Ricoh Singapore Launches Workplace of the Future

by Ricoh Asia Pacific08 Nov 2019

Ricoh unveils new Singapore digital workplace designed to foster collaboration and aid the company's goal of delivering exceptional customer experiences

Singapore - Nov. 8, 2019 -- Ricoh Singapore Pte Ltd. today opened the doors to its new facility, equipped with its proprietary next-generation collaboration and productivity solutions. The completely transformed office, located at Mapletree Business City, is a live working office environment showcasing Ricoh’s new value proposition - Digital Workplace Services.

This includes digital workplace consultation, planning and implementation, via a seamless integration of people, space and technology.

Digital Workplace Services embraces the design and creation of workplaces to help businesses reap the benefits of workstyle innovation, leveraging digital technology solution designs along with the comprehensive change management initiatives needed to ensure success.

The immediate benefits of the new approach include the easy sharing of information from the cloud with new intelligent multifunction devices, automated business processes, a meeting room solution to improve room usage

efficiency and unified communications systems equipped with interactive whiteboards that improve communication, collaboration and connectivity.

“This is the latest phase of our long-term strategy to transform Ricoh workplaces across the region, in order to meet the new challenges of today’s digital world. Ricoh’s Digital Workplace Services are our response to these challenges, meeting the expectations of talent from the digital native generation, and deploying our latest innovative technologies that will boost productivity and collaboration, improve staff engagement and empower staff to work smarter.

“I am extremely pleased to be part of this evolution. Ricoh’s Digital Workplace Services brings together vital elements of design and technology to make the workplace a healthy, productive and enjoyable environment for all employees,” said Kazuhisa Goto, Managing Director, Ricoh Asia Pacific.

"It took about six months for the whole transformation journey, from conceptualization to fruition, incorporating our new workstyle and the implementation of new digital solutions and new technologies. Our goal is to create a more technologically empowered and space-efficient workplace to enhance our employees’ efficiency, productivity, collaboration and most importantly engagements with our customers. added Ben Chong, Managing Director, Ricoh Singapore.

The new office provides a live demonstration of the new value proposition Ricoh is offering to its customers. By adopting a new digital workplace and a new workstyle, Ricoh is able to provide a platform to help its customers in their own office transformation to meet their business objectives, and to prepare their office for workforces of the future.

The transformation of Ricoh Singapore’s office is already meeting project objectives. As a result of the transformation, Ricoh has seen 25 percent overall space saving while providing three times more common space to all staff. Ricoh Digital Workplace transformation has helped to reduce the office cost by 10 percent, despite the new investments that have been made in the latest digital technology.

About 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.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ended March 2019, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,013 billion yen (approx. 18.1 billion USD). For further information, please visit