The Maxell electronics brand is one of those familiar household names that has been carried through many generations. Maxwell has just announced that it will end the production of CD, DVD, Blu-ray, and HD DVD discs by the end of the month.
Before I start sobbing like I did when Polaroid announced the closure of its last production plant, we can rest assured that the Maxell legacy will live on. Maxell is already planning to outsource to other companies, so this won't be the last we see of them just yet.
In honor of Maxell and their amazing products, especially their cassette tapes, which have a special place in my heart, here's a vintage Maxell ad, (George Michael vintage to be exact), to say farewell Maxell discs! To check it out,