PLDS (Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions) is a joint
venture between Royal Philips Electronics and Lite-On IT Corporation that is
responsible for the sales and marketing of Lite-On branded Optical Disc Drive
(ODD) business. The combination of a strong R&D focus and access to enormous
production capacity makes PLDS an industry leading company. PLDS is dedicated to
excellence and devote best efforts to further expand innovative quality product
offerings for the PC industry and strengthen its top global position in the ODD
see also:- Lite-On's SSD page.