Kettering Kodak to lose 7 positions

Kodak inkjet operation in Kettering. (Photo/City of Kettering)
Kodak inkjet operation in Kettering. (Photo/City of Kettering)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Kodak says 7 positions will be lost at the Kettering division as the company continues to re-tool after coming out of bankruptcy.

2 NEWS did some checking after learning that the company was cutting 85 jobs company wide that includes 70 at its headquarters in Rochester, New York.

It is the largest number of layoffs since Kodak ended its Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September 2013.

Kodak corporate communications released the following statement to 2 NEWS:

“Kodak is re-engineering some of its operations across multiple businesses with the objectives of prioritizing our engineering investments, improving our supply chain and ensuring that our costs are aligned with our business priorities and financial commitments. As a result of this work, we are making adjustments to our workforce. These job reductions will not impact delivery of products or service to our customers.”

Kettering’s Kodak operations employee more than 400 people. It runs the company’s inkjet operations.

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