Established as Carlton Productions Limited on 7 April 1965. Other names: Carlton Productions (Records Pressing) Ltd.
Opened in 1966, it was the second ever vinyl pressing plant in Eire but the first to press LPs.
Can be identified by either "CP" in the matrix or by the characteristic "double dip" labels (outer elevated ring, sunken middle ring, elevated inner ring), and in combination with brown translucent vinyl.
Originally, Pye Records had a 50% stake in the plant but sold it in 1972 to the other shareholders.
Carlton Productions Ltd. was dissolved by 26 September 1986, but the plant continued to operate until 1992 under the name of Carlton Productions (1967) Ltd.
Request for voluntary winding up of the company Carlton Productions (1967) Ltd. was filed in March 1992 and the company was finally dissolved in May 1995.
Cassette duplication was introduced in 1973. The respective company name was Chyme Tape Productions Ltd., established on 4 December 1973 and operated until 1992.
Request for voluntary winding up of the company was filed in March 1992 and the company was finally dissolved in May 1995.