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First Model Printing House Invests in the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press after Spotting a Gap in the Market

The oldest printing factory in Russia, First Model Printing House, has chosen to invest in a KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press after spotting a gap in the market in the short-run book publishing market.“Historically, the use of traditional offset methods to print fewer than 2,000 book copies has been unprofitable due to the startup costs involved; however, switching to a digital system has allowed us to make profit on much shorter print runs,” says Boris Gorelik, Director of Digital Printing at the Chekhov Pechatny Dvor branch of First Model Printing House. The Chekhov Pechatny Dvor branch’s investment has allowed it to build a modern, diversified printing business that besides digital production, offers a whole range of web-fed offset, sheet-fed color printing and a variety of finishes.The Chekhov branch has more than 200 customers - mainly based around Moscow - ranging from single-book publishers all the way up to big publishing houses printing professional and technical literature. The plant produces hard- and soft-back books (both glue bound and saddle stitched), glue calendars and photo wallpapers, but it’s the company’s digital printing of hard back sewn books that provides the printer with its competitive advantage. The branch now prints more than 700 book and brochure titles every month, equating to over 3 million copies, half of which are printed digitally. Approximately 70-80% of the books printed are produced on the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press, making it the branch’s main printer.First Model Printing House first considered switching to digital book printing in 2008, and quickly realized that the industrial output required could only be provided by web-fed inkjet technology. Boris Gorelik said, “We chose the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press because only Kodak produced presses with our required web width (660 mm). What’s more, the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press had one more indisputable advantage, a printing speed of 200 mpm. This inkjet technology allows us to print with a 600х900 dpi resolution at a maximum speed that is far higher than competitive solutions.”These increased production speeds result in the average print run taking less than an hour, meaning that the Chekhov Pechatny Dvor branch can now guarantee to produce any digital title within 10 working days. The company can even accept urgent orders when necessary, providing a two day turnaround. In turn, this ultimately means that the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press has made print runs of 100-1,000 copies more profitable (this compares to a profitability boundary for traditional offset of 1,500-2,000 copies), which has served to bolster customer relationships. Most importantly however, quality is maintained, as Boris Gorelik confirms, “with the KODAK PROSPER 1000 Press, even where complicated raster and line illustrations are required, customers see that we can produce offset quality using digital technology, at exceptional speed.”“First Model Printing House can now print book sizes of 15x22.5 cm and 13.5x21 cm - two of the most popular sizes in the publishing market - and since installing the press has witnessed stable growth in orders from the professional and technical literature sectors. Thanks to its Kodak investment, the company is now also in a position to enter new markets, such as color books, print-on-demand and many more,” concluded Anton Kodinskiy, Pre-sales Consultant for Digital Printing Solutions, EAMER GRC at Kodak.From left to right: Kodak Pre-sales & Sales Consultant DPS, Anton Kodinskiy General Director at the Chekhov Pechatny Dvor branch, Maksim Rachkov Director of Digital Printing at the Chekhov Pechatny Dvor branch, Boris Gorelik Kodak Managing Director, Russia, Alisa Firsova Kodak Sales Director, GRC & Eeaster Europe, Jacek SkibickiThe PROSPER 1000 Press in the in the print roomThe operator in front of the PROSPER 1000 Press, which is now working 24/7

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Kodak Sets New Structure to Drive Growth

