North America’s largest vinyl record manufacturer investing nearly $11 million in expansion, Project represents the creation of more than 200 new jobs in Davidson County

Nashville – United Record Pressing officials announced today the company will expand manufacturing operations at its headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. United Record Pressing is investing $10.8 million and creating 209 new jobs in Davidson County.

“United Record Pressing is and always has been a Tennessee-based company with over 74 years of rich history here. We are excited to be making this investment in our expansion in Middle Tennessee and are very appreciative of the important support we have received,” said Mark Michaels, CEO and chairman, United Record Pressing.

Once complete, the additional manufacturing capacity and improvements to the facility’s infrastructure will allow the company to better serve its growing customer demand. With the creation of 209 new jobs, United Record Pressing will more than double its total employment in Tennessee. 

“Tennessee’s skilled workforce and strong business climate continue to ensure success and investment among companies like United Record Pressing. I thank this Tennessee brand for its commitment to create more than 200 jobs for Tennesseans across Davidson County,” said Governor Bill Lee.

Founded in 1949 in Nashville, United Record Pressing is the oldest and largest vinyl record pressing plant in North America. The company is known for its storied history, which includes having pressed the first Beatles single in America, as well as many of the classic Motown hits during the 1960s and ‘70s. Today, United Record Pressing manufactures approximately 50,000 records per day for artists of all scale and genres of music. 

Since 2019, TNECD has supported more than 35 economic development projects in Davidson County, resulting in approximately 16,000 job commitments and nearly $2 billion in capital investment.

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