Knowledge about vinyl and CD pressing plants comes in use when cataloging releases by any band. This section details the entire manufacturing and distribution process, and gives specific information about the most common plants which pressed Nirvana records. It is recommended to read through the general information documents before exploring the rest of the website, as the information is used to explain most presented items.

Keep in mind that the information in this section has been compiled with the period when Nirvana was active in mind, and may no longer be relevant for music released today. Technology has improved, and many of the companies described are now defunct.