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Record Production

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NAICS Code
512210
Industry

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Record Production

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in record production (e.g., tapes, CDs). These establishments contract with artists and arrange and finance the production of original master recordings. Establishments in this industry hold the copyright to the master recording and derive most of their revenues from the sales, leasing, and licensing of master recordings. Establishments in this industry do not have their own duplication or distribution capabilities.

Alternate NAICS Descriptions

  • Master recording leasing and licensing
  • Record producers (except independent)
  • Record production (except independent record producers) without duplication or distribution

Related NAICS Codes

  • Releasing, promoting, and distributing recordings--are classified in Industry 512220, Integrated Record Production/Distribution;
  • Promoting and authorizing the use of musical works in various media--are classified in Industry 512230, Music Publishers;
  • Mass duplication services--are classified in U.S. Industry 334614, Software and Other Prerecorded Compact Disc, Tape, and Record Reproducing;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of blank audio cassettes, tapes, and discs--are classified in Industry 423690, Other Electronic Parts and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of prerecorded audio cassettes, tapes, and discs--are classified in Industry 423990, Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Managing the careers of artists--are classified in Industry 711410, Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures;
  • Providing facilities and technical expertise for recording musical performances--are classified in Industry 512240, Sound Recording Studios; and
  • Producing albums on contract as independent producers--are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers.

Cross Reference

Find industry codes related to the NAICS Code 512210. This includes General Liability, NAICS, and state and NCCI Class Codes.

General Liability (GL)

58627 Media Mfg.--Pre-Recorded

SIC

8999 Services, Nec

NCCI Class Code

4431 Magnetic and Optical Recording Media Mfg.

CA Class Code

4922 Magnetic Tape Mfg.

DE Class Code

0487 Surgical Optical Instrument MFG.

MI Class Code

4923 BLUEPRINT PAPER MFG; PHOTO FILMS AND DRY PLATES MFG; PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES MFG

NJ Class Code

4431 MAGNETIC or Optical Recording Media MFG

NY Class Code

4923 PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES MFG.

PA Class Code

0487 Surgical Optical Instrument MFG.

TX Class Code

4923 Photographic Supplies Mfg.

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