Speakers from the world's largest organisations will share their needs & experiences with many world first announcements. Learn of the requirements and case studies from end users and hear all about the latest innovations from companies across the value chain. In total, hear insights from 250 speakers.
Materials And Methods: An Insight Into Developments Within Ricoh And R&D Activities
Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
09:20 - 09:40
This session explores how Ricoh is leveraging competences and heritage in its traditional office equipment businesses in order to grow across new and emerging markets.
Speaker Biography (Dave Varty)
Dave is responsible for driving synergies across the Ricoh Europe Industrial segment for Additive Manufacturing, Ink Jet and Production Printing. He is tasked with maximising the Industrial engagement with IMS, Ricoh Industries (including the Industrial Optical systems division) and Ricoh Electronic Devices Company.
He is also responsible for opening up new applications for Industrial imaging in key markets such as Coding and Marking, Product Decoration, Interior Decor, Textiles and new emerging functional markets.
Dave is also involved in delivering Additive Manufacturing and Ricoh Rapid Fab services to Industrial users including high, mid and entry level devices. This extends to providing full service manufacturing, prototyping, manufacturing consultancy, supply chain enhancement and web based production.
Prior to joining Ricoh Dave held various senior sales and marketing roles within the Industrial Print markets.
Company Profile (Ricoh)
Ricoh is empowering digital workplaces using innovative technologies and services enabling individuals to work smarter. For more than 80 years, Ricoh has been driving innovation and is a leading provider of document management solutions, IT services, commercial and industrial printing, digital cameras, and industrial systems. This includes industrial inkjet, with exciting innovations being made in conductive, bio med and functional materials.
Ricoh offers leading solutions that accommodate advanced contemporary requirements. This includes additive manufacturing, automotive stereo cameras, automotive precision machined parts and small and low energy mobile ICs utilising optical and image processing technologies.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions.