NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32712

Industry 32712

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 32712 – Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 32712: See industry description for NAICS 327120 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 327120: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in shaping, molding, baking, burning, or hardening clay refractories, nonclay refractories, ceramic tile, structural clay tile, brick, and other structural clay building materials. A refractory is a material that will retain its shape and chemical identity when subjected to high temperatures and is used in applications that require extreme resistance to heat, such as furnace linings.

Cross-References for Industry 32712

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 32712. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing resilient flooring and asphalt floor tiles–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326199, All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing concrete bricks–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 327331, Concrete Block and Brick Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing glass bricks and blocks–are classified in Industry 32721, Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 32712

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 32712. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Adobe bricks manufacturing
  • Alumina fused refractories manufacturing
  • Aluminous refractory cement manufacturing
  • Architectural terra cotta manufacturing
  • Bauxite brick manufacturing
  • Blocks, fire clay, manufacturing
  • Bricks (i.e., common, face, glazed, hollow, vitrified), clay, manufacturing
  • Bricks, adobe, manufacturing
  • Bricks, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Bricks, nonclay refractory, manufacturing
  • Building tile, clay, manufacturing
  • Carbon brick manufacturing
  • Castable refractories, clay, manufacturing
  • Castable refractories, nonclay, manufacturing
  • Cement, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Ceramic tiles, floor and wall, manufacturing
  • Clay refractories (e.g., mortar, brick, tile, block) manufacturing
  • Conduit, vitrified clay, manufacturing
  • Coping, wall, clay, manufacturing
  • Crucibles, fire clay, manufacturing
  • Crucibles, graphite, magnesite, chrome, silica, or other nonclay materials, manufacturing
  • Drain tile, clay, manufacturing
  • Firebrick, clay refractories, manufacturing
  • Floaters, glasshouse, clay, manufacturing
  • Floor tile, ceramic, manufacturing
  • Flue lining, clay, manufacturing
  • Glasshouse refractories manufacturing
  • Insulating firebrick and shapes, clay, manufacturing
  • Kiln furniture, clay, manufacturing
  • Liner brick and plates, vitrified clay, manufacturing
  • Magnesia refractory cement manufacturing
  • Mortar, nonclay refractory, manufacturing
  • Mortars, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Mosaic tile, ceramic, manufacturing
  • Nonclay refractories (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile) manufacturing
  • Paving brick, clay, manufacturing
  • Pots, glass-house, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Quarry tiles, clay, manufacturing
  • Refractories (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile), clay, manufacturing
  • Refractories (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile), nonclay, manufacturing
  • Refractory cement, nonclay, manufacturing
  • Roofing tile, clay, manufacturing
  • Sewer pipe and fittings, clay, manufacturing
  • Stove lining, clay, manufacturing
  • Structural clay tile manufacturing
  • Tile, ceramic wall and floor, manufacturing
  • Tile, clay, refractory, manufacturing
  • Tile, clay, structural, manufacturing
  • Tile, roofing and drain, clay, manufacturing
  • Tile, sewer, clay, manufacturing
  • Wall tile, ceramic, 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 327: Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3271: Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
        • Industry 32712: Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 327120: Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing

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