Kodak made a profit of US $16million last year and will continue to develop 3D printing materials
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core tip: Recently, Kodak announced its income status in 2016, with a net income of US $16million (about 110million yuan) and a total income of US $1.5 billion. This is Kodak's first profit since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. In a statement, Kodak emphasized the significance of 3D printing, especially the development of new 3D printing materials, to the company itself
[China Packaging News] recently, Kodak announced its income in 2016, with a net income of US $16million (about RMB 110million) and a total income of US $1.5 billion. This is Kodak's first profit since it declared bankruptcy in 2012. In a statement, Kodak emphasized the significance of 3D printing, especially the development of new 3D printing materials, to the company itself
last year, Kodak and carbon reached a cooperation to develop new 3D printing materials. Kodak's intellectual property solutions Department (ipsd) is responsible for all 3D printing activities. In 2016, ipsd's operating EBITDA (profit before tax, interest, depreciation and amortization) was negative $14million, a decrease of $8million from negative $22million in 2015
Kodak explained, "This progress is the result of the company's re prioritization of research projects. Ipsd intensified the development of 3D samples suitable for glass fiber fabric reinforced thermosetting plastic sheet printing materials and light blocking materials in 2016, and this trend will continue in 2017.
functional 3D printing, including touch screen sensors, is an important part of Kodak's product portfolio. Kodak will continue to develop leading technologies in this field, And decided to focus on copper technology. "In the rapidly growing touch screen market, the copper technology used to make the piston rod return to the specified position - display and print the experimental results, and make a large-size screen will enable Kodak to provide more kinds of products."
it is understood that in the past seven or eight years, Kodak has invested $50million in copper technology, which has no significant improvement in the current profitability of the steel plant. The company believes that such investment is the most "David Hummel, CEO of wiggs, explained that it will eventually get a huge return
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