Kodak to begin talks with creditors on reorganization plan


Oct 12 (Reuters) - Eastman Kodak Co said it willbegin discussions with various creditor groups on areorganization plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection.

The company said there is interest from various parties inits commercial imaging business.

The company said in a filing it expects revenue of $833million for 2013 from its commercial imaging digital printingbusiness and revenue of $1.72 billion from its commercialimaging graphics, entertainment & commercial films. ()

Kodak said the global August employee count will be reducedby 1,500.

Kodak filed for bankruptcy earlier this year afterstruggling to adapt to the digital age.

The case is In re: Eastman Kodak Co et al, U.S. BankruptcyCourt, Southern District of New York, No. 12-10202.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal in Bangalore)

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