NAICS Code 325510

NAICS 325510

NAICS Code 325510 – Paint and Coating Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 325510: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the following:

  1. Mixing pigments, solvents, and binders into paints and other coatings, such as stains, varnishes, lacquers, enamels, shellacs, and water repellant coatings for concrete and masonry, and/or
  2. Manufacturing allied paint products, such as putties, paint and varnish removers, paint brush cleaners, and frit.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 325510

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 creosote–are classified in Industry 32519, Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing caulking compounds and sealants–are classified in Industry NAICS 325520, Adhesive Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing artists’ paints–are classified in Industry NAICS 339940, Office Supplies (except Paper) Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing turpentine–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 325194, Cyclic Crude, Intermediate, and Gum and Wood Chemical Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 325510

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.

  • Architectural coatings (i.e., paint) manufacturing
  • Calcimines manufacturing
  • Dispersions, pigment, manufacturing
  • Dopes, paint, and laquer, manufacturing
  • Driers, paint and varnish, manufacturing
  • Enamel paints manufacturing
  • Epoxy coatings made from purchased resins
  • Fillers, wood (e.g., dry, liquid, paste), manufacturing
  • Frit manufacturing
  • Glaziers’ putty manufacturing
  • Industrial product finishes and coatings (i.e., paint) manufacturing
  • Lacquers manufacturing
  • Latex paint (i.e., water based) manufacturing
  • Marine paints manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle paints manufacturing
  • Paint and varnish removers manufacturing
  • Paint thinner and reducer preparations manufacturing
  • Paintbrush cleaners manufacturing
  • Paints (except artist’s) manufacturing
  • Paints, emulsion (i.e., latex paint), manufacturing
  • Paints, oil and alkyd vehicle, manufacturing
  • Plastic wood fillers manufacturing
  • Plastisol coating compounds manufacturing
  • Polyurethane coatings manufacturing
  • Powder coatings manufacturing
  • Primers, paint, manufacturing
  • Shellac manufacturing
  • Stains (except biological) manufacturing
  • Varnishes manufacturing
  • Water repellant coatings for wood, concrete and masonry manufacturing
  • Wood fillers manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 325510

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): 4439, 4558NAICS 325510
  • CA WC: 4558
  • DE WC: 563, 587
  • PA WC: 563, 587
  • MI WC: 4558, 4439
  • NJ WC: 4439, 4561, 4558
  • NY WC: 4439, 4561, 4558
  • WY WC: 325510
  • GL: 57690, 47367
  • SIC: 2851

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 325510 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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NAICS Code 325510