CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- (PRINT 17, Booth 2022) -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced an expansion of its partnership with Idealliance, a nonprofit that serves thousands of members worldwide and strives for a more sustaining, competitive and compelling graphic and visual communications industry. As part of its ongoing commitment to empowering digital workplaces, Ricoh will offer Idealliance's G7 Master Qualification, Online Certification Training and Curve4 Software, as well as an option to join Idealliance itself through Ricoh. This collaboration demonstrates Ricoh's continued commitment to push the print industry forward by making expertise and mastery more widely available. Ricoh experts will be on hand at Booth 2022 at PRINT 17 in Chicago, September 10-14, where attendees are invited to "Take a look at Ricoh" and learn more about these offerings, and much more.
"A strong, capable print industry fosters the kind of competition where stakeholders are motivated to innovate, pushing the industry even further forward," said John Fulena, Vice President, Commercial & Industrial Printing Business Group, Ricoh USA, Inc. "Idealliance's training and certification work goes far in helping individuals work smarter, a global mission for Ricoh. In talking with our customers, it has become clear that better training is an important issue to them. Those conversations inspired us to work with Idealliance to help printers gain the skills and implement the best practices that help Idealliance-trained organizations succeed."
These four offerings are an exciting next step in Ricoh's work to leverage its expertise to the benefit of its customers:
"Ricoh continues to help customers uncover their true business challenges and deliver a customized, strategic solution that addresses them," said Timothy Baechle, Vice President, Global Print Technologies & Workflows, Idealliance. "That's a commitment we share. We are glad to partner with this major industry player to help bring the benefits of Idealliance's collaborative efforts to an even larger audience. This new chapter of our partnership will certainly help our industry grow."
For details on Ricoh's full line of products, services and solutions for the commercial and industrial print market, please visit www.ricoh-usa.com/rpp, @RicohProPrint on Twitter and Ricoh USA Production Print on LinkedIn.
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