In a sign of the times, Sony (SNE) will zap a high-volume CD manufacturing plant in New Jersey,...

|About: Sony Corporation (SNE)|By:, SA News Editor

In a sign of the times, Sony (SNE) will zap a high-volume CD manufacturing plant in New Jersey, ending a 50-year run that started in the vinyl music album era. Both the soft economy and the switch to digital music formats conspired to kill the factory and its 300 jobs. Sony will collapse its music CD and movie DVD production in an Indiana facility.