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NPIC ROUTING SLIP Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 FROM: TO INITIALS DATE DIR DEP/DIR / N v, STAT EXEC/DIR I/ ( ASST FOR OPS ASST FOR ADMIN ASST FOR P&D CH/CSD V CH/PSD CH/PD CH/TID 2(ti owl CH/PAD SIO/CIA (PID) 2-Z ? siketotwift, A SIO/NAVY , SIO/AF LO/DIA , L6/NSA REMARKS: Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16 : (OVER) CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 STAT Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 " KALVAR CORPORATION INSIDE THIS ISSUE KAL/GRAPHIC . .. Sales manager named WASHINGTON Kalvar opens office VOL. 1 Moran Greets Bill Suchors Suchors Named V-P for Marketing Appointment of William J. Suchors, formerly vice-president of Remington Rand, New York, as vice-president of Kalvar Corporation in charge of mar- keting has been announced by Alfred J: --Ptei.d.ent-? of Kal-var.---, - Suchors has come to New Orleans from his home at Mt. Kisco, New York, to take over marketing activities of Kalvar's wide range of products. These include microfilm, motion pic- ture film, masking film used in the graphic arts, x-ray film copies, iden- tification photo files, land title rec- ords, catalogues and similar services, and film used in data processing and information retrieval systems by busi- ness, government and the military. Moran said, "Mr. Suchors is an ex- ecutive of broad experience and of na- tional stature in the business equip- ment field. He joins an experienced team of film, and management spe- cialists who have come to New Or- leans from top posts in national busi- ness, organizations to help guide our divisions and provide the special knowledge needed by this young but growing corporation in its drive for a major position in the world film market." NOVEMBER, 1963 NO. 3 KALVAR HEAD ANNOUNCES EXPANDED SALES PROGRAM "First research, then production, and now marketing?these successive phases of our development today place Kalvar in a position to achieve the objectives we ? have long struggled for." This statement by Alfred J. Moran, President of Kalvar Corporation, fol- lowed the announcement of a world- wide strengthening of Kalvar's mar- keting program, including a series of key appointments. "Our production plant has now been completely staffed and checked; our quality controls are the most modern, and we are now going to put them to work as we forge ahead to achieve a major position in the world film market." * * * A list of top' appointments, an- nounced by Glen G. Magnuson, Ex- ecutive Vice President, was headed by - J. Suchoi-?, fbi-nier1S7 Vice- president of Remington Rand, as vice- president of .Kalvar Corporation for marketing. Suchors earlier was Director of En- gineering and Product Planning of the Univac Division of Sperry Rand Cor- poration. He, also served as General Sales Manager of UARCO, Inc., busi- ness forms manufacturer of Chicago, and spent 10 years with IBM in vari- ous executive sales and product plan- ning assignments. Suchors succeeds William Carney, whose retirement as vice-president for sales became effective in October. Magnuson said Carney will continue to serve in a consultant capacity for Kalvar. Magnuson also announced these ap- pointments and developments: HARRY B. DAVIS, formerly na- tional sales manager for professional and industrial products of Ansco, divi- sion of General Aniline and Film Corp., has been named Kalvar's West- ern regional sales manager, with head- quarters at Kalvar's Western Division in Campbell, California. WASHINGTON, D. C.?An area of- fice has been opened in Arlington, Vir- ginia, under the direction of J. Howard Chamblin, who has been Kalvar's Washington representative since 1956. He is being assisted by a Technical Engineer, Peter Claverie. The office provides a customer display area and service functions. KAL/ GRAPHIC, INC., a Kalvar subsidiary serving the graphic arts field, has opened offices at the New Orleans plant with customer display and a service laboratory. Peter Walms- ley, President, announced the appoint- ment of Richard C. Gearhart as Sales Manager. GeaFhart was formerly vice- president for national sales, Cousino Electronics Corp., Toledo, Ohio. METRO-KALVAR, INC. ? Noel R. Bacon, former Commanding Officer of the Naval Photographic Center in Washington, D. C., was elected Vice President of Metro-Kalvar and has opened offices in New York City in- order better to serve the television and motion picture industry. MICRODEALERS, INC., have achieved a major expansion, from 14 members to 40, and are conducting a campaign to put at least one Roll-to- Roll Kalvar printer in every member's film laboratory. "Throughout the Kalvar Organiza- tion," said Magnuson, "we are exert- ing every effort to obtain maximum sales through dealers and direct con- tact. We will, of course, also make our implemented staff strength avail- able to all our Partners in Progress in helping them achieve maximum re- sults from their Kalvar-based pro- grams." Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 ??? ? tivili VITAL RECORDS ? A CO-Desified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/071/16 : CIA-RDP78B0,5A7,0,8,,A000400020004-4 A modern concept of maintaining vital \ - - - - -------- - IP \ --. - - - ? - ? - ? - - FILING W information in an easily accessible and useable form, completely current and always up-to-date. with archival security KALVAR. UNIT. PRINTER ? CAMERA KALVAR ROLL-TO-ROLL PRINTER PROCESSOR ARCHIVAL SECURI rY STOP AGE ? Kalvar's Flexibility for Data Storage and Information Retrieval The above thematic picture describes a complete system that is attracting much interest from major insurance companies, land title groups, hospitals, and many other businesses. The sys- tem is unique in that it can only be accomplished with Kalvar film. This system uses modern concepts of micro image information storage and retriev- al in a manner completely compatible with long established and understand- able filing systems. It uses the old idea of a manila folder in an alpha- betical, or numerical, or subject file drawer, but in an entirely new format. * * * Briefly, here is the system? Any piece of printed information which needs to be filed and referred to, is photographed and reduced to 16mm microfilm. (Additional copies of this film can be made for archival security or other distribution). The in- formation has been photographed onto the roll of film at random?as corres- pondence, documents, or records. The roll is now placed in a Kalvar Unit Printer, each frame can be viewed, and then transposed by sub- ject onto a small sheet of Kalvar, 4" x 6", or 5" x 8". The sheet of Kalvar has now taken the place of the conventional manila folder (as many as 60 documents can be placed on a 4" x 6" sheet of film). This card can then be placed either in a conventional manual file drawer (with tremendous saving of space) or it can be handled in an automatic re- trieving system. As additional doc- uments or records concerning the same subject are received, the Kalfile card is taken from the file and returned to the Printer and additional documents printed on the same card?hours, days, weeks, or even years later. This can only be done with Kalvar and is the reason that the system is attracting such interest from such groups as major insurance companies who wish to maintain one file on each policy, and to be able to add additional information concerning that policy at any time, which might extend over many years. It is also applicable with land title companies who wish to main- tain one file on an individual piece of property and yet always keep it up to date with added information concern- ing mortgages and bills of sale; also for hospital and clinical records, where it is desirable to maintain one single file on a particular patient. There are two unique characteristics of Kalvar that prevent this system from being accomplished with other photographic films: 1. One or more images can be se- lectively exposed and developed onto a Kalfile card without destroying the sensitivity of the card. This is because of the dry processing and the fact that it is not necessary to submerge the film into chemicals or liquids in order to develop or fix it. 2. Kalvar possesses an extremely long shelf life. We have experience of over 5 years. However, every in- dication is that the film properly handled, will retain its sensitivity with- out limit. (This is in contrast to other photographic films which clearly state "this film must be used before a certain date.") The active Kalfile card in the file may be used in many ways. All of the equipment depicted in the above thematic is either available or is now under an accelerated program of prototype development. No tech- nical break-throughs are necessary. Kalvar Corporation anticipates that all of the equipment necessary for this system will be in completely demon- strable prototype form by mid-1964. BRANCH OR DEPARTMENTAL DISTRIBUTION ?...... KALFILE CARDS MAY BE RETURNED 70 uNIT PRINTER HOURS.003 MINNS OR YEARS MIR \ 70 BE UPDATED TO \N ADD NRW IMAGES Kalvar Exhibits Here and Abroad The scope of the effort made by Kalvar Corporation and its partners to exhibit the film and methods for using it is indicated by the following sched- ule of activities in 1963: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers show, New York Coliseum, March 25-28: Litton Industries introduced direct printing to Kalvar film from a cathode ray tube. Photokina, Cologne, March 1963: I. Weinbetger, Zurich, Switzerland, Kalvar's European distributor, exhib- ited various Kalvar equipment and films. Paul Gibert, Technical Sales Representative for Kalvar in New Or- leans, attended this exhibit. National Microfilm Association, San Francisco, April 30-May 3: Kalvar, in conjunction with Micro- dealers, exhibited a line of Kalvar equipment and applications. IBM exhibited their Micro 'Copiet:4 Federal Manufacturing and Engi- neering exhibited their Model K-40 Printer Processor. Caps, Ltd. exhibited theif Enlarger and Printer Processor. Society of Motion Picture and Tele- vision Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, June 18, 1963: Glen Magnuson addressed meeting. IBM-Kalvar demonstration, New Or- leans, July 25: Almost 200 New Orleans business