NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56143

Industry 56143

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 56143 – Business Service Centers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56143: This industry comprises of:

  1. Establishments primarily engaged in providing mailbox rental and other postal and mailing services (except direct mail advertising);
  2. Establishments, generally known as copy centers or shops, primarily engaged in providing photocopying, duplicating, blueprinting, and other document copying services without also providing printing services (i.e., offset printing, quick printing, digital printing, prepress services); and
  3. Establishments that provide a range of office support services (except printing services), such as mailing services, document copying services, facsimile services, word processing services, on-site PC rental services, and office product sales.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 56143

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 56143. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Operating contract post offices–are classified in Industry 49111, Postal Service;
  • Delivering letters and parcels (except under a universal service obligation)–are classified in Subsector 492, Couriers and Messengers;
  • Providing voice mailbox services–are classified in Industry 56142, Telephone Call Centers;
  • Providing direct mail advertising services–are classified in Industry 54186, Direct Mail Advertising;
  • Providing full service office space, whether on a lease or service contract basis–are classified in Industry 53112, Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses);
  • Providing document copying services in combination with printing services, with or without a range of other office support services, and establishments known as quick or digital printers–are classified in Industry 32311, Printing; and
  • Providing only one of the support services (e.g., word processing services) that establishments in this industry provide–are classified in the appropriate industry according to the service provided.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 56143

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 56143. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Blueprinting services
  • Business service centers (except private mail centers)
  • Business service centers (except private mail centers) providing range of office support services (except printing)
  • Copy centers (except combined with printing services)
  • Copy shops (except combined with printing services)
  • Document copying services (except combined with printing services)
  • Document duplicating services (except combined with printing services)
  • Mailbox rental centers, private
  • Mailbox rental services combined with one or more other office support services, private
  • Parcel mailing services combined with one or more other office support services, private
  • Parcel mailing services, private
  • Photocopying services (except combined with printing services)
  • Private mail centers
  • Private mailbox rental centers
  • Reprographic services

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 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
      • Industry Group 5614: Business Support Services
        • Industry 56143: Business Service Centers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561431: Private Mail Centers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561439: Other Business Service Centers (including Copy Shops)

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