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>> As a reference for the cataloging of "Made in Brazil" releases, below are the list of Vinyl and CD/DVD manufacturers that have fed the largest Latin American music market in more than 100 years of local production.

Vinyl record manufacturers / pressing plants in Brazil, from 1913 to nowadays (grouped by plant regardless of the name given to each along the years):

• International Talking Machine Co. Ltd. / Fábrica Odeon, from 1912 to 1919 when the company changed name to
• Transoceanic Trading Co., / Fábrica Odeon from 1919 to 1932 when the company was bought by / associated with British new Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. and changed name to
• Indústrias Elétricas e Musicais Fábrica Odeon S.A., from 1932 to 1949 when moved from Olaria, Rio to S. Bernardo, São Paulo.

• Indústrias Elétricas e Musicais Fábrica Odeon S.A. (GGC 33.249.640), from 1949 to 1974, when changed name to
• EMI Odeon Fonográfica, Industrial e Eletrônica S.A. (GGC 33.249.640), from 1974 to 1982, when changed name to
• EMI Odeon Fonográfica, Industrial e Eletrônica Ltda. (GGC 33.249.640), from 1982 to 1996.

• Casa A Electrica / Fábrica De Discos Saverio Leonetti, from 1914 to early 1920s when renamed
• Fábrica Phonographica União, from 1920 to circa 1925 when ceased activities

• Disco Popular, from 1919 to 1923.

• Companhia Brunswick do Brasil S.A., from 1929 to mid 30s

• Columbia Brazil Phonograph Company, Inc., from 1929 to 1934, when transferred assets to
• The Byington Co., from 1933 to late 40s, when changed name to
• Produtos Elétricos Brasileiros S.A., from 1945 to 1955, when unified with Gravações Elétricas Ltda. changed name to
• Gravações Elétricas S.A. (CGC 61.186.300), from 1956 to 1994.

• SINTER - Sociedade Interamericana de Representações, from 1945 to 1955, when changed name to
• Companhia Brasileira de Discos (CGC 33.177.411), from 1955 to 1971, when changed name to
• Companhia Brasileira de Discos Phonogram (CGC 33.177.411), a.k.a. CBD Phonogram, from 1971 to 1978, when changed name to
• PolyGram Discos Ltda. (CGC 33.177.411), from 1978 to 1984, when changed name to:
• PolyGram do Brasil Ltda. (CGC 33.177.411), from 1984 to 1996

• RCA Victor Rádio S.A., from 1949 to 1960, when changed name to
• RCA Eletrônica Brasileira S.A. (CGC 61.126.074), a.k.a RCA S.A. Eletrônica or simply as RCA S.A., from 1960 to 1970, when changed name to
• RCA Eletrônica Ltda. (CGC 61.126.074), from 1970 to 1988.

• Rádio Serviços, Propaganda Ltda., from 1952 to 1956, when changed name to
• Fonográfica Brasileira S.A., a.k.a. Fonobrás S.A., from 1956 to 1965

• Som Indústria e Comércio S.A. (CGC 61.160.842), from 1953 to 1996

• Siemens do Brasil Companhia de Eletricidade S.A., from 1953 to 1958

• Fábrica de Discos Rozenblit Ltda. (CGC 10.823.003), from 1954 to 1983

• CIPROM - Companhia Industrializadora de Produtos Musicais, from mid 1950s to early 60s

• Thermo-Plástica Pérola Ltda., from late 1950s to early 60s

• Companhia Industrial de Discos (CGC 33.160.649), from 1961 to 1994

• Gravações Musidisc S.A. (CGC 33.425.547), from 1961 to 1971

• Tapecar Gravações S.A. (CGC 33.631.433), from 1970 to 1983

• INFOBRÁS - Indústria Fonográfica Brasileira Ltda. (CGC 33.811.332), from late 60s to late 70s and
• INFOCO Indústria De Fonogramas E Comércio Ltda. (CGC 42.495.002) , from 1975 to late 80s

• Discos Plásticos Fonopress Ltda. (CGC 33.819.384), from 1972 to 1982

• Discos CBS Indústria e Comércio Ltda. (CGC 33.131.376 [1979-83] and CGC 43.203.520 [1984-91]), from 1979 to 1991, when changed name to
• Sony Music Entertainment Brasil Indústia e Comércio Ltda. (CGC 43.203.520), from 1991 to 1996

• INA - Nacional Discos Ltda. (CGC 47.157.144), from 1975 to 1981

• WEA Discos Ltda. (CGC 42.470.112), from 1979 to 1983.

