Industry Sector

Manufacturing

Total Companies

1,721

Est. Employment

8,487

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in making plates for printing purposes and in related services. Also included are establishments primarily engaged in making positives or negatives from which offset lithographic plates are made. These establishments do not print from the plates which they make, but prepare them for use by others.

Snapshot

SIC Code 2796 - Platemaking and Related Services is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Division. There are 1,721 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 8,487 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 2796 - Platemaking and Related Services are:

  • Color separations for printing
  • Electrotype plates
  • Electrotyping for the trade
  • Embossing plates for printing
  • Engraving on copper, steel, wood, or rubber plates for printing
  • Engraving on textile printing plates and cylinders
  • Engraving, steel line: for printing purposes
  • Etching on copper, steel, wood, or rubber plates for printing purposes
  • Flexographic plates, preparation of
  • Gravure plates and cylinders, preparation of
  • Letterpress plates, preparation of
  • Linecuts
  • Lithographic plates, positives or negatives: preparation of
  • Offset plates, positives or negatives: preparation of
  • Photoengraving for the trade
  • Plates and cylinders, rotogravure printing: preparation of
  • Plates, printing: preparation of
  • Stereotype plates
  • Stereotyping for the trade

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 2796 - Platemaking and Related Services that is a better classification match.

Engraving for purposes other than printing is classified in Industry 3479

Companies

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 2796

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 2796 – Platemaking and Related Services. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 279601 Engravers-Plastic Wood & Etc (manufacturers)
  • 279602 Lettering Machines (manufacturers)
  • 279603 Engravers-Photo (manufacturers)
  • 279604 Lithographic Negatives & Plates (mrs)
  • 279605 Lithographers (manufacturers)
  • 279606 Engravers-Rubber (manufacturers)
  • 279607 Engravers-Steel & Copper Plate (manufacturers)
  • 279608 Lithographing On Metal (manufacturers)
  • 279609 Lithographers Plate Service (manufacturers)
  • 279610 Printers' Services (manufacturers)
  • 279611 Metal-Photoetching (manufacturers)
  • 279612 Offset Negative & Plate Service (manufacturers)
  • 279698 Platemaking & Related Services (manufacturers)

7-digit SIC

  • 2796001 Platemaking Services
  • 2796002 Color Separations
  • 2796003 Copper, Steel, Wood Or Rubber Engraving
  • 2796003 Engravers-Plastic Wood (manufacturers)
  • 2796004 Lithographic Negatives & Plates (manufacturers)
  • 2796005 Gravure Platemaking Services
  • 2796006 Platemaking & Related Services (manufacturers)
  • 2796007 Gravure Printing Plate Or Cylinder Preparation
  • 2796008 Lettering Machines (manufacturers)
  • 2796009 Rotogravure Printing Plates & Cylinders
  • 2796010 Engraving Platemaking Services
  • 2796011 Engravers-Photo (manufacturers)
  • 2796012 Photoengraving Plates, Linecuts Or Halftones
  • 2796013 Lithographers (manufacturers)
  • 2796014 Engravers-Rubber (manufacturers)
  • 2796015 Steel Line Engraving
  • 2796016 Engravers-Steel & Copper Plate (manufacturers)
  • 2796017 Electrotype Plates
  • 2796018 Lithographing On Metal (manufacturers)
  • 2796019 Embossing Plates
  • 2796020 Lithographers Plate Services (manufacturers)
  • 2796021 Printing Plate Copper, Steel, Wood Or Rubber Etching
  • 2796022 Letterpress Plate Preparation
  • 2796023 Printers' Services (manufacturers)
  • 2796024 Metal-Photo Etching (manufacturers)
  • 2796025 Offset Negative & Plate Services (manufacturers)

8-digit SIC

  • 27960000 Platemaking Services
  • 27960100 Gravure Platemaking Services
  • 27960101 Gravure Printing Plates Or Cylinders, Preparation Of
  • 27960102 Plates And Cylinders For Rotogravure Printing
  • 27960200 Engraving Platemaking Services
  • 27960201 Engraving On Copper, Steel, Wood, Or Rubber: Printing Plates
  • 27960202 Photoengraving Plates, Linecuts Or Halftones
  • 27960203 Steel Line Engraving, For The Printing Trade
  • 27969901 Color Separations, For Printing
  • 27969902 Electrotype Plates
  • 27969903 Embossing Plates, For Printing
  • 27969904 Etching On Copper, Steel, Wood, Or Rubber: Printing Plates
  • 27969905 Letterpress Plates, Preparation Of
  • 27969906 Lithographic Plates, Positives Or Negatives