NAICS Code 32111 Sawmills and Wood Preservation




This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) sawing dimension lumber, boards, beams, timber, poles, ties, shingles, shakes, siding, and wood chips from logs or bolts; (2) sawing round wood poles, pilings, and posts and treating them with preservatives; and (3) treating wood sawed, planed, or shaped in other establishments with creosote or other preservatives to prevent decay and to protect against fire and insects. Sawmills may plane the rough lumber that they make with a planing machine to achieve smoothness and uniformity of size.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Operating portable chipper mills in the field: classified in Industry 11331, Logging
  • Manufacturing wood products (except round wood poles, pilings, and posts) and treating them with preservatives: classified elsewhere in Subsector 321, Wood Product Manufacturing, based on therelated production process
  • Manufacturing veneer from logs and bolts or manufacturing engineered lumber and structural members other than solid wood: classified in Industry 32121, Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood ProductManufacturing
  • Planing purchased lumber or manufacturing cut stock or dimension stock (i.e., shapes) from logs or bolts: are classified in Industry 32191, Millwork.

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