West Caldwell, N.J. – Ricoh Corporation, a leading provider of digital office equipment, announced that it has received the “Color Printer Line of the Year” award from Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI) a leading independent office products test lab and business consumer advocate. In addition, five of Ricoh’s printers received Fall 2005 “Pick of the Year” awards and the Ricoh Aficio G700 was given an “Outstanding Achievment” award.
In a series of rigorous testing by BLI, the Ricoh colour printer line stood out for its high-performance, functionality and capacity to streamline content management for business users in all categories.
After testing various colour printers across multiple categories, the performance of the Ricoh models – the Aficio G700 for small business, the Aficio CL4000DN for mid-size offices, and the Aficio CL7200DL and CL7300DL for large workgroups – exceeded competing units tested within those markets, earning Ricoh the “Colour of the Year” award. With print speeds of 20 ppm, 26ppm, 28ppm and 35ppm respectively, these Ricoh colour printers were designed to efficiently manage document workflow for the end user while maintaining superior quality (source: www.ricoh-usa.com).