Re: Silly little Kodak History question.

From: Wayne D ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/13/05-07:25:00 PM Z
Message-id: <003301c58812$db96a900$5345ccd1@oemcomputer>

Bugger... not you Don.
My memory is not as good as it tells me it is.
Here's a link I turned up.

http://skymaster.kjsl.com/pipermail/kodachrome/2004-September/001040.html

I don't remember ever hearing of anyone developing Kodachrome outside of
Kodak until the K-14 process. As far as I knew that's when they began a
concerted effort to streamline the processing and reduce the cost of the
equipment so that licensing others would be practical. The $10,000,000 per
installation cost that I cited is a figure that I remember from K-12 days,
I'm sure that the smaller processors for the K-14 process were much cheaper.
On the subject of 3M, what do you know about the relationship between 3M
and Kodak? Was Dynachrome just re-badged Kodachrome or a different product.

Regards,
Wayne

----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Bryant" <dstevenbryant@mindspring.com>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2005 6:03 PM
Subject: RE: Silly little Kodak History question.

> Wayne,
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> No, no one else ever developed Kodachrome until very recently.
> >
> I'm curious to know what you mean by until recently?
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> When I worked for 3M in 1980 we processed (tens of) thousands of rolls and
> reels of Kodachrome everyday just in one plant alone.
>
> Best,
>
> Don Bryant
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>
>
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Received on Wed Jul 13 19:26:21 2005

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