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How to Open a CD Jewel Case: 3 Simple Steps

Open a Jewel Case: 3 Easy Steps

When Sony and Philips finally agreed on a design for the Compact Disc, their answer was the Jewel Case and Tray Insert.  Admittedly it wasn’t the best design but it was the most efficient given the size of the disc and a number of other considerations. There are several newer designs out there that make […]

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ACE Debuts with Unique Products

ACE Premiere Products has been established to manufacture and market DVD and CD storage cases and products as well as packaging accessories for the booming global optical disc market.  Even with the advent of digital downloads consumers and providers of digital content understand you still need to sell physical product. Formed by Jun Flores, an experienced […]

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Who I am and Why I am here.

Who I am and Why I am here

Who I am. Industry veteran with over 20 years experience in packaging.  Specifically Audio, CD and DVD packaging. Ex-Plastic Injection Molding subcontractor to companies like Maxell, Sony Magnetics, and TDK. Creator of the “Cake Box.”  It’s a clam-shell capable of holding 25, 30, 50 or 100 CD-Rs in a single retail container.  If you ever bought […]

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Blogging 101

Blogging 101 for February 2015

All this hubbub about blogging I thought I should at the very least join the community.  Loads of good to decent writers out there to offer a little more insight into creating something worth being proud. So here is my first salvo, I joined Blogging 101 serviced by the WordPress community.  Let’s see if what […]

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Duplication vs Replication is There Really a Difference?

CD-Duplication-Image

Taken from WiseGEEK for an impartial, factual explanation simplified. The difference between compact disk (CD) replication and CD duplication is that replication is a professional process that creates a CD by molding the disk to be an exact copy of the original master. Data cannot be added or changed in this case. Duplication, on the […]

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The Proper Way to Remove a Disc – The Why and 3 Simple Steps

The reality of disc construction is that it’s weakest point is the center radius.  This is especially so for DVD Optical Discs. Why?  The short answer is the bonding of the two 0.6mm halves that comprise a DVD disc only extends around 1-2mm shy of the center.  That unbonded section is the weakest part of the […]

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Did You Know? … Some Salient Facts about Optical Discs.

Optical Disc Trivia

Did You Know? We all hear about urban myths.  This isn’t one of them, but we at the ACE offices thought what about optical discs?  What ever possessed them to make the disc that size or the case that way?  Ever wonder about these things? We at ACE always have and decided to do some […]