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Topic: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection (Read 3279 times) previous topic - next topic

Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

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Yup, but who didn't see this coming? Shouldn't affect us in the print side, hopefully. Oh, and their damage control is already on top of it - see attachment.
A little diddie ‘bout black 'n cyan...two reflective colors doin’ the best they can.

Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

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Yup, but who didn't see this coming? Shouldn't affect us in the print side, hopefully. Oh, and their damage control is already on top of it - see attachment.


Got my letter bright and early this morning too. Without a change in management philosophy though I can't see it improving much for them.
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

Reply #3
Seeing as after repeated requests they still haven't changed my email address so I didn't get the letter.
Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

I'd rather have stories told than be telling stories of what I could have done.

It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

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Would you like me to send you a copy?
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

Reply #5
I have to wonder how this news was viewed at the 2012 GUA Conference thingy that's going on this week in New Orleans.  :laugh:
A little diddie ‘bout black 'n cyan...two reflective colors doin’ the best they can.

Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

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I have to wonder how this news was viewed at the 2012 GUA Conference thingy that's going on this week in New Orleans.  :laugh:


I'm sure Kodak put a cheery spin on it like they did in that email.
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

Reply #7
at least they're not Zion, IL. Town is selling off City Hall to cover debt.

Chapter 11 is just a business tool. They'll shed some debt and be able to make a better go of the parts of their business that are profitable. There's a joke about filing chapter 22 (2nd chapter 11) or even chapter 33. The auto makers seem to be able to do this regularly and still produce and sell cars and trucks.
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

Reply #8
So what's John OGrady's annual salary & bene package?
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

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So what's John OGrady's annual salary & bene package?


I'll bet he's not hurting.
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Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

Reply #10
Moderately interesting take on the whole deal. I'm particularly fond of this quote near the bottom of the first page:

"The amount of pain that printers and printing companies are going to take over the next five years is immense."

Well, isn't that just a rosy prediction!  :banana:
A little diddie ‘bout black 'n cyan...two reflective colors doin’ the best they can.

Re: Kodak files for Chapter 11 Protection

Reply #11
Too bad it's painfully true.
Speed doesn't kill, rapidly becoming stationary is the problem

I'd rather have stories told than be telling stories of what I could have done.

It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
I once knew a plus-sized girl and this pretty much describes teh secks. :rotf:
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
         —Benjamin Franklin

My other job