CEO | Record Industry
Ton Vermeulen is the proud owner of Record Industry, vinyl pressing plant in the Netherlands, together with his wife Mieke. Record Industry, which roots go back to the fifties and started as Artone, is known for pressing high quality vinyl and is one of the most automated vinyl pressing plants in the world.
Ton is also co-owner of the highly successful vinyl only label Music On Vinyl. Before he took over the pressing plant in 1998 from Sony Music, he already knew the music industry inside out. He was a deejay, worked for radio stations and co-owned a successful dance label and music distributor. In 2018 Record Industry opened Artone Studio, a brand new mastering room and studio, offering direct-to-disc recording amongst other services, utilizing high quality modern and unique vintage analog recording and mastering techniques and equipment.