Polaroid Quits Film

It was reported over the weekend that The Polaroid Corporation, the pioneer in instant photography, is closing plants in Massachusetts, Mexico, and the Netherlands in a move to exit the film game and focus on digital. Polaroid plans to make enough instant film to last into 2009, after which it will license the technology to third-party companies.—Kathleen DavisAssistant Editor

It was reported over the weekend that The Polaroid Corporation, the pioneer in instant photography, is closing plants in Massachusetts, Mexico, and the Netherlands in a move to exit the film game and focus on digital. Polaroid plans to make enough instant film to last into 2009, after which it will license the technology to third-party companies.
—Kathleen Davis
Assistant Editor