Uni Distribution Corp.

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US distribution company owned by MCA Inc. The company was active between late 1990 and 1996. From November 1990 to March 1994 the company was legally known as Uni Distribution Corporation. In December 1996, the distribution corporation was rebranded as Universal Music & Video Distribution, Inc.

The company also ran a CD manufacturing plant in Pinckneyville, IL and a vinyl/cassette manufacturing plant in Gloversville, NY, formerly known as MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville and MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville respectively.

Universal Music & Video Distribution, Inc. went into a joint venture with Panasonic Disc Services Corporation (PDSC), a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Ind. Co., Ltd. in 1999 to install DVD manufacturing capabilities at the CD plant in Pinckneyville, which continued as Matsushita Universal Media Services. In 2002, the plant was renamed Technicolor Universal Media Services, after Technicolor purchased Panasonic Disc Services Corp interests from parent company Matsushita Electric Ind. Co., Ltd.

Also credited as:
· UNI Dist. Corp.
· Uni Distribution Corporation

Company history:
NY company number: 47415
Incorporated: 11 August 1934 as Decca Distributing Corporation
First name change: 2 March 1970 to MCA Distributing Corporation
Second name change: 13 November 1990 to 'Uni Distribution Corporation' - included on this page
Third name change: 28 March 1994 to 'Uni Distribution Corp.' - this page
Fourth name change: 9 December 1996 to Universal Music & Video Distribution, Inc.
Dissolved: 15 September 1999 (merged out) - the CA branch company dissolved on 1 December 1999

Parent Label:MCA Records, Inc.
Sublabels:UNI (8)
Contact Info:

Uni Distribution Corporation
60 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608


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