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There are two or three plants in Israel.
Shai
בתאריך 15/08/13 2:11 AM, ציטוט Tom Fine:
> I'm hoping for fact-based accurate to-date info here. Factual input 
> much appreciated.
>
> Where are CDs being manufactured these days and who owns the plants? I 
> might be wrong in my understanding, but I think Universal and EMI and 
> maybe also Warner Music and Sony have mostly gotten out of the 
> manufacturing business. Have they sold or spun off their plants? If 
> so, what entities own them now? I might be wrong about Sony, they seem 
> to own plants at least in Japan and perhaps elsewhere. There used to 
> be a reliable number/letter code system in CD "deadwax" that indicated 
> where a disc was made, and some plants boldly stamped their insignia 
> on the discs. This doesn't seem to be the case today.
>
> Also, is replication the same as in the 80s and 90s -- is a glass 
> master still cut from a data stream (I would assume it comes off a 
> hard drive today rather than a 1630 tape)? Have there been further 
> advances in reducing baked-in jitter? I remember there were some 
> advances in the 90s, mainly in the glass master cutting.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>

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