Sales of vinyl records have increased; In this way have reactivated several production plants with new machines that promise greater efficiency when pressing music in this format.
Sony Music will revive its factory in Japan, after three decades without vinyl production because of Sony’s focus on the CD. According to the Recording Industry Association of Japan, vinyl sales have increased from 105,000 to 799,000 between 2010 and 2016 respectively. The sale of CDs on the other hand has decreased, when that of LPs seems to be projected to high scales millionaires. Since 2014 there was talk of a significant sales growth in this format, with USA reaching almost 8 million record sales.
It is expected that in the first quarter of 2018, production will start at the factory.
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