NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32311

Industry 32311

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32311 – Printing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32311: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in printing on apparel and textile products, paper, metal, glass, plastics, and other materials, except fabric (grey goods). The printing processes employed include, but are not limited to, lithographic, gravure, screen, flexographic, digital, and letterpress. Establishments in this industry do not manufacture the stock that they print, but may perform postprinting activities, such as folding, cutting, or laminating the materials they print, and mailing.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 32311

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 32311. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing photocopying service on nondigital photocopy equipment without performing traditional printing activities–are classified in Industry 56143, Business Service Centers;
  • Printing on grey goods–are classified in Industry 31331, Textile and Fabric Finishing Mills;
  • Printing and publishing, known as publishers–are classified in Subsector 511, Publishing Industries (except Internet); and
  • Performing prepress or postpress services without performing traditional printing activities–are classified in Industry 32312, Support Activities for Printing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32311

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 32311. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Address lists commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Address lists screen printing without publishing
  • Advertising materials (e.g., coupons, flyers) commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Agricultural magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Agricultural magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Albums (e.g., photo, scrap) and refills manufacturing
  • Almanacs printing and binding without publishing
  • Almanacs printing without publishing
  • Appointment books and refills manufacturing
  • Art prints commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Art prints screen printing without publishing
  • Atlases commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Atlases screen printing without publishing
  • Blankbooks and refills manufacturing
  • Books printing and binding without publishing
  • Books printing without publishing
  • Books, sales, manifold, printing
  • Business directories commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Business directories screen printing without publishing
  • Business forms (except manifold) screen printing without publishing
  • Business forms commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Business forms, manifold, printing
  • Calendars commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Calendars screen printing without publishing
  • Cards (e.g., business, greeting, playing, postcards, trading) commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Cards (e.g., business, greeting, playing, postcards, trading) screen printing without publishing
  • Catalogs commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Catalogs of collections commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Catalogs of collections screen printing without publishing
  • Catalogs screen printing without publishing
  • Checkbooks and refills printing
  • Comic books commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Comic books screen printing without publishing
  • Commercial digital printing (except books)
  • Commercial engraving printing (except books)
  • Commercial flexographic printing (except books)
  • Commercial gravure printing (except books)
  • Commercial letterpress printing (except books)
  • Commercial lithographic (offset) printing (except books)
  • Commercial printing (except screen, books)
  • Commercial quick printing (except books)
  • Commercial screen printing
  • Computer forms (manifold or continuous) printing
  • Credit and identification card imprinting and embossing
  • Databases commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Databases screen printing without publishing
  • Diaries manufacturing
  • Dictionaries printing and binding without publishing
  • Dictionaries printing without publishing
  • Digital printing (e.g., billboards, other large format graphic materials, high resolution) (except books)
  • Directories commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Directories screen printing without publishing
  • Discount coupon books commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Discount coupon books screen printing without publishing
  • Encyclopedias printing and binding without publishing
  • Encyclopedias printing without publishing
  • Fiction books printing and binding without publishing
  • Fiction books printing without publishing
  • Financial magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Financial magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Flexographic printing (except books, printing grey goods)
  • Globe covers and maps commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Globe covers and maps screen printing without publishing
  • Gravure printing (except books, printing grey goods)
  • Greeting cards (e.g., birthday, holiday, sympathy) commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Greeting cards (e.g., birthday, holiday, sympathy) screen printing without publishing
  • Guides, street map, commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Guides, street map, screen printing without publishing
  • Hydrographic printing
  • Instant printing (i.e., quick printing) (except books)
  • Intaglio printing (except books)
  • Job printing (except screen, books)
  • Job printing, engraving (except books)
  • Job printing, flexographic (except books)
  • Job printing, gravure (except books)
  • Job printing, letterpress (except books)
  • Job printing, lithographic (except books)
  • Job printing, offset (except books)
  • Job printing, screen
  • Juvenile magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Juvenile magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Labels, commercial printing (except screen), on a job-order basis
  • Lithographic printing (except books, printing grey goods)
  • Looseleaf binders and devices manufacturing
  • Magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Manifold business forms printing
  • Maps commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Maps screen printing without publishing
  • Music books printing or printing and binding without publishing
  • Music, sheet, commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Music, sheet, screen printing without publishing
  • Newsletters commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Newsletters screen printing without publishing
  • Newspapers commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Newspapers screen printing without publishing
  • Nonfiction books printing and binding without publishing
  • Nonfiction books printing without publishing
  • Offset printing (except books, printing grey goods)
  • Pamphlets printing and binding without publishing
  • Pamphlets printing without publishing
  • Patterns and plans (e.g., clothing patterns) commercial printing (except blueprinting, screen) without publishing
  • Patterns and plans (e.g., clothing patterns) screen printing without publishing
  • Periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Photo albums and refills manufacturing
  • Postcards commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Postcards screen printing without publishing
  • Posters commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Posters screen printing without publishing
  • Print shops, digital (except printing books)
  • Print shops, engraving (except printing books)
  • Print shops, flexographic (except printing books)
  • Print shops, gravure (except printing books)
  • Print shops, letterpress (except printing books)
  • Print shops, lithographic (offset) (except printing books)
  • Print shops, quick (except printing books)
  • Print shops, screen
  • Printing and binding books without publishing
  • Printing books without publishing
  • Printing manifold business forms
  • Printing, digital (e.g., billboards, other large format graphical materials, high resolution) (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, engraving, on paper products
  • Printing, flexographic (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, gravure (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, letterpress (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, lithographic (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, photo-offset (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, quick (except books, grey goods)
  • Printing, screen (except books, manifold business forms, grey goods)
  • Professional books printing and binding without publishing
  • Professional books printing without publishing
  • Professional magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Professional magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Quick printing (except books)
  • Racetrack programs commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Racetrack programs screen printing without publishing
  • Racing forms commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Racing forms screen printing without publishing
  • Radio guides commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Radio guides screen printing without publishing
  • Radio schedules commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Radio schedules screen printing without publishing
  • Religious books printing and binding without publishing
  • Religious books printing without publishing
  • Religious magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Religious magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Rotogravure printing (except books)
  • Sales books, manifold, printing
  • Scholarly journals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Scholarly journals screen printing without publishing
  • Scholastic magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Scholastic magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • School books printing and binding without publishing
  • School books printing without publishing
  • Scrapbooks and refills manufacturing
  • Screen printing (except books, manifold business forms, grey goods)
  • Screen printing apparel and textile products (e.g. caps, napkins, placemats, T-shirts, towels) (except grey goods)
  • Sheet music commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Sheet music screen printing without publishing
  • Shipping registers commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Shipping registers screen printing without publishing
  • Stationery, commercial printing (except screen), on a job-order basis
  • Stationery, screen printing, on a job-order basis
  • Technical magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Technical magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Technical manuals and papers (books) printing and binding without publishing
  • Technical manuals and papers (books) printing without publishing
  • Telephone directories commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Telephone directories screen printing without publishing
  • Television guides commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Television guides screen printing without publishing
  • Textbooks printing and binding without publishing
  • Textbooks printing without publishing
  • Time planners/organizers and refills manufacturing
  • Trade journals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Trade journals screen printing without publishing
  • Trade magazines and periodicals commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Trade magazines and periodicals screen printing without publishing
  • Travel guide books printing and binding without publishing
  • Travel guide books printing without publishing
  • Unit set forms (e.g., manifold credit card slips) printing
  • Yearbooks commercial printing (except screen) without publishing
  • Yearbooks screen printing without publishing

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 31-33: Manufacturing
    • Subsector 323: Printing and Related Support Activities
      • Industry Group 3231: Printing and Related Support Activities
        • Industry 32311: Printing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 323111: Commercial Printing (except Screen and Books)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 323113: Commercial Screen Printing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 323117: Books Printing

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