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Ricoh Company, Ltd. announces acquisition of PFU Limited from Fujitsu and business alliance with Cybozu

Wednesday, 11 May, 2022

Ricoh Europe, 11 May, 2022 - Ricoh Company, Ltd. recently announced that it will acquire a majority share of PFU Limited (a consolidated subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited), a leading global document scanning business.    

Ricoh Company, Ltd. also announced a business alliance with Cybozu, Inc., a software company headquartered in Japan.

 

Both announcements are a part of Ricoh’s global growth investment strategy (outlined in FY21-25 Ricoh Lift-Off) supporting the company to expand its digital services portfolio for the benefit of customers across the globe, regardless of the size of their business.

PFU Limited majority share acquisition

Through the planned majority acquisition

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of PFU Limited, Ricoh is investing in the initial stage of the digitisation process – a process which often starts with physical documents being scanned into a subsequent automated workflow, as well as IT management service functions in Japan and the industrial computer business.

 

The planned purchase date of the acquisition is 1 July 2022.

 

Nicola Downing, Ricoh Europe CEO, said: “Our investment in this key area of the document management market strengthens our ability to provide our customers with end-to-end support and expertise to optimise their workflows and process automation.”

 

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Posted by AODocs ● 6/10/22 10:31 AM

  

AODocs Announces Launch of Rel 60

Release 60 expands AODocs ability to help its customers make their information easier to access, control their critical content and implement business processes, with improvements in e-signature integration, file templating, version comparison and a new integration with Google AI.

With the initial release of the AODocs Content Services at the end of last year, AODocs is now available to Microsoft users. Since then, we have made more and more of the advanced AODocs features available in the Microsoft world, and this release 60 is one more step in this effort.

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With the initial release of the AODocs Content Services at the end of last year, AODocs is now available to Microsoft users. Since then, we have made more and more of the advanced AODocs features available in the Microsoft world, and this release 60 is one more step in this effort.

 

Let’s have a look at some of the highlights coming to you at the beginning of June!

Kodak Alaris Launches New Kodak i5250 and i5850 Scanners to Help Organizations Meet FADGI Requirements

ROCHESTER, N.Y., February 10, 2022

 

Kodak Alaris has announced a new line of Kodak i5250 and Kodak i5850 Scanners to help organizations meet the image quality standards required to be compliant with the Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative (FADGI). All text-based records submitted to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for permanent archival must be FADGI 3-star compliant by Jan. 1, 2023.
 

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To be FADGI 3-star compliant, a device must produce high quality images that enable researchers to note details like paper condition and weave, age, ink type, and more. The images are 300 ppi and well-suited for OCR and reprint on commercial printers.

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