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
are):

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...

Sean

-----Original Message-----
From: Susan Huber [mailto:shuber@ssisland.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 8:39 AM
To: alt-photo-process-l@skyway.usask.ca
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?
Susan

----- Original Message -----
From: <FDanB@aol.com>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, August 25, 2004 2:05 PM
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
>
Received on Mon Aug 30 18:00:32 2004

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