Production Printing

Whether you’re in commercial print or in house corporate print, all types of companies across the UK are harnessing Ricoh’s scale, breadth of support and excellent service levels to help build their business with confidence.

How quality and substrate flexibility drive inkjet success

Two years on from its launch more than 60 Ricoh ProTM VC60000 continuous feed inkjet press engines have been installed by Print Service Providers choosing to transform their print production capabilities. For many it is its high-quality results on a huge array of offset papers, including gloss, which has proven the biggest attraction. This ability allows those in the high end direct mail markets to develop a highly creative product…

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How professional printers can avoid stagnating volumes in tough trading conditions

The post-recession print business cannot rely on print alone to bring in the revenues. Over the course of the last half-dozen years, the SME print customer has learned about websites, discovered email marketing and become a believer in social media, whether it’s through ‘likes’ on Facebook or conversations on Twitter. Print has lost its primary place in the marketing toolkit. But print is still needed, just not in the volumes…

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The inkjet revolution

When Ricoh launched the Ricoh Pro™ VC60000 we believed it would revolutionise the future of commercial print and open new worlds. We designed the next generation, continuous feed, inkjet technology platform for graphic arts to excel at direct mail, marketing materials and book printing. And it has. Since then clients from right around Europe have invested in this game changing technology, from Poland to the UK and from Finland to…

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Transform your marketing operations with digital asset management

The marketing department is undergoing a massive transformation. A combination of new and innovative marketing automation and analytics technologies, the continuing rapid growth and diversification of audience engagement channels such as social media, and an ever more sophisticated business and consumer audience is making marketing both one of the most exhilarating areas to work in and also one of the most frustrating. Why exhilarating? Well, that’s a relatively straightforward question…

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A scientific approach to digital paper is essential for printers

Investing in digital print means you need to be able to keep up with a fast-evolving technology and all the latest commercial developments relating to it. The importance and “game-changing” value of digital print should not be underestimated by any printer. As John Charnock explained recently in a guest blog, digital print can play an important role in helping to maintain healthy profit margins. More specifically, John Charnock’s blog examines the topic of…

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