Ricoh drives market share gains with its Pro C5300 series

Ricoh Pro C5300s Series is new in its sheetfed portfolio

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Ricoh Pro C5300s Series sheetfed color press
Ricoh Pro C5300s Series sheetfed color press

IDC figures show Ricoh improved its market share in EMEA across several sectors despite the challenging business environment in 2020.

Sales of the EDP award-winning, entry-level Ricoh Pro C5300s Series sheetfed color press lifted the company’s market share in key areas according to IDC’s Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker 2021Q1.

 Ricoh’s unit market share reports:

  • The company’s unit market share increased from 22.1% in 2019 to 26.8 % in 2020 in IDC’s total color laser production category for the EMEA region.
  • In IDC’s color laser light production category (color light & color very light), the company’s unit market share increased from 22.6% in 2019 to 27.6% in 2020.

The Ricoh Pro C5300s Series is the newest model range in the company’s sheetfed portfolio. It was developed to enable print service providers, print-on-demand environments, and corporate reprographics departments to responsively produce small to medium run-length applications, including brochures, catalogs, postcards, and envelopes.

Building on the success of its predecessor, Pro C5200s, it enables greater production flexibility, higher print quality, and a broader service offering.

Eef de Ridder, company’s vice president, Graphic Communications Group, says: “These market share gains in several key sectors show how the Ricoh Pro C5300 has answered a clear demand. During an exceptionally challenging time, print environments want a high-quality light production versatile solution. The ability to produce many creative applications at 80ppm, with a monthly duty cycle of 450,000, delivers flexible productivity that drives profitability.”

 

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