Dean Reid holds a freshly made record in the new Canada Boy Vinyl pressing plant in northeast Calgary.
Dean Reid holds a freshly made record in the new Canada Boy Vinyl pressing plant in northeast Calgary.

New Vinyl LP Technology Developed In Canada

Who would have imagined Canada as a leading-edge technology supplier for the record vinyl manufacturing industry?

It's true, as the Globe & Mail explains today.

A Canadian solution to physical music’s biggest bottleneck just became even more Canadian.

The Toronto startup Viryl Technologies, which announced earlier this year it had designed newly modernized and improved vinyl record presses, has inked its first partnership, with Calgary’s Canada Boy Vinyl. The Alberta record-pressing company has purchased three of Viryl’s presses, and they are expected to ship in September.

“It’s a great match for everybody,” said Chad Brown, Viryl’s chief executive, in an interview this week. “It’ll keep us Canadians on the forefront of press technology.”

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