Agfa Quitting Film Business

From: [email protected]
Date: 08/25/04-03:05:09 PM Z
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For those interested (copy and paste if needed):

>From the New Zealand Herald:

>Agfa-Gevaert quits camera film business
> 23.08.2004 6.40 am
>One of the best-known names in camera film, Agfa-Gevaert, is quitting the
>industry due to the booming popularity of digital cameras.
> While international rivals Eastman Kodak and Fuji Photo Film revamp their
>film divisions to cope with the digital camera craze, Agfa is abandoning
>its historic roots and selling its consumer photography unit to managers
>for 175.5 million euros ($331.5 million).
> Agfa made almost one in 10 of the rolls of film sold throughout the world
>last year.

At least someone's buying the film end of their business so there is hope.

Received on Wed Aug 25 15:05:24 2004

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