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Ricoma Relocates to New Headquarters
Ricoma, Miami, recently transitioned to a new, state-of-the-art headquarters in Medley Fla.
After two years of construction, the move into the new 58,000-square-foot facility was initiated in mid-October. It will house all Ricoma employees and machinery. Located just 10 minutes north of Ricoma’s current headquarters, the new building includes a two-story, open-concept workspace; a showroom that is open to customers; and two massive warehouses with space for testing, preparing and shipping the company’s embroidery machines.
“This is yet another milestone inked in the company’s history and will be the springboard for the next chapter of growth that’s to come,” said Henry Ma, Ricoma’s chief operating officer.”
One side of the building is completely made of glass windows. The open floor plan pushes Ricoma in a modern direction, with emphasis on employee cohesion and collaboration, according to the company. With a large showroom to showcase Ricoma’s machines, customers can browse products and can practice using their machines in the spacious training room after making a purchase.
Multiple conference rooms and additional private offices also will contribute to productivity, according to the company. A new media room will now allow for Ricoma to produce quality video tutorials for its growing YouTube channel and higher-quality product visuals for its website and brochures. Other features include automatic standing desks, interactive conference TV screens and modern meeting spaces with charging ports.
“The building offers not only a beautiful work environment for our employees, but also is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to better help our customers,” says Frank Ma, CEO, Ricoma. — J.L.
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