Ricoh says its facilities had no major damage from Noto Peninsula earthquake but PFU Group is working on recovery measures to ensure customers are not affected; Ricoh Japan has canceled or delayed equipment repairs, delivery of equipment, consumables

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TOKYO , January 5, 2024 (press release) –

The Ricoh Group offers its deepest condolences and sympathies to those affected by the Noto Peninsula earthquake in Japan on January 1, 2024.

We sincerely hope for the safety and well-being of those affected by this unfortunate disaster, and the Ricoh Group is committed to contributing to the earliest possible restoration and recovery of the affected areas.

The Ricoh Group has a few sites in the affected areas: the Headquarter of PFU Limited and PFU Techno Wise Limited (Kahoku City, Ishikawa Prefecture), branches of Ricoh Japan Corporation, and a toner plant of Ricoh Company, Ltd. in Fukui Prefecture. All Ricoh Group colleagues and their families in those areas are safe with no serious injuries. The followings are the current Ricoh's operational status in the areas:

  1. PFU Group (Kahoku City, Ishikawa Prefecture)

    There is no major damage to the buildings and production facilities. We are working on recovery measures to ensure that customers are not affected.
    For further detail, please see the link below:

  2. Ricoh Japan Corporation (Ishikawa, Toyama, Niigata, and Fukui Prefecture)

    On-site support by branches in Ishikawa Prefecture, such as equipment repairs at customers' sites, has been cancelled or delayed. Delivery of equipment and consumables has also been suspended or delayed.
    In Toyama, Fukui, and Niigata prefectures, there may also be delays in on-site support such as equipment repairs and in delivery of equipment and consumables to customers.

  3. Ricoh Fukui Plant (Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture)

    There is no damage to the buildings, and operating as usual.

Ricoh once again wishes for a swift recovery and will take its efforts based on the founding principles, the Spirit of Three Loves to “Love your neighbor, Love your country, Love your work.”

| About Ricoh |

Ricoh is a leading provider of integrated digital services and print and imaging solutions designed to support digital transformation of workplaces, workspaces and optimize business performance.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh's global operation reaches customers in approximately 200 countries and regions, supported by cultivated knowledge, technologies, and organizational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history. In the financial year ended March 2023, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,134 billion yen (approx. 16.0 billion USD).

It is Ricoh's mission and vision to empower individuals to find Fulfillment through Work by understanding and transforming how people work so we can unleash their potential and creativity to realize a sustainable future.

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