NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32222

Industry 32222

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32222 – Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32222: See industry description for NAICS 322220 below.

Industry Description of NAICS 322220: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Cutting and coating paper and paperboard;
  2. Cutting and laminating paper, paperboard, and other flexible materials (except plastics film to plastics film);
  3. Manufacturing bags, multiwall bags, sacks of paper, metal foil, coated paper, laminates, or coated combinations of paper and foil with plastics film;
  4. Manufacturing laminated aluminum and other converted metal foils from purchased foils; and
  5. Surface coating paper or paperboard.

Cross-References for Industry 32222

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 32222. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing paper from pulp–are classified in Industry 32212, Paper Mills;
  • Manufacturing textile bags–are classified in Industry NAICS 314910, Textile Bag and Canvas Mills;
  • Manufacturing single and multiwall plastics bags–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326111, Plastics Bag and Pouch Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing plastics to plastics packaging laminations–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326112, Plastics Packaging Film and Sheet (including Laminated) Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing unsupported plastic film–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326113, Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing photographic sensitized paper–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325992, Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Printing on purchased packaging materials–are classified in Industry 32311, Printing, based on printing process used;
  • Manufacturing foil cookware, dinnerware, and other semi rigid metal containers–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 332999, All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing;
  • Making aluminum and aluminum foil–are classified in Industry 33131, Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing; and
  • Cutting purchased aluminum foil into smaller lengths and widths–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 332999, All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32222

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 32222. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Adhesive tape (except medical) made from purchased materials
  • Bags (except plastics only) made by laminating or coating combinations of purchased plastics, foil and paper
  • Bags, coated paper, made from purchased paper
  • Bags, foil, made from purchased foil
  • Bags, multiwall, made from purchased uncoated paper
  • Bags, paper, uncoated, made from purchased paper
  • Bags, uncoated paper, made from purchased paper
  • Book paper made by coating purchased paper
  • Book paper, coated, made from purchased paper
  • Cardboard, laminated or surface coated, made from purchased paperboard
  • Chipboard, laminated or surface coated, made from purchased paperboard
  • Coated board made from purchased paperboard
  • Coating purchased papers for nonpackaging applications (except photosensitive paper)
  • Coating purchased papers for packaging applications
  • Duct tape made from purchased materials
  • Flexible packaging sheet materials made by coating or laminating purchased paper
  • Flexible packaging sheet materials made by laminating purchased foil
  • Foil bags made from purchased foil
  • Foil sheet, laminating purchased foil sheets for packaging applications
  • Gift wrap made from purchased materials
  • Grocers’ bags and sacks made from purchased uncoated paper
  • Groundwood paper, coated, made from purchased paper
  • Gummed paper products (e.g., labels, sheets, tapes) made from purchased paper
  • Laminating foil for flexible packaging applications
  • Laminating purchased foil sheets for nonpackaging applications
  • Laminating purchased paperboard
  • Laminating purchased papers for nonpackaging applications
  • Laminating purchased papers for packaging applications
  • Leatherboard (i.e., paperboard based) made from purchased paperboard
  • Masking tape made from purchased paper
  • Milk carton board stock made from purchased paperboard
  • Paper bags, coated, made from purchased paper
  • Paper bags, uncoated, made from purchased paper
  • Paperboard, pasted, lined, laminated, or surface coated, made from purchased paperboard
  • Pressure sensitive paper and tape (except medical) made from purchased materials
  • Sacks, multiwall, made from purchased uncoated paper
  • Surface coating purchased paperboard
  • Tapes, pressure sensitive (e.g., cellophane, masking), gummed, made from purchased paper or other materials
  • Wallpaper made from purchased papers or other materials
  • Waxed paper for nonpackaging applications made from purchased paper
  • Waxed paper for packaging applications made from purchased paper

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 32222: Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 322220: Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing

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