leaders, including Kalvar stockholders, attended this showing of equipment using Kalvar aperture card. WESCON Show, San Francisco, Au- gust 20-23, Cow Palace, San Francisco: Litton Industries demonstrated di- rect printing to Kalvar film from a cathode ray tube. Canadian Electronics Conference, To- ronto, September 30-October 2, 1963: Litton Industries demonstrated di- VIEWER KALVAR 5- ROLL-TO -ROLL PRINTER P SSOR [1111111111 - ? - ? FOR DISTRIBUTION TO OTHER DEPARTMENTS BRANCHES OR OUTSIDE SOURCES KALPI LE PRINTER A hi ENLARGER HARD COPY rect printing to Kalvar film from cathode ray tube. Watland, Inc., Chicago, October 2, 3, 4, Chicago: Special showing of Caps equipment; Watland has been appointed a Caps dealer. Microdealers Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 10: Glen Magnuson, Harry Davis and J. Howard Chamblin attended. American Land Title Association Show, San Francisco, Fairmont Hotel, Octo- ber 13-15: Magnuson, Davis and Chamblin at- tended. A Kalvar data storage system was displayed in schematic chart. Congress on Reprography, Cologne, October 14-19: Caps, Ltd. exhibited equipment. M. G. Anderson, Director of Quality Control for Kalvar in New Orleans, presented a technical paper. Society of Motion Picture and Tele- vision Engineers, Boston, Somerset Hotel, Oct. 13: Noel Bacon presented paper on Metro-Kalvar motion picture and tele- vision- film.,:vr Aeronautic and Space Society Exhibi- tion, Montreal, October 21-23: Litton Industries demonstrated di- rect printing to Kalvar film from cathode ray tube. North American Radiology Conven- tion, Chicago, November 17-22: Copy Research Corporation exhib- ited the Kalcon Film Duplicator and the Kalvaray Unit. Visual Communications Congress, Cleveland, Ohio, December 8-10, Cleve- land Auditorium: Kalvar and Microdealers scheduled to show various Kalvar products. Kalvar is a New Orleans based film manufacturing firm with a plant here and an Engineering Division at Camp- bell, California. It produces a unique heat developable film which by-passes chemical processes and darkroom de- velopment. Chicago Police Use Kalvar Microfilm CHICAGO?The Chicago police de- partment is using Kalvar Film in a test project involving high-speed ef- forts to make photo identification of criminals while impressions still re- main fresh in the victims' minds. Rolls of 16mm Kalvar microfilm containing 3000 "mug shots" of known Detective checks criminal's record criminals grouped by their crime spe- cialties and physical characteristics are rushed to the scene of the crime and shown to victims on a portable viewer. The project is under the supervision of Lt. Arthur E. Schoen, commanding officer of the identification section. The volume of arrests and identifica- tion work is extensive. Chicago aver- ages 65,000 arrests a year, and the master rolls of negative film must be updated every three months, which means remaking the entire roll. "We dupe seven positives from this nega- tive," said Lt. Schoen, "and one dupe print of each roll is sent to our six police areas. In typical crimes, like loan company stick-ups, muggings or shootings, a detective selects the in- dicated film rolls from his first infor- mation and rushes to the loan office or to the hospital and turns through the rolls. By moving in fast with this portable equipment we increase the chances of making a fast, accurate identification, and a quick arrest." This use of film is a well established method in Chicago. Experience has Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 shown, Lt. Schoen said, that it subjects the film to great stress, with resulting wear and film breaks. "We know that Kalvar film is strong- er and want to make a thorough test of its full range of characteristics." The increasing use of film rolls of identification photos, it is believed, will lead to rapid interchange of similar information not only within the same city but also within many cities throughout the United States. Kal/Graphic Names Gearhart President Peter Walmsley has an- nounced major staff additions at Kal/ Graphic, Inc., headed by Richard G. Gearhart as sales-manager. Other new staffers are Volker Seifert, physicist son of the late Dr. Werner Seifert, and Leroy Bourque, laboratory technician. (In photo on Page 1 are Walmsley, left, Seifert, and Gearhart). Projects under- way include further development work on masking film and a shortcut process for offset printing plates. WASHINGTON, D. C., OFFICE (see photo, page 1) has been opened. It is headed by J. Howard "Chick" Chamblin, who has been the company's Washington representa- tive since 1956. Chick Chamblin is a retired Naval Officer who was active in the planning and filming of many Task Force 58 operations which became a part of U.S. photographic history. In announcing the new office, at a recent meeting of Microdealers in Den- ver, Executive Vice-President Glen G. Magnuson said "Chick is now estab- lished in a full-fledged office at 4620 Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia, and is assisted by a technical engineer for service work, Peter Claverie, and with secretarial help. He is available on call for the