NAICS Code 333314

NAICS 333314

NAICS Code 333314 – Optical Instrument and Lens Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 333314: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Manufacturing optical instruments and lens, such as binoculars, microscopes (except electron, proton), telescopes, prisms, and lenses (except ophthalmic);
  2. Coating or polishing lenses (except ophthalmic); and
  3. Mounting lenses (except ophthalmic).
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 333314

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 ophthalmic focus lenses–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 339115, Ophthalmic Goods Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing electron and proton microscopes–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 334516, Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing molded plastics lens blanks–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 326199, All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing molded glass lens blanks–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 327212, Other Pressed and Blown Glass and Glassware Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 333314

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.

  • Binoculars manufacturing
  • Camera lenses manufacturing
  • Comparators, optical, manufacturing
  • Gauges, machinist’s precision tool, optical, manufacturing
  • Glasses, field or opera, manufacturing
  • Gratings, diffraction, manufacturing
  • Gun sighting and fire control equipment and instruments, optical, manufacturing
  • Gun sights, optical, manufacturing
  • Instrument lenses manufacturing
  • Interferometers manufacturing
  • Laboratory analytical optical instruments (e.g., microscopes) manufacturing
  • Lens coating (except ophthalmic)
  • Lens grinding (except ophthalmic)
  • Lens mounting (except ophthalmic)
  • Lens polishing (except ophthalmic)
  • Lenses (except ophthalmic) manufacturing
  • Loupes (e.g., jewelers) manufacturing
  • Magnifying glasses (except corrective vision-type) manufacturing
  • Magnifying instruments, optical, manufacturing
  • Microscopes (except electron, proton) manufacturing
  • Mirrors, optical, manufacturing
  • Night vision optical device manufacturing
  • Optical alignment and display instruments (except photographic) manufacturing
  • Optical gun sighting and fire control equipment and instruments manufacturing
  • Optical test and inspection equipment manufacturing
  • Periscopes manufacturing
  • Photographic lenses manufacturing
  • Prisms, optical, manufacturing
  • Projection lenses manufacturing
  • Reflectors, optical, manufacturing
  • Sights, telescopic, manufacturing
  • Telescopes manufacturing
  • Theodolites manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 333314

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): 4149NAICS 333314
  • CA WC: 4150
  • DE WC: 0487
  • PA WC: 487
  • MI WC: 4150
  • NJ WC: 4150
  • NY WC: 4150
  • WY WC: 333314
  • GL: 57600
  • SIC: 3827

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 333314 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 333: Machinery Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3333: Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
  • Industry 33331: Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 333314: Optical Instrument and Lens Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 333316: Photographic and Photocopying Equipment Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 333318: Other Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
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