Of the five DVD formats tracked in the report, DVD-R was the most significant DVD format in 2005 with 59 percent of DVD recordable disc sales. Verbatim/MKM leads the global DVD-R market with a 17.01 percent market share for all of 2005.
In the DVD+R segment, which accounted for 34.2 percent of worldwide DVD recordable sales in 2005, Verbatim/MKM leads with 17.77 percent of the market.
Verbatim/MKM also leads the global CDR market with 15.1 percent of CD-R sales and 19.8 percent of CD-RW.
Verbatim/MKM continues to develop advanced and innovative storage solutions for the future, including Blu-ray and High Definition DVD (HD DVD) media technology. Verbatim brand media is marketed in North America, Europe, Latin America and other areas of the world. In Japan, media is sold under the Mitsubishi brand.