Re: Agfa Quitting Film Business

From: Andy Duncan ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/26/04-08:27:40 AM Z
Message-id: <20040826142740.20851CA089@ws7-4.us4.outblaze.com>

does this mean they won't be making photo paper any more? my favorite paper is their classic

----- Original Message -----
From: FDanB@aol.com
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 17:05:09 -0400 (EDT)
To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
Subject: Agfa Quitting Film Business

> For those interested (copy and paste if needed):
>
> http://www.nzherald.co.nz/latestnewsstory.cfm?storyID=3586014&thesectio
> n=business&thesubsection=latest.html
>
> 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.
>
> Dan
> www.danburkholder.com

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