PFU launches “Image Scanner 15 Million Units Campaign” globally
from 13th of December, 2023.

PFU Limited, with Seiji Murakami serving as President and CEO, is set to launch the “Image Scanner 15 Million Units Campaign” from December 13 to January 31, 2024. This celebration marks the achievement of surpassing 15 million units in global shipments for image scanners developed and sold by PFU (Note 1).

The campaign invites participants worldwide to share hashtags and photos showcasing the use of image scanners on various websites through their social media accounts in respective countries. Exciting rewards, such as “gift cards” and a “specially designed ScanSnap iX 1600”, await the winners.

Campaign Overview

For more information on the campaign countries, the campaign content and duration in each country, please visit your region’s social media or company website.

Japan: (
USA: (
China: (

Global Case Studies

PFU has launched a dedicated webpage featuring case studies from around the world ( This page serves as a valuable resource offering in-depth insights into the capabilities of image scanners. Focused on real-world use cases and user experiences, it aims to inspire individuals to discover novel ways of using image scanners to enhance their daily lives with convenience and comfort.

Related Links

Global Case Studies (
PFU Celebrates Remarkable Achievement: 15 million Scanner Products Manufactured and Shipped Globally (

About PFU Limited

Since its founding in 1960, PFU Limited has been headquartered in Ishikawa, Japan, and expanding its business globally. In 2022, PFU joined the Ricoh Group. Based on the technologies cultivated through computer development, we provide a total range of IT-related products and services,
including hardware such as image scanners and embedded computers, security and document management software and services, IT infrastructure building, and multi-vendor services in partnership with other companies.

About Ricoh

Ricoh is a leading provider of integrated digital services and print and imaging solutions designed to support digital transformation of workplaces, workspaces and optimize business performance.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh’s global operation reaches customers in approximately 200 countries and regions, supported by cultivated knowledge, technologies, and organizational capabilities nurtured over its 85-year history. In the financial year ended March 2023, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,134 billion yen (approx. 16.0 billion USD).

It is Ricoh’s mission and vision to empower individuals to find Fulfillment through Work by understanding and transforming how people work so we can unleash their potential and creativity to realize a sustainable future.

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  1. Total number includes image scanners shipped from PFU as of February 2023. Includes scanners designed, developed, and manufactured by PFU since 1983 (counted by PFU).


  • ScanSnap is a registered trademark or trademark of PFU LIMITED in Japan.
  • Product names and company names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies.
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