• Ricoh Canada named Official Supplier for Business Solutions Equipment to the Montreal Canadiens.

      Mississauga, ON, December 8, 2011 – Ricoh Canada today announced a key partnership that sees it named as the Official Supplier for Business Solutions Equipment to one of Canada’s most prestigious sports franchises, the Montreal Canadiens.

      “The Montreal Canadiens are an iconic force in the world of sport, and their commitment to excellence is something that resonates with our own ideals and direction,” said David Armstrong, Vice President of Marketing for Ricoh Canada. The partnership involves Ricoh equipment and services installed in the Canadiens’ facilities, as well as a number of branding opportunities that allow Ricoh to add its voice to the excitement at the Centre Bell.

      “We are thrilled to be an official partner of the Canadiens,” said Ricoh President and CEO, Mr. Glenn Laverty. “Placing our brand inside the Centre Bell is a statement about soundly delivering in high-performance environments; something we continuously strive for in our own competitive business world.”

      “Ricoh’s involvement with the Canadiens goes back many years,” said Kevin Gilmore, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (Vice-président exécutif et chet de l’exploitation) of the Montreal Canadiens. “We’re very pleased to see the relationship grow, and having Ricoh participate at this new and highly visible level is very exciting for all of us.”

      About Ricoh Canada Inc.

      Ricoh Canada Inc., headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh Americas Corporation, which is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 75-year old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2010 sales in excess of $23 billion.

      Ricoh Canada Inc. is a leading provider of document solutions. Ricoh’s fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents.

      Information about Ricoh's complete range of products and services can be accessed on the World Wide Web at www.ricoh.ca.