323120 Support Activities for Printing

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, trade binding, and sample mounting. Postpress services include such things as book or paper bronzing, die cutting, edging, embossing, folding, gilding, gluing, and indexing.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Engraving on metal--are classified in U.S. Industry 332812, Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers;
  • Manufacturing photosensitive plates for printing--are classified in U.S. Industry 325992, Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing blank plates (except photosensitive plates) for printing--are classified in U.S. Industry 333244, Printing Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing; and
  • Printing books or printing and binding books--are classified in U.S. Industry 323117, Books Printing.
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323121 323120 323120  Almanac binding without printing
323121 323120 323120  Bookbinding shops
323121 323120 323120  Bookbinding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Color separation services, for the printing trade
323121 323120 323120  Dictionary binding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Electronic prepress services for the printing trade
323122 323120 323120  Electrotype plate preparation services
323122 323120 323120  Embossing plate preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Encyclopedia binding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Engraving printing plate, for the printing trade
323121 323120 323120  Fiction bookbinding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Flexographic plate preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Gold stamping books for the trade
323122 323120 323120  Gravure plate and cylinder preparation services
323122 323120 323120  Imagesetting services, prepress
323122 323120 323120  Letterpress plate preparation services
323122 323120 323120  Lithographic plate preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Nonfiction bookbinding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Offset plate preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Pamphlet binding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Photocomposition services, for the printing trade
323122 323120 323120  Photoengraving plate preparation services
323122 323120 323120  Phototypesetting services
323121 323120 323120  Postpress services (e.g., beveling, bronzing, folding, gluing, edging, foil stamping, gilding) on printed materials
323122 323120 323120  Prepress printing services (e.g., color separation, imagesetting, photocomposition, typesetting)
323122 323120 323120  Printing plate preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Printing postpress services (e.g., beveling, bronzing, folding, gluing, edging, foil stamping) to printed products (e.g., books, cards, paper)
323122 323120 323120  Printing prepress services (e.g., color separation, imagesetting, photocomposition, typesetting)
323121 323120 323120  Professional bookbinding without printing
323121 323120 323120  Rebinding books, magazines, or pamphlets
323121 323120 323120  Religious bookbinding without printing
323121 323120 323120  Repairing books
323122 323120 323120  Rotogravure printing plates and cylinders preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Samples mounting
323121 323120 323120  School textbooks binding without printing
323122 323120 323120  Screen for printing, preparation services
323121 323120 323120  Swatches and samples, mounting for the trade
323121 323120 323120  Technical manual paper (books) binding without printing
323121 323120 323120  Trade binding services
323122 323120 323120  Typesetting (i.e., computer controlled, hand, machine)