Sony to Invest Over $100M into Blu-ray Plant

Posted by Dave Cowl on March 17, 2008 
Filed Under: Blu-ray, Replication

discrep.jpgSony Corporation is planning to invest nearly $110 million in new equipment and property improvements to upgrade its Terre Haute plant.

Shelley Klingerman, spokeswoman for Sony, said the company is still evaluating its employment needs but said it has determined a minimum of 65 new workers will be needed for its Blu-ray operations. Of the estimated 65 new employees, 50 will be hourly permanent positions and 15 salaried permanent positions, according to Sony’s filings with the City Council.

Sony wants to invest more than $101 million in new equipment and more than $7.4 million in property improvements, for a total of $108.5 million in new investments.

Via Blu-ray Stats 

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One Response to “Sony to Invest Over $100M into Blu-ray Plant”

  1. Jesterrace on March 17th, 2008 2:30 pm

    Well at least a few people will have jobs.

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