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    Kodak's film sensitizing division gives out 100 pink slips... TODAY !!

    http://rochesterhomepage.net/fulltext?nxd_id=308582

    "One employee News 8 spoke with on Friday said he and about 100 other workers in Kodak's film sensitizing division were given pink slips."
    Scott Sheppard
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    What does the "Film sensitizing division" do, exactly?

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    Those are the people who make film!

    And, BTW, Channel 10 news reported it as about 40.

    PE

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    This cannot be a good thing.

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    Anyone know how many people work(ed) in this division total? 40 or 100 of 10,000 is nothing. 40/100 of 300, and I worry.

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    I hope this means 'lean and mean' and not 'sick and dying'.

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    They probably axed the E-6 film folks - unless they're long gone in which case double

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    Can we merge this thread and the "Kodak Comeback" one for ironic purposes? No? Okay I'll just sit back down.

    Never good news to read.

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    Really folks? I wouldn't panic just yet. They are restructuring. Most of the layoffs were voluntary according to the news report. These may have been employees transferred to other lines when some of the more recent films had been cancelled. My hopes is that they are doing this well planned out and they will emerge leaner, meaner, and more profitably competitive.
    Remember the auto industry? Bankruptcy, bailouts and restructuring. Now look at some of their profitability reports. They have emerged quite well and their products have improved.

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    I just came across the following article from last November. It's an interesting read:

    http://silverbased.org/plus-x-kodak-woes/#more-479

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