Kodak (NYSE: KODK) has established a new organizational structure to make the company faster-moving, more competitive and more entrepreneurial. The company will have five market-focused business divisions: Print Systems; Enterprise Inkjet Systems; Micro 3D Printing and Packaging; Software and Solutions; and Consumer and Film.These divisions will be end-to-end operating units with responsibility and accountability for portfolio, product design, engineering, services, sales, purchasing and supply chain.“Kodak has an extraordinary product and service portfolio, groundbreaking scientific and engineering expertise, and a world-famous and highly trusted brand,” Kodak Chief Executive Officer Jeff Clarke said. “We now have the right organizational structure for deploying those strengths to drive growth. We designed this structure to sharpen our focus on performance, predictability and accountability for business results.”Kodak’s new operating divisions, their markets and leaders are:Print Systems Division: Led by Brad Kruchten, President, Print Systems, and Senior Vice President, Kodak, this division will serve graphic arts and commercial print customers with printing plates (including the rapidly growing KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates), computer to plate (CTP) imaging solutions, electrophotographic printing solutions (EPS), OEM toner and all equipment services. Enterprise Inkjet Systems Division: Philip Cullimore, President, Enterprise Inkjet Systems, and Senior Vice President, Kodak, will lead this division, which will serve existing and future inkjet printing customers with KODAK PROSPER Systems (including the PROSPER 6000 Press, the world’s fastest and most powerful commercial inkjet press); KODAK VERSAMARK Systems; Print on Demand Solutions (PODS); and ink OEM solutions.Micro 3D Printing and Packaging Division: Philip Cullimore will also lead this group on an interim basis as President, Micro 3D Printing and Packaging, which serves packaging customers and display OEM partners with products such as KODAK FLEXCEL NX Systems and Plates, legacy packaging solutions and touch sensor films.Software and Solutions Division: Eric-Yves Mahe, President, Software and Solutions, and Senior Vice President, Kodak, will lead this unit which includes Kodak Technology Solutions, Kodak’s go-to-market engine to prioritize and monetize Kodak innovations in partnership with Kodak Research Labs; KODAK Unified Workflow Solutions; Brand Protection Solutions; Kodak Services for Business; and Design 2 Launch solutions to manage and coordinate use of brand assets.Consumer and Film Division: Steven Overman, President, Consumer and Film, and Senior Vice President, Kodak, who is also Kodak’s Chief Marketing Officer, will lead Kodak’s most consumer-facing division, with responsibility for consumer inkjet solutions, motion picture and commercial films, synthetic chemicals, and brand licensing. This division is responsible for the exploration of other potential initiatives in the consumer space.Kodak is combining its current four regional sales organizations into two: Europe, United States and Canada, Australia and New Zealand (EUCAN) and Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (ALMA). These will be led by John O’Grady, Managing Director, EUCAN, and Vice President, Kodak, and Lois Lebegue, Managing Director, ALMA, and Vice President, Kodak.  Common service and back office support will be hosted in a shared service model in each region for all businesses.The company also is optimizing its corporate functions by eliminating overlap and enhancing accountability. The corporate functional leaders are:John McMullen, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President;Mark Green, Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President;Steven Overman, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President;Patrick Sheller, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President;Terry Taber, Chief Technical Officer and Senior Vice President; andKim VanGelder, Chief Information Officer and Vice President. VanGelder will now report to CEO Jeff Clarke.These changes will be effective January 1, 2015.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging.  We provide -- directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies -- hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, electronic displays, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets. With our world-class R&D capabilities, innovative solutions portfolio and highly trusted brand, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to sustainably grow their own businesses and enjoy their lives. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.CAUTIONARY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SAFE HARBOR PROVISIONS OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995 This document includes "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning the company’s plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events, future revenue or performance, capital expenditures, liquidity, investments, financing needs, business trends, and other information that is not historical information. When used in this document, the words “estimates,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “plans,” “intends,” “believes,” “predicts,” “forecasts,” or future or conditional verbs, such as “will,” “should,” “could,” or “may,” and variations of such words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward–looking statements. All forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, management’s examination of historical operating trends and data are based upon the company’s expectations and various assumptions. Future events or results may differ from those anticipated or expressed in these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, among others, the risks and uncertainties described in more detail in the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, under the headings “Business,” “Risk Factors,” and/or “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations-Liquidity and Capital Resources,” the Risk Factors section of the company’s Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2014, and those described in other filings the company makes with the SEC from time to time, as well as the following: the company’s ability to improve and sustain its operating structure, financial results and profitability; the ability of the company to achieve cash forecasts, financial projections, and projected growth; our ability to achieve the financial and operational results contained in our business plans; the ability of the company to discontinue or sell certain non-core businesses or operations; the company’s ability to comply with the covenants in its credit facilities; our ability to obtain additional financing if and as needed; any potential adverse effects of the Chapter 11 proceedings on the company’s brand or business prospects; the company’s ability to fund continued investments, capital needs, restructuring payments and service its debt; changes in foreign currency exchange rates, commodity prices and interest rates; the resolution of claims against the company; our ability to attract and retain key executives, managers and employees; our ability to maintain product reliability and quality and growth in relevant markets; our ability to effectively anticipate technology trends and develop and market new products, solutions and technologies; and the impact of the global economic environment on the company. There may be other factors that may cause the company’s actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements attributable to the company or persons acting on its behalf apply only as of the date of this report on this documentand are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements included in this document. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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Nägele Digital Repro GmbH has Extended its Portfolio to Include Direct Engraving with the KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System

