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George Eastman

An inventor and entrepreneur who created roll film. His invention made photography accessible to more people and led to the invention of motion pictures. Eastman founded Kodak to market the modern camera, which he invented. In later life, he became a major philanthropist. He lived from 1854 to 1932.
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Hopkins) didn't fight like the champion,'' said Eastman, a Guyana-born Englishman.
In a release on the facility, Perkins Eastman described its design as "Luxurious public spaces and homelike residential spaces blend western and Japanese approaches to senior care in a contemporary setting.
Our wake-up call was the result of input from a valued customer that told us its company was not satisfied with a major Eastman product--cellulose acetate fiber--a product we had invented.
Although he performed well late in the bout, Eastman lost a majority decision to William Joppy for the vacant WBA title.
That's why Eastman has a residence there, which he shares with his wife, Nicole, and their two daughters.
I'm going to give him a patient butt-whipping,'' Hopkins said, glaring down at Eastman.
Paul, who's pursuing a degree in oboe performance, plays with the Eastman Jazz Lab Band, the Eastman Symphony Orchestra and the Eastman Wind Orchestra, besides being part of uni3.
Eastman intends to off-take methanol from the project, which Eastman would then convert into downstream products, such as olefins for its Longview site.
Through innovation and strategic actions, Eastman expects to substantially improve the profitability of its PET polymers business and to achieve operating margins of approximately 10 percent by the second half of 2008.
About 400 Eastman employees are associated with the polyethylene and Epolene businesses.
Our Web site is very important to our global strategy," said Paul Montgomery, vice president, communications and public affairs for Eastman Chemical Company.
According to Johnson, Eastman continues to consider adding capacity in the Asia Pacific region, where growth in demand for acetate tow is high.