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Disc Makers Selects Plextor

Exclusive provider of CD-RW and DVD-R drives. (May 27, 2004)

Disc Makers, the nations leading independent media manufacturer, just announced it has selected Plextor Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment, to integrate CD/RW and DVDR drives exclusively into its line of duplicators, as well as for in-house duplication operations. Disc Makers customers will now, at no extra charge, get the benefit of the industrys fastest disc duplication throughput through the integration of Plextors CD/DVD optical recording drives.

Disc Makers has integrated Plextor burners into its complete line of Reflex Series manual duplicators and Elite Series automated CD and DVD duplication and printing systems. The Plextor drives include the PlexWriter 52/24/52A CD-R/RW drive with 52X CD-R and the dual-format PX-712A DVD±R/RW drive with 12X DVD+R, 8X DVD-R, and 48X CD-R. In addition to fast recording speeds, all Plextor drives feature very high data throughput, making volume applications like duplication more productive and cost-effective. Plextor drives also are compatible with a wide range of CD and DVD media, giving customers more flexibility.

Disc Makers state-of-the-art facility in Pennsauken, NJ, which offers a full range of media duplication, replication, printing, and packaging services, is being completely outfitted with Plextor CD and DVD drives. ?The quality of Plextors drives is so exceptional that our company decided to use them in-house as well as resell them to our customers, explains Tony van Veen, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Disc Makers. ?By combining the most reliable drives with the highest quality duplicators, our top-of-the line systems will be capable of reproducing up to 400,000 discs over their lifetime. Plextor is a company that consistently introduces drives with faster recording speeds, a critical factor in our business where every second of recording time counts.

?Working with Disc Makers is a major opportunity for Plextor to expand the reach of our sales channels into new markets, said Howard Wing, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Plextor. ?With millions of catalogs sent out to corporate users, music and video professionals, churches, and schools each year, Disc Makers is the number one direct seller of CD/DVD duplicators. As the exclusive supplier of CD/DVD drives to Disc Maker, we foresee robust sales resulting from this partnership.

Disc Makers made-in-the-USA duplicators start at just $299 and are available directly from the manufacturer at For more information about Plextors optical recording products go to

Please visit Disc Makers at the CeBIT America 2004 Show (May 25-27) at Booth #4105 to learn more about their duplication hardware systems and meet with company executives Aaron Barbarics (Hardware Development Supervisor) and Scott McCormick (Marketing Manager). To set up a meeting, please contact Ted Miller at Max Borges Marketing Solutions at (305) 531-7445 x2 or by e-mail at

About Disc Makers
Disc Makers is the nations leading one-stop source for all CD, CD-ROM, DVD, duplicator, and blank media needs. Founded in 1959, Disc Makers manufactures, prints, and packages millions of discs each year for thousands of independent musicians, filmmakers, and corporate customers ? all under one roof. Its technology, equipment, and staff lead the industry, having won multiple awards for in-house graphic design and on-disc printing. Disc Makers' reputation in the independent music world has been cemented with the valuable services it offers its customers including, free worldwide distribution, promotional posters, free critiques by nationally recognized A&R reps, free UPC barcodes, and volumes of helpful guides and newsletters. Disc Makers is based in Pennsauken, NJ and has regional offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Silicon Valley, Puerto Rico, and Seattle.

About Plextor
Plextor Corp. is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment for professionals, consumers, and enterprises. Headquartered in Silicon Valley since 1990, Plextor has introduced generations of award-winning products, including digital video converters and CD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, and DVD±R/RW optical disk drives. Plextor is privately owned by Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of advanced technology hardware and precision electronic equipment headquartered in Japan.


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