NAICS 5 Digit Industry 33281

Industry 33281

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 33281 – Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 33281: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Heat treating metals and metal products;
  2. Enameling, lacquering, and varnishing metals and metal products;
  3. Hot dip galvanizing metals and metal products;
  4. Engraving, chasing, or etching metals and metal products (except jewelry; personal goods carried on or about the person, such as compacts and cigarette cases; precious metal products (except precious plated flatware and other plated ware); and printing plates);
  5. Powder coating metals and metal products;
  6. Electroplating, plating, anodizing, coloring, and finishing metals and metal products; and
  7. Providing other metal surfacing services for the trade. Establishments in this industry coat, engrave, and heat treat metals and metal formed products fabricated elsewhere.

Cross-References for NAICS Code 33281

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 33281. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Engraving, chasing or etching jewelry, metal personal goods, or precious (except precious plated) metal flatware and other plated ware–are classified in Industry 33991, Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing;
  • Engraving, chasing or etching printing plates–are classified in Industry 32312, Support Activities for Printing; and
  • Both fabricating and coating, engraving, and heat treating metals and metal products–are classified in manufacturing according to the product made.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 33281

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 33281. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Aluminum coating of metal products for the trade
  • Annealing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Anodizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Bonderizing metal and metal products for the trade
  • Brazing (i.e., hardening) metals and metal products for the trade
  • Buffing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Burning metals and metal products for the trade
  • Chasing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Chrome plating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Cleaning and descaling metals and metal products for the trade
  • Coating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Coating of metal and metal products with plastics for the trade
  • Cold treating metals for the trade
  • Coloring metals and metal products (except coating) for the trade
  • Cryogenic treating metals for the trade
  • Depolishing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Electroplating metals and formed products for the trade
  • Enameling metals and metal products for the trade
  • Engraving metals and metal products (except printing plates) for the trade
  • Etching metals and metal products (except printing plates) for the trade
  • Flocking metals and metal products for the trade
  • Galvanizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Glazing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Gold and silver plating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Hardening (i.e., heat treating) metals and metal products for the trade
  • Heat treating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Hot dip galvanizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Japanning metals and metal products for the trade
  • Lacquering metals and metal products for the trade
  • Laminating metals and metal formed products without fabricating
  • Painting metals and metal products for the trade
  • Parkerizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Pickling metals and metal products for the trade
  • Plastic, glass, or other media blasting services
  • Plating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Polishing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Powder coating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Rustproofing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Sandblasting metals and metal products for the trade
  • Sherardizing of metals and metal products for the trade
  • Shot peening metal and metal products for the trade
  • Tempering metals and metal products for the trade
  • Tumbling (i.e., cleaning and polishing) metal and metal products for the trade
  • Varnishing metals and metal products for the trade

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 332: Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3328: Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
        • Industry 33281: Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 332811: Metal Heat Treating
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 332812: Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 332813: Electroplating, Plating, Polishing, Anodizing, and Coloring

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