Kempten-based prepress service provider and supplier of flexographic printing plates uses Kodak’s direct laser engraving solution for plates and sleevesEYSINS, SWITZERLAND, 25th November – Since 1975, Nägele Digital Repro GmbH’s, based in Kempton, Germany, has specialised in prepress work and the production of printing forms for flexographic printing in the packaging field, an area where brand manufacturers and packaging producers are applying increasing pressure on their prepress and printing partners.To meet these challenges, Nägele Digital Repro GmbH has recently extended its production capabilities with a KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System for the direct engraving of elastomer flexographic plates and sleeves. With the FLEXCEL Direct System, the company has acquired a direct engraving solution that is distinguished by its high resolution, productivity and outstanding versatility.“In addition to extending our underlying capacity, the FLEXCEL Direct System now allows us to manufacture high-quality imaged elastomer plates and sleeves. For example, at screen rulings of up to 60 lines per cm, we can engrave a printable tonal range of 1 to 99% by modelling the dot edges accordingly,” says Manfred Nägele, founder and senior director of Nägele Digital Repro GmbH, explaining why the company chose to invest in the Kodak system. “What’s more, the FLEXCEL Direct System allows us to manufacture ester-resistant elastomer plates, as an alternative to special photopolymer plates, when two-component inks or varnishes are to be used during the printing process.”Direct laser engraving is not completely new to Nägele Digital Repro GmbH, and the company still uses a pre-existing CO2 laser system for simple linework jobs, but the KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System has truly extended the company’s capabilities, and Nägele now supplies ten different packaging printers of varying sizes with laser-engraved plates and sleeves. “As far as sleeves are concerned,” continues Nagele, “the elastomer sleeves manufactured on the FLEXCEL System are of a higher quality than LAMS photopolymer sleeves. Another advantage lies in the fact that the delivery times for elastomer sleeves are significantly shorter and the purchase price is slightly lower. The elastomer printing forms stand out due to their excellent ink transfer capabilities and the long print cycles that can be achieved before cleaning is required, and the use of sleeves again opens up the prospect of significant savings due to the large reduction in setup times at the flexo presses.”The KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System features innovative, energy-efficient, high-power semiconductor laser imaging technology, Kodak-formulated press-ready elastomers and workflow software for accurate image reproduction. This outstanding combination of technologies offers sleeves and plates for flexographic printing superior in both quality and productivity potential - platemaking for flexographic printing, which was once labor intensive, is now made much simpler by the FLEXCEL Direct System.The new investment joins an impressive array of Kodak technology solutions at Nagele. They have been using Kodak’s high-resolution FLEXCEL NX System technology to produce high-quality photopolymer plates since May 2010. KODAK FLEXCEL NX Plates, which paved the way for a dramatic increase in the quality and reproducibility of flexographic printing, now account for 70% of the company's photopolymer plate production. Driven by the powerful KODAK PRINERGY Workflow and equipped with Hybrid options, both of the company’s KODAK FLEXCEL NX Wide Imagers are also able to image offset printing plates. Nagele chose KODAK TRILLIAN SP Thermal Plates - which require no preheating and reduce chemical consumption - to support brand manufacturers with traditional reprographics services and supply offset print shops throughout the region with print-ready plates.By extending its flexographic printing technology to include the KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System, Nägele Digital Repro GmbH is now ideally positioned to meet the specific needs of packaging printers with its wide range of photopolymer and elastomer printing forms. “With the FLEXCEL Direct System, we have achieved a new quality level that was not previously possible in the field of direct engraving,” concludes Manfred Nägele.Manfred Nägele, founder and senior director of Nägele Digital Repro GmbH (right), with his children Claudia and Michael Nägele, who both have management roles in Nägele Digital Repro GmbH and Nägele PrePress GmbH.With the KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System, the company has entered the world of high-quality elastomer plate and sleeve production.Operational manager Werner Rost takes an engraved sleeve from the KODAK FLEXCEL Direct System.Visual inspection of the engraving result on a sleeve.The company possesses two large-format FLEXCEL NX Wide Systems whose imagers can also be used for the imaging of offset plates.The headquarters of Nägele Digital Repro GmbH and Nägele PrePress in Kempten, Allgäu.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(Kodak, Flexcel, Trillian and Prinergy are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Gill Beard, Kodak, +44 (0)192 365 2727, Gillian.beard@kodak.com James Harris, Lucre, +44 (0)208 741 5900, Kodak@lucre.co.uk2014

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Diflex wins over new customers with the acquisition of a KODAK FLEXCEL NX System

OverviewDiflex has always opted for technological innovation, offering prepress and supplies for the flexographic industry that set it apart from other suppliers to the market. Its success is based on the experience of its staff, around 60 employees working in the company's three branches located in Madrid, Valencia and Portugal, and on the guarantee of quality and respect for the environment, which have been certified for years. To serve all the sectors of the flexographic market, the company has created three distinct divisions: Diflex embalaje Flexible [Flexible packaging], Diflex División Cartón [Paperboard Division] and Diflex Suministros [Supplies].A year ago, Diflex decided to acquire a KODAK FLEXCEL NX System in order to meet customer demand for digital plates capable of overcoming the limits of flexography, enabling the company to offer a wider range of options for its customers' container and packaging innovations. After twelve months of operation, Diflex has just achieved Kodak Certified Partner status for its work and is satisfied with the results achieved with this image processing technology, as well as the innovative materials in the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System, which have enabled it to expand its customer base.ChallengeSince its inception in 1995, Diflex has enjoyed unstoppable growth thanks to a strategy of production process digitisation and automation, entailing continuous incorporation of new technologies to provide the best possible responses to customers' flexographic needs. In view of this corporate philosophy, it is no wonder that Diflex was looking for a digital plate production system that would offer efficiency in production, stability and repeatability, as well as high image quality, and according to the company's Managing Director, María Teresa Mesa, this is precisely what FLEXCEL offers.SolutionMaría Teresa Mesa explains that in the company's decision to acquire this technology, "the decisive factor was seeing the high-quality results obtained with KODAK FLEXCEL NX System in various types of printing, as well as the results achieved by other printers who were already using these plates and were satisfied with the reported benefits in terms of faster job start-ups and fewer losses. This, combined with our customers' demand for this service, led us to go ahead without hesitation and invest in a KODAK FLEXCEL NX System, and we can now safely say that we are very satisfied with the results as they are exactly as we had expected."Diflex's Director, Miguel Ángel Ruiz, describes some of the advantages of working with FLEXCEL NX Plates: "They practically eliminate the need to divide line screens, and KODAK DIGICAP NX Patterning helps to increase density throughout the tonal scale and make it possible to eliminate some spot colours. Some of these plates last between two and five times longer than other digital plates and come up to color faster, reducing start-up time and preparation waste by 25%. They also allow us to achieve a cleaner run with fewer stops."For Ms Mesa, the acquisition of the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System "was the right decision, as it has helped us win new customers by expanding our range of solutions and providing higher quality results. This enables our customers to obtain better printing results without having to invest in any equipment themselves."BenefitsDiflex's Director feels that "becoming a Kodak Certified Partner is a bonus for our customers as it represents a guarantee that work will be carried out properly. Not just because we say so, but also because we comply with all the criteria laid down by Kodak. Therefore, when we explain that these plates will improve process stability and consistency, provide better screens and process printing, better ink adaptability or ease of adjustment, they can be sure that this is what they will actually get as we can back this up with certification."If having this certification represents a benefit to regular Diflex customers, Ms Mesa also feels it serves as a good letter of introduction to potential customers. This new technology has helped the company to win new customers in the food, plastics and label markets. If we add to this a wide range of products and services, as well as personalised customer service, Ms Mesa has no doubt as to the key to the company's success.Gilles Corbé, Key Account Manager Packaging Commercial Imaging Kodak Iberia, explains that, "the Kodak system utilises KODAK SQUARESPOT Imaging Technology to offer exceptional repeatability and image quality. Combined with the KODAK DIGICAP NX Patterning option, which considerably improves ink transfer from the plate surface, gravure-like solids can be obtained without the need to lay down more ink. This means that the printers can avail themselves of a wider range of colours in comparison with traditional digital flexography."Bearing in mind Diflex's corporate philosophy of offering every available technology on the market to allow customer choice, Ms Mesa is convinced that the company will continue to integrate new advances as they arise in the market. Consequently, it currently has in its sights the possibility of introducing the KODAK Plate for the corrugated paperboard market.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com , follow us on Twitter @Kodak , or like us on Facebook at KodakNow .(Kodak, Flexcel, DigiCap and Squarespot are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)2014

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Kodak’s Packaging Summit highlights segment’s growth and complexity

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2014 — More than 50 of Latin America’s most respected experts, printers and brand owners attended Kodak’s first packaging summit in Miami, Fla. The event provided attendees with a new forum for professional enrichment, networking opportunities and insight into the growing complexity of the space.Packaging has become an integrated marketing tool that gives brand owners direct access to end users and opportunities to build loyalty for decades to come. These benefits come with a variety of new challenges such as gathering rapid product feedback, complying with legislative oversight of customer tracking, and protecting the brand from counterfeiting.  Kodak demonstrated how its products and services, such as KODAK PRINERGY Workflow and KODAK DESIGN2LAUNCH Solutions, provide unmatched levels of automation and ease-of-use that reduce complexity and the risk of recalls.“Kodak is committed to being a leading partner driving the packaging industry forward,” said Doug Edwards, President, Digital Print and Enterprise and Senior Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. “Kodak knows that in order to drive development of solutions forward, it is vital to understand the needs of the brands and the consumers. We constantly innovate and invigorate our packaging solutions to enable printers to address the needs of the brands in the most productive and profitable manner, while being environmentally responsible and practical.”The Kodak Packaging Summit provided an open forum for brands to learn and discuss important issues such as:How to address costs through lower-weight packaging, reduced inventory, improved logistics, and printing process alternatives How to achieve faster rates of packaging renewal including promotions, seasonal versions and design renewals The exponential growth in new SKUs, the demand for reduced packaging development cycles, and the impact of globalization on quality and cost Innovative ways to connect with the end customers including greater regionalization for sports clubs or events, online games or internet activation to drive the users to their websites and allow greater data collection and longer-term connection to the end customers“Thanks to Kodak, customers and brands were able to take advantage of the opportunity to share a very open and positive conversation,” said Gustavo Oviedo, Managing Director Latin America and Chief Customer Officer, Emerging Geographies and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. “The summit has raised awareness for attendees around Kodak’s Packaging solutions that go beyond the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System. Kodak is working to break down barriers and facilitate education and information flow, so we can learn more from each other and better understand the brand owner’s needs – not just for 2014, but for the next decade.”In 2015, the Kodak Packaging summit will continue its momentum with key regional events.  The shows will bring both printers and brands together to discuss issues and learn about Kodak’s broad range of packaging technologies and solutions.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(KODAK, FLEXCEL, PRINERGY and DESIGN2LAUNCH are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Susan Cardot, Kodak, +1 585-722-4118, Susan.Cardot@kodak.com Jason Deal, LPP, +1 512-638-5312, Jason_Deal@lpp.com2014

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ArtCenter switches to KODAK TRILLIAN SP Thermal Plates and KODAK NEXPRESS Light Black HD Dry Inks

