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2012 NAICS: 323 - Printing and related support activities




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Source & Description   Frequency Latest Data Geography Industry
U.S. International Trade Statistics (imports and exports) (FTD)MonthlyJul 2014U.S.Selected 3- thru 6-digits
Quarterly Financial Report (QFR)Quarterly2Q 2014U.S.Selected 3 digits
Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)Quarterly4Q 2013States, counties, metro areasSelected 2- thru 4-digits
American Community Survey (ACS)Annual2012U.S, states, counties, places, metros, tractsSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES)Annual2012U.S.Selected 2- thru 6-digits
Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM)Annual2011U.S., statesSelected Manufacturing 2- thru 6-digits
County Business Patterns (CBP)Annual2012U.S., states, counties, metros, ZIP Codes, and island areasSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Exports from Manufacturing Establishments (MFGEXP)Annual2011U.S.Selected Manufacturing 2- and 3-digits
Nonemployer Statistics (NES)Annual2012U.S., states, metro areas, countiesSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB)Annual2011U.S., states, metro areas, countiesSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Commodity Flow Survey (CFS)Every 5 years2012U.S., states. metro areasSelected 2- thru 4-digits
Economic Census (ECN)Every 5 years2012U.S., states, counties, places, metros, ZIP Codes2- thru 6-digits
Economic Census of Island Areas (IA)Every 5 years2012American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands2-thru 5 digits
Survey of Business Owners (SBO)Every 5 years2007U.S., states, counties, cities, metro areasSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS)Irregular2010U.S.Selected Manufacturing 2- thru 6-digits

Links to Economic Data for Programs Published on AFF


Program Series Table Title Data Years Available
Annual Survey of ManufacturesGeneral Statistics Statistics for Industry Groups and Industries 2008
Geographic Area Statistics Statistics for All Manufacturing by State 2008
Commodity Flow Survey CFS Advance Report Shipment Characteristics by Industry 2007
Exports Series Shipment Characteristics by NAICS 2007
Geographic Area Series Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Distance Shipped 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Shipment Weight 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Commodity 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode by Distance Shipped for the U.S. 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode by Shipment Weight for the U.S. 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode by Commodity for the U.S. 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by Destination Geography by NAICS by Mode 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Destination Geography by NAICS by Mode 2007
Hazardous Materials Series HazMat Shipment Characteristics by NAICS for the U.S. 2007
HazMat Shipment Characteristics by NAICS by Mode for the U.S. 2007
Economic Census Advance Report All sectors: Core Business Statistics Series: Advance Summary Statistics for the U.S. (2012 NAICS Basis): 2012 2012 2007
Advance Comparative Statistics for the US 2007
Comparative Statistics, 2007 and 2002 Comparative Statistics for the U.S. and States (2002 NAICS Basis) 2007
Geographic Area Series All sectors: Geographic Area Series: Economy-Wide Key Statistics: 2012 2012 2007 2002
Industry Statistics for States, MSAs, Counties, Places 2007 2002
Location of Manufacturing Establishments by Employment Size 2007
Subject Series: Concentration Ratios Share of Value of Shipmts by the 4, 8, 20, & 50 Largest Companies 2007 2002
Share of Value Added by the 4, 8, 20, & 50 Largest Companies 2007 2002
Summary Series: General Summary Industry Statistics for the U.S. 2007 2002
Detailed Statistics for the U.S. 2007 2002
Statistics by Employment Size of Establishment for the U.S. 2007
Method of Inventory Valuation for the U.S. 2007 2002
Inventories with LIFO Valuation for the U.S. 2007 2002
Statistics by Legal Form of Organization for the U.S. 2007 2002
Economic Census of Island Areas Geographic Area Series Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, P 2012
Industry series Comparative Statistics by Industry 2007
General Statistics by Industry 2007
Selected Statistics by Industry and Legal Form of Organization 2007
Selected Statistics by Industry, Employment Size, and Legal Form of Organization 2007
Value of Shipments by Industry 2007
Cost of Materials by Industry 2007
Share of Value of Shipments by Indusry Accounted for by the 4, 8, 20, and 50 Largest Establishments 2007
Value of Products Shipped and Contract Receipts by Industry and Country of Destination 2007
Value of Products Shipped by Industry and Class of Customer 2007
Number of Production Workers and Hours Worked by Industry 2007
Inventories by Stage of Fabrication by Industry 2007
Capital Expenditures and Rental Payments for Plant and Equipment by Industry 2007
Nonemployer Statistics Nonemployer Statistics Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics by Legal Form of Organization: 2012 2012 2007
Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics for the US, States, Metropolitan Areas, and Counties: 2012 2012 2007
Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics by Receipt Size Class: 2012 2012
Survey of Business Owners Survey of Business Owners Firms by Industry, Gender, Ethnicity, Race for the U.S., States 2007

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Definition


Industries in the Printing and Related Support Activities subsector print products, such as newspapers, books, labels, business cards, stationery, business forms, and other materials, and perform support activities, such as data imaging, platemaking services, and bookbinding. The support activities included here are an integral part of the printing industry, and a product (a printing plate, a bound book, or a computer disk or file) that is an integral part of the printing industry is almost always provided by these operations.

Processes used in printing include a variety of methods used to transfer an image from a plate, screen, film, or computer file to some medium, such as paper, plastics, metal, textile articles, or wood. The printing processes employed include, but are not limited to, lithographic, gravure, screen, flexographic, digital, and letterpress.

In contrast to many other classification systems that locate publishing of printed materials in manufacturing, NAICS classifies the publishing of printed products in Subsector 511, Publishing Industries (except Internet). Though printing and publishing are often carried out by the same enterprise (a newspaper, for example), it is less and less the case that these distinct activities are carried out in the same establishment. When publishing and printing are done in the same establishment, the establishment is classified in Sector 51, Information, in the appropriate NAICS industry even if the receipts for printing exceed those for publishing.

This subsector includes printing on clothing because the production process for that activity is printing, not clothing manufacturing. For instance, the printing of T-shirts is included in this subsector. In contrast, printing on fabric (or grey goods) is not included. This activity is part of the process of finishing the fabric and is included in the NAICS Textile Mills subsector in Industry 313310, Textile and Fabric Finishing Mills.

Comparability


This 2012 NAICS code is comparable to the 2007, 2002 and 1997 NAICS codes.