News Release


Status of Thai production sites

October 14, 2011, Tokyo—Ricoh Company, Ltd. would like to share the following update on the status of its affiliated manufacturing sites in Thailand.

1. Ricoh Manufacturing (Thailand) Ltd. (RMT)

  Status: No damage to its employees, equipment, premises
  Production: Damage to some suppliers in the northern part of Thailand by the floods has affected RMT’s parts procurement.
Consequently, some of RMT’s production lines are slated to stop operating on and after October 17th. RMT is looking into alternative sources of procurement from other areas including China. Overall, influence to products shipment is considered to be limited.
  Location: Amata City industrial park, Rayong province
  Operation since: September, 2009
  Products: Small monochrome laser printers (20K units a month)
  Shipment to: All over the world

2. Yamanashi Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd

  Status: No damage to its employees, equipment, premises
  Production: No influence on its production
  Location: Northern Region Industrial Estate, Lamphun province
  Operation since: March, 1998
(Merged into the Ricoh Group in November, 2006)
  Products: Optical photo conductor drums for small printers (600K a month)
  Shipment to: All over the world

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