Re: Agfa Quitting Film Business

From: Timo Sund ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/26/04-08:49:59 AM Z
Message-id: <412DF897.9010603@palaios.com>

I believe it was sold and running.

Andy Duncan kirjoitti:

> 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
>
>

-- 
Timo Sund
Palaios Photos
Finland
http://palaios.com
Received on Thu Aug 26 08:53:15 2004

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