1991 Scotch VHS Tapes

scotck video tapesThe 3M Company, (NYSE: MMM) formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is a United States multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, United States.

With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 84,000 people worldwide, they produce more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates,passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car care products (such as sun films, polish, wax, car shampoo, treatment for the exterior, interior and the under chassis rust protection), electronic circuits and optical films.  3M has operations in more than 65 countries – 29 international companies with manufacturing operations and 35 companies with laboratories. 3M India is the only public company other than the parent company.   3M products are available for purchase through distributors and retailers in more than 200 countries, and many 3M products are available online directly from the company.

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Now That’s What I Call Music! 38

Now That’s What I Call Music! 38 (1997) Original UK TV Advert. Voiceover by Mark Goodier

Now That’s What I Call Music! 38 or Now 38 was released in 1997. The album is the 38th edition of the (UK) Now! series. It was released on audio cassette & CD formats.

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Sanyo VTC5000 Betacord 1982

Sanyo VTC5000 Betacord advert from 1982

 History:
Technologically Sanyo has had good ties with Sony, supporting the Betamax video format from invention until the mid 1980s (the best selling video recorder in the UK in 1983 was the Sanyo VTC5000), and later being an early adopter of the highly successful Video8 camcorder format. More recently, though, Sanyo decided against supporting Sony’s format, the Blu-ray Disc, and instead gave its backing to Toshiba’s HD DVD. This was ultimately unsuccessful, however, as Sony’s Blu-ray triumphed.

History taken from Wikipedia.