Quality Magazine

Kodak Announces Appointments

August 1, 2005
ROCHESTER, NY-Eastman Kodak Co. has hired Gary Dunford as area manager, southeast region (U.S.) for the company's nondestructive testing business. Dunford most recently served in the company's health imaging business unit as an applications consultant, technical systems specialist and senior project manager for its digital radiography and picture archiving and communications systems. He also has worked as a field engineer and service representative for the health imaging division.

Steve Wilson, who has been a Kodak employee since 1979 at the company's International Distribution Centre, Hemel Hempstead, U.K., is named account manager for the Aerial and Industrial Markets group, including nondestructive testing, in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

For the nondestructive testing business unit's digital products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Kodak names Steve Drake as digital manager. Drake joined Kodak in 1992 as an NDT account manager in the southern region of the United Kingdom.

In other company news, Kodak names three authorized dealers for its Kodak Industrex Digital Systems product line for industrial radiography in the United States. Quality Equipment Distributors (QED, West Seneca, NY), specializes in distributing nondestructive testing materials, equipment and accessories to its customers who conduct NDT inspections and testing. QED now carries Kodak's full line of NDT materials and equipment.

Newco Inc. (Florence, SC) offers a full line of equipment, accessories and technical services in many NDT disciplines, including X-ray and digital radiography, ultrasound, visual, magnetic particle, eddy current, liquid penetration, metallurgy and leak detection.

A provider of quality products for most major NDT disciplines, such as radiography, magnetic particle, ultrasonics, eddy current and borescopes, MPM Products Inc. (Ontario, Canada), also is named an authorized dealer for Kodak's nondestructive testing group's products.