In order to maximise customer loyalty by providing optimum quality in conjunction with reduced environmental impact, ArtCenter has switched to using KODAK TRILLIAN SP Thermal Plates , invested in a Baum feeder to work alongside its KODAK NEXPRESS SE2500 Digital Production Color Press , and made the decision to use KODAK NEXPRESS Light Black HD Dry Inks to further increase the quality of its digital printing. These updated technologies complement ArtCenter's already existing portfolio of KODAK Products, which have all been adopted in the company's pursuit of the highest quality and performance at all times.A 360 degree KODAK SolutionArtCenter was established in 1999 as the result of the merger of two companies with twenty years' experience - one an expert in photolithography and the other a specialist in photocomposition. A partnership with the advertising agency Winning Associati was consolidated after this, in 2006. Both companies are based in Bernareggio, in the Monza Brianza area of Italy, and are managed by several partners."The integration between ArtCenter, which carries out digital printing and service activities, and Winning Associati is perfect, because it allows the agency to suggest digital printing and the company handling production to use the agency's creativity for its own customers. We have twenty people in production and ten in the agency," explain Arnaldo Passeri and Massimo Morini, co-owners of ArtCenter and Winning Associati.As a company offering digital printing applications including brochures, technical and fashion catalogues, promotions, instruction manuals and print campaigns, as well as making plates for customers working with offset printers, ArtCenter utilises an extensive range of KODAK Solutions. For offset, the company uses KODAK TRILLIAN SP Thermal Plates and one KODAK LOTEM 800 II Quantum Platesetter with multi-cassette units. For digital printing, the company has been using a KODAK NEXPRESS SE2500 Digital Production Color Press since 2009, providing customers with printed products indistinguishable from those obtained with offset printing, on any type of paper. To manage such a varied range of activities, ArtCenter also uses KODAK PRINERGY Workflow Software.New plates for new customer demands and digital printing for flexible solutions and reduced wasteArtCenter recently decided to switch to KODAK TRILLIAN SP Plates to keep up with the changing needs of its customers. As Arnaldo Passeri explains, "The plates we used before were not resistant enough for UV printing, which some of our customers use. With the TRILLIAN SP Plates, baking is no longer necessary for UV printing, and the printers that we supply are really pleased with the quality of results obtained. One of the major advantages of the high-performance TRILLIAN SP Plates is the fact that they require less chemistry to process and eliminate the need for baking, further reducing environmental impact."Having invested in a KODAK NEXPRESS SE2500 Press in 2009 in order to stand out from other printers in the region by offering to print on all types of paper, including matte and glossy coated papers, uncoated paper, recycled paper, embossed cardboard and paper with pearlescent and metallic surfaces, ArtCenter has recently enhanced its capabilities even further. ArtCenter customers can now choose from glossing, with the KODAK NEXPRESS Glossing Unit, matte varnishing with reservation, and dimensional printing."However, there was another feature that convinced us to choose Kodak: sheet size and speed. We can print five colours in-line at a speed of 2,500 steps per hour and a maximum sheet size of 350 x 500 mm (13.78 x 19.68 inches). A few months ago, in response to requests for 3- or 4-leaf or even larger jobs, we decided to extend this format capacity, and installed a Baum feeder in-line with the KODAK NEXPRESS Press. Now we can comfortably print covers with fly-leaves in sizes of up to 350 x 920 mm (13.78 x 36.22 inches)", adds Arnaldo Passeri.The company also decided to switch to KODAK NEXPRESS Light Black HD Dry Inks earlier this year, to further increase the quality of its digital printing. These inks produce tones that are more consistent with skin tones while still maintaining superb detail and more realistic neutral and grey tones. This solution uses proprietary algorithms that replace specific colours with light black and is ideal for printing high-level commercial images for photographic applications and marketing materials. The fact that these inks are much thinner also provides ArtCenter with greater resolution in CMYK printing.Quality guaranteed and reduced environmental impactAlways anxious to improve performance, ArtCenter has constantly updated its technologies in pursuit of its primary objective of quality at all times, "making us more competitive and ensuring customer loyalty. We want to satisfy our customers in the best possible way, and the KODAK Systems that we use all allow us to do that. We now have firm environmental credentials thanks to the TRILLIAN SP Plates, and we're able to offer the flexibility of digital printing whilst ensuring the highest level of quality, thanks to our KODAK NEXPRESS Press solution. We love our work, and our possibilities are now endless thanks to Kodak's technology." says Arnaldo Passeri."ArtCenter has a positive outlook for the future: the company is certain that digital printing will be used more and more, and that the quality provided for digital plates and print jobs will see orders increase, supported by timely and precise assistance from our Kodak service engineers. ArtCenter demonstrates with concrete facts the Kodak philosophy that allows users to update their digital printing system in the field based on their needs," says Alfredo Lorenzini, Kodak Marketing Manager, Commercial Business, Mediterranean Cluster.#About KodakKodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com , follow us on Twitter @Kodak , or like us on Facebook at KodakNow .(Kodak, Trillian, Lotem, Prinergy and Nexpress are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)

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Kodak Names Beijing Shengtong Printing Co. First SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award Winner for Asia-Pacific Region

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 17, 2014 – Kodak named China-based Beijing Shengtong Printing Co. winner of the inaugural SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award for the Asia-Pacific region. The award recognizes companies that are committed to minimizing the impact of commercial printing on the environment. The award was presented on Friday, November 14, to Shengtong Printing at the All in Print China trade show in Shanghai.Founded in 2000, Beijing Shengtong Printing serves customers in the book, journal, and pharmaceutical packaging markets in China and Europe. Through Beijing Shengtong Printing’s adoption of KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates, the company has seen immediate improvements with consistent color reproduction, less environmental impact, as well as time and money savings. The company impressed judges with its end-to-end sustainable approach that includes green initiatives throughout its material procurement and production systems, along with its notable list of certifications, including the Environmental Management System Certification (ISO14001) from the International Organization for Standardization and the China Environmental Labeling Product Certification.“We are thrilled to select Beijing Shengtong Printing as our first Asia-Pacific SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award winner,” said Evandro Matteucci, General Manager, Graphics Business and Vice-President of Marketing, Asia Pacific Region (APR) . “Throughout our time working together, they have demonstrated an enthusiasm for innovating toward greener practices. We look forward to continuing our work with the company to further its environmental goals.” Rich Rindo, General Manager, Worldwide Graphics Marketing, and Vice President, Graphics, Entertainment & Commercial Film added, “Sustainability is very important to Kodak, and with this award we are recognizing the important work that our customers, such as Beijing Shengtong Printing,  do to further sustainability in the print industry.”“For us, green printing is a fundamental social responsibility. Sustainable practices secure the future of our business as well as the environment,” said Li Yanqiu, General Manager of Beijing Shengtong Printing. “We are proud to be among the earliest adopters of KODAK SONORA Plates in China, proving that process-free plates – as part of a holistic green approach to commercial printing – can deliver both high quality and serious environmental benefits. We know that many other printers in the region are now making plans to follow our lead.”Beijing Shengtong Printing Co. and Kodak have a long-time working relationship and in addition to the KODAK SONORA Plates, the company also uses KODAK PRINERGY Workflow, KODAK TRENDSETTER and MAGNUS Platesetters, among other KODAK Technologies.The SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award is named for KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates, which yield dramatic environmental benefits for customers without sacrificing quality or output. SONORA Plates remove the need for the plate processor, which generates waste and requires chemicals, water and energy. Kodak has seen rapid growth in SONORA Plate adoption worldwide, celebrating over 1,000 customers this year, and the company expects that more printers will continue to recognize the environmental and economic benefits of adopting KODAK SONORA Plates.About the SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award The SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award program recognizes excellence among Kodak customers that are leaders in environmental initiatives.  Beijing Shengtong Printing was judged by Kodak on a range of criteria, including management practices to improve energy and water efficiency, participation in local community sustainability initiatives, and the use of eco-conscious materials and supplies. Kodak established the award in 2013 and has presented winners in Europe, United States & Canada, and Latin America.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(Kodak, Sonora, Prinergy, Trendsetter and Magnus are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Barb Willans, Barb.willans@kodak.com, +1 604-451-2700 ext. 5383 Emilie Salvagio, LPP, Emilie_Salvagio@lpp.com, +1 512-638-5321Asia Pacific Media Contact: Josh Nova, josh.nova@madaketco.com, +852 9384 03342014

