Re: Agfa Quitting Film Business

From: steves ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/30/04-08:57:28 PM Z
Message-id: <000b01c48f06$44671ac0$c604e4d8@am.sony.com>

You mean, do you infer, are you suggesting Bostic and Sullivan, like Sierra
Nevada that bought the old Lowenbrov vats; that B&S actually BUY the Agfa
manufacturing equipment and Make something out of this?

S.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sean" <sean@ecurb.net>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 5:00 PM
Subject: RE: Agfa Quitting Film Business

> 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 20:55:07 2004

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