NAICS Code 541420

NAICS 541420

NAICS Code 541420 – Industrial Design Services

Definition of NAICS Code 541420: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the use, value, and appearance of their products. These services can include the determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human characteristics and needs, safety, market appeal, and efficiency in production, distribution, use, and maintenance. Establishments providing automobile or furniture industrial design services or industrial design consulting services are included in this industry.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 541420

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.

  • Applying physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development, and utilization of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes, and systems–are classified in Industry NAICS 541330, Engineering Services; and
  • Designing clothing, shoes, or jewelry–are classified in Industry NAICS 541490, Other Specialized Design Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 541420

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.

  • Automobile industrial design services
  • Furniture design services
  • Handtool industrial design services
  • Industrial design consulting services
  • Industrial design services
  • Packaging industrial design services
  • Tool industrial design services

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 541420

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): 8601NAICS 541420
  • CA WC: 8601
  • DE WC: 955
  • PA WC: 955
  • MI WC: 8601
  • NJ WC: 8601
  • NY WC: 8601
  • WY WC: 541420
  • GL: 92663
  • SIC: 7389

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 541420 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 541420