Pentax Ricoh Imaging Company Ltd is to change its company name to Ricoh Imaging Company Ltd.
The change will be effective from 1 August 2013. Both Pentax and Ricoh products will remain in the market under the new name to reinforce the company's commitment to the business, with Pentax becoming the brand for all DSLR, interchangable lens cameras and binoculars, and Ricoh becoming its brand for compact cameras and new technological innovations.
Pentax Ricoh Imaging Company was formed on 1 October 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd. to provide more consumer–oriented offerings to the market.
The company’s goal is to leverage the tremendous strength and awareness of the Ricoh brand along with the superior technical innovation of Pentax products to deliver a world- class consumer experience.
Ricoh Imaging Company, Ltd. remains committed to further strengthening its offerings and presence in the area of consumer imaging products and related services.