Eastman Kodak Co.

Kodak's Bankruptcy is, Finally, Done
December 16, 2014

Eastman Kodak Co.'s bankruptcy, finally and officially, is over. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Allan Gropper last week approved a motion closing the Chapter 11 case. The move is largely administrative, as Kodak's bankruptcy reorganization was approved in September 2013.

Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke Discusses Company Transformation, Emphasis on Digital Printing
June 3, 2014

By some key mileposts, Eastman Kodak likely won't look much different this year than it did in 2013. But while sales and operational earnings will be flat to somewhat down, CEO Jeff Clarke said, where that money comes from will be changing radically.

"You see a transformation," Clarke told a Manhattan conference room of shareholders Wednesday as the company held its annual shareholder meeting-its first in three years.

John McMullen Named Kodak Chief Financial Officer
May 27, 2014

John McMullen has been named executive vice president and CFO of Kodak, effective June 15, 2014. The board of directors has elected McMullen a corporate officer of Kodak, and he will become a member of the company's Executive Council. McMullen will report to Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke.

Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Expands Sales Team
May 13, 2014

Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc., Caledonia, N.Y., has added two new members to its sales team, Tom Kehoe and John Kilcoyne.

Kehoe has an extensive background in sales and business development. He spent many years at Kodak, and most recently worked in pharmaceutical sales.

Kodak Names Jeff Clarke as New CEO
March 18, 2014

The Eastman Kodak Co. board of directors elected Jeffrey J. Clarke as CEO and board member. “Jeff is the right person to lead Kodak forward,” said James V. Continenza, Kodak's chairman of the board. "His combination of strengths and experience in technology, transformation, finance, operations and international business is precisely what we set out to find in the next leader of Kodak."

Kodak, Collins Inkjet Still Battle On: Kodak Loses Legal Round in Ink Fight
March 11, 2014

A federal judge in Ohio has temporarily stopped Eastman Kodak Co. from charging different prices for refurbishing a piece of printing equipment depending on whether those customers use Kodak-made ink or a competitor's.

Collins Inkjet Corp. of Ohio sued Kodak in September, alleging the Rochester printing technology company was unfairly trying to claim all the Versamark ink business by telling users of the Kodak-made printing press line that getting printheads refurbished would cost more if they used non-Kodak inks.

Kodak to Stop Plate Production at U.K. Site
March 4, 2014

Eastman Kodak said it is ending production of Sonora printing plates at its Leeds, U.K. plant by next year and will look for a new site to meet demand in the Americas.

Additionally, Kodak said it's selecting another site for printing plate production to serve customers in the Americas. 

Meanwhile, Kodak has invested in upgrading its high-speed Sonora plate manufacturing in its Osterode, Germany, plant. The Osterode plant started shipping Sonora plates in November, and Kodak said volume is increasing every month. 

The company also said it upgraded its Xiamen, China, plant to produce the plates.

Kodak Sued by Inkjet Inks Competitor
October 1, 2013

Once one of Eastman Kodak Co.’s key suppliers, Collins Ink Corp. has turned into a considerable legal adversary.

In a federal lawsuit filed two weeks ago, Collins Inkjet Corp. alleges that the Rochester-based printing and imaging company is illegally trying to stifle inkjet ink competition.