NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32551

Industry 32551

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32551 – Paint and Coating Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32551: See industry description for NAICS 325510 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 325510: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Mixing pigments, solvents, and binders into paints and other coatings, such as stains, varnishes, lacquers, enamels, shellacs, and water repellant coatings for concrete and masonry, and/or
  2. Manufacturing allied paint products, such as putties, paint and varnish removers, paint brush cleaners, and frit.

Cross-References for Industry 32551

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 32551. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing creosote–are classified in Industry 32519, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing caulking compounds and sealants–are classified in Industry NAICS 325520, Adhesive Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing artists’ paints–are classified in Industry NAICS 339940, Office Supplies (except Paper) Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing turpentine–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325194, Cyclic Crude, Intermediate, and Gum and Wood Chemical Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32551

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 32551. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Architectural coatings (i.e., paint) manufacturing
  • Calcimines manufacturing
  • Dispersions, pigment, manufacturing
  • Dopes, paint, and laquer, manufacturing
  • Driers, paint and varnish, manufacturing
  • Enamel paints manufacturing
  • Epoxy coatings made from purchased resins
  • Fillers, wood (e.g., dry, liquid, paste), manufacturing
  • Frit manufacturing
  • Glaziers’ putty manufacturing
  • Industrial product finishes and coatings (i.e., paint) manufacturing
  • Lacquers manufacturing
  • Latex paint (i.e., water based) manufacturing
  • Marine paints manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle paints manufacturing
  • Paint and varnish removers manufacturing
  • Paint thinner and reducer preparations manufacturing
  • Paintbrush cleaners manufacturing
  • Paints (except artist’s) manufacturing
  • Paints, emulsion (i.e., latex paint), manufacturing
  • Paints, oil and alkyd vehicle, manufacturing
  • Plastic wood fillers manufacturing
  • Plastisol coating compounds manufacturing
  • Polyurethane coatings manufacturing
  • Powder coatings manufacturing
  • Primers, paint, manufacturing
  • Shellac manufacturing
  • Stains (except biological) manufacturing
  • Varnishes manufacturing
  • Water repellant coatings for wood, concrete and masonry manufacturing
  • Wood fillers 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 3255: Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
        • Industry 32551: Paint and Coating Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 325510: Paint and Coating Manufacturing

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