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2008

GOOD DESIGN|サステナブルデザイン賞

Award-winning item
Fast Digital Multi Function Peripheral [RICOH imagio Neo603RC/ 753RC]
Business Owner
RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
Domain/Category
Communication devices - Communication devices for industry and public use
Company
RICOH COMPANY , LTD. (Japan)
Award Number
08C15034
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2008

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Outline

Ricoh has been a pioneer in the area of recycling products recovered from the market, and now it has made use of the latest recycling technology developed through this history and its strict quality inspections to produce multifunction digital devices that are both environmentally friendly and refurbished to function as well as new devices. * The level of CO2 emissions in the manufacturing process has been reduced approximately 95% from the level involved in manufacturing conventional devices. * Thanks to careful selection of reusable components, refurbishing, and inspection, the company has achieved 88% reuse (by mass) of parts. * Part of the power used during print queuing is stored in the capacitor to allow high-speed startups in 30 seconds. * Reduced power consumption has led to an efficient level of energy consumption at 57 Wh/h. * The company uses no cardboard and has adopted “Eco packaging,” which greatly reduces use of packing materials. * It has also greatly reduced the use of environmentally harmful substances.

Producer

Kentaroh suzuki, MFP Business Group, RICOH Co., Ltd.

Director

Akira Momose, Corporate Design Center, Corporate Planning Div., RICOH Co., Ltd.

Designer

Yoshihisa Minakawa, Masanao Takahashi, Masateru Kohno, Kazuyosi Yamada, Shigeru Horiguchi, Shuuichi Takeda, Corporate Design Center, Corporate Planning Div., RICOH Co., Ltd.

More information

http://www.ricoh.co.jp/imagio/neo/603rc/

Already on the market
2008/2/20

Evaluation

Ricoh has been a pioneer in the area of recycling products recovered from the market, and now it has made use of the latest recycling technology developed through this history and its strict quality inspections to produce multifunction digital devices that are both environmentally friendly and refurbished to function as well as new devices. * The level of CO2 emissions in the manufacturing process has been reduced approximately 95% from the level involved in manufacturing conventional devices. * Thanks to careful selection of reusable components, refurbishing, and inspection, the company has achieved 88% reuse (by mass) of parts. * Part of the power used during print queuing is stored in the capacitor to allow high-speed startups in 30 seconds. * Reduced power consumption has led to an efficient level of energy consumption at 57 Wh/h. * The company uses no cardboard and has adopted "Eco packaging," which greatly reduces use of packing materials. * It has also greatly reduced the use of environmentally harmful substances.

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