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Sego Group Becomes First Printer in France to Invest in KODAK PROSPER S20 Imprinting System

Expanding the capability to meet the demand for short runs and meet its customers’ variability requirements, Sego Group is creating new opportunities with a Kodak high-speed hybrid digital printing solution.EYSINS, SWITZERLAND, 13th November 2014 – The Sego Group, a printer covering the entire graphics supply chain, has decided to invest in hybrid technology. This privately-owned French printing house has opted for the KODAK PROSPER S20 Imprinting System, set to go into operation in November 2014 at its production plant in Taverny, near Paris. The system uses KODAK Stream Inkjet Technology and the KODAK CS410 System Controller to deliver a powerful solution that utilises existing equipment (a 48-page press with an output of 50,000 copies per hour) without compromising on speed. This new technology will enable the Sego Group to provide customers with new advertising opportunities with highly targeted products.“As users of Kodak innovations for many years, from prepress technology with KODAK PRINERGY Workflow to KODAK ELECTRA XD Thermal Plates and the KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Production Color Platform, it was quite natural that we should turn to Kodak when we sensed the emergence of a new market segment,” says Hervé Richard, the Sego Group’s chairman.“In actual fact, our major retail customers are constantly seeking to go further with the regional segmentation of their sales brochures, whilst maintaining the lower costs provided by offset printing. Publishers now want to personalise their media in order to derive maximum value from advertising or to insert unique flash codes, for instance. Paper is facing ever sharper competition from other media, especially digital. This investment enables us to substantially increase the impact of messages put before readers, delivering unparalleled added value to our customers.”From now on, the Sego Group’s customers will have access to regional advertising that is variable in each edition, while still being able to maintain offset reliability, productivity, cost of ownership and quality. In turn, an improved return on marketing investment for the advertising sector can be achieved as variable promotions are known to improve response rates and designing highly targeted advertisements and competitions can help to attract new sources of income.Claude Desbrugères, Cluster Business Director, France & Benelux, adds: “After a number of installations in neighbouring European countries, we are delighted to see the French market opening up to this technology. Kodak is asserting itself as a pillar of the graphics industry in the offset, hybrid and digital sectors.”#About Sego With 12 web presses (8 to 80 pages), Sego is a major player in the offset printing market. Sego is part of the “Sego group” which also operates in pre-media, digital printing, sheet-fed printing, binding (stitching and glued square back), as well as sorting and mailing. This entire graphics supply chain is located at a single 55,000 square metre (592,015 sq. feet) industrial site on the outskirts of Paris (15 km/9 miles). The group is also involved upstream, via its ELEVEN PR agency that specialises in comprehensive advertising and which, beyond Print, is also developing websites and apps for tablets and smartphones.About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(Kodak, Prosper, Prinergy, Electra and Nexpress are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Gill Beard, Kodak, +44 (0)192 365 2727, Gillian.beard@kodak.com Marie-Paule Flory, Kodak, +33 1 53 99 33 24, Marie-paule.flory@kodak.com James Harris, Lucre, +44 (0)208 741 5900, Kodak@lucre.co.uk2014

