NAICS Code 311612

NAICS 311612

NAICS Code 311612 – Meat Processed from Carcasses

Definition of NAICS Code 311612: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in processing or preserving meat and meat byproducts (except poultry and small game) from purchased meats. This industry includes establishments primarily engaged in assembly cutting and packing of meats (i.e., boxed meats) from purchased meats.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 311612

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.

  • Slaughtering animals (except poultry and small game)–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311611, Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering;
  • Slaughtering poultry and small game–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311615, Poultry Processing;
  • Rendering animal fat, bones, and meat scraps–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311613, Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing;
  • Manufacturing canned meats for baby food–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 311422, Specialty Canning;
  • Manufacturing meat-based animal feeds from carcasses–are classified in Industry 31111, Animal Food Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing canned and frozen specialty foods containing meat, such as nationality foods (e.g., enchiladas, egg rolls, pizza) and frozen dinners–are classified in Industry Group 3114, Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing; and
  • Cutting meat (except boxed meat)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424470, Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 311612

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.

  • Bacon, slab and sliced, made from purchased carcasses
  • Beef stew made from purchased carcasses
  • Beef, primal and sub-primal cuts, made from purchased carcasses
  • Bologna made from purchased carcasses
  • Boxed beef made from purchased carcasses
  • Boxed meat produced from purchased carcasses
  • Collagen sausage casings made from purchased hides
  • Cooked meats made from purchased carcasses
  • Corned meats made from purchases carcasses
  • Cured meats (e.g., brined, dried, and salted) made from purchased carcasses
  • Dried meats made from purchased carcasses
  • Frozen meat pies (i.e., tourtires) made from purchased carcasses
  • Hams, canned, made from purchased carcasses
  • Hams, preserved (except poultry), made from purchased carcasses
  • Hot dogs (except poultry) made from purchased carcasses
  • Lamb, primal and sub-primal cuts, made from purchased carcasses
  • Luncheon meat (except poultry) made from purchased carcasses
  • Meat canning (except baby, pet food, poultry), made from purchased carcasses
  • Meat extracts made from purchased carcasses
  • Meat products canning (except baby, pet food, poultry) made from purchased carcasses
  • Meats (except poultry), cured or smoked, made from purchased carcasses
  • Meats, fresh or chilled (except poultry and small game), frozen, made from purchased carcasses
  • Pastrami made from purchased carcasses
  • Pig’s feet, cooked and pickled, made from purchased carcasses
  • Pork, primal and sub-primal cuts, made from purchased carcasses
  • Potted meats made from purchased carcasses
  • Processed meats manufacturing
  • Salted meats made from purchased carcasses
  • Sandwich spreads, meat, made from purchased carcasses
  • Sausage and similar cased products made from purchased carcasses
  • Sausage casings, collagen, made from purchased hides
  • Smoked meats made from purchased carcasses
  • Variety meats, edible organs, made from purchased meats
  • Veal, primal and sub-primal cuts, made from purchased carcasses

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 311612

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): 2095NAICS 311612
  • CA WC: 2095
  • DE WC: 0106, 0119
  • PA WC: 106, 119
  • MI WC: 2095
  • NJ WC: 2095
  • NY WC: 2095
  • WY WC: 311612
  • GL: 56760
  • SIC: 2013

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 311612 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 3116: Animal Slaughtering and Processing
  • Industry 31161: Animal Slaughtering and Processing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311611: Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311612: Meat Processed from Carcasses
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311613: Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 311615: Poultry Processing
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