NAICS Code 332812

NAICS 332812

NAICS Code 332812 – Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers

Definition of NAICS Code 332812: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Enameling, lacquering, and varnishing metals and metal products;
  2. Hot dip galvanizing metals and metal products;
  3. Engraving, chasing, or etching metals and metal products (except jewelry; personal goods carried on or about the person, such as compacts and cigarette cases; precious metal products (except precious plated flatware and other plated ware); and printing plates);
  4. Powder coating metals and metal products; and
  5. Providing other metal surfacing services for the trade. Included in this industry are establishments that perform these processes on other materials, such as plastics, in addition to metals.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 332812

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.

  • Both fabricating and coating and engraving products–are classified in the Manufacturing sector according to the product made;
  • Engraving, chasing or etching jewelry, metal personal goods, or precious metal products (except precious plated metal flatware and other plated ware)–are classified in Industry 339910, Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing; and
  • Engraving, chasing or etching printing plates–are classified in Industry 323120, Support Activities for Printing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 332812

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.

  • Aluminum coating of metal products for the trade
  • Bonderizing metal and metal products for the trade
  • Chasing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Coating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Coating of metal and metal products with plastics for the trade
  • Enameling metals and metal products for the trade
  • Engraving metals and metal products (except printing plates) for the trade
  • Etching metals and metal products (except printing plates) for the trade
  • Flocking metals and metal products for the trade
  • Galvanizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Glazing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Hot dip galvanizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Japanning metals and metal products for the trade
  • Lacquering metals and metal products for the trade
  • Painting metals and metal products for the trade
  • Parkerizing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Powder coating metals and metal products for the trade
  • Rustproofing metals and metal products for the trade
  • Sherardizing of metals and metal products for the trade
  • Varnishing metals and metal products for the trade

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 332812

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): 4352, 3373NAICS 332812
  • CA WC: 3131, 3372
  • DE WC: 0281, 0402, 0449
  • PA WC: 281, 402, 449
  • MI WC: 4351, 3372
  • NJ WC: 4050, 4352, 3373
  • NY WC: 4352, 3372
  • WY WC: 332812
  • GL: 51869, 52660, 53803
  • SIC: 3479

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 332812 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 332: Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3328: Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
  • Industry 33281: Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 332811: Metal Heat Treating
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 332812: Metal Coating, Engraving (except Jewelry and Silverware), and Allied Services to Manufacturers
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 332813: Electroplating, Plating, Polishing, Anodizing, and Coloring
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