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KPB Printing Finds Winning Combination with KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetter and KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 5 — KPB Printing, a Colorado-based printing and graphics company, is saving time and money for its customers by combining the KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetter with KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates.KPB Printing has long provided digital and offset printing services for Colorado Springs and the surrounding area, primarily serving non-profit organizations and ministries. In a competitive market with limited budgets, KPB sought to find a more cost-efficient solution to serve its customer base. The company quickly recognized the potential advantages of combining KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetter and KODAK SONORA Plates.  KPB moved forward with a bold dual implementation and immediately began to see a return on its investment.“Our customers were asking for more cost-efficient printing with shorter turn-around times than we could previously accommodate,” said Kirk Young, Production Manager, KPB Printing. “Now, we can provide the high-quality print our customers need quickly and at a very competitive price.”The KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetter gives KPB rapid and reliable platemaking capability that works seamlessly with KODAK SONORA XP Plates.  “We used to travel to a service bureau 15 minutes away to get plates made. With the KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetter and KODAK SONORA XP Plates, we can run four-color plates in the same time it used to take us just to get to the service bureau,” Young noted.The use of SONORA Plates also delivers environmental benefits by eliminating the need for processing chemicals.  “While efficiency was a top priority, we also wanted to find a process-free solution. With SONORA XP Plates, these two priorities are no longer mutually exclusive,” Young added.“The combined economic and environmental benefit of an investment in KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetters with KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates has become increasingly popular with printers around the world,” said Todd Bigger, Director, Worldwide Product Management, Graphics Solutions, Kodak. “The KODAK ACHIEVE Platesetter and KODAK SONORA XP Plates were designed to complement one another, so we expect more printing companies to follow KPB Printing’s lead in deploying these solutions together.”#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(KODAK, ACHIEVE AND SONORA are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Trade Media Contact: Barbara Willans, barbara.willans@kodak.com, +1 604-451-2700 ext. 5383U.S. and Canada Region Contact: Michele Laird-Williams, michele.laird-williams@kodak.com, +1 845-641-10182014

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Kodak reaches agreement in principle with Dubai Media Inc. for installation of KODAK PROSPER 6000C Press

EYSINS, SWITZERLAND, November 3 – Kodak has reached an agreement in principle for the first placement of a KODAK PROSPER 6000C Press in the Europe, Africa and Middle East Region (EAMER) to Dubai Media Inc (DMI). DMI, the largest media group in the Middle East, plans to use the PROSPER 6000C Press at the heart of its innovative Smart Printing Services initiative in the UAE, which will see the introduction of reader-customized newspapers and other advanced printing services.Mr. Faisal Bin Haider, Executive Director of Printing & Distribution Sector said, “In response to the vision of the wise leadership in Dubai to turn it into a smart city and provide the ultimate services to its residents, we have agreed to acquire a KODAK PROSPER 6000C Press. It offers the best solution of digital printing with an unmatched combination of outstanding quality, day-to-day productivity, and compelling economics.”DMI announced its decision to acquire the KODAK PROSPER 6000C Press at WAN-IFRA, Amsterdam.   The press enables DMI’s printing division, Masar Printing and Publishing Company, to offer readers the opportunity to select the topics they are most interested in and have a personalised newspaper delivered to their door.Masar has a longstanding relationship with Kodak, dating back to 2007 and currently uses a raft of KODAK Products, including the KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Production Color Press, KODAK GENERATION NEWS System, KODAK TRENDSETTER 800 Platesetter, KODAK PRINERGY CONNECT Workflow, KODAK MAGNUS VLF, KODAK SONORA XP & NEWS Process Free Plates and KODAK THERMALNEWS GOLD Digital Plates.This latest innovation will result in more efficient page inventory management, less waste, smoother production processes and a better reader experience.  Additionally, the PROSPER 6000C Press will enable Masar to print production quality books on-demand and satisfy new demands of direct mail products."We are excited about the implementation of the PROSPER 6000C Press with DMI to address the Smart Printing Services initiative for the Dubai government,” said Philip Cullimore, Managing Director, EAMER, Kodak.“DMI will be the first printing partner in EAMER to implement the PROSPER 6000 Press technology to address the needs for efficient news and publishing production,” he continued.   “The exceptional quality requirements for this initiative can be achieved by a printing press that aspires to be the best solution in regards to quality and productivity to meet the demanding needs established by the Smart Printing Initiative.”In today’s printing environment, businesses are investing in technologies that lay the foundation for future success. In book printing, printers are looking for ways to enhance revenue potential by shifting to profitable short-run jobs. These print-on-demand jobs reduce inventory costs and allow the printing of shorter runs on a just-in-time basis to meet specific orders. KODAK PROSPER 6000 Presses make it feasible and economical to print up to 200-lpi quality books at production run lengths of up to 3,000 copies. In addition it can produce millions of offset-like pages month after month and reduce costs associated with obsolescence and warehousing.The PROSPER 6000 Presses are powered by an advanced Intelligent Print System (IPS) that continuously monitors, evaluates and adjusts operations to ensure exceptional quality output. With the improved IPS, the PROSPER 6000 Presses can monitor and instantly correct color registration, delivering enhanced registration performance. The PROSPER 6000 Press’s writing system runs on Kodak’s newly formulated nanotechnology inks, offering a greater color gamut and delivering print quality that rivals offset output on a wide range of uncoated, coated, and glossy papers.The PROSPER 6000 Presses print at speeds of up to 1,000 feet, or 300 meters, per minute on matted and uncoated papers with a duty cycle of 90 million A4 top quality pages per month.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(Kodak, Prosper, Nexpress, Magnus, Trendsetter, Generation News, Prinergy Connect, ThermalNews Gold, Sonora and Sonora News are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Gill Beard, Kodak, +44 (0)192 365 2727, Gillian.beard@kodak.com James Harris, Lucre, +44 (0)20 8741 5900, Kodak@lucre.co.uk2014

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Columbus (Ga.) Chamber of Commerce honors Kodak with Project of the Year for plate manufacturing facility expansion

