compact design provides front access to the touchscreen, auto roll paper loading, system operation and copy/print delivery.

The KIP 700 offers users a wide variety of features at a low-entry level price point, including the powerful KIP 7.2 Print management, integrated USB, optional color scan to file and color copy to inkjets, all in an easy-to-use device. The device was designed to meet the wide format needs for industries that require large amounts of printing of half-size drawings architects, engineers, construction, government, utilities and municipalities, and many other businesses.

Ricoh Family Group Dealers Report Early Success in Selling Services Through Champs Program

 West Caldwell, NJ, July 2, 2012 - Ricoh Americas Corporation dealer partners across the country are reporting that they are successfully expanding their businesses by reselling Ricoh business information services.

The Ricoh ChaMPS program has given Ricoh, Savin and Lanier dealers a powerful menu of IT and professional services to offer to new and existing customers. With ChaMPS, the dealers have added more capabilities to their portfolio of offerings without the infrastructure startup costs required to create services from scratch.

“We use Ricoh to support and augment the solutions we market directly to our clients,” said Dexter Loeble, Senior Marketing Director, Edwards Business Systems, in Scranton, Pa. “We are able to offer extended services and have confidence in their ability to scale as demand grows. We have learned over the years that Ricoh is a great partner and are very comfortable working together on client engagements.”

KIP America Introduces the KIP 2300 Stand Alone Scan System, for Versatile, Professional Quality Productivity

Novi, Michigan: August 1st 2012

KIP a leading innovator in wide format printing and image capture technology, is pleased to introduce the KIP 2300 Color & Monochrome Stand Alone Scanning System, which delivers enhanced monochrome imaging and world-class color scan quality using a Unique dual feed technology providing KIP with a Wide Format Scanner Exclusive!

The KIP 2300 Scanning System is designed for professionals who need high quality combined with advanced technology, and versatility for a wide range of users and applications. Best in class productivity is achieved by a combination of advanced camera based image capture and KIP Tru•Speed Technology for high speed data throughput in excess of 2 Gigabytes per second, which provides users with no system pauses or slow downs, even when scanning at the highest quality.

KIP Introduces "KIP Print” Designed for Monochrome and Color Wide Format Print Production Systems

Maximizes Printing Convenience

KIP software maximizes printing convenience by providing customers with a single, uniform user interface for all devices, eliminating complexity and reducing time spent on print jobs. Activating the KIP Track system allows jobs to be assigned to users and projects, and to accurately determine printing costs.

KIP America Introduces Apple iPad App Available Now for FREE Download From the iTunes App Store

Novi, Michigan: July 25th 2012
KIP a world leader in wide format document production technology, introduces an additional mobile productivity solution that allows Wireless printing, right from your iPad via your Wi-Fi network. In addition to the existing Cloud print functionality, which gives KIP users the ability to produce large format prints  using nothing more than an email, users now have the option to print from their favorite IOS device.

With the KIP iView & iPrint, you can quickly view and print image files from an iPad using KIP print systems. Easily receive print files via e-mail or cloud apps such as Dropbox to enhance your mobile printing productivity. Additionally, the KIP iView & iPrint app allows users to view and manage the print queue of up to five KIP Systems.