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October 10, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ricoh Electronics Inc. has named a new president, Katsumi Yoshida, to succeed Koichi Endo, who has been reassigned to the Tokyo parent company. Yoshida, who formerly headed parent Ricoh Co. Ltd.'s overseas production division in Tokyo, will oversee Ricoh Electronics' three Orange County manufacturing sites, where more than 90% of the unit's 1,300 employees are based. The Tustin-based unit is opening a fourth manufacturing plant today in Gwinnett County, Ga.
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October 3, 1994 | ALAN EYERLY
Ricoh Electronics has received the city's first business environmental award for the company's emphasis on recycling and on conserving water and electricity. Mayor Thomas R. Saltarelli presented the award at a City Council meeting last month. The awards program is designed to increase corporate interest in waste management and other conservation efforts, said Katie Pitcher, an administrative assistant with the city Public Works Department.
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May 10, 1988 | David Olmos, Times staff writer
Ricoh Electronics Inc., a subsidiary of Japan's Ricoh Corp., plans to build a $90 million manufacturing plant in Gwinnett County, Ga., to produce supplies for office copiers. Irvine-based Ricoh Electronics operates plants in Santa Ana and Irvine and is building a third county plant in Tustin. The Georgia plant will be Ricoh's first in the eastern United States and will serve the Northeast and the South.
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October 10, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ricoh Electronics Inc. has named a new president, Katsumi Yoshida, to succeed Koichi Endo, who has been reassigned to the Tokyo parent company. Yoshida, who formerly headed parent Ricoh Co. Ltd.'s overseas production division in Tokyo, will oversee Ricoh Electronics' three Orange County manufacturing sites, where more than 90% of the unit's 1,300 employees are based. The Tustin-based unit is opening a fourth manufacturing plant today in Gwinnett County, Ga.
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September 5, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
Fifteen years ago, when Ricoh Corp. began manufacturing electronic desk-top calculators in Irvine, the company's Japanese employees had a difficult time finding a good Japanese restaurant in the area. Ricoh Corp. was one of the first Japanese companies to set up shop in Orange County, joining Canon, Mazda and TDK, which arrived at about the same time.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1994 | ALAN EYERLY
Ricoh Electronics has received the city's first business environmental award for the company's emphasis on recycling and on conserving water and electricity. Mayor Thomas R. Saltarelli presented the award at a City Council meeting last month. The awards program is designed to increase corporate interest in waste management and other conservation efforts, said Katie Pitcher, an administrative assistant with the city Public Works Department.
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April 19, 1987 | LESLIE BERKMAN, Times Staff Writer
Orange County will soon join Dallas in the limelight of a television series. The success of the new series, however, will not be measured in Nielsen ratings but in the yen it can attract; the show is targeted for Japanese businessmen. The three-hour, three-part series portraying Orange County's business and investment potential is scheduled to air early this summer in Los Angeles on Channel 18's Japan News Magazine and later on two major networks in Japan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1990 | WENDY PAULSON
The City Council this week approved its first exemptions to companies affected by a law barring the use of chlorofluorocarbons and similar chemicals tied to the destruction of the Earth's ozone layer. Exemptions were granted to 27 companies, including many high-tech firms that use the chemicals, known as CFCs and TCAs, commonly found in solvents, coolants, degreasers, foaming agents, inks, plastic packaging materials and some medical equipment.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 1991
The following is a list of the six most severe air pollution penalties assessed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District in August, the most recent period for which information is available. Company Kirkhill Rubber Co. 300 E. Cypress St., Brea Penalty $11,500 Violation Violating permit conditions on two curing ovens between September, 1989, and August, 1990 (rubber product manufacturer). Company Wood Textures Inc.
BUSINESS
September 5, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
Fifteen years ago, when Ricoh Corp. began manufacturing electronic desk-top calculators in Irvine, the company's Japanese employees had a difficult time finding a good Japanese restaurant in the area. Ricoh Corp. was one of the first Japanese companies to set up shop in Orange County, joining Canon, Mazda and TDK, which arrived at about the same time.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1988 | David Olmos, Times staff writer
Ricoh Electronics Inc., a subsidiary of Japan's Ricoh Corp., plans to build a $90 million manufacturing plant in Gwinnett County, Ga., to produce supplies for office copiers. Irvine-based Ricoh Electronics operates plants in Santa Ana and Irvine and is building a third county plant in Tustin. The Georgia plant will be Ricoh's first in the eastern United States and will serve the Northeast and the South.
BUSINESS
May 17, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS
What is Ricoh Corp. going to produce in its new manufacturing plant in Tustin? The company isn't saying yet, but two possible candidates are facsimile machines and laser computer printers. Both products have been strong sellers for the Japanese electronics concern. Ricoh, the county's largest Japanese-owned firm, with 1,100 employees, announced plans in August to build its third plant in the county and boost employment by 600 people.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1996
* Takahide Kaneko has been appointed president of Ricoh Electronics Inc. in Tustin. He succeeds Katsumi Yoshida, who was named vice chairman of Ricoh Corp. in West Caldwell, N.J. Yoshida will also serve as chairman of Ricoh Electronics. Kaneko was previously manager of the purchasing division at Ricoh Co. Ltd. in Tokyo. * John J. Sheehan Jr. has joined Nationwide Health Properties Inc., a Newport Beach real estate investment trust, as vice president of development.
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