SIC Industry Description

Industry: 3555—Printing Trades Machinery and Equipment
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing machinery and equipment used by the printing and bookbinding trades. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing textile printing machinery are classified in Industry 3552.

Advertising and newspaper matsLithographic stones
Blocks, engravers': woodMonotype machines
Bookbinders' machinesPaper ruling and sewing machines (bookbinders' machinery)
Bronzing and dusting machines for the printing tradePhotoengraving machines
Chases and galleys, printers'Planes, printers'
Collating machines for printing and bookbinding trade usePlates, metal: engravers'
Copy holders, printers'Presses, printing
Electrotyping machinesPrinters' machines and equipment
Engraving machinery and equipment (printing trades machinery)Rules, printers'
Envelope printing pressesSlugs, printers'
Etching machines (printing trades machinery)Stereotyping machines
Foundry type for printingSticks, printers'
Gelatin rolls used in printingType: lead, steel, brass, copper faced, etc.
Gravure pressesTypecases, printers'
Intertype machinesTypecasting, founding, and melting machines
Leads, printers'Typesetting machines: intertypes, linotypes, monotypes, etc.
Linotype machinesTypographic numbering machines
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
3555Printing Trades Machinery671
355500Printing trades machinery351
35550000Printing trades machinery351
355501Printing presses103
35550100Printing presses90
35550101Presses, envelope, printing9
35550102Presses, gravure4
355502Printing plates80
35550200Printing plates55
35550201Plates, metal: engravers'19
35550202Plates, offset6
355503Printing trade parts and attachments77
35550300Printing trade parts and attachments30
35550301Copy holders, printers'21
35550302Galleys or chases, printers'4
35550303Leads, printers'5
35550304Mats, advertising and newspaper9
35550305Planes, printers'3
35550306Rules, printers'1
35550307Slugs, printers'0
35550308Sticks, printers'3
35550309Type cases, printers'1
355504Engraving machinery and equipment, except plates16
35550400Engraving machinery and equipment, except plates10
35550401Blocks, wood: engravers'2
35550402Photoengraving machines4
355505Type and type making machinery and equipment9
35550500Type and type making machinery and equipment2
35550501Type casting, founding, or melting machines3
35550502Type, foundry (for printing)0
35550503Type: lead, steel, brass, copper faced, etc.4
355506Bookbinding machinery17
35550600Bookbinding machinery14
35550601Collating machines for printing and bookbinding3
355599Printing trades machinery, nec18
35559901Bronzing or dusting machines for the printing trade1
35559902Electrotyping machines4
35559903Lithographic stones5
35559904Stereotyping machines0
35559905Typesetting machines: linotype, monotype, intertype, etc.7
35559906Typographic numbering machines1