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Ricoh India to invest Rs 250 cr; opens plant in Gujarat

Our Bureau Gandhinagar | Updated on August 02, 2013 Published on August 02, 2013


Ricoh India Ltd, a subsidiary of the $19-billion Ricoh Company of Japan, plans to invest Rs 250 crore in India to expand business, a company official said here.

About Rs 20 crore will be invested in the company’s Gandhinagar facility, said Manoj Kumar, Senior Vice-President and CFO.

A major chunk of the investment will be come from internal financing.

The company achieved 47 per cent growth with a top-line of Rs 633 crore last year, which it hopes to increase to 55 per cent with a top-line of Rs 1,000 crore in 2014.

R.S. Bawa, Chief Operating Officer, said the company has a two lakh customer base in India, where the market size is six lakh toner bottles a year. The Gandhinagar facility will make three lakh bottles annually.

Tetsuya Takano, MD, inaugurated a refilling machine at the toner bottling plant here on Tuesday.

Ricoh, a leader in office and IT solutions, has 850 employees in India. Ricoh India comprises 1 per cent of the total business of Ricoh Company, based in Tokyo.

Published on August 02, 2013
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