NAICS Code 327120

NAICS 327120

NAICS Code 327120 – Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 327120: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in shaping, molding, baking, burning, or hardening clay refractories, nonclay refractories, ceramic tile, structural clay tile, brick, and other structural clay building materials. A refractory is a material that will retain its shape and chemical identity when subjected to high temperatures and is used in applications that require extreme resistance to heat, such as furnace linings.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 327120

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 resilient flooring and asphalt floor tiles–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326199, All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing concrete bricks–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 327331, Concrete Block and Brick Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing glass bricks and blocks–are classified in Industry 32721, Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing

Other Index Entries for NAICS 327120

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.

  • Adobe bricks manufacturing
  • Alumina fused refractories manufacturing
  • Aluminous refractory cement manufacturing
  • Architectural terra cotta manufacturing
  • Bauxite brick manufacturing
  • Blocks, fire clay, manufacturing
  • Bricks (i.e., common, face, glazed, hollow, vitrified), clay, manufacturing
  • Bricks, adobe, manufacturing
  • Bricks, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Bricks, nonclay refractory, manufacturing
  • Building tile, clay, manufacturing
  • Carbon brick manufacturing
  • Castable refractories, clay, manufacturing
  • Castable refractories, nonclay, manufacturing
  • Cement, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Ceramic tiles, floor and wall, manufacturing
  • Clay refractories (e.g., mortar, brick, tile, block) manufacturing
  • Conduit, vitrified clay, manufacturing
  • Coping, wall, clay, manufacturing
  • Crucibles, fire clay, manufacturing
  • Crucibles, graphite, magnesite, chrome, silica, or other nonclay materials, manufacturing
  • Drain tile, clay, manufacturing
  • Firebrick, clay refractories, manufacturing
  • Floaters, glasshouse, clay, manufacturing
  • Floor tile, ceramic, manufacturing
  • Flue lining, clay, manufacturing
  • Glasshouse refractories manufacturing
  • Insulating firebrick and shapes, clay, manufacturing
  • Kiln furniture, clay, manufacturing
  • Liner brick and plates, vitrified clay, manufacturing
  • Magnesia refractory cement manufacturing
  • Mortar, nonclay refractory, manufacturing
  • Mortars, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Mosaic tile, ceramic, manufacturing
  • Nonclay refractories (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile) manufacturing
  • Paving brick, clay, manufacturing
  • Pots, glass-house, clay refractory, manufacturing
  • Quarry tiles, clay, manufacturing
  • Refractories (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile), clay, manufacturing
  • Refractories (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile), nonclay, manufacturing
  • Refractory cement, nonclay, manufacturing
  • Roofing tile, clay, manufacturing
  • Sewer pipe and fittings, clay, manufacturing
  • Stove lining, clay, manufacturing
  • Structural clay tile manufacturing
  • Tile, ceramic wall and floor, manufacturing
  • Tile, clay, refractory, manufacturing
  • Tile, clay, structural, manufacturing
  • Tile, roofing and drain, clay, manufacturing
  • Tile, sewer, clay, manufacturing
  • Wall tile, ceramic, manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 327120

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): 1747, 4021, 4024NAICS 327120
  • CA WC: 1741, 4041
  • DE WC: 0055, 512, 513
  • PA WC: 0055, 512, 513, 514
  • MI WC: 1748, 4024
  • NJ WC: 1747, 4023, 4024, 4027
  • NY WC: 1747, 4024
  • WY WC: 327120
  • GL: 50017, 51877, 51600, 51869
  • SIC: 3255, 3259, 3251, 3253

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 327120 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 327: Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3271: Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
  • Industry 32712: Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 327120: Clay Building Material and Refractories Manufacturing
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