NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32531

Industry 32531

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32531 – Fertilizer Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32531: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Manufacturing nitrogenous or phosphatic fertilizer materials;
  2. Manufacturing fertilizers from sewage or animal waste;
  3. Manufacturing nitrogenous or phosphatic materials and mixing with other ingredients into fertilizers; and
  4. Mixing ingredients made elsewhere into fertilizers.
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Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32531

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 32531. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Ammonia, anhydrous and aqueous, manufacturing
  • Ammonium nitrate manufacturing
  • Ammonium phosphates manufacturing
  • Ammonium sulfate manufacturing
  • Anhydrous ammonia manufacturing
  • Compost manufacturing
  • Defluorinated phosphates manufacturing
  • Diammonium phosphates manufacturing
  • Fertilizers, mixed, made in plants not manufacturing fertilizer materials
  • Fertilizers, mixed, made in plants producing nitrogenous fertilizer materials
  • Fertilizers, mixed, made in plants producing phosphatic fertilizer materials
  • Fertilizers, natural organic (except compost), manufacturing
  • Fertilizers, of animal waste origin, manufacturing
  • Fertilizers, of sewage origin, manufacturing
  • Mixing purchased fertilizer materials
  • Nitric acid manufacturing
  • Nitrogenous fertilizer materials manufacturing
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers made by mixing purchased materials
  • Phosphatic fertilizer materials manufacturing
  • Phosphatic fertilizers made by mixing purchased materials
  • Phosphoric acid manufacturing
  • Plant foods, mixed, made in plants producing nitrogenous fertilizer materials
  • Plant foods, mixed, made in plants producing phosphatic fertilizer materials
  • Potassic fertilizers made by mixing purchased materials
  • Potting soil manufacturing
  • Superphosphates manufacturing
  • Urea manufacturing

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 325: Chemical Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3253: Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
        • Industry 32531: Fertilizer Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 325311: Nitrogenous Fertilizer Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 325312: Phosphatic Fertilizer Manufacturing
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 325314: Fertilizer (Mixing Only) Manufacturing

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