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Deming Award

Named for Dr. W. Edwards Deming, the Deming Award recognizes corporations and individuals who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to quality control, and whose products or inventions make exceptional advances in the pursuit of quality.

Less than 100 select companies have won the Deming Medal. Ricoh was the first office equipment manufacturer to win one. And today, Ricoh is the only such company to have won two.

The Man

Quality is not only obtainable, but essential" - Dr. W. Edwards Deming. Time and again, Ricoh is recognized for its achievements in areas protecting the outdoors.

The Man

The Method

"The customer is the end of the production line" - Dr. W. Edwards Deming

The Method

The Medal

In 1951, the Japanese Union of Scientists (JUSE) developed the Deming Award for quality control based on his work.

The Medal

Ricoh Quality

Few corporations have ever won one. Ricoh has two of them.

Ricoh Quality

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