Eastman Kodak

Jeffrey Clarke, Orbitz Worldwide Chairman, Replaces Kodak CEO Antonio Perez
March 12, 2014

Jeffrey Clarke has been selected as the new CEO of Kodak and a member of its board of directors. He replaces Antonio Perez, now special advisor to the board. "Jeff Clarke is a talented and proven executive who is well qualified to lead Kodak through our next era, which I believe will be one of innovation and growth," said Perez.

Kodak Loses Latest Round in Ongoing Legal Battle with Collins Inkjet
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.

In a ruling last week, U.S. District Judge Michael R. Barrett gave Collins Inkjet a preliminary injunction banning Kodak from any such two-tier

Mercury Print Relocates, Invests in New Gear and Changes Its Name
March 7, 2014

Say goodbye to Mercury Print Productions. The Rochester, NY, commercial printing company is ditching its name, and its twin operations on Rochester's northwest side, as it relocates to Gates' Rochester Tech Park. Along with the move, Mercury is spending several million dollars on new equipment

Next week will see the start of what will likely be three months of moving as Mercury consolidates both plants into 170,000 square feet of space in Rochester Tech Park's Building 4, CEO John Place said.

Mercury Print Productions Gets New Facility, Name
March 7, 2014

ROCHESTER, NY—No, Mercury Print Productions isn't entering the witness protection program. It is, however, changing its name and relocating its business to another area of its Rochester, NY, home city.

Special Effects/Finishes: Turn How Into Wow!
February 1, 2014

Chasing technology can be time consuming, expensive and frustrating. Imagine being the first tenant in an exclusive, gated community—the quiet, the beauty, the excitement of it all—then, within a year, you become knee-deep in neighbors. It no longer seems special when the masses join the party, does it?

Supplier News
February 1, 2014

Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ February 2014 edition, featuring Eagle Systems, Xerox, xpedx, EFI, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.

Local Companies Sued in Kodak Bankruptcy
January 30, 2014

Custom Molding Solutions has counted Eastman Kodak as a customer almost since the company's beginning a dozen years ago.

It regularly turns out batches of extruded plastic parts used in Kodak's color and monochrome digital printing presses. And over the last weeks of 2011, Kodak paid the Churchville, NY, company $98,521 for goods delivered, as it regularly did.

Now a trust fund established as part of Kodak's bankruptcy wants all that money back. A trust fund established as part of Eastman Kodak's bankruptcy is suing hundreds of businesses around the globe, including many in the Rochester region, as it seeks to claw