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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 1812


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 18 - Printing and reproduction of recorded media
  • Group: 181 - Printing and service activities related to printing
  • Class: 1812 - Service activities related to printing

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- binding of printed sheets, e.g. into books, brochures, magazines, catalogues etc., by folding, assembling, stitching, glueing, collating, basting, adhesive binding, trimming, gold stamping
- composition, typesetting, phototypesetting, pre-press data input including scanning and optical character recognition, electronic make-up
- plate-making services including imagesetting and plate-setting (for the printing processes letterpress and offset)
- engraving or etching of cylinders for gravure
- plate processes direct to plate (also photopolymer plates)
- preparation of plates and dies for relief stamping or printing
- production of proofs
- artistic work including preparation of litho stones and prepared woodblocks
- production of reprographic products
- design of printing products e.g. sketches, layouts, dummies etc.
- other graphic activities such as die-sinking or die-stamping, Braille copying, punching and drilling, embossing, varnishing and laminating, collating and insetting, creasing

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