NAICS Code 311513

NAICS 311513

NAICS Code 311513 – Cheese Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 311513: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Mnufacturing cheese products (except cottage cheese) from raw milk and/or processed milk products and/or
  2. Manufacturing cheese substitutes from soybean and other nondairy substances.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311513

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 cheese-based salad dressings–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311941, Mayonnaise, Dressing, and Other Prepared Sauce Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing cottage cheese–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311511, Fluid Milk Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311513

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.

  • Cheese (except cottage cheese) manufacturing
  • Cheese analogs manufacturing
  • Cheese products, imitation or substitute, manufacturing
  • Cheese spreads manufacturing
  • Cheese, imitation or substitute, manufacturing
  • Cheese, natural (except cottage cheese), manufacturing
  • Curds, cheese, made in a cheese plant, manufacturing
  • Dips, cheese based, manufacturing
  • Processed cheeses manufacturing
  • Spreads, cheese, manufacturing
  • Whey, raw, liquid, manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311513

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 311513
  • CA WC: 2063
  • DE WC: 0109
  • PA WC: 109
  • MI WC: 2070
  • NJ WC: 2070
  • NY WC: 2070
  • WY WC: 311513
  • GL: 52002
  • SIC: 2022

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311513 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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NAICS Code 311513