Quote Originally Posted by kb3lms View Post
No doubt there are HUGE costs in downsizing an industrial giant. It's likely the cost of the legacy overheads are the real cost issues. Production of film at the correct scale probably wouldn't be a cost problem. The issue is getting from where you are today to the correct scale when you have the legacy costs consuming all the money.

If it is done right, bringing a company back to profitability might be a very rewarding challenge. The upside is that once a company is profitable you may get to try again, if you can develop new products and services that someone wants whether they are in your current market or something else.
In a way this is very positive: Kodak films could be saved. But reading the other posts I realize there are more forces, like shareholders, involved. Still a shame the right people didn't see this at the right time to save E6...