Donny Eastland started his Record Pressing career in 1975 working for Southern Machine and Tool. Donny was the assistant plant manager and Installation Engineer at SMT. He installed machines that are still running at Record Technology in CA. He installed over 250 record pressing machines in the US, Canada, England, and Brazil. Donny was the Plant Manager for Volunteer Record Pressing in the early 80's.
After many years working as an Industrial Engineer for Aladdin Industries he started working with Memphis Record Pressing in 2014 to specify and design the plant facilities and rebuild SMT presses and Hamilton presses. The plant is targeted to produce over 2,000,000 records in 2016. Other clients are Gotta Groove Records, and Brooklyn Vinyl Works.