RICOH acquires software company ColorGATE Digital
RICOH has announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH (hereafter ‘ColorGATE’), a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in colour management. This acquisition is designed to strengthen RICOH’s growing industrial printing business. Founded in 1997, ColorGATE, based in Hannover, Germany, has been supporting the printing industry for over 20 years by providing software for the wide-format and industrial printing sectors. With its extensive customer base ColorGATE is the European leader in industrial printing software. It has unique colour management technology to support printing and decorating a wide variety of materials used for packaging, floor and wall coverings as well as textiles and signage.