NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32221

Industry 32221

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32221 – Paperboard Container Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32221: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in converting paperboard into containers without manufacturing paperboard. These establishments use corrugating, cutting, and shaping machinery to form paperboard into containers. Products made by these establishments include boxes, corrugated sheets, pads, pallets, paper dishes, and fiber drums, and reels.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 32221

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 32221. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing similar items of plastics materials–are classified in Industry Group 3261, Plastics Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing paperboard and converting paperboard into containers–are classified in Industry 32213, Paperboard Mills;
  • Manufacturing egg cartons, food trays, and other food containers from molded pulp–are classified in Industry 32229, Other Converted Paper Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing paper and converting paper into containers–are classified in Industry 32212, Paper Mills; and
  • Manufacturing paper bags without manufacturing paper–are classified in Industry 32222, Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32221

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 32221. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bobbins, fiber, made from purchased paperboard
  • Boxes, corrugated and solid fiber, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Boxes, folding (except corrugated), made from purchased paperboard
  • Boxes, sanitary food (except folding), made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Boxes, setup (i.e., not shipped flat), made from purchased paperboard
  • Boxes, shipping, laminated paper and paperboard, made from purchased paperboard
  • Cartons, folding (except milk), made from purchased paperboard
  • Cartons, milk, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Composite cans (i.e., foil-fiber and other combinations) manufacturing
  • Cones (e.g., winding yarn, string, ribbon, cloth), fiber, made from purchased paperboard
  • Cores (i.e., all-fiber, nonfiber ends of any material), fiber, made from purchased paperboard
  • Corrugated and solid fiber boxes made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Corrugated and solid fiberboard pads made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Corrugated paper made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Fiber cans and drums (i.e., all-fiber, nonfiber ends of any material) made from purchased paperboard
  • Fiber drums made from purchased paperboard
  • Fiber spools, reels, blocks made from purchased paperboard
  • Fiber tubes made from purchased paperboard
  • Folding boxes (except corrugated) made from purchased paperboard
  • Folding paper and paperboard containers (except corrugated) made from purchased paperboard
  • Food containers, sanitary (except folding), made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Food containers, sanitary, folding, made from purchased paperboard
  • Mailing cases and tubes, paper fiber (i.e., all-fiber, nonfiber ends of any material), made from purchased paperboard
  • Pads, corrugated and solid fiberboard, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Pallets, corrugated and solid fiber, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Paper cups made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Paper dishes (e.g., cups, plates) made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Paper plates made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Paper, corrugated, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Partitions, corrugated and solid fiber, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Sanitary food container, folding, made from purchased paperboard
  • Sanitary food containers (except folding) made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Setup (i.e., not shipped flat) boxes made from purchased paperboard
  • Shipping containers made from purchased paperboard
  • Shipping containers, corrugated, made from purchased paper or paperboard
  • Shoe boxes, folding, made from purchased paperboard
  • Shoe boxes, setup, made from purchased paperboard
  • Vulcanized fiber products made from purchased paperboard
  • Wastebaskets, fiber made from purchased paperboard

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 322: Paper Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3222: Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
        • Industry 32221: Paperboard Container Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 322211: Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 322212: Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 322219: Other Paperboard Container Manufacturing

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