Recordable Media Manufacturing in the US
The industry's products are becoming increasingly obsolete in light of digital media formats and an ever-growing selection of online streaming options. Weakening demand has led many industry operators to stop production entirely or cut costs through consolidation and offshoring. Nevertheless, hope still lies in the growing popularity of 3D movies, which require discs due to the large file sizes involved.
This industry encapsulates enterprises that manufacture optical and magnetic media. These include blank audio tapes, video tapes, diskettes, compact discs (CDs), digital versatile discs (DVDs) and Blu-ray discs. Companies in this industry also mass duplicate audio, video, software and other data on magnetic, optical or similar media. This industry excludes circuit board-based storage technologies, such as MP3 players, flash drives, hard disks and portable hard disk drives.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.