Taiyo Yuden

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Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a Japanese materials and electronics company, situated in Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo, that helped pioneer recordable CD technology (CD-R) along with Sony and Philips in 1988.wikipedia
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CD-R

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Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a Japanese materials and electronics company, situated in Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo, that helped pioneer recordable CD technology (CD-R) along with Sony and Philips in 1988.
The dye materials developed by Taiyo Yuden made it possible for CD-R discs to be compatible with Audio CD and CD-ROM discs.

Nikkei 225

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The company is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock market index.

CMC Magnetics

Taiyo Yuden sold its disc manufacturing patents and equipment to CMC Magnetics, and today the media is manufactured by CMC under the CMC Pro brand.
In December 2015, Taiyo Yuden, one of the inventors of the recordable CD and inventor of the original cyanine dye for CD-R, sold its optical disc brand and intellectual property to CMC Magnetics, ending its own production in Japan.

Verbatim (brand)

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Rebranded Taiyo Yuden media could be found under Fujifilm, Fusion, Maxell (Maxell Music CD-R, Maxell CD-R Pro, and Maxell CD-R Music Pro (discontinued)), Miflop, Panasonic, Plextor, Sony (Sony Music CD-R (discontinued 2008)), TDK, and Verbatim Corporation brands.
Verbatim also resells relabeled products from Japanese, Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, Malaysian and Indian factories (Pearl White DVD series in Europe, some CD-R not labeled Super Azo), including but not limited to products by Taiyo Yuden, Ritek Corporation, CMC Magnetics, Prodisc, Moser Baer, Daxon/BenQ.

Double-density compact disc

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Taiyo Yuden introduced That's Double Density CD-R with 1.3 GB storage space in 2000.

JVC

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In October 2008, JVC and Taiyo Yuden set up a new joint venture, called Victor Advanced Media.

Fujifilm

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Rebranded Taiyo Yuden media could be found under Fujifilm, Fusion, Maxell (Maxell Music CD-R, Maxell CD-R Pro, and Maxell CD-R Music Pro (discontinued)), Miflop, Panasonic, Plextor, Sony (Sony Music CD-R (discontinued 2008)), TDK, and Verbatim Corporation brands.

START Lab

START Lab Inc.
START Lab Inc. is a joint venture of Sony Corporation and Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd..

Japan

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Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a Japanese materials and electronics company, situated in Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo, that helped pioneer recordable CD technology (CD-R) along with Sony and Philips in 1988. Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Chūō, Tokyo

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Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a Japanese materials and electronics company, situated in Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo, that helped pioneer recordable CD technology (CD-R) along with Sony and Philips in 1988.

Philips

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Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a Japanese materials and electronics company, situated in Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo, that helped pioneer recordable CD technology (CD-R) along with Sony and Philips in 1988.

Singapore

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Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Korea

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Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

China

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Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Philippines

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Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Taiwan

Republic of ChinaFormosaRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Malaysia

Federation of MalaysiaMalaysianMalaya
Founded 60 years ago, Taiyo Yuden currently operates factories in Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Data storage

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It was well known for its recordable optical media, and were regarded by many to be the very best in the industry.

Optical disc

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It was well known for its recordable optical media, and were regarded by many to be the very best in the industry.

Stock market index

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The company is a constituent of the Nikkei 225 stock market index.

Suginami

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Taiyo Yuden was established by Hikohachi Sato on March 23, 1950, in Suginami, Tokyo.

Tokyo Stock Exchange

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In January 1973 Taiyo Yuden is listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Sony

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Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a Japanese materials and electronics company, situated in Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo, that helped pioneer recordable CD technology (CD-R) along with Sony and Philips in 1988. Rebranded Taiyo Yuden media could be found under Fujifilm, Fusion, Maxell (Maxell Music CD-R, Maxell CD-R Pro, and Maxell CD-R Music Pro (discontinued)), Miflop, Panasonic, Plextor, Sony (Sony Music CD-R (discontinued 2008)), TDK, and Verbatim Corporation brands.

Anechoic chamber

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In April 2003, an anechoic chamber test facility was established.

Mexico

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Effective March 1, 2006, the power supply factory in Mexico (formerly Taiyo Yuden de Mexico, originally Zentec Inc) was sold to Tamura Corporation.