BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, May 26, 2016 (Press Release) -Arjowiggins Graphic, the leading manufacturer of environmental paper solutions, is teaming up with Ricoh to demonstrate the high performance of recycled and sustainable papers. The showcase will take place at Drupa, in Düsseldorf, Germany from 31 May to 10 June.
Arjowiggins Graphic will provide Cyclus Offset, Cocoon Silk 100% recycled paper along with Satimat and the newly launched Teknocard virgin fibre paper, to be run live demonstrations on the Ricoh Pro™ C7110, Pro™ C9110 and Pro™ C8120 production dry toner cut sheet printers at the Ricoh stand in Hall 8a at Drupa.
The showcase will demonstrate the versatility of Arjowiggins Graphic papers and the diversity of applications that can be printed on these presses. During the demonstrations, a variety of applications will be printed on paper supplied by Arjowiggins Graphic including books, dust jackets, posters, manuals, calendars, photobooks and colouring books etc.
In addition, an Environmental Statement will be showcased by Ricoh at its Lean and Green area of the Innovation Hub which will demonstrate the environmental savings made on Ricoh presses by running the Cyclus Offset and Cocoon Silk 100% recycled paper compared to running non recycled paper during the show.
Jean Charles Monange, Sales and Marketing Director of Arjowiggins Graphic says:
“We’re delighted to be able to demonstrate the true capability and quality of our recycled and virgin fibre papers on Ricoh presses at Drupa. Using some of the most advanced digital printing technology available on the market, we’ll be able to demonstrate the quality of our product and finishes to prospective customers in real time and across a number of different and innovative finishes”.
Graham Moore, Business Development Director, Ricoh says:
“The Pro C7100 and C9100 colour series and Pro8120 mono production press enable businesses to boost return on investment and expand or introduce new digital print services, when producing a variety of different applications. More so than ever before, it is essential for today’s print businesses to have a choice of recycled papers that perform well on digital presses and we’re looking forward to demonstrating that with Arjowiggins Graphic papers at Drupa”.
About Arjowiggins Graphic
Arjowiggins Graphic is a leader in the development of innovative environmental paper solutions, offering consistently high quality coated and uncoated recycled papers. The branch is part of Arjowiggins, the world’s leading manufacturer of creative high-tech materials and papers. With over 3,500 employees and 16 paper mills around the world, Arjowiggins generates sales of around €905 million. Arjowiggins is the manufacturing arm of Sequana.
Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2016, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,209 billion yen (approx. 19.6 billion USD).