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March 14, 2019
Management buyout at Tetenal UK
Tetenal UK, the Leicester based subsidiary of the insolvent Tetenal Europe GmbH of Norerstedt, Germany, has been taken over by a consortium of four members of the current management team headed by Managing Director Mike Fawcett. The other members are Finance Director Mark Norman, Sales & Marketing Director Phil Barker and Operations Director Verity Adkin. The new company is a wholly owned business in its own righ and will continue to operate Tetenal UK’s business as distributor of photographic printing equipment, consumables and chemistry. Since a group of employees of Tetenal Europe is currently purchasing the intellectual property, brand and means of production of their former employer,  the production of photo chemistry upon will continue in Germany. The products will be distributed throughout the world by the new separate Tetenal business and the former subsidiaries of the insolvent company, including operations in Poland and France. more...

March 8, 2019
Business Forum Imaging Cologne 2019: A more intelligent approach to the customer
The Business Forum Imaging Cologne 2019 has taken up the trends of photokina 2018 and addressed them in more depth: new devices make it possible to preserve that which was previously invisible. Artificial intelligence identifies motifs, points out new paths through the flood of images and enables the design of fascinating image worlds that can be combined with other media to create unprecedented results. That not only expands the possibilities of classic photography, but also leads to new applications for imaging technologies. Images are being assigned an increasingly important role as a universal means of communication.  Around 200 industry experts and representatives, specialist traders and service providers discussed the consequences of these developments for the imaging business of today and tomorrow in Cologne. In addition to established companies from the industry like Canon, Cewe and Fujifilm, digital and mobile pioneers like Google and LG Electronics also presented themselves on the stage. more...