NAICS Code 311211

NAICS 311211

NAICS Code 311211 – Flour Milling

Definition of NAICS Code 311211: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Milling flour or meal from grains (except rice) or vegetables and/or
  2. Milling flour and preparing flour mixes or doughs.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311211

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.

  • Preparing breakfast cereals from flour milled in the same establishment–are classified in Industry NAICS 311230, Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing prepared flour mixes or doughs from flour ground elsewhere–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311824, Dry Pasta, Dough, and Flour Mixes Manufacturing from Purchased Flour;
  • Milling rice or cleaning and polishing rice–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311212, Rice Milling;
  • Wet milling corn and vegetables–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311221, Wet Corn Milling; and
  • Crushing soybean and extracting soybean oil–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311224, Soybean and Other Oilseed Processing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311211

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.

  • Barley flour manufacturing
  • Batters, prepared, made in flour mills
  • Blended flour made in flour mills
  • Brewers’ and distillers’ flakes and grits, corn, manufacturing
  • Buckwheat flour manufacturing
  • Bulgur (flour) manufacturing
  • Cereal grain flour manufacturing
  • Cereal grain germ manufacturing
  • Corn flour manufacturing
  • Corn meal made in flour mills
  • Doughs, prepared, made in flour mills
  • Durum flour manufacturing
  • Farina (except breakfast food) made in flour mills
  • Flour mills, cereals grains (except breakfast cereals, rice)
  • Flour mixes made in flour mills
  • Flour, blended, prepared, or self-rising (except rice), made in flour mills
  • Fruit flour, meal, and powders, manufacturing
  • Graham flour manufacturing
  • Grain mills (except animal feed, breakfast cereal, rice)
  • Grits and flakes, corn brewer’s, manufacturing
  • Hominy grits (except breakfast food), manufacturing
  • Meal, corn, for human consumption made in flour mills
  • Mixes, flour (e.g., biscuit, cake, doughnut, pancake) made in flour mills
  • Oat flour manufacturing
  • Potato flour manufacturing
  • Prepared flour mixes made in flour mills
  • Rye flour manufacturing
  • Semolina flour manufacturing
  • Sorghum flour manufacturing
  • Vegetable flour manufacturing
  • Vegetable flour, meal, and powders, made in flour mills
  • Wheat bran manufacturing
  • Wheat flour manufacturing
  • Wheat germ manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311211

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): 2014NAICS 311211
  • CA WC: 2014
  • DE WC: 0101
  • PA WC: 101
  • MI WC: 2014
  • NJ WC: 2014
  • NY WC: 2014
  • WY WC: 311211
  • GL: 13621,
  • SIC: 2041

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311211 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.

  • Sector 31-33: Manufacturing
  • Subsector 311: Food Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3112: Grain and Oilseed Milling
  • Industry 31121: Flour Milling and Malt Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311211: Flour Milling
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311212: Rice Milling
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311213: Malt Manufacturing
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