Interesting story of a Kodak spinoff

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  1. langedp

    langedp Member

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    Check out this story on Eastman Chemical which was spun off from Kodak back in 1993. "We determined that there was little strategic reason related to our core imaging and health business for Kodak to continue to own Eastman," said then CEO Kay Whtimore at a press conference in 1993. Eastman Chemical has done pretty well out from under the Kodak umbrella.

    http://money.cnn.com/2012/01/27/markets/thebuzz/
     
  2. Jeff Kubach

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    So could be some hope for Kodak film.

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    I have (somewhere) a sales catalogue of Kodak Organic Chemicals from about 1960. (Their UK factory was in Liverpool). It's the size of a big paperback, listing hundreds of chemicals, most with almost unpronouncable complex chemical names. IIRC, there was also a service for one-off synthesis of special chemicals for research