Ricoh has acquired Pure AV to enhance its portfolio of meeting and workplace solutions across Europe.
The buy adds expertise in unified communications and collaboration, AV and workplace management.
Edward Hamilton, VP, Communication Services, Ricoh Europe, said: “This is a significant addition to Ricoh’s communication services delivery business, both within the UK and at a European level.
“This will it accelerate our organic growth in this sector and strengthen our technical design and delivery capability within the Corporate, Higher Education and Healthcare markets.”
Preston-based Pure AV has 72 employees, who will all be retained, operating across the UK.
Pure AV will continue to operate under its existing name and customers will benefit from Ricoh’s global footprint, financial strength and integrated service delivery infrastructure.
Peter Sutton (pictured), MD, Pure AV, said: “Ricoh's worldwide infrastructure and end-to-end managed services expertise, combined with the strength of our design, engineering, and support services, will enable us to deliver powerful solutions on a local and global scale.”