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PHOENIX COLOR COMPLETING ITS $20 MILLION CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAM WITH THE PURCHASE OF TWO NEW PRESSES

Phoenix Color Corp. ("Phoenix"), a wholly owned subsidiary of ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALJJ), announced today the purchase of two additional presses to be installed in its Hagerstown, MD and Terre Haute, IN facilities. The new Heidelberg XL 106-8-P+L to be installed in Hagerstown and the new Komori GL-540 press to be installed in Terre Haute will be delivered this May, completing the five-press installation plan Phoenix launched in 2019 as part of its $20 million capital investment program. These press additions continue to be supported by other capital investments by Phoenix in prepress, platemaking, lamination and foil stamping and embossing. Marc Reisch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Color commented, 񓠄 was certainly a very challenging year for all businesses, but with the great support of our customers and terrific execution by our employees, Phoenix achieved strong sales momentum during the second half of 2020, which has continued into 2021. For over forty years, Phoenix has been a market leader in building and maintaining its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, and our company continues to be very well prepared to support our customers' business needs in 2021 and beyond."

About Phoenix Color

Phoenix Color is a premier, full-service printer with over forty years of superior print experience. Drawing on a broad spectrum of materials and decorative technologies, Phoenix Color produces memorable, value-added components, heavily-illustrated books, cut and stack labels, folding cartons and specialty commercial products. As a domestic manufacturer, we offer extensive, inhouse digital prepress capabilities and our technologically advanced UV printing platform supports an array of printing and finishing options. Phoenix Color's progressive innovation and commitment to quality will give your product the optimum, eye-catching edge required in today's competitive marketplace.

About ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc.

ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of Faneuil, Inc., a leading provider of call center services, back office operations, staffing services, and toll collection services to commercial and governmental clients across the United States, and Phoenix Color Corp., a leading manufacturer of book components, educational materials, and related products producing value-added components, heavily illustrated books, and specialty commercial products using a broad spectrum of materials and decorative technologies.

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