NAICS Code 322121

NAICS 322121

NAICS Code 322121  – Paper (except Newsprint) Mills

Definition of NAICS Code 322121:This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing paper (except newsprint and uncoated groundwood paper) from pulp. These establishments may manufacture or purchase pulp. In addition, the establishments may also convert the paper they make.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 322121

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 newsprint and uncoated groundwood paper–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 322122, Newsprint Mills;
  • Converting paper without manufacturing paper–are classified in Industry Group 3222, Converted Paper Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing paperboard–are classified in Industry NAICS 322130, Paperboard Mills;
  • Manufacturing pulp without manufacturing paper–are classified in Industry NAICS 322110, Pulp Mills; and
  • Manufacturing photographic sensitized paper from purchased paper–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325992, Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 322121

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.

  • Absorbent paper stock manufacturing
  • Asphalt paper made in paper mills
  • Bond paper made in paper mills
  • Book paper, coated, made in paper mills
  • Bristols paper stock manufacturing
  • Building paper stock manufacturing
  • Cigarette paper made in paper mills
  • Construction paper, school and art, made in paper mills
  • Cotton fiber paper stock manufacturing
  • Diapers, disposable, made in paper mills
  • Facial tissues made in paper mills
  • Felts, asphalt, made in paper mills
  • Glassine wrapping paper made in paper mills
  • Groundwood paper, coated, laminated, or treated in paper mills
  • Groundwood paper, coated, made in paper mills
  • Kraft paper stock manufacturing
  • Looseleaf fillers and paper made in paper mills
  • Napkins, table, made in paper mills
  • Office paper (e.g., computer printer, photocopy, plain paper) made in paper mills
  • Paper (except newsprint, uncoated groundwood) manufacturing
  • Paper (except newsprint, uncoated groundwood) products made in paper mills
  • Paper (except newsprint, uncoated groundwood), coated, laminated or treated, made in paper mills
  • Paper mills (except newsprint, uncoated groundwood paper mills)
  • Paper stock for conversion into paper products (e.g., bag and sack stock, envelope stock, tissue stock, wallpaper stock) manufacturing
  • Paper towels made in paper mills
  • Paper, asphalt, made in paper mills
  • Pulp and paper (except groundwood, newsprint) combined manufacturing
  • Pulp mills producing paper (except groundwood, newsprint)
  • Sanitary napkins and tampons made in paper mills
  • Sanitary paper products (except newsprint, uncoated groundwood) made in paper mills
  • Sanitary paper stock manufacturing
  • Sanitary products made in paper mills
  • Saturated felts made in paper mills
  • Sheathing paper (except newsprint, uncoated groundwood) made in paper mills
  • Tablets (e.g., memo, note, writing) made in paper mills
  • Tar paper, building and roofing, made in paper mills
  • Tissue paper stock manufacturing
  • Toilet paper made in paper mills
  • Towels, paper, made in paper mills
  • Writing paper made in paper mills

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 322121

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): 4239NAICS 322121
  • CA WC: 4239
  • DE WC: 0255, 544
  • PA WC: 255, 291
  • MI WC: 4239
  • NJ WC: 4239
  • NY WC: 4239
  • WY WC: 322121
  • GL: 57726, 47367
  • SIC: 2621

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 322121 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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