NAICS 5 Digit Industry 33421

Industry 33421

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 33421 – Telephone Apparatus Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 33421: See industry description for NAICS 334210 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 334210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing wire telephone and data communications equipment. These products may be standalone or board-level components of a larger system. Examples of products made by these establishments are central office switching equipment, cordless telephones (except cellular), PBX equipment, telephones, telephone answering machines, LAN modems, multi-user modems, and other data communications equipment, such as bridges, routers, and gateways.

Cross-References for Industry 33421

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 33421. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing internal and external computer modems, single-user fax/modems and electronic components used in telephone apparatus–are classified in Industry 33441, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing cellular telephones–are classified in Industry NAICS 334220, Radio and Television Broadcasting and Wireless Communications Equipment Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 33421

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 33421. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Carrier equipment (i.e., analog, digital), telephone, manufacturing
  • Central office and switching equipment, telephone, manufacturing
  • Communications headgear, telephone, manufacturing
  • Cordless telephones (except cellular) manufacturing
  • Data communications equipment (e.g., bridges, gateways, routers) manufacturing
  • Facsimile equipment, standalone, manufacturing
  • Keysets, telephone, manufacturing
  • Local area network (LAN) communications equipment (e.g., bridges, gateways, routers) manufacturing
  • Modems, carrier equipment, manufacturing
  • Multiplex equipment, telephone, manufacturing
  • PBX (private branch exchange) equipment manufacturing
  • Private branch exchange (PBX) equipment manufacturing
  • Repeater and transceiver equipment, carrier line, manufacturing
  • Subscriber loop equipment, telephone, manufacturing
  • Switching equipment, telephone, manufacturing
  • Telephone answering machines manufacturing
  • Telephone carrier line equipment manufacturing
  • Telephone carrier switching equipment manufacturing
  • Telephones (except cellular telephone) manufacturing
  • Telephones, coin-operated, manufacturing
  • Toll switching equipment, telephone, manufacturing
  • Wide area network communications equipment (e.g., bridges, gateways, routers) 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 334: Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3342: Communications Equipment Manufacturing
        • Industry 33421: Telephone Apparatus Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 334210: Telephone Apparatus Manufacturing

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