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  • Control costs and improve document security
    MFDs Significant cost savings Reduced environmental impact Increased available floor space Improved functionality Introduction of Equitrac s Follow You printing where all print jobs are securely held on a central print server until released by user using their smartcard Reduced waste Improved security Ability to manage throughput down to user level Improved workload balance Ricoh s Better Way Ricoh saw ample opportunity for the Club to improve office workflows and conducted an Office Consulting audit As a result they have implemented hardware and software solutions across the Club s head office that has added accountability reduced environmental impact and improved information confidentiality Instead of having the fifteen standalone printers scattered around the building we now have five Ricoh multifunctional devices giving us the capabilities to print copy scan and fax From an IT Manager s perspective we can now monitor the number of black and white colour and even the ratio of single to double sided printing explained Michael Nelson IT Manager of Hawthorn Football Club To add accountability security and further cost reductions to document management Ricoh implemented Equitrac Office with Follow You Printing which ensured document security Follow You Printing also provides the ability to allocate costs back to business units so the Club s finance team can better manage budgets and reduce costs associated with printing When it comes to paper and toner we re seeing a dramatic reduction in wastage by taking advantage of the ability to have the printers automatically enforce print and copy quotas That same feature means also that we ve almost totally eliminated unauthorised use of printers explained Terrey Dillon Chief Operating Officer of Hawthorn Football Club Add to that the 14 percent savings we re gaining in power consumption and consolidation of consumable purchasing we can clearly see how a more

    Original URL path: http://www.ricoh.com.au/media/success-stories/Control-costs-and-improve-document-security (2015-11-27)
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  • McDonald's - Streamline your in-plant print centre
    booklet and manual binding meant we were failing to meet our production deadlines which was in turn disadvantaging our internal clients Hodge said The Answer Following several months of evaluating proposed solutions from three vendors none of which was Ricoh by the way contracts were only days off being signed when Cathy received a call from one of Ricoh s print production specialists Even though we had already decided to go with another vendor Cathy explains we went along to a demonstration at the Ricoh Printing Innovation Centre By the time the presentation was over it was a totally different game We were so impressed with the professionalism of the Ricoh team and the capabilities of the production solution that we immediately entered into discussions for a Ricoh solution Cathy states And within a couple of months we had taken delivery of two new 110 page per minute units that were giving us benefits right from the start Automated in line binding Key among those benefits is the Print Centre s dramatically improved turnaround times particularly with regard to jobs requiring specific finishing Using the Ricoh solution s in line perfect binding large reports booklets and training manuals are printed collated and perfect bound in a single workflow Waste reduction Where it used to be the case that the Print Centre would have to absorb all print production costs business unit usage reports are now being generated each month detailing the number of impressions finishes and even stock involved in each job With those reports the Print Centre has introduced a monthly charge back schedule accounting for every black white impression made for each business unit enabling major cost and paper savings Support training on demand We re constantly exploring ways and means of using our Ricoh production environment to

    Original URL path: http://www.ricoh.com.au/media/success-stories/mcdonalds (2015-11-27)
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  • Consolidate your document needs & improve security
    the opportunity to overhaul office technology that was outdated and inefficient When they evaluated their print and copy inventory they realised they held a myriad of devices from various vendors many of which were slow and expensive to run Furthermore their existing stock failed to support vital workplace practices such as confidential printing Santos needed a solution than would consolidate their document needs and improve security Furthermore they wanted to reduce waste and their impact on the environment The Solution The Benefit Reduction in devices printers faxes scanners and MFDs from 140 down to 32 MFDs Significant cost savings Reduced environmental impact Increased available floor space Improved functionality Introduction of Follow You printing where all print jobs are securely held on a central print server until released by user using their smartcard Reduced waste Improved security Ability to manage throughput down to user level Improved workload balance Introduction of Globalscan which converts paper documents into useable digital files for distribution Eliminated need for desktop scanners Reduced paper waste Improved office collaboration Ricoh s local knowledge of our business environment played an important role in the success of the solutions rolled out and we have been impressed by how office automation was able to complement what we were trying to achieve culturally in this new space Ricoh s Better Way Since moving to their new premises in March 2007 Santos has embraced their new office and the improved technology that it delivered experiencing Drastic reduce in waste and carbon footprint Improved security Improved business efficiency and staff collaboration Download the brochure Page Top Media Centre News releases Media contacts Publications Success stories AAPT AGC City of Armadale Council Finance Express Greyhounds WA Griffith University Hawthorn Football Club Indigo North Health Kwik Kopy Bondi Junction McDonald s ME Bank Ricoh Finance Rutherglen

