Thursday, July 02, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ARCHOS Unveils the ARCHOS 50d Helium
July 29 Won't Be The Day You Get Your Windoiws 10 Upgrade
Windows 7 Remains The Leading Operating System
Intel President To Leave The Company
Intel Compute Stick Comes With Ubuntu
Nintendo Wants To Surpise With New NX Console
South Korean Display Makers To Provide Flexible Display For Next Apple Watch: analyst
Hewlett-Packard Officially Files to Split
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > June CD...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 28, 2002
June CD-R contract price increases boost hopes for better margins


Taiwan’s optical disc manufacturers are rolling out long-anticipated price increases in CD-R discs. Per-unit contract prices of blank discs for June are up by roughly US$0.02 at top-tier manufacturers, while those at the small-to-medium disc makers average US$0.015.

First-tier companies Ritek, CMC Magnetics and Prodisc Technology, which focus on high-speed disc products, have marked up June contract prices by US$0.02 to US$0.025, or a 5-10% rise. Unit quotes for their 40x and 48x CD-R discs currently range from US$0.18 to US$0.22

The US$0.015 per-unit increase at smaller disc manufacturers also amounts to 10% on the lower price baseline of 24x and 32x CD-R discs by those manufacturers. CD-R discs of 24x and 32x speed are quoted at around US$0.14-0.15.

The price adjustments are being made amid rising prices of polycarbonate, the key plastic material used in CD-R substrate. However, industry sources said they also reflect the higher price points of high-speed discs, which are becoming the industry standard as major disc makers convert their lines to produce 48x discs.

The disc price increases, plus improved capacity utilization to 80% to 90% that most disc makers are seeing, are boosting hopes of a gradual upturn in profit margins in the coming quarters.


Previous
Next
Freecom FHD-1 - The Intelligent Solution        All News        Freecom FHD-1 - The Intelligent Solution
Midbar expands into Taiwanese market     Optical Storage News      Midbar expands into Taiwanese market

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Memory-Tech Promises Improved Audio CD Quality With New UHQCD Technology
Acer Launches Gaming Monitor Enabled by AMD FreeSync Technology
Microsoft Outlines Basic Elements Of Direct3D 12
CD-R And CD-RW Discs Represent $368 Million in 2013 - CD writers and CD Combo Disappearing
New SDXC And SDHC Memory Cards Support 4K2K Video
LCD TV Panel Shipments Dip in Q3 For The First Time
CDSA Releases Updated Version of its Content Protection Security Standard
Sharp Launches The LL-S201A 20-inch Multi-Touch Monitor
Strong Shipments Reported For High-Resolution Tablet Panels in 2013
LCD TV Panel Inventory Rises, Spurring Price Drops
Sharp AQUOS DR TVs Pack 500GB HDDs, Blu-ray Drives
Sharp To Launch Redesigned AQUOS Quattron G9 LCD TVs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .