NAICS Code 325130 - Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing

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NAICS Code 325130 Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing synthetic organic and inorganic dyes and pigments, such as lakes and toners (except electrostatic and photographic).

NAICS Code 325130 - Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing is a final level code of the “Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing” Sector. There are 172 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 8,229 people.

Industry Sector

Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing

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SBA Size Standard

Maximum 1,000 Employees

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Industry Examples of NAICS 325130

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 325130 - Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing are:

  • Acid dyes, synthetic organic, manufacturing
  • Anthraquinone dyes manufacturing
  • Antimony based pigments manufacturing
  • Arsenic based pigments manufacturing
  • Azine dyes manufacturing
  • Azo dyes manufacturing
  • Barytes based pigments manufacturing
  • Black pigments (except carbon black, bone black, lamp black) manufacturing
  • Blanc fixe (i.e., barium sulfate, precipitated) manufacturing
  • Ceramic colors manufacturing
  • Chrome pigments (e.g., chrome green, chrome orange, chrome yellow) manufacturing
  • Color pigments, inorganic (except bone black, carbon black, lamp black), manufacturing
  • Color pigments, organic (except animal black, bone black), manufacturing
  • Copper base pigments manufacturing
  • Direct dyes manufacturing
  • Disperse dyes manufacturing
  • Dyes, inorganic, manufacturing
  • Dyes, synthetic organic, manufacturing
  • Eosin dyes manufacturing
  • Ferric oxide pigments manufacturing
  • Fluorescent dyes manufacturing
  • Food coloring, synthetic, manufacturing
  • Inorganic pigments (except bone black, carbon black, lamp black) manufacturing
  • Iron based pigments manufacturing
  • Lakes (i.e., organic pigments) manufacturing
  • Lead based pigments manufacturing
  • Lead pigments manufacturing
  • Litharge manufacturing
  • Lithopone manufacturing
  • Metallic pigments, inorganic, manufacturing
  • Methyl violet toners manufacturing
  • Mineral colors and pigments manufacturing
  • Mordant dyes manufacturing
  • Nitroso dyes manufacturing
  • Ocher pigments manufacturing
  • Organic pigments, dyes, lakes, and toners manufacturing
  • Pararosaniline dyes manufacturing
  • Peacock blue lake manufacturing
  • Pearl essence pigment, synthetic, manufacturing
  • Persian orange lake manufacturing
  • Phosphomolybdic acid lakes and toners manufacturing
  • Phosphotungstic acid lakes and toners manufacturing
  • Phthalocyanine pigments manufacturing
  • Pigment, scarlet lake, manufacturing
  • Pigments (except animal black, bone black), organic, manufacturing
  • Pigments (except bone black, carbon black, lamp black), inorganic, manufacturing
  • Prussian blue pigments manufacturing
  • Satin white pigments manufacturing
  • Scarlet 2 R lake manufacturing
  • Sienna pigment manufacturing
  • Solvent dyes manufacturing
  • Stains, biological, manufacturing
  • Stilbene dyes manufacturing
  • Titanium based pigments manufacturing
  • Toners (except electrostatic, photographic) manufacturing
  • Ultramarine pigments manufacturing
  • Umber manufacturing
  • Vat dyes, synthetic, manufacturing
  • Vermilion pigments manufacturing
  • White extender pigments (e.g., barytes, blanc fixe, whiting) manufacturing
  • Whiting manufacturing
  • Zinc based pigments manufacturing

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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 325130 - Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing that is a better classification match. Manufacturing natural food colorings--are classified in U.S. NAICS Code 311942 - Spice and Extract Manufacturing; Manufacturing natural organic colorings for nonfood uses (except wood byproducts)--are classified in U.S. NAICS Code 325199 - All Other Basic Organic Chemical Manufacturing; Manufacturing electrostatic and photographic toners--are classified in U.S. NAICS Code 325992 - Photographic Film, Paper, Plate, and Chemical Manufacturing; Manufacturing wood byproducts used as dyeing materials--are classified in U.S. NAICS Code 325194 - Cyclic Crude, Intermediate, and Gum and Wood Chemical Manufacturing; and Manufacturing carbon, bone, and lamp black--are classified in NAICS Code 325180 - Other Basic Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing.

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USA Import, Export, and Balance of Trade

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Top Countries by U.S. Imports

China $711,053,279
Germany $372,337,648
Canada $361,679,403
India $263,923,914
Japan $148,850,965

Top Countries by U.S. Exports

Mexico $580,303,983
Canada $471,759,292
Belgium $431,121,498
Korea, South $229,666,236
China $192,318,786

Countries With Highest Trade Surplus

Mexico $453,407,119
Belgium $370,559,274
Korea, South $175,925,563
Canada $110,079,889
Switzerland $72,897,979

Countries With Highest Trade Deficit

China -$518,734,493
Germany -$256,686,206
India -$174,642,863
Japan -$52,708,013
France -$29,850,264

U.S. Total Import value for NAICS Code 325130 is $2,547,275,992. China, Germany, and Canada accounted for the top imports of Synthetic Dyes & Pigments in 2018.

U.S. Total Export value for this industry is $3,189,586,982. Mexico, Canada, and Belgium accounted for the top exports of Synthetic Dyes & Pigments in 2018.

Questions & Answers

  • What is the SBA size standard for NAICS 325130?

    Businesses up to 1,000 Employees in size are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 325130?

    There are 172 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 325130?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing was $6,723,430,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 325130?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Synthetic Dye and Pigment Manufacturing was $681,783,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 325130?

    The number of reported paid employees is 8,229.