Bob Duffy Statement on Eastman Kodak Company Announcement

ROCHESTER, NY (July 28, 2020) Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Duffy released the following statement in response to Eastman Kodak Company’s announcement today:

Duffy said, “Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see a historic local company tapped for a federal manufacturing initiative that will help combat COVID-19, as well as bring 300 jobs to our region.

Eastman Kodak Company has long been an important part of the Rochester/Finger Lakes economy, with unique capabilities and intellectual capital that will be put to critical use during this challenging time. I am a lifelong supporter of Kodak and deeply appreciate their incredible impact on Rochester. Today’s announcement reinforces that Kodak continues to add to our economic vitality.

We are grateful for the continued leadership of Governor Cuomo, which has allowed New York State to turn the tide against this virus. Greater Rochester Chamber stands ready to assist Eastman Kodak Company and all local organizations as we work together to safely reopen and rebuild."