Variant of NAICS 2012 - Energy sector

512220 - Integrated record production/distribution

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in releasing, promoting and distributing sound recordings. These establishments manufacture or arrange for the manufacture of recordings, and promote and distribute these products to wholesalers, retailers or directly to the public. They produce master recordings themselves, or obtain reproduction and/or distribution rights to master recordings produced by record production companies or other integrated record companies.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • audio recordings, integrated manufacture, release and distribution
    • sound recordings, integrated production, reproduction, release and distribution

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • mass duplication of sound recordings (See 334610 Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media)
    • wholesaling (distribution of finished products, bought for resale, including imports) sound recordings (See 414440 Sound recording merchant wholesalers)
    • record production, including contracting with musical artists, arranging and financing the production of original master recordings, and marketing the reproduction rights (See 512210 Record production)
    • providing facilities and technical expertise for recording musical performances (See 512240 Sound recording studios)
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