Ricoh starts business in the U.S.A. as Ricoh Industries, U.S.A. Inc.
Ricoh’s first official logo.
Ricoh Industries, U.S.A. Inc. renamed to Ricoh of America, Inc. and its office is established in New Jersey.
Rapifax Corporation established for marketing of facsimile machines in the U.S.
First high-speed digital fax system for office use, the RIFAX 600S (US name: Rapifax R100).
First in office equipment industry to win coveted Deming Prize for quality control.
RIFAX 600S plays active role in the Montreal Olympic Games.
Rapifax renamed to Rapicom, Inc.
First solar-powered SLR camera “Ricoh XR-S” is released.
Ricoh of America, Inc. and Rapicom, Inc. merge to form Ricoh Corporation.
Logo created in February 1986 to coincide with Ricoh’s 50th anniversary in Japan. Logo used globally.
RIFAX D7000, the world's first ISDN G4 digital facsimile machine, is launched.
Ricoh establishes California Research Center (currently Ricoh Innovations) in Silicon Valley.
Ricoh contributes toward the Barcelona Olympic Games in the facsimile machine category.
First mass-produced CD-ReWritable drive.
Ricoh opens its first Technology Portal in New York City.
“Intelligence” and “Humanity” are the tenets behind Ricoh’s current logo, created in September 2005.
Ricoh Corporation becomes Ricoh Americas Corporation.
Ricoh releases the GXR, the world’s first interchangeable unit camera.
First biomass toner as a genuine manufacturer’s supply item.
Ricoh sets up a 100% solar-powered electronic billboard in New York’s Times Square.
Ricoh establishes Ricoh Production Print Solutions, LLC. in the U.S.A.
Ricoh launches new global brand identity "imagine. change."
Thomson Reuters names Ricoh to Top 100 Global Innovators list.