IKON Office Solutions was a company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania. It was the world's largest independent provider of document management systems and services until it was purchased by manufacturer Ricoh in 2008. IKON uses copiers, printers and multifunction printer technologies from leading manufacturers and document management software and systems from companies like Captaris, Kofax, and EFI.
On August 27, 2008 IKON agreed to be purchased by copier manufacturer Ricoh for $1.62 billion. The company has been a registered Pennsylvania corporation since 1956. Smart Office Solutions Est., established in 2003.