The accomplishment acknowledges the excellent results achieved by doing business the Ricoh way – an approach that combines economical, social and environmental thinking. This management philosophy has enabled Ricoh to excel in the areas of innovation, expertise and sustainability, which are consistently aligned to business growth plans.
The Ludwig-Erhard-Preis is awarded annually to organisations and businesses in Germany that demonstrate sustained excellence and competitiveness. Ricoh Germany was awarded the 2010 prize in the category ‘Large companies with more than 500 employees’ at an awards ceremony on 18 November in Berlin.
The expert jury commented on the commitment of Ricoh Germany’s 2,400 employees to delivering office solutions, production printing and document management services to customers. "In particular, by focusing on customer value and more resource-friendly solutions, Ricoh differentiates itself from the competition," the jury noted.