PrintWeek: Xerox continues use of Fujifilm printing technology

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The U.K.’s PrintWeek reports, that despite the end of the Fuji Xerox joint venture, Xerox will continue to license Fujifilm printing technology through the renewal of its contract with the Japanese manufacturer. The decades-long partnership between the two giants ended in 2019 after investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason thwarted Fuji’s plans to acquire the business, but the companies agreed to continue a sourcing relationship. (Incidentally, Xerox recently bought back Icahn’s stake in the company.)

According to PrintWeek, the continues with a recent renewal.

A Xerox spokesperson told Printweek: “While we cannot comment on deal details, we can say that Xerox provides best-in-class hardware, software, and solutions in a complete ecosystem for our clients which includes our proprietary capabilities and work with third-party providers and partners.

“Fujifilm Business Innovation continues to be one of our strategic suppliers, and we have recently renewed our multi-year contract with them. This agreement secures our ongoing access to the latest advancements in print engine technology and related supplies, reinforcing Xerox’s commitment to delivering differentiated solutions to our clients and partners.”

Fujifilm Business Innovation is Xerox’s largest manufacturing partner and supplies specific products across its entry, mid-range and high-end product portfolio, including the Iridesse and Versant models.