Xerox abandons Fuji Xerox business

6th November 2019

Xerox has sold its remaining 25 percent stake in the Fuji Xerox joint venture to a subsidiary of Fujifilm, while Fujifilm has also agreed to give up on its efforts to sue Xerox for $1 billion following the failed merger last year. The two have also modified and extended the existing sourcing terms for future products to ensure Xerox can still supply these.

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Xaar losses lead to thin film exit

30th September 2019

Xaar has published its interim results for the first half of this year, with even more red than most of my old school reports, and which has prompted the company to give up on its thin film piezo printheads. 

Xaar’s 5601 is a thin film silicon MEMs printhead suitable for aqueous applications.
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DIC to acquire BASF pigment business

30th August 2019

DIC, a Japanese company familiar to most people as the owner of Sun Chemical, is set to acquire BASF’s global pigments business known as BASF Colors and Effects, or BCE, in a deal valued at €1.15 billion. This includes €985 million in cash plus the outstanding debts. 

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