• Discos RGE Fermata Ltda. (CGC 61.432.753), from 1978 to 1980 when changed name to
• FIF - Fermata Indústria Fonográfica Ltda. (CGC 61.432.753), from 1980 to 1985

• Fonopress Indústria Fonográfica Ltda. (CGC 55.268.023), from 1985 to 1996

• Fonobrás - Distribuidora Fonográfica Brasileira Ltda. (CGC 29.010.519), from 1985 to 1995

• BMG-Ariola Discos Ltda. (CGC 56.697.162), from 1986 to 1996, also named
• RCA-Ariola Internacional Discos Ltda. (CGC 56.697.162), from 1986 to 1988

• Sondise Produtora Fonográfica Ltda. (CGC 68.559.103), from 1993 to 1997

• Vinil Press Comércio e Indústria de Discos e Fitas Ltda. (CGC 39.450.291), from 1993 to 1998

• Talismã Produções Fonográficas Ltda. (CGC 39.539.630), from 1994 to 1997

• Poly Som Comércio e Indústria de Plásticos Ltda. (CNPJ 03.107.867), since 1999

• Vinil Brasil (CNPJ 23.056.877), since 2017

Cassette production and manufacture in Brazil began in the early 1970s, and most vinyl manufacturers had their own duplication and assembly divisions. Few independent companies were established, including

• APG Eletrônica S.A., also named APG Gravações Ltda. (CGC 33.885.401) since 1973 in São Paulo, SP

• Transamérica Produções Ltda. (CGC 48.788.145) since 1978 in São Paulo, SP

CDs & DVDs manufacturers, from 1987 to present days:

• Microservice Microfilmagens e Reproduções Técnicas Ltda., also named as Microservice Tecnologia Digital S.A. (CGC/CNPJ 043.359.926), since 1987 in São Paulo, SP
• Microservice Microfilmagens e Reproduções Técnicas da Amazônia Ltda., also named as Microservice Tecnologia Digital da Amazônia Ltda. (CGC/CNPJ 34.525.444) since 1992 in Manaus, AM

• Videolar da Amazônia S.A. (CGC/CNPJ 34.502.880), since 1989 in Manaus, AM
• Videolar Multimídia Ltda (CGC/CNPJ 22.797.090), since 1994 in Manaus, AM
• Videolar S.A (CGC/CNPJ 04.229.761), since 1998 in Manaus, AM

• Sony Music Entertainment (Brasil) Indústria e Comércio Ltda. (CGC/ CNPJ 43.203.520), since 1991 in Rio de Janeiro, RJ
• Sony Music Manaus Indústria e Comércio Ltda. (CGC/CNPJ 01.751.332), since 1997 in Manaus, AM
• Sony DADC Brasil (CNPJ 07.305.913), since 2006 in Manaus, AM

• VAT – Vídeo Audio Tape do Amazonas S.A. (CGC 04.229.761), since 1990 in Manaus, AM

• Sonopress-Rimo Indústria e Comércio Fonográfica Ltda. / S.A. (CGC/CNPJ 67.562.884) since 1992 in Manaus, AM
• Sonopress-Rimo da Amazônia Indústria e Comércio Fonográfica Ltda. (CGC/CNPJ 84.894.129), since 1993 in Manaus, AM
• Rimo Entertainment Indústria E Comércio S.A. (CNPJ 67.562.884) since 2017 in Manaus, AM

• Novodisc Mídia Digital Ltda., also named NovoDisc Brasil Indústria Fonográfica Ltda. (CGC/CNPJ 02.073.507), since 1997 in São Paulo, SP
• Novodisc Mídia Digital Da Amazônia Ltda., also named Novodisc Manaus Indústria Fonográfica Ltda. (CGC/CNPJ 02.104.848), since 1997 in Manaus, AM

• CD+ Nordeste Digital Line S.A. (CNPJ 01.247.965), since 1999 in Fortaleza, CE
• CD+ Indústria da Amazônia Ltda. (CNPJ 03.388.660), since 2004 in Manaus, AM

• Disc Press Comércio Fonográfico Ltda. (CNPJ 02.307.313), since 2003 in Porto Alegre, RS

• Ágata Tecnologia Digital Ltda. (CNPJ 03.729.922), since 2006 in São Paulo, SP

• Kyrios CD Solution (CNPJ 08.205.284), since 2006 in São Paulo, SP

• Art Solução Mídia do Brasil Ltda. (CNPJ 10.647.075), since 2011 in Fortaleza, CE

• AMZ Mídia Industrial S.A. (CNPJ 14.919.768), since 2112 in Manaus, AM

• Alpha Mídia Tecnologia Digital Ltda. (CNPJ 18.530.987), since 2013 in São Paulo, SP

• Laser Disc do Brasil Ltda. (CNPJ 19.115.940), since 2013 in Arujá, SP

• MAC Brasil (CNPJ 20.719.740), since 2015 in Cotia, SP

• Discmídia Indústria E Serviços Ltda. (CNPJ 07.725.846), since 2005 in Belo Horizonte, MG
• Discmídia Indústria Brasileira Ltda. (CNPJ 23.473.430), since 2015 in Belo Horizonte, MG

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