ROCHESTER, N.Y., January 08 --
Kodak (NYSE: KODK) today celebrated its recent relisting on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing the exchange's opening bell.
Following the company's emergence from reorganization on Sept. 3, Kodak common shares began trading on the NYSE – by far the world's largest stock exchange – on Nov. 1 under the new "KODK" symbol.
The new Kodak is a global technology company offering breakthrough solutions and professional services in the packaging, graphic communications and functional printing markets. Kodak leverages its technical expertise to drive change in the industry, with new applications and a broad product portfolio. Leading products include:
- KODAK PROSPER Presses and Imprinting Systems, based on the company's revolutionary Stream commercial inkjet technology that produces an unrivaled combination of speed, quality and cost advantages for customers in commercial printing and packaging;
- KODAK FLEXCEL Systems packaging solutions that drive cost savings on press and deliver outstanding quality, driven by groundbreaking KODAK SQUARESPOT Laser Imaging Technology that is also a breakthrough technology for functional printing solutions that will be delivered to the market starting in 2014, and
- KODAK SONORA XP Process Free Plates that enable printers to take plates straight to press without any chemistry or processing, and without sacrificing quality or productivity.
"This bell ringing is a symbol of Kodak's remarkable transformation," said Antonio M. Perez, Kodak's President and Chief Executive Officer. "It's a new year, with a new company, a new stock and a new start. We are a B2B company focused on innovating for our customers and delivering value to our shareholders. This bell ringing has extra significance for everyone at the new Kodak because we are reaffirming our strong connections with our customers by having some of them join us at this event."