NAICS Code 312120 Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in brewing beer, ale, malt liquors, and nonalcoholic beer.

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NAICS Code 312120 - Breweries is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Sector. There are 4,565 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 62,308 people.

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SBA Size Standard

Maximum 1,250 Employees

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Extended NAICS Codes (8-digit) for Breweries

Industry Examples of NAICS 312120

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 312120 - Breweries are:

  • Ale brewing
  • Beer brewing
  • Beverages, beer, ale, and malt liquors, manufacturing
  • Breweries
  • Grain, brewers' spent, manufacturing
  • Lager brewing
  • Malt liquor brewing
  • Near beer brewing
  • Nonalcoholic beer brewing
  • Porter brewing
  • Stout brewing

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USA Import, Export, and Balance of Trade

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Top Countries by U.S. Imports

Mexico $3,606,221,583
Netherlands $779,266,617
Belgium $313,244,477
Ireland $186,366,765
Canada $166,897,936

Top Countries by U.S. Exports

Mexico $576,478,179
Korea, South $275,476,507
Vietnam $264,309,308
Canada $246,471,240
Thailand $207,809,816

Countries With Highest Trade Surplus

Korea, South $270,486,113
Vietnam $255,443,102
Thailand $205,058,211
Turkey $191,863,586
Indonesia $174,627,691

Countries With Highest Trade Deficit

Mexico -$3,029,743,404
Netherlands -$772,643,182
Belgium -$310,138,949
Germany -$116,235,576
Ireland -$93,143,684

U.S. Total Import value for NAICS Code 312120 is $5,429,934,200. Mexico, Netherlands, and Belgium accounted for the top imports of Malt And Beer in 2018.

U.S. Total Export value for this industry is $3,143,493,265. Mexico, Korea, South, and Vietnam accounted for the top exports of Malt And Beer in 2018.

Questions & Answers

  • What are some of the largest breweries in the USA?

    Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Boston Beer Co, Coors Brewing, Miller Coors, Molson Coors, and Pabst Brewing are some of the largest brewing companies in the USA.

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  • What is the SBA size standard for NAICS 312120?

    Businesses up to 1,250 Employees in size are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 312120?

    There are 4,565 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 312120?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Breweries was $30,114,222,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 312120?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Breweries was $2,802,270,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 312120?

    The number of reported paid employees is 62,308.