RE: Agfa Quitting Film Business

From: Sean ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/30/04-06:00:19 PM Z
Message-id: <015901c48eed$81491420$6401a8c0@c600>

List Calling Dick (Hope your listening and as insane as we all hope you

We can all hope that Dick @ B&S scoops up their film manufacturing equipment
and keeps the faith alive. I have just started working in photogravure and I
am frightened by the prospect of another LF film supplier drying up.

Taking a deep breath...


-----Original Message-----
From: Susan Huber []
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 8:39 AM
Subject: Re: Agfa Quitting Film Business

I am shocked-yesterday- Ilford had quit the film business!
I blame all the bottom liners!
What is one to to do?

----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 2:05 PM
Subject: Agfa Quitting Film Business

> For those interested (copy and paste if needed):
> 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
> >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
> >last year.
> At least someone's buying the film end of their business so there is hope.
> Dan
Received on Mon Aug 30 18:00:32 2004

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