NAICS Code 322220

NAICS 322220

NAICS Code 322220 – Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 322220: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  • Cutting and coating paper and paperboard;
  • Cutting and laminating paper, paperboard, and other flexible materials (except plastics film to plastics film);
  • Manufacturing bags, multiwall bags, sacks of paper, metal foil, coated paper, laminates, or coated combinations of paper and foil with plastics film;
  • Manufacturing laminated aluminum and other converted metal foils from purchased foils; and
  • Surface coating paper or paperboard.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 322220

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 paper from pulp–are classified in Industry 32212, Paper Mills;
  • Manufacturing textile bags–are classified in Industry NAICS 314910, Textile Bag and Canvas Mills;
  • Manufacturing single and multiwall plastics bags–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326111, Plastics Bag and Pouch Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing plastics to plastics packaging laminations–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326112, Plastics Packaging Film and Sheet (including Laminated) Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing unsupported plastic film–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326113, Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing photographic sensitized paper–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325992, Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Printing on purchased packaging materials–are classified in Industry 32311, Printing, based on printing process used;
  • Manufacturing foil cookware, dinnerware, and other semi rigid metal containers–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 332999, All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing;
  • Making aluminum and aluminum foil–are classified in Industry 33131, Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing; and
  • Cutting purchased aluminum foil into smaller lengths and widths–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 332999, All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 322220

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.

  • Adhesive tape (except medical) made from purchased materials
  • Bags (except plastics only) made by laminating or coating combinations of purchased plastics, foil and paper
  • Bags, coated paper, made from purchased paper
  • Bags, foil, made from purchased foil
  • Bags, multiwall, made from purchased uncoated paper
  • Bags, paper, uncoated, made from purchased paper
  • Bags, uncoated paper, made from purchased paper
  • Book paper made by coating purchased paper
  • Book paper, coated, made from purchased paper
  • Cardboard, laminated or surface coated, made from purchased paperboard
  • Chipboard, laminated or surface coated, made from purchased paperboard
  • Coated board made from purchased paperboard
  • Coating purchased papers for nonpackaging applications (except photosensitive paper)
  • Coating purchased papers for packaging applications
  • Duct tape made from purchased materials
  • Flexible packaging sheet materials made by coating or laminating purchased paper
  • Flexible packaging sheet materials made by laminating purchased foil
  • Foil bags made from purchased foil
  • Foil sheet, laminating purchased foil sheets for packaging applications
  • Gift wrap made from purchased materials
  • Grocers’ bags and sacks made from purchased uncoated paper
  • Groundwood paper, coated, made from purchased paper
  • Gummed paper products (e.g., labels, sheets, tapes) made from purchased paper
  • Laminating foil for flexible packaging applications
  • Laminating purchased foil sheets for nonpackaging applications
  • Laminating purchased paperboard
  • Laminating purchased papers for nonpackaging applications
  • Laminating purchased papers for packaging applications
  • Leatherboard (i.e., paperboard based) made from purchased paperboard
  • Masking tape made from purchased paper
  • Milk carton board stock made from purchased paperboard
  • Paper bags, coated, made from purchased paper
  • Paper bags, uncoated, made from purchased paper
  • Paperboard, pasted, lined, laminated, or surface coated, made from purchased paperboard
  • Pressure sensitive paper and tape (except medical) made from purchased materials
  • Sacks, multiwall, made from purchased uncoated paper
  • Surface coating purchased paperboard
  • Tapes, pressure sensitive (e.g., cellophane, masking), gummed, made from purchased paper or other materials
  • Wallpaper made from purchased papers or other materials
  • Waxed paper for nonpackaging applications made from purchased paper
  • Waxed paper for packaging applications made from purchased paper

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 322220

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): 4250, 4273, 4279, 4250NAICS 322220
  • CA WC: 4250, 4279
  • DE WC: 0255, 0259, 0263
  • PA WC: 255, 257, 263
  • MI WC: 4250, 4273, 4279
  • NJ WC: 4250, 4273, 4301
  • NY WC: 4250, 4273, 4301
  • WY WC: 322220
  • GL: 57716, 57725, 57716
  • SIC: 3497, 2672, 2675, 2674, 2673, 2679

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 322220 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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