NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32312

Industry 32312

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32312 – Support Activities for Printing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32312: See industry description for NAICS 323120 below.

Industry Description of NAICS 323120: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in performing prepress and postpress services in support of printing activities. Prepress services may include such things as platemaking, typesetting, tradebinding and sample mounting. Postpress services include such things as book or paper bronzing, die-cutting, edging, embossing, folding, gilding, gluing, and indexing.

Cross-References for Industry 32312

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 32312. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Engraving of the type done on metal–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 332812, Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers;
  • Manufacturing photosensitive plates for printing–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325992, Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing blank plates (except photosensitive plates) for printing–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 333244, Printing Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing; and
  • Printing books or printing and binding books–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 323117, Books Printing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32312

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 32312. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Almanac binding without printing
  • Book binding shops
  • Book binding without printing
  • Color separation services, for the printing trade
  • Dictionary binding without printing
  • Electronic prepress services for the printing trade
  • Electrotype plate preparation services
  • Embossing plate preparation services
  • Encyclopedia binding without printing
  • Engraving printing plate, for the printing trade
  • Fiction book binding without printing
  • Flexographic plate preparation services
  • Gold stamping books for the trade
  • Gravure plate and cylinder preparation services
  • Imagesetting services, prepress
  • Letterpress plate preparation services
  • Lithographic plate preparation services
  • Nonfiction book binding without printing
  • Offset plate preparation services
  • Pamphlet binding without printing
  • Photocomposition services, for the printing trade
  • Photoengraving plate preparation services
  • Phototypesetting services
  • Postpress services (e.g., beveling, bronzing, folding, gluing, edging, foil stamping, gilding) on printed materials
  • Prepress printing services (e.g., color separation, imagesetting, photocomposition, typesetting)
  • Printing plate preparation services
  • Printing postpress services (e.g., beveling, bronzing, folding, gluing, edging, foil stamping) to printed products (e.g., books, cards, paper)
  • Printing prepress services (e.g., color separation, imagesetting, photocomposition, typesetting)
  • Professional book binding without printing
  • Rebinding books, magazines, or pamphlets
  • Religious book binding without printing
  • Repairing books
  • Rotogravure printing plates and cylinders preparation services
  • Samples mounting
  • School textbooks binding without printing
  • Screen for printing, preparation services
  • Swatches and samples, mounting for the trade
  • Technical manual paper (books) binding without printing
  • Trade binding services
  • Typesetting (i.e., computer controlled, hand, machine)

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 32312: Support Activities for Printing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 323120: Support Activities for Printing

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