Amadeusz Juskowiak

Hoechst to research discs with us japan firms

Hoechst AG HFAGF Kerdix Inc Boulder Colorado and Nakamichi Corp Tokyo have agreed to pool their research and development on magnetooptical memory discs Hoechst said in a statement

Research will be carried out at each company and Hoechst will start to produce the discs by mid1988 and distribute them worldwide under the brand name Ozadisc

A Hoechst spokesman said an eventual joint venture was likely but could give no details