NAICS Code 331492 - Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum)

Industry Sector

Manufacturing

Total Companies

165

Verified Companies

109

Est. Employment

8,977

Annual Payroll

$570,016,000

Total Revenue

$7,776,706,000

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Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) alloying purchased nonferrous metals and/or (2) recovering nonferrous metals from scrap. Establishments in this industry make primary forms (e.g., bar, billet, bloom, cake, ingot, slab, slug, wire) using smelting or refining processes.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 331492 - Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Sector. There are 109 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 8,977 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 331492 - Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) are:

  • Alloying purchased nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper)
  • Detinning scrap (e.g., cans)
  • Germanium recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Gold recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Ingot, nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper), secondary smelting and refining
  • Iridium recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Lead recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Magnesium recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Metal powder and flake nonferrous (except aluminum, copper) made from purchased metal
  • Nickel recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Nonferrous alloys (except aluminum, copper) made from purchased nonferrous metals
  • Nonferrous alloys (except aluminum, copper) made in integrated secondary smelting and alloying plants
  • Nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper) secondary smelting and refining
  • Paste, nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper), made from purchased metal
  • Platinum recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Powder, nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper), made from purchased metal
  • Precious metals recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Recovering and refining of nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper) from scrap
  • Recovering silver from used photographic film or X-ray plates
  • Refining nonferrous metals and alloys (except aluminum, copper), secondary
  • Secondary refining of nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper)
  • Secondary smelting of nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper)
  • Selenium recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Silver recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Silver recovering from used photographic film or X-ray plates
  • Smelting and refining of nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper), secondary
  • Smelting nonferrous metals (except aluminum, copper), secondary
  • Superalloys, nonferrous based, made from purchased metals or scrap
  • Tin recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals
  • Tungsten carbide powder made by metallurgical process
  • Zinc dust reclaiming
  • Zinc recovering from scrap and/or alloying purchased metals

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Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 331492 - Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in:

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USA Import, Export, and Balance of Trade

Import (USD)

$519,733,311

Export (USD)

$831,130,460

Balance of Trade (USD)

$311,397,149

Top Countries by U.S. Imports

Canada $114,247,872
Germany $104,801,677
China $80,219,407
Thailand $48,978,923
Bolivia $31,938,486

Top Countries by U.S. Exports

Singapore $179,702,480
Mexico $116,454,646
China $80,082,096
Taiwan $71,049,700
Japan $46,776,062

Countries With Highest Trade Surplus

Singapore $179,651,059
Mexico $111,434,071
Taiwan $70,675,022
Hong Kong $34,240,470
El Salvador $32,641,525

Countries With Highest Trade Deficit

Canada -$85,012,630
Germany -$62,066,699
Thailand -$45,614,047
Bolivia -$31,921,281
Belgium -$17,177,851

U.S. Total Import value for NAICS Code 331492 is $519,733,311. Canada, Germany, and China accounted for the top imports of Other Nonferrous Secondary Smelt/Refine/Alloying in 2018.

U.S. Total Export value for this industry is $831,130,460. Singapore, Mexico, and China accounted for the top exports of Other Nonferrous Secondary Smelt/Refine/Alloying in 2018.

Questions & Answers

  • What is the largest size for a business in Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) to remain classified as a small business?

    Any business in Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) with under 750 employees may be classified as a small business by SBA and Federal government programs.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 331492?

    There are 109 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 331492?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) was $7,776,706,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 331492?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Secondary Smelting, Refining, and Alloying of Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) was $570,016,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 331492?

    The number of reported paid employees is 8,977.