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Fox Signs Ritek to DVD Manufacturing Deal

30 Jan, 2002 By: Hive News

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has picked Ritek Global Media as its exclusive DVD manufacturer in international territories, the companies announced today.

"Ritek's forward-thinking business approach, coupled with their technical expertise and depth of industry knowledge, made our decision to partner with them very easy, especially given the complexities of the international home entertainment marketplace," said Mary McLaren, EVP of Fox International Operations.

The new relationship with Fox furthers Ritek's expansion in the worldwide DVD market, said Ritek CEO Rick Marquardt, adding Ritek is also increasing its DVD mastering and replication capacity.

Ritek Global Media is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Ritek Corp., a manufacturer of optical media products with a daily capacity of nearly five million discs. The company has facilities in Australia, China, Germany, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States and provides DVD services to music labels, independent software companies and several major Hollywood studios.

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