NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54142

Industry 54142

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 54142 – Industrial Design Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 54142: See industry description for NAICS 541420 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 541420: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the use, value, and appearance of their products. These services can include the determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human characteristics and needs, safety, market appeal, and efficiency in production, distribution, use, and maintenance. Establishments providing automobile or furniture industrial design services or industrial design consulting services are included in this industry.

Cross-References for Industry 54142

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 54142. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Applying physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development, and utilization of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes, and systems–are classified in Industry NAICS 541330, Engineering Services; and
  • Designing clothing, shoes, or jewelry–are classified in Industry NAICS 541490, Other Specialized Design Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 54142

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 54142. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Automobile industrial design services
  • Furniture design services
  • Handtool industrial design services
  • Industrial design consulting services
  • Industrial design services
  • Packaging industrial design services
  • Tool industrial design services

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 54: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
    • Subsector 541: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
      • Industry Group 5414: Specialized Design Services
        • Industry 54142: Industrial Design Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 541420: Industrial Design Services

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