NAICS Code 325211

NAICS 325211

NAICS Code 325211 – Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 325211: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Manufacturing resins, plastics materials, and nonvulcanizable thermoplastic elastomers and mixing and blending resins on a custom basis and/or
  2. Manufacturing noncustomized synthetic resins.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 325211

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 plastics resins and converting the resins into plastics products–are classified in Industry Group 3261, Plastics Product Manufacturing;
  • Custom compounding resins made elsewhere–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325991, Custom Compounding of Purchased Resins; and
  • Manufacturing plastics adhesives–are classified in Industry NAICS 325520, Adhesive Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 325211

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.

  • Acetal resins manufacturing
  • Acrylic resins manufacturing
  • Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) resins manufacturing
  • Alkyd resins manufacturing
  • Allyl resins manufacturing
  • Amino resins manufacturing
  • Amino-aldehyde resins manufacturing
  • Butadiene copolymers containing less than 50 percent butadiene manufacturing
  • Carbohydrate plastics manufacturing
  • Casein plastics manufacturing
  • Cellulose acetate resins manufacturing
  • Cellulose nitrate resins manufacturing
  • Cellulose propionate resins manufacturing
  • Cellulose resins manufacturing
  • Cellulose xanthate (viscose) manufacturing
  • Coal tar resins manufacturing
  • Coumarone-indene resins manufacturing
  • Cresol resins manufacturing
  • Cresol-furfural resins manufacturing
  • Dicyandiamine resins manufacturing
  • Diisocyanate resins manufacturing
  • Elastomers (except synthetic rubber) manufacturing
  • Epichlorohydrin bisphenol manufacturing
  • Epichlorohydrin diphenol manufacturing
  • Epoxy resins manufacturing
  • Ester gum manufacturing
  • Ethylcellulose plastics manufacturing
  • Ethylene-vinyl acetate resins manufacturing
  • Fluoro-polymer resins manufacturing
  • Fluorohydrocarbon resins manufacturing
  • Ion exchange resins manufacturing
  • Ionomer resins manufacturing
  • Isobutylene polymer resins manufacturing
  • Lignin plastics manufacturing
  • Melamine resins manufacturing
  • Methyl acrylate resins manufacturing
  • Methyl cellulose resins manufacturing
  • Methyl methacrylate resins manufacturing
  • Nitrocellulose (i.e., pyroxylin) resins manufacturing
  • Nylon resins manufacturing
  • Petroleum polymer resins manufacturing
  • Phenol-formaldehyde resins manufacturing
  • Phenol-furfural resins manufacturing
  • Phenolic resins manufacturing
  • Phenoxy resins manufacturing
  • Phthalic alkyd resins manufacturing
  • Phthalic anhydride resins manufacturing
  • Plastics and synthetic resins regenerating, precipitating, and coagulating
  • Polyacrylonitrile resins manufacturing
  • Polyamide resins manufacturing
  • Polycarbonate resins manufacturing
  • Polyester resins manufacturing
  • Polyethylene resins manufacturing
  • Polyethylene terephathalate (PET) resins manufacturing
  • Polyhexamethylenediamine adipamide resins manufacturing
  • Polyisobutylene resins manufacturing
  • Polymethacrylate resins manufacturing
  • Polypropylene resins manufacturing
  • Polystyrene resins manufacturing
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene resins manufacturing
  • Polyurethane resins manufacturing
  • Polyvinyl alcohol resins manufacturing
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins manufacturing
  • Polyvinyl halide resins manufacturing
  • Polyvinyl resins manufacturing
  • Propylene resins manufacturing
  • Protein plastics manufacturing
  • Pyroxylin (i.e., nitrocellulose) resins manufacturing
  • Resins, plastics (except custom compounding purchased resins), manufacturing
  • Rosins (i.e., modified resins) manufacturing
  • Silicone resins manufacturing
  • Soybean plastics manufacturing
  • Styrene resins manufacturing
  • Styrene-acrylonitrile resins manufacturing
  • Tar acid resins manufacturing
  • Thermoplastic resins and plastics materials manufacturing
  • Thermosetting plastics resins manufacturing
  • Urea resins manufacturing
  • Urea-formaldehyde resins manufacturing
  • Vinyl acetate resins manufacturing
  • Vinyl chloride resins manufacturing
  • Vinyl resins manufacturing
  • Vinylidene resins manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 325211

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): 4459NAICS 325211
  • CA WC: 4558
  • DE WC: 551
  • PA WC: 551
  • MI WC: 4459
  • NJ WC: 4459
  • NY WC: 4459
  • WY WC: 325211
  • GL: 58056
  • SIC: 2821

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 325211 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 325: Chemical Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3252: Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
  • Industry 32521: Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 325211: Plastics Material and Resin Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 325212: Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing
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