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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 1811


Changes have been made to the original printed version. Check the Registry for details.
Last change: 9/3/2009


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 18 - Printing and reproduction of recorded media
  • Group: 181 - Printing and service activities related to printing
  • Class: 1811 - Printing

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- printing of newspapers, magazines and other periodicals, books and brochures, music and music manuscripts, maps, atlases, posters, advertising catalogues, prospectuses and other printed advertising, postage stamps, taxation stamps, documents of title, cheques and other security papers, diaries, calendars, business forms and other commercial printed matter, personal stationery and other printed matter by letterpress, offset, photogravure, flexographic and other printing presses, duplication machines, computer printers, embossers etc., including quick printing
- printing directly onto textiles, plastic, glass, metal, wood and ceramics

The material printed is typically copyrighted.

This class also includes:
- printing on labels or tags (lithographic, gravure printing, flexographic printing, other)

This class excludes:
- manufacture of paper articles, such as binders, see 1709
- publishing of printed matter, see group 581
- photocopying of documents, see 8219

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