With sales at their highest in 30 years, Irish Startup Dublin Vinyl is setting its sights even further afield with plans to expand into North America and Japan. The plant began manufacturing vinyl for the music industry in January 2018 and is already working with some of the world’s biggest independent and major record labels.
Euro 1.2 million has been invested in the business to date which currently employs eight full-time and four part-time staff in its 9,000 square foot facility in Glasnevin, North Dublin. The plant has a capacity to produce up to 20,000 records per week with plans to triple that over the next 12 months.
Initially launched as a B2B company servicing local and international record labels and distributors, it soon became apparent that there is huge demand to manufacture and supply vinyl directly to the consumer.
“Within a couple of months of launching, we experienced significant demand from vinyl fans to buy...