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POLAROID AND PICKER SIGN SALES AND SERVICE AGREEMENT TO DELIVER HELIOS LASER IMAGING SYSTEM

POLAROID AND PICKER SIGN SALES AND SERVICE AGREEMENT TO DELIVER HELIOS
 LASER IMAGING SYSTEM
 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Polaroid Corporation (NYSE: PRD) today announced the signing of a distribution and service agreement with Picker International Corporation for Helios medical imaging products.
 Under the agreement, Picker Health Care Products will distribute Polaroid Medical Imaging Systems' Helios Dry Film and Helios Laser System in the U.S. for retrofit applications of diagnostic radiology hardcopy. The agreement also names Picker Service as an authorized service contractor for designated Helios systems in the U.S.
 Helios is a digital laser imaging system that produces high-quality radiographic films in about 90 seconds, without chemical processing.
 "Our relationship with Picker will help us deliver the benefits of Helios to U.S. hospitals and medical centers with the highest degree of quality, efficiency, and service," said Robert Delahunt, Polaroid vice president.
 Polaroid Corporation, with sales of more than $2 billion, is the worldwide leader in instant imaging. The company supplies instant photographic cameras and films, conventional films, videotapes and electronic visual communication products to family, business and technical and industrial markets.
 Picker International is a $900 million global leader in diagnostic imaging technologies. The company's Health Care Products Division is North America's largest distributor of radiology supplies and accessories through its network of 22 distribution center and four OrderExpress offices. Picker International is a subsidiary of General Electric Company, p.l.c., of the U.K., a diversified multinational company with annual revenues in excess of $16 billion.
 Edward F. Clough, 617-577-2012 of Polaroid, or Jerry Cirino, 216-473-6787 of Picker International
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