RICOH Imaging Company. Making life more interesting.

About Us

RICOH IMAGING Americas Corporation is a subsidiary of RICOH, a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, RICOH Group operates in about 200 countries and regions.

RICOH IMAGING Americas Corporation, originally founded in 1919 under the name Asahi Optical Joint Stock Co., launched its first SLR camera in the 1950s under the PENTAX name. Today, RICOH IMAGING Americas Corporation continues to produce the heritage-rich, award-winning line of PENTAX DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment as well as RICOH's offering of stylish and compact digital cameras, known for their wide-ranging, rich set of features.

From the inspired photograph to its luminous print, RICOH helps people transform the way they work and live by harnessing a collective imagination. Imagine. Change.

Mission Statement

At the RICOH Group, we are committed to providing excellence to improve the quality of living.

Vision Statement

To be the most trusted brand with irresistible appeal in the global market.

Value Statement

To be one global company, we must care about people, our profession, our society, and our planet. We must dedicate our winning spirit, innovation and teamwork to sharpen our customer centric focus, and we also must commit to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.


RICOH Timeline

For more than 90 years, our cameras, lenses and binoculars have been regarded as some of the most sought-after optics in the world. Browse our timeline to see our most significant product releases and company milestones.