Third Man Pressing interior


Third Man Pressing is a meticulously designed boutique vinyl record production facility with a unique customer experience that includes a viewing window for our visitors to witness the beauty and importance of the record making process. Third Man Pressing is an investment in Third Man Records’ hometown, a neighborhood within a city rich with musical history, creating a space that is as inspiring as it is prolific.

As the first pressing plant to operate a fleet of brand new pressing machinery, a purpose-built manufacturing infrastructure with a talented team, Third Man Pressing has the components needed to make the best records in the world.

What Sets Us Apart:

  • Operating 13 newly built presses: 8 manual presses ( NewBilt Machinery ), 5 automatic presses (VirylTech)
  • Presses can accommodate 12” LP’s or 7” singles according to demand
  • Only fully climate-controlled pressing plant work environment in the world
  • Closed-loop, chilled-water system that maximizes water sustainability
  • Four high-efficiency hydraulic systems isolated in a dedicated, contained room
  • Digital touch screen controls for temperature, hydraulic compression, and extrusion speed
  • Engineered sound containment for minimal external noise pollution
  • Built by audio and studio fabrication experts responsible for some of the most-lauded recording studios in the world
  • Competitive turnaround times
  • Mural by Cass Corridor artist Robert Sestok