Hitachi-LG Data Storage

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Hitachi-LG Data Storage
Industry Data storage
Founded 2000
Headquarters Tokyo, Japan
Seoul, South Korea
Key people
Young-Keun Park, President & CEO
Shiwa Yoshihiro, President & CFO
Products Optical disc drives
Website www.hlds.co.kr/v2/e_index.html

Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS or HL-DT-ST), a joint venture between Hitachi and LG, is a manufacturer of DVD and Blu-ray optical disk drives for desktop and notebook computers.[1] Founded in late 2000, the company began operation in January 2001, and shipped its first product in the summer of that year.[2] In 2006, HLDS began developing Blu-ray Disc drives.[3] The company claims that it has led the disk drive industry in market share since its founding, with a 20% share for fiscal year 2001,[4] and 29% for fiscal year 2012.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Image: content_01_01.jpg, (1008 × 846 px)". hlds.co.kr. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  2. ^ O'Dell, J. "Hitachi & LG Plead Guilty to Price Fixing, Accept $21M Fine". venturebeat.com. VentureBeat. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  3. ^ "Image: content_03_tab_02.jpg, (566 × 380 px)". hlds.co.kr. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  4. ^ "Image: content_03_tab_03.jpg, (566 × 380 px)". hlds.co.kr. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 

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