NAICS Code 512250 - Record Production and Distribution

Industry Sector

Information

Total Companies

91

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in record production (e.g., tapes, CDs) and/or releasing, promoting, and distributing sound recordings to wholesalers, retailers, or directly to the public. These establishments contract with artists, arrange and finance the production of original master recordings, and/or produce master recordings themselves, such as audio tapes/cassettes and compact discs. Establishments in this industry hold the copyright to the master recording, or obtain reproduction and distribution rights to master recordings produced by others, and derive most of their revenues from the sales, leasing, licensing, or distribution of master recordings.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 512250 - Record Production and Distribution is a final level code of the “Information” Sector. There are 91 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of N/A people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 512250 - Record Production and Distribution are:

  • Integrated record companies (i.e., releasing, promoting, distributing)
  • Integrated record company (i.e., releasing, promoting, distributing)
  • Integrated record production and distribution
  • Master recording leasing and licensing
  • Musical recording, releasing, promoting, and distributing
  • Prerecorded audio tapes and compact discs integrated manufacture, release, and distribution
  • Record producers (except independent)
  • Record production (except independent record producers) without duplication or distribution
  • Record releasing, promoting, and distributing combined with mass duplication
  • Sound recording, integrated production, reproduction, release, and distribution
  • Sound recording, releasing, promoting, and distributing

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 512250 - Record Production and Distribution that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: