Sony to make 10 million Blu-ray discs a month

Posted on Friday, Jul 14 2006 @ 13:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq reports Sony will manufacture 10 million Blu-ray discs a month by the end of this year, including the production for the PS3.
THE MANUFACTURING arm of Sony said it has started manufacturing BD video content in Japan which uses the Advanced Access Content System copyright protection system. It is moving from sheet coating to spin coating for the BD disks and will complete that by the end of the year, it said.

By then, US factories will be producing five million disks a month, Europe will be producing 2.5 million BD disks a month, while so will its Japanese factory.

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