NAICS Code 236210

NAICS 236210

NAICS Code 236210 – Industrial Building Construction

Definition of NAICS Code 236210: This industry comprises establishments primarily responsible for the construction (including new work, additions, alterations, maintenance, and repairs) of industrial buildings (except warehouses). The construction of selected additional structures, whose production processes are similar to those for industrial buildings (e.g., incinerators, cement plants, blast furnaces, and similar nonbuilding structures), is included in this industry. Included in this industry are industrial building general contractors, industrial building for-sale builders, industrial building design-build firms, and industrial building construction management firms.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS 236210

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • Assembly plant construction
  • Furnace, industrial plant, construction
  • Cannery construction
  • Mine loading and discharging station construction
  • Cement plant construction
  • Paper or pulp mill construction
  • Chemical plant (except petrochemical) construction
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing plant construction
  • Factory construction
  • Steel mill construction
  • Food processing plant construction
  • Waste disposal plant (except sewage treatment) construction

Cross Reference Guide for Code 236210

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Constructing oil refineries and petrochemical plants–are classified in Industry NAICS 237120, Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction;
  • Constructing water treatment plants, sewage treatment plants, and pumping stations for water and sewer systems–are classified in Industry NAICS 237110, Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction;
  • Constructing power generation plants (except hydroelectric)–are classified in Industry NAICS 237130, Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction;
  • Constructing industrial warehouses–are classified in Industry NAICS 236220, Commercial and Institutional Building Construction; and
  • Performing specialized construction work on industrial buildings, generally on a subcontract basis–are classified in Subsector 238, Specialty Trade Contractors.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 236210

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

  • Acid plant construction
  • Addition, alteration and renovation for-sale builders, industrial building (except warehouses)
  • Addition, alteration and renovation, general contractors, industrial building (except warehouses)
  • Addition, alteration and renovation, industrial building (except warehouses)
  • Aluminum plant construction
  • Ammonium plant construction
  • Assembly plant construction
  • Blast furnace construction
  • Cannery construction
  • Cement plant construction
  • Chemical (except petrochemical process type) plant construction
  • Clean room construction
  • Construction management, industrial building (except warehouses)
  • Factory construction
  • Fish processing plant construction
  • Food processing plant construction
  • For-sale builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), industrial building (except warehouses)
  • Foundry construction
  • Furnace (i.e., industrial plant structure) construction
  • Garbage disposal plant construction
  • Incinerator, mass-burn type, construction
  • Incinerator, municipal waste disposal, construction
  • Industrial building (except warehouses) construction
  • Industrial building (except warehouses) construction, for-sale builders
  • Industrial building (except warehouses) construction, general contractors
  • Kiln construction
  • Manufacturing building construction
  • Materials recovery facility construction
  • Metal processing plant construction
  • Mine loading and discharging station construction
  • Motor vehicle assembly plant construction
  • Ore and metal refinery construction
  • Oven, industrial plant, construction
  • Paper or pulp mill construction
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing plant construction
  • Prefabricated industrial building (except warehouses) erection
  • Printing plant construction
  • Refuse disposal plant construction
  • Smelter construction
  • Speculative builders (i.e., building on own land, for sale), industrial building (except warehouses)
  • Steel mill construction
  • Textile mill construction
  • Tipple, mining, construction
  • Washery, mining, construction
  • Waste disposal plant (except sewage treatment) construction
Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 236210

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 5403NAICS 236210
  • CA WC: 5403
  • DE WC: 651
  • PA WC: 651
  • MI WC: 5403
  • NJ WC: 5403
  • NY WC: 5403
  • WY WC: 236210
  • GL: 91584
  • SIC: Var.

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 236210 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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.

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