Kodak Business Park For Sale

Eastman Kodak today announced that the property formerly known as Kodak Park and for the last few years called Eastman Business Park (EBP) is now for sale. The site contains 1,200 acres and many buildings comprising 7.2 million square feet of space. The Park is currently home to 50 different companies and within those companies …

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Early Kodak Catalogs Digitized

The Rochester Public Library has added a digitized collection of some of the early catalogs of the Eastman Kodak Company.  Most of the catalogs show the camera models available at the time. They also show other photographic equipment such as enlarging equipment, tripods and home developing kits. The catalogs also include the prices. If you …

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Kodak News; Sept. 1 – 7

History in the making… On Tuesday, the bankruptcy Judge gave his approval for Kodak to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. That means that Kodak will no longer have oversight from the bankruptcy court. Kodak stock was frozen at the end of the day and anyone that still owned stock will not be getting anything as …

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Kodak News; Aug. 18 – 24

History still in the making… It was a big week for Kodak. On Tuesday they asked the bankruptcy court for approval of their restructuring plan. A trustee from the US Justice Department made an objection to the part of the plan that would give bonuses to the CEO and certain Kodak executives. The Judge pointed …

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Kodak News; Aug. 11 – 17

History still in the making… Kodak’s Theater at Eastman Business Park will now be leased by the Rochester Association for Performing Arts (RAPA). The theater in building 28 on West Ridge Road will be used as a community entertainment, conference and education center. RAPA also plans to showcase the theater as a production center and …

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Kodak News; Aug. 4 – 10

History still in the making… On Tuesday Kodak announced a new five-year senior secured credit of $200 million. Added this to the previously announced $695 million credit and Kodak is ready to emerge from bankruptcy. This new credit line will be managed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays and J.P. Morgan. If your read …

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Kodak News; July 28 – Aug. 3

It was announced on Tuesday that CEO Antonio Perez will eventually be leaving Kodak. He will remain at Kodak for up to a year after Kodak emerges fron bankruptcy or until the Kodak Board of Directors elects a successor, whichever is sooner. Perez then will work as a full-time special advisor for up to 3 …

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Kodak News; June 17 – 21

History still in the making… Kodak and the State of New York have  reached an agreement to establish a $49 million environmental trust for Eastman Business Park (EBP)  (formerly Kodak Park). This trust will be available for remediation of past environmental concerns. This deal also helps stabilize the future of EBP which now has over …

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Kodak News; June 10 – 14

History still in the making… Kodak plans to shut down its cellulose acetate base manufacturing operations next week. Light sensitive chemicals are spread on the acetate base to make photographic film. The acetate base is made in building 53 in Eastman Business Park. Kodak has an inventory of years worth of acetate base and are …

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Kodak News; June 3 – 7

History still in the making… Kodak announced on Monday that it has reached a new agreement with 20th Century Fox to supply motion picture film to its movie and television studios through 2015. Although demand for movie film is down, Kodak said it continues to manufacture billions of linear feet of film each year. At …

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