NAICS Code 311511

NAICS 311511

NAICS Code 311511 – Fluid Milk Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 311511: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Manufacturing processed milk products, such as pasteurized milk or cream and sour cream and/or
  2. Manufacturing fluid milk dairy substitutes from soybeans and other nondairy substances.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311511

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.

  • Manufacturing dry mix whipped toppings, canned milk, and ultra high temperature milk–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311514, Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing frozen whipped toppings–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311412, Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing ice cream and frozen yogurt and other frozen desserts–are classified in Industry NAICS 311520, Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311511

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.

  • Acidophilus milk manufacturing
  • Beverages, milk based (except dietary), manufacturing
  • Buttermilk manufacturing
  • Cheese, cottage, manufacturing
  • Chocolate drink (milk based) manufacturing
  • Chocolate milk manufacturing
  • Cottage cheese manufacturing
  • Cream manufacturing
  • Dips, sour cream based, manufacturing
  • Drink, chocolate milk, manufacturing
  • Eggnog, fresh, nonalcoholic, manufacturing
  • Eggnog, nonalcoholic (except canned), manufacturing
  • Flavored milk drinks manufacturing
  • Fluid milk substitutes processing
  • Homogenizing milk
  • Milk based drinks (except dietary) manufacturing
  • Milk drink, chocolate, manufacturing
  • Milk pasteurizing
  • Milk processing (e.g., bottling, homogenizing, pasteurizing, vitaminizing) manufacturing
  • Milk substitutes manufacturing
  • Milk, acidophilus, manufacturing
  • Milk, fluid (except canned), manufacturing
  • Nondairy creamers, liquid, manufacturing
  • Pasteurizing milk
  • Sour cream manufacturing
  • Sour cream substitutes manufacturing
  • Whipped topping (except dry mix, frozen) manufacturing
  • Whipping cream manufacturing
  • Yogurt (except frozen) manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311511

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): 2070NAICS 311511
  • CA WC: 2063
  • DE WC: 0109
  • PA WC: 109
  • MI WC: 2070
  • NJ WC: 2070
  • NY WC: 2070
  • WY WC: 311511
  • GL: 57002
  • SIC: 2026

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311511 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 3115: Dairy Product Manufacturing
  • Industry 31151: Dairy Product (except Frozen) Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311511: Fluid Milk Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311512: Creamery Butter Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311513: Cheese Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311514: Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Product Manufacturing
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