eastern territory for any- one who needs him." Peter Claverie Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2014/01/16: CIA-RDP78B05708A000400020004-4 ?V' ? New Equipment Boosts Film Quality Control Kalvar Corporation's unsurpassed standards of quality control have been reinforced by the introduction of an automatic film examining machine which detects minute flaws with a speed and accuracy beyond the range of human observation. The machine is the development of Raymond Lavender, an engineer of Afton, New York, who spent a year perfecting it. The device scans the surface of a moving roll of film with a beam of light which constitutes part of an elec- trical circuit through the photocell principle. Whenever the beam is inter- rupted by a flaw in the film or by a surface particle, a circuit is broken and a brake automatically stops the moving film. The flaw is centered in an open- ing which is watched by the operator. Another automatic machine, recently phased into the quality control pro- gram, is the Quantascan Automatic Densitometer. It measures samples taken from a roll of Kalvar film and automatically plots the curves which enable the operator to determine the speed and density of this roll of film. Kalvar's entire manufacturing proc- ess is carried out in clean room stand- On the left, operated by Miss Pat Schulz, is Kalvar's new automatic film examin- ing machine which detects flaws of extremely small size. A light beam trips a brake when any defect blocks the light. At right, operated by Rodney Bourgeois, is a machine, which measures film density electronically. Test strips are fed into the scanner, at left, and the resulting curve is plotted automatically. ards based on an extremely efficient air-filtering system. Harold C. Harsh, vice-president, operations, says "A suc- cessful photographic film plant must be maintained cleaner than a hospital." Air first passes through a filter as- sembly which removes particles down to a very small size, and then passes through a final filter which removes particles less than 1 micron in diam- eter. The particles in cigarette smoke are about 5 microns; the width of a human hair is about 40 microns. STATUS REPORT ON COMPANY Information Retrieval Corporation Caps, Ltd. Government Supply Microdealers Federal Manufacturing & Engineering Thompson Ramo- Wooldridge Aeronutronic (Div. of Ford Motor Co.) Copy Research Corporation Litton Industries International Business Machines (IBM) International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation Kalvar Western Engineering Division NAME OF PROJECT CRIS Micro-Film Enlarger Micro-Film Printer Processor U.S. Navy Social Security IRS Sales Roll to Roll Printer Processor DODDAC ARTOC Kalvaray Cathode Ray Tube Recording Walnut System Micro-Copier for Aperture Card 465-L (Strategic Air Command) Universal Printer Processor Unit Printer Kalfile Printer Kalvar Developer KALVAR PROGRAMS STATUS Now being marketed by Remington Rand Dealers established in Europe, Canada, Australia, and the U.S. Requested sealed bids for over 3,000,000 Kalvar aperture cards. Has made first production run on new D.I. film. Regular usage continues. Program delayed by delivery of computer equipment. Expected to start about February 1st. Have increased dealers from 14 to 40. Final group of original 50 units delivered this month. Final acceptance tests Final Acceptance tests Exhibiting at North American Radiology Convention, Chicago, November 17-22. Demonstrated at exhibits in San Francisco, Toronto, Montreal. First unit sold to major company in space field. Initial system now in use. Full-scale marketing program under'w.ay., First units delivered to customer and first film ordered for November?December delivery. Final prototype being tested. Developmental prototype under preliminary testing. 25 Units completed. First production units delivered. Irt4ws KALVAR CORPORATION Published Quarterly by KALVAR CORPORATION 909 S. Broad Street New Orleans 25, La. Metro-Kalvar Film Shown in Boston Noel R. Bacon (left), newly named vice-president of Metro-Kalvar, Inc., showed a 5-minute Kalvar "release print" at an October meeting of the Society of Motion Picture and Tele- vision Engineers in Boston. Bacon projected a 16mm sound film. "This print," he said, "was made last week on a 'breadboard' developmental printer-processor at the MGM Labora- tories in Culver City, California." The film was printed and processed at the rate of 30 feet per minute, he said. "Metro-Kalvar's advantages are ap- plicable in the duplication, the repro- duction and the release printing serv- ice," Bacon said. "The ease with which this new film is handled is revolu- tionary." With Bacon was R. B. .Lindemyer, his assistant at the Metro-Kalvar, Inc., office which he recently opened in New York City. _ ? Decisions to pursue, or not to pursue, specific programs of research or development?whether within the Company or with other firms or in- dividuals?are essentially day-to-day management and Board responsibilities, to be discharged in the best interests of the Company and all its Sharehold- ers. 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