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 30 — Kodak has been awarded Economic Development Project of the Year by the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes Kodak’s more than $10 million investment in adding a new line to its facility in Columbus, Ga., to produce its KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates.Kodak announced the expansion of the Columbus high-speed manufacturing facility in April. The move is part of the company’s regional sourcing strategy for the popular KODAK SONORA Plates, which enable printers to skip the plate processing step without sacrificing quality or productivity.  Eliminating the plate processing step lets printers reduce their water and energy usage and remove all processing chemicals and chemical waste from plate making, allowing them to reduce environmental impact and save money.  The Columbus facility will produce SONORA Plates for the entire Americas region amid growing demand worldwide.By adding the new SONORA Plate manufacturing line to the Columbus facility, Kodak expects to not only retain existing jobs but also add workers to operate the new facility. The collaboration between Kodak and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce was essential in making this important expansion.“We viewed the Chamber of Commerce as an essential resource as we set out to expand our facility in Columbus,” said Brian Burr, Kodak’s Director of Americas Plate Operations. Their support and guidance has been crucial to realizing this expansion and bringing new jobs to the area.”“We’re pleased to support Kodak in its growth objectives and look forward to the company continuing to play a crucial role in the Columbus regional economy,” said Mike Gaymon, President and CEO, Greater Columbus Chamber. “This award recognizes the importance of this facility expansion to Kodak and its commitment to Columbus region.”“Wherever we operate we strive to have a positive impact on the community. Columbus has been a great partner in helping us expand our operations to meet customer demand for our products.  Adding the SONORA Plates manufacturing line to Columbus goes beyond jobs.  It supports our strategic objective of enabling sustainable, process-free printing for Kodak’s customers throughout the Americas,” Brian Burr added.Kodak representatives will accept the award at the Chamber’s 2014 State of Economic Development event on Oct. 30 at the Cunningham Center at Columbus State University. Kodak currently employs more than 225 people in the Columbus area.More than 1,000 customers worldwide currently use SONORA Plates, and many more are waiting to make the switch to this revolutionary product. Columbus joins Osterode, Germany; Xiamen, China, and Leeds, U.K., as manufacturing sites for KODAK SONORA Process Free Plates.#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(KODAK and SONORA are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Kelly Mandarano, Kodak, +1 585-724-0903, kelly.mandarano@kodak.com Emilie Salvagio, LPP, +1 512-638-5321, emilie_salvagio@lpp.com2014

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Educational Book Printers Mercury and Webcrafters Thrive with KODAK PROSPER Presses

Mercury achieves milestone of one billion printed pages on PROSPER PressesROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 30 — Mercury and Webcrafters are using KODAK PROSPER Presses to optimize throughput and be more nimble to meet changes in the educational book printing industry. A shift in the education market toward using more personalized curricula and digital content has required printers to update print resources more frequently and support shorter print run requests. With customers now demanding greater flexibility and variety of applications from printers, KODAK PROSPER Presses are enabling its customers to meet this demand and help them continue growing year over year.Mercury Print Productions, Inc. Mercury, which just celebrated its billionth printed page on its PROSPER Presses, is a full-service commercial printer with a digital print book division that uses three PROSPER Presses to broaden its offerings of short-run, on-demand book production. The PROSPER Presses include a black-and-white KODAK PROSPER 1000 and two KODAK PROSPER 5000XLi Presses. With large publishers requiring quality, flexibility and competitive pricing from print service providers, the predictability of PROSPER Presses allows Mercury to offer efficiencies in their supply chain that make them an ideal partner for publishers.“During the busy seasons, our KODAK PROSPER Presses are running at full capacity, resulting in growth year after year. This production platform enables us to digitally print books for our partners in the education industry,” said Christian Schamberger, Mercury’s President. “In many cases, a job will come in and it needs to be out the door the same week. Customers are asking us to take on more and more volume in a condensed timeframe, which wouldn’t be possible without our PROSPER Presses, as the shorter runs and on-demand requests of educational book publishers require an extremely high level of efficiency from us. ”Webcrafters Inc. Webcrafters, a commercial printer serving the education and trade book market, is running two web-fed digital inkjet PROSPER 5000XLi Presses to print four-color books. With customers asking for more specialized jobs and shorter print runs, the PROSPER Presses are enabling Webcrafters to print on-demand as efficiently as possible, while still providing the variety of printed products its customers look for to succeed in a competitive educational book market. As a result, Webcrafters has been able to continue growing their business.“The PROSPER Press has enabled us to take advantage of changes in the industry,” said Brad Koch, Webcrafters’ Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “Publishers are looking to us to provide printed materials that complement online learning content, which has required a new level of customization that’s only been possible with KODAK Technology.”“It’s great to see our customers embrace KODAK Technology innovation in support of their business growth and expanding customer needs,” said John O’Grady, Managing Director, United States and Canada Region and Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company. “KODAK PROSPER Presses provide printers with the flexibility in high speed inkjet digital printing systems necessary to keep up in an industry where the demand for and consumption of educational resources continues to quickly evolve.”#About Kodak Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging for business. We provide innovative hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic communications, packaging and functional printing. We also serve entertainment and commercial films markets. With our world-class R&D organization and extensive product portfolio, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to grow their own businesses in a sustainable way. For additional information on Kodak, visit us at kodak.com, follow us on Twitter @Kodak, or like us on Facebook at KodakNow.(KODAK and PROSPER are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company.)Media Contacts: Michele Laird-Williams, Kodak, +1 845-641-1018, michele.laird-williams@kodak.com Kristin Johnston, LPP, +1 512-638-5315, kristin_johnston@lpp.com2014