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Kodak is about to be delisted.

Discussion in 'Film Camera Forum' started by Michael Penn, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    Wow, such a definitive end of an era...
  2. wt21

    wt21 SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 15, 2010
    Dead man walking.

    A company I worked for in the 90s was aquired by Kodak. It was clear then that they hadnt a clue. Sad.
  3. Penny

    Penny SC Veteran

    Aug 26, 2010
    Outside Liverpool Uk
    This is very sad my first 'Brownie' was Kodak...Unfortunately I don't think this will be last company to 'bottom-up' sorry I've just come off the 'Bottom' thread.
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  4. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    This is so sad. It's heartbreaking to think of a world without Tri-X. Plus, who will make the sensor for the M10?

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  5. wt21

    wt21 SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 15, 2010
    I thought they already sold their sensor business??

    They are selling off all the parts. Now they are selling their patents. The new CEO for Kodak is a lawyer who spent her career with Kodak licensing selling Kodak's IP. Tell's you where they are going. (supposedly their future is in printers, but why on earth would someone make a run at that business).
  6. ajramirez

    ajramirez SC All-Pro

    Jul 9, 2010
    Caguas, Puerto Rico
    They did. I realized this right after I posted.

  7. nippa

    nippa SC Top Veteran

    Aug 7, 2010
    Cheshire UK
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  8. Brian

    Brian SC Top Veteran

    Jul 7, 2010
    Another sad note- Penn Camera files for Chapter 11. 5 stores clsing now, 3 more in the future. One of the best camera shops in the DC area.

    Kodak, Polaroid, I really think these companies just lost their way. Considering that I can get film again for my SX-70, I am sure someone will pick up film production. It will be a niche item. But right now, I'm getting it for $1 a roll and developed for $4. When i need to switch to B&W and develop myself, i will.
  9. trisberg

    trisberg SC Veteran

    Jul 5, 2011
    New Hampshire
  10. Ballenxj

    Ballenxj SC Regular

    Dec 17, 2011
    DEFINITELY a BAD day for film. :frown: