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What Happens When the CD Factory Closes?
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011 @ 23:06:49 UTC

Pitman, PA, about 17 miles southeast of Philadelphia, is home to one of Sony's two remaining US-based CD-manufacturing plants - until March 31. After that, the company will shutter the facility and 300 workers will be out of jobs. A Sony spokeswoman recently cited an ailing US economy and sagging interest in physical media as the reasons for the closure. A longtime employee sized up the situation more succinctly for CNET last week: "The CD is dying." Complete Article







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