A groovy year for vinyl.
The growing market for records in 2017 meant that factories couldn’t always keep up with demand.
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Regardless of these delays, it has been an impressive year for vinyl production.
With Japan’s first pressing plant in over 30 years set to open in early March, next year shows no signs of slowing down.
Of the two continents left off the list, we’re hoping Antarctica remains plantless and Africa gets a long overdue vinyl manufacturing HQ in 2018.