NAICS CODE 331410 - Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining

Industry Sector

Manufacturing

Total Companies

299

Est. Employment

9,107

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) smelting ores into nonferrous metals and/or (2) the primary refining of nonferrous metals (except aluminum) by electrolytic methods or other processes.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 331410 - Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Sector. There are 299 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 9,107 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 331410 - Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining are:

  • Antimony refining, primary
  • Bars made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
  • Beryllium refining, primary
  • Bismuth refining, primary
  • Blister copper manufacturing
  • Cadmium refining, primary
  • Chromium refining, primary
  • Cobalt refining, primary
  • Copper alloys made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
  • Copper concentrate refining
  • Copper shapes (e.g., bar, billet, ingot, plate, sheet) made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
  • Copper smelting and refining, primary
  • Germanium refining, primary
  • Gold bullion or dore bar produced at primary metal refineries
  • Gold refining, primary
  • Ingot, primary, nonferrous metals (except aluminum), manufacturing
  • Iridium refining, primary
  • Lead smelting and refining, primary
  • Magnesium refining, primary
  • Nickel refining, primary
  • Niobium refining, primary
  • Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) shapes made in primary nonferrous metal smelting and refining mills
  • Nonferrous metals (except aluminum) made in primary nonferrous metal smelting and refining mills
  • Nonferrous metals (except aluminum) smelting and refining, primary
  • Platinum refining, primary
  • Precious metals refining, primary
  • Primary refining of copper
  • Primary refining of nonferrous metals (except aluminum)
  • Primary smelting of copper
  • Primary smelting of nonferrous metals (except aluminum)
  • Refining copper, primary
  • Refining nonferrous metals and alloys (except aluminum), primary
  • Rhenium refining, primary
  • Selenium refining, primary
  • Silver bullion or dore bar produced at primary metal refineries
  • Silver refining, primary
  • Slab, nonferrous metals (except aluminum) primary
  • Smelting of nonferrous metals (except aluminum), primary
  • Tantalum refining, primary
  • Tellurium refining, primary
  • Tin base alloys made in primary tin smelting and refining mills
  • Tin refining, primary
  • Titanium refining, primary
  • Uranium refining, primary
  • Zinc refining, primary
  • Zirconium refining, primary

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 331410 - Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in:
  • Mining and making copper and other nonferrous concentrates (including gold and silver bullion), by processes, such as solvent extraction or electrowinning: classified in Industry Group 2122, Metal OreMining
  • Recovering copper or copper alloys from scrap or dross and/or alloying, rolling, drawing, and extruding purchased copper: classified in NAICS Code - 331420 - Copper Rolling, Drawing, Extruding, and Alloying.
  • Rolling, drawing, and/or extruding nonferrous metal shapes (except copper and aluminum) from purchased nonferrous metals (except copper and aluminum) or by recovering nonferrous metals (except copper andaluminum) and rolling, drawing, or extruding: classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 331491 - Nonferrous Metal(except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding.
  • Recovering nonferrous metals (except copper and aluminum) from scrap and making primary forms and/or alloying purchased nonferrous metals (except copper and aluminum): classified in U.S. Industry331492, Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)
  • Making aluminum from alumina: classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 331313 - Alumina Refining and Primary Aluminum Production.
  • Operating facilities where commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, used beverage cans, and metals, are sorted into distinct categories without also smelting or refining: classified in Industry562920, Materials Recovery Facilities
  • Sorting, buying, breaking up scrap metal, and reselling, without also smelting or refining: classified in NAICS Code - 423930 - Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers..

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