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Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing kaolin or ball clay, including china clay, paper clay, and slip clay.


SIC Code 1455 - Kaolin and Ball Clay is a final level code of the “Mining” Division. There are 9 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 1455 - Kaolin and Ball Clay are:

  • Ball clay mining
  • China clay mining
  • Kaolin mining
  • Paper clay mining
  • Slip clay mining

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 1455

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 1455 – Kaolin and Ball Clay. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 145598 Kaolin & Ball Clay

7-digit SIC

  • 1455001 Kaolin & Ball Clay
  • 1455001 Kaolin Mining
  • 1455002 Ball Clay Mining

8-digit SIC

  • 14550000 Kaolin And Ball Clay
  • 14559901 Ball Clay Mining
  • 14559903 Kaolin Mining