NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31223

Industry 31223

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 31223 – Tobacco Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31223: See industry description for 312230 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 312230: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Stemming and redrying of tobacco, and/or
  2. Manufacturing cigarettes or other tobacco products.
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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 31223

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Chewing tobacco manufacturing
  • Cigar manufacturing
  • Cigarettes manufacturing
  • Snuff manufacturing
  • Prepared pipe tobacco manufacturing
  • Tobacco leaf processing and aging

Cross-References for Industry 31223

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 31223. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Selling leaf tobacco as merchant wholesalers that also engage in stemming tobacco–are classified in Industry NAICS 424940, Tobacco and Tobacco Product Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Selling leaf tobacco as agents or brokers that also engage in stemming tobacco–are classified in Industry NAICS 425120, Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 31223

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 31223. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Chewing tobacco manufacturing
  • Cigar manufacturing
  • Cigarettes manufacturing
  • Imitation tobacco cigarettes, manufacturing
  • Pipe tobacco, prepared, manufacturing
  • Reconstituting tobacco
  • Smoking tobacco (e.g., cigarette, pipe) manufacturing
  • Snuff manufacturing
  • Tobacco leaf processing and aging
  • Tobacco products (e.g., chewing, smoking, snuff) manufacturing
  • Tobacco products, imitation, manufacturing
  • Tobacco sheeting services
  • Tobacco stemming and redrying
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 31-33: Manufacturing
    • Subsector 312: Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3122: Tobacco Manufacturing
        • Industry 31223: Tobacco Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 312230: Tobacco Manufacturing

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