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Ricoh selects Shoreview Distribution as first distributor
of its new line of AV products

Press Release  |  Jun 5, 2012

Shoreview has nationwide presence and thriving community of Pro A/V dealers, systems integrators, contractors and consultants

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced the selection of Shoreview Distribution as the first nationwide A/V distributor of Ricoh's emerging line of business-class audiovisual products.

Ricoh recently leveraged its imaging technology and manufacturing experience to enter the audiovisual market with a new line of business-class, ultra short throw and high-end DLP and LCD projectors. Other related audiovisual products, such as the P3000 portable videoconferencing system and the Ultra Short Throw projector, bundles with eBeam for business and schools, and Digital Signage packages are coming next.

Shoreview Distribution, based in Foxboro, Mass., with over 25 years in the A/V business, is a nationwide business-to-business audiovisual equipment distributor handling 36 product lines with a team of 30 sales and marketing professionals. The Shoreview team has extensive experience in every aspect of audio and video production and provides its dealers with hands-on product training, event support and marketing programs. Shoreview's password protected website makes it easy for dealers to check inventory, place orders and track shipments at .

"We are excited about adding the Ricoh brand to our lineup of AV manufacturers. Some of their innovative new technologies like the Ultra Short Throw projectors and Portable Video Conferencing system will be important new products for our AV customers," said Luke Furr, President, Shoreview Distribution. "We are looking forward to working with Ricoh to bring some of their exciting new products and system solutions into the AV market."

"We chose Shoreview with our customers firmly in mind," said Yuki Uchida, Vice President, New Business Development, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "Shoreview is an experienced distributor that carries many important audio and video lines. They have an experienced and dedicated sales force that covers the United States and an extensive community of dealers, systems integrators, contractors and consultants. They have demonstrated insight into the many technological advantages our products offer so that our customers can take advantage of them in their businesses."

To learn more about Ricoh's full line of products, services and solutions, please visit .

About RicohRicoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in more than 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2012, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,903 billion yen (approx. 23 billion USD).

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

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