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  • Align digital printing to your business strategy
    was well utilised and competently handled the increasing volumes being produced As smallPRINT s volume increased more production devices were installed including a Ricoh Pro 1356EX a monochrome 135 impressions per minute production engine with inline finishing capabilities However as volumes continued to increase smallPRINT realised the need for a strategic printing plan and requested Ricoh s help to develop a long term asset acquisition strategy We were in the market to build our capability and exploring options Our previous and favourable experience with a trusted reliable Ricoh Production Specialist was the reason for the initial contact with Ricoh to support our endeavours said Lyn Hood Production Manager for smallPRINT smallPRINT required assurance that any equipment purchased would suit their current high quality product materials In addition they needed an investment that would allow them to increase production without increasing costs while continuing and improving on the quality finishing and customer service The Solution The Benefits 4 x Ricoh Pro 1356EX monochrome devices 2 x Ricoh Aficio MP C7500 colour devices Improved colour productivity by 66 B W capability increase of 52 Reduced printing costs by 30 Cost saving of 70K per annum in labour Quicker job turnaround High quality output Ricoh s Better Way Ricoh proposed to assist smallPRINT move from a mixed light production environment to a true black and white production environment with Ricoh s latest range of monochrome devices to offer additional efficiencies Colour capabilities would also be ramped up appropriately to allow for improved impact and personalisation smallPRINT installed two Aficio MP C7500 devices their first colour machines from Ricoh enabling them to print quality colour documents and improve printed colour productivity by 66 percent On top of that four additional Ricoh Pro 1356EX production monochrome devices have been acquired by smallPRINT to drastically increase

    Original URL path: http://www.ricoh.com.au/media/success-stories/Align-digital-printing-to-your-business-strategy (2015-11-27)
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  • Snap Printing - Outstanding Mono print production
    service Inline scanning printing and finishing offering a labour savings of eight hours a week The Answer A complete Ricoh monochrome solution For the owner and managing director of Snap Sydney Clarence Street Nisan Krimhand success in the on demand print market requires an open mind to the consideration of new products So even though his company had typically been a single vendor site a demonstration of the Ricoh Pro 1107EX at the Ricoh Printing Innovation Centre was enough to change the mix With the Pro 1107EX installed it was only a matter of weeks before any thoughts of utilising it as a backup printer disappeared and as the company s mono print production workhorse it is generating around half a million prints every month Underpinning the sudden change in the Pro 1107EX s role is the unit s consistent performance reliability across all of its key operational uses printing scanning stapling and hole drilling All of which contribute to significant savings in time and cost not least of those is a saving of approximately eight hours a week in finishing alone Another benefit has been Snap s ability to achieve a single workflow for jobs generated from hardcopy files thanks to the Ricoh Pro 1107EX s inbuilt scan to print functionality The quality of the Pro 1107EX s scan to print eliminates one of the industry s biggest problems when it comes to printing from originals says Production Manager Anthony Col And that s ensuring the copies are exactly the same as the originals The scanned prints we get from the Pro 1107EX are virtually indistinguishable from the original which is precisely what our clients expect In summing up the impact the Ricoh Pro 1107EX has had on his business Nisan states All the efficiencies we ve now gained time savings print quality integrated scan to print workflow and ease of management are being passed on directly to our clients And those are efficiencies that any operator in the on demand print business must deliver Download the brochure Page Top About Ricoh Corporate overview Corporate Social Responsibility Sunnyfield Arranounbai School Customer Care Policy National Certifications Vision Mission Values Eco Billboard Carbon Neutral Ricoh Payment Options Credit Card Payment Careers How To Apply Staff Benefits Media Centre News Releases Events Media Contacts Publications Success stories Government City of Armadale Office SA Correctional Services IT and Communications AAPT Network Ten and Ricoh IT Services Education and training Alexandra Hills State High School Brisbane State High Griffith University Knox Grammar School Maribyrnong College Rutherglen High School Scots College Southbank Institute of Technology Southbank Institute of Technology MDS Solution Health and Community services Indigo North Health The Bethanie Group Finance and Professional Services ClearCorp Finance Express MAP Funds Management Ricoh Finance The Personnel Group Westpac Sport and Hospitality Amalgamated Holdings Limited Fremantle Football Greyhounds WA Hawthorn Football Club Helloworld Melbourne Racing Club QT Sydney Hotel and Ricoh IT Services Tennis Australia Apia International Victorian Institute of Sport Manufacturing and Transport AGC JELD WEN

