MPO (French pressing plant, manufacturing and distribution company)

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French vinyl, CD, DVD pressing and cassette duplication plant, manufacturing and distribution company.
The ‘MPO’ initials stand for Moulages et Plastiques de l’Ouest’ (in English: Western Plastics Castings). MPO can also be credited as M.P.O. on releases.

MPO CDs made at Averton are assigned the following SID codes:
Mastering code: L031, L032, L033, L035, L036, L039, LY88 (often misread as LV88)
Mould code : 12##

MPO isn’t always explicitly mentioned in the CD matrix, but can sometimes be identified by a string of tiny text with the following format:
CA (label cat#) (one or more @) IFPI (mastering SID code) M/D/YYYY HH:MM:SS (AM/PM) NNNNNNNNNN

Annotation last modified on 2022-07-31 11:45 UTC.


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