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New EFI MarketDirect Solution Gives Print and Packaging Businesses an Easy Entry into Fulfillment Services

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Printing and packaging businesses seeking growth by offering pick-and-pack fulfillment have an important new, automated offering from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. Newly launched EFI™ MarketDirect Fulfillment software is designed for easy implementation. The new inventory management product is part of the MarketDirect suite of web-to-print, eCommerce and cross media solutions. Equipped with intuitive and flexible administration tools, the new fulfillment offering creates a seamless order-to-fulfillment workflow that businesses can use to expand service offerings, create efficiency in warehouse operations, and drive even greater customer loyalty.

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Fujifilm and Tinmasters Announce Inkjet Metal Decoration Partnership

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Fujifilm’s foray into metal decoration has been given a significant seal of approval as one of Europe’s biggest independent metal packaging printers agrees to inkjet development partnership

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Xerox Annual Meeting of Shareholders Changes to “Virtual”

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This important update for the Annual Meeting of Shareholders relates to the 2020 proxy statement (the “Proxy Statement”) of Xerox Holdings Corporation (NYSE: XRX) (the “Company”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on April 8, 2020 and subsequently mailed or made available to the Company’s shareholders in connection with the solicitation of proxies by the Company’s Board of Directors (our “Board”) for use at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) to be held on Thursday, May 21, 2020. This information is being filed with the SEC and is being made available to shareholders on or about May 8, 2020.

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SGIA and PIA Merge to Become the Largest Printing and Graphic Arts Association in the US

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The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA) today announce that, as of May 1, 2020, the two organizations will officially merge. SGIA and PIA are together committed to serving the graphic arts community with preeminent research, education, training, events, legislative support, government affairs, health and safety, and other key industry services. SGIA primarily serves the graphics, industrial and apparel decorator segments; and PIA primarily serves the commercial printing segment. Together, members will have access to services across many channels.

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Xerox to Manufacture Hospital-Grade Sanitizer in U.S. and Canada for Frontline Healthcare Workers

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Xerox Holdings Corporation is leveraging its manufacturing capabilities and in-house materials expertise to produce approximately 140,000 gallons of hand sanitizer by June 2020, an initiative focused on helping to save lives during the current global health crisis.

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Opportunities for Printing and Packaging in the Booming Cannabis Market

Cannabis legalization is growing worldwide, as more countries change their regulations, and companies, growers and retailers around the world try to make their mark in this “green rush” era. Hemp, the source for CBD (which is the non psychoactive compound) has lots of proven benefits, and is being added to countless retail products – from food to cosmetics. Overall, the CBD market is expected to grow to $2.1 billion in consumer sales by 2020, and these products will require packaging.

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Xerox Acquires Digitex Canada and Grows Presence in the SMB Market

Xerox has acquired Digitex Canada, the largest independent services, software and technology provider in Western Canada.

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“We’re expanding our footprint in the fast-growing North America small and midsize business market (SMB) with our acquisition of Digitex Canada,” said Mike Feldman, president of Americas Operations, Xerox. “With Digitex Canada’s geographical presence, strong SMB customer base, and technology and services expertise, we are well placed to bring our growing portfolio of workplace technology solutions to new customers seeking a modern work experience.”

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Solucan Revolutionalizes Custom Beverage Can Printing

Following a few successful tests late last year, this February Solucan hosted an official press conference to demonstrate the impressive capabilities of their Tonejet Cyclone machine – enabling beverage cans production of infinite print customization options with flexible quantities – ranging from 48 to 165,000 beverage cans.

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Xeikon Launches REX – Remanufactured Xeikon Presses

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The investment for professional digital printing equipment can be significant for smaller companies wanting to step into this new market. The REX program, recently launched by Xeikon, will offer a range of remanufactured Xeikon presses providing an affordable option for printers and converters looking to expand their business with digital applications.

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Xerox Expands its Presence in US and UK Markets for SMB Solutions

Xerox announced the acquisition of Arena Group – a leading UK company that specializes in hard copy and electronic document management for SMBs. Arena Group grew from 10 employees to 160 employees across 6 UK offices, providing SMBs with hardware, software and expertise that enables organisations to cut costs, improve efficiencies and become greener.

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