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    Kodak plant in Weatherford, OK

    I just drove through Weatherford, OK, and the film plant there has a big Kodak sign out front, they still have a sign up leading to the loading dock with the Ferrania name on it .

    Just wonder if anybody knows anything about this.

    I put this in color because the plant is known to make color film.

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    Kodak never had a film coating or packaging plant in OK, AFAIK. There is one in Colorado and one in Mexico at the present time. Kodak has/had a chemical plant in Texas.

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    Seems they acquired a company in 2002 (approx.)

    From the local Chamber of Commerce:

    Eastman Kodak Company
    2720 East Frontage Road
    Weatherford, OK 73096
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    Imation Enterprises
    2700 East Frontage Road
    Weatherford, OK 73096
    www.imation.com
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    How wonderful. I'm glad to hear it. Must be a new regional center as well, but please note that this is primarily a digital conversion and storage company (Imation).

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    the address for ferrinia
    Ferrania USA, Inc.
    2740 South Frontage Road
    Weatherford, OK 73096

    just driving by, it looks like the Ferrinia plant is located in kodak's building.

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    Ferannia DID make color film in that plant; I know for a fact.

    What Kodak is doing with it, I have no clue...

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    Anyone live there? Maybe someone local would know if they are involved in the film business at this location.
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    I know for a fact that EK had no relationship with Ferrania. It was a division of 3M. It is headquartered in Italy.

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    Scotchchrome was made by Ferrania for 3M. Imation is also a 3M spin-off. So that would sort of explain a possible connection between Imation and Ferrania. Where Kodak fits in IDK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Photo Engineer View Post
    I know for a fact that EK had no relationship with Ferrania. It was a division of 3M. It is headquartered in Italy.

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    Had? Maybe its changed. The news report said EK acquired a company in 2002, I think it was Imation or maybe a division.
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