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Manoj Kumar – Executive Vice President & Ceo, Ricoh

Ricoh India’s growth story

Western Region to contribute to 25% of Ricoh’s revenues

Ricoh India Ltd. a leader in the field of Imaging Solutions, announced that they have recorded three times growth in the last three years. With continuous focus on product differentiation coupled with developing solutions for the customer specific work flow requirement, Ricoh has diversified its business from its core businesses of printing and imaging to communication and IT services.

Speaking on the occasion, Manoj Kumar, Executive Vice President & CEO, Ricoh India said, “We are excited about our growth in the country.Western region continues to be one of the key contributors to our turnover. As per IDC,BFSI and manufacturing sectors are predicted to be top IT spending verticals in the next couple of years. These two sectors will be our growth engines in Maharashtra, in addition to our focus on education and healthcare verticals.

Manoj Kumar further added “Today, organizations of all sizes from SMEs to large enterprises are looking at growing their business and expand rapidly into tier III and IV markets. We want to be a part of this growth journey and take care of their requirements by offering customized and the best technology end-to-end IT solutions. In order to strengthen our market coverage in Maharashtra we plan to strengthen our partner base in from 400 to 700 by FY14.”

Ricoh provides solutions and services that transform document and information management and help businesses become more productive and profitable through its expertise in printing and document management, communication and IT services. With Ricoh’s technical expertise and unparalleled service support along with a strong channel network,Ricoh is able to holistically fulfil its growing customer demands at all times.

About Ricoh

Ricoh 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 about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,236 billion yen (approx. 21.7 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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Ford India Resumes Bookings of Ford EcoSport


Ford India today announced that it has re-opened bookings for all variants of its most awarded, urban SUV Ford EcoSport.

Since its launch, Ford EcoSport has received an overwhelming response from customers and garnered record bookings. Ford EcoSport has been praised for its robust drive dynamics, exemplary performance, smart technology and compelling value proposition by customers and enthusiasts alike.

“Ford India’s game changing SUV EcoSport is aimed squarely at delighting discerning customers in India by offering more than they expect. With 50,000 EcoSports delivered, we have significantly reduced the waiting period and are pleased to extend the opportunity to book the Ford EcoSport to more customers,” said Vinay Piparsania, Executive Director of Marketing Sales and Service at Ford India.

The dynamic, urban SUV has also emerged as India’s most awarded vehicle ever with 30 coveted industry honours in less than a year of its launch. Ford EcoSport’s illustrious record of industry recognitions includes 18 car/SUV of the year awards, 6 viewer’s/reader’s choice awards along with awards for its globally acclaimed EcoBoost and SYNC® technology and compelling value for money proposition.

About Ford in India

Established in 1995, Ford India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader. Ford India manufactures and distributes automobiles and engines made at its modern integrated manufacturing facilities at Maraimalai Nagar, near Chennai. The company’s models include the Ford Figo, Ford Fiesta, Ford Classic, Ford Endeavour, and the Ford EcoSport.

Ford’s operations in the country also include Global Business Services with offices in Chennai, Coimbatore and Gurgaon that provides support to nearly every Ford location around the world in the areas of IT, Engineering, Finance and Accounting, Automotive Financing, Marketing Sales and Service, Analytics, and Purchasing. Ford’s businesses in India employ 11,500 hard-working, dedicated men and women.

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Don Bosco Night High School and Don Bosco Night Higher Secondary School conducts regular night classes from Std. VIII to Std. X and from Std. XI to Std. XII in Arts and Commerce Stream. The classes commence at 6.00 p.m. and end at 8.30 p.m. This facility is for male working students and school drop outs. Age no bar.

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