Photographer: James MacDonald/Bloomberg
Photographer: James MacDonald/Bloomberg

Making the Same Old Vinyl Records With All New Machines

Precision Record Pressing in Ontario is the world's first manufacturing plant to use all new record presses in more than 30 years.

Precision Record Pressing in Burlington, Ontario Canada.

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These small green plastic pellets will be melted down to form the vinyl records.

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A Precision Record Pressing worker on the record pressing line.

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The manufacturing line at Precision Record Pressing.

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Precision Record Pressing employees do an audio quality control check.

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A variety of vinyl records along the wall of the audio check room at Precision Record Pressing.

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Part of the packaging line at Precision Record Pressing.

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Stacks of records are ready to be packaged and shipped. 

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A worker does a final quality check of a newly pressed vinyl record before packaging. 

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The packaging line at Precision Record Pressing.

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