Few Corporations have ever won one. Ricoh has two of them.
Ricoh's Company Wide Quality Control (CWQC) Program was introduced in 1971 to establish
the company as a high technology leader.
Quality control became more organized and integrated-not merely signs and posters
in the lobby. It was this program that directly led to Ricoh winning the two Deming
Medals, and winning over more and more customers worldwide.
Today, with 23 manufacturing plants in the United States, Europe and Asia, our commitment
to designing the highest quality copiers, facsimiles and multifunctional machines