2017 Edition

international industry 32311

Printing

Overview

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.

The immediate parent of international industry 32311 is industry group 3231: Printing and Related Support Activities

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Providing photocopying service on 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);
  • Performing prepress or postpress services without performing traditional printing activities--are classified in Industry 32312, Support Activities for Printing; and
  • Manufacturing and printing advertising specialties--are classified in the Manufacturing sector according to the products made.

History

The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 32311 -
2007 32311 -
2012 32311 -
2017 32311 -

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