    Original URL path: http://www.ricoh.com.au/media/success-stories/snap-printing (2015-11-27)
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  • Improve your document handling
    that would provide better business efficiencies The Solution The Benefit Rationalisation of multiple vendors to a single vendor offering one set of integrated services that covers all functions Eliminate vendor conflicts Cost savings by dealing with only one vendor Integration of workgroup print workflows through bulk print and the introduction of copy centre services High service level standards across the site Introduction of onsite managed services Reduced response times and better allocation of resources Rationalisation of the fleet Improvement of total cost of ownership TCO providing real cost savings for Woolworths Reduction of costly 24 7 operation Improved operating strategy of host data and high volume printing Having Ricoh staff permanently on site at Woolworths has reduced response times by 75 It also means any problems go straight to Ricoh bypassing Woolworths own help desk Ricoh s Better Way Since the introduction of Ricoh s Premier Services at Woolworths Norwest site significant cost savings have been achieved through Reduction of vendors Number of fleet devices Calls to help desk Consumables Supply management Download the brochure Page Top Media Centre News releases Media contacts Publications Success stories AAPT AGC City of Armadale Council Finance Express Greyhounds WA Griffith University Hawthorn Football

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  • Boost digital colour output
    C900 at Print 2009 in Chicago and found it to be a solid sturdy engine capable of delivering good quality register on a variety of substrates up to 300gsm Schulz explains Although Ricoh are a reasonably new player to the digital production market we saw their engine capability and service offering as a good fit for our digital print requirements SOS is a demanding production environment and even tested its own business cards incorporating quite complex QR Quick Response codes along with the requirement that they could be cello glazed after printing The Ricoh Pro C900 passed all the tests and has quickly become an important and productive part of the SOS digital armoury The Solution The Benefit The Pro C900 is Ricoh s first colour production device featuring the fastest speed in its class It delivers a constant 90 ppm in full colour an average monthly print volume of 170 000 and duty cycle of 400 000 Amongst its industry leading inline finishing capabilities it also boasts the first ever fully automated ring bind finisher Increased colour output Accurate colour and register Consistent and reliable Integrated with existing printroom workflow Solid industry credentials with Fogra certification and BERTL 5 star Excellence award Ricoh s Better Way We have been very happy with the workload ability of the Pro C900 says Schulz noting that the unit had already produced around 500 000 impressions in the first five months since it was installed It handles a diverse range of applications including colour books covers flyers short run colour a bit of variable data and mail outs The device is dependable in its ability to offer maximum uptime while also demonstrating high accuracy in repeatable colour jobs he says adding that it was important for the Ricoh Pro C900 to be calibrated

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  • Boost your print room's capabilities
    Department The Solution The Benefits The Pro C900 is Ricoh s first colour production device featuring the fastest speed in its class It delivers a constant 90 ppm in full colour an average monthly print volume of 170 000 and duty cycle of 400 000 Amongst its industry leading inline finishing capabilities it also boasts the first ever fully automated ring bind finisher Increased capabilities Quicker turnaround Reduced costs High quality output Improved finishing Wide range of media More competitive Greater colour usage Ricoh s Better Way After evaluating all the tender responses the Department determined that Ricoh proposed the best solution and service for the future needs of the business Specifically Ricoh s service levels pricing and the availability of the technology and machines appealed to the Print Unit s needs In particular the Print Unit of the Department of Agriculture purchased Ricoh s new flagship production colour device the Pro C900 It features the fastest speed in its class a constant 90 ppm in full colour with an average monthly print volume of 170 000 and duty cycle of 400 000 Along with a scanner and host of inline finishing capabilities it boasts the first fully automated ring binder finisher We were happy with the quality of the Pro C900 during the demonstration Also we were treated honestly by Ricoh from the very beginning They gave me the correct information and could deliver the results they were promising the Project Manager added This included the Pro C900 s inline finishing including Cover Interposer GBC StreamPunch III 3000 sheet finisher and PlockMatic Booklet Making System incorporating Square end fold and Trimmer unit The benefits are better than expected The Print Unit is experiencing reduced costs better service and quality As a result they are winning back business from internal

    Original URL path: http://www.ricoh.com.au/media/success-stories/Boost-your-print-room-s-capabilities (2015-11-27)
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