2017 Edition

national industry 322212

Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in converting paperboard (except corrugated) into folding paperboard boxes without manufacturing paper and paperboard.

The immediate parent of national industry 322212 is international industry 32221: Paperboard Container Manufacturing

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Manufacturing setup paperboard boxes (except corrugated or laminated solid fiber boxes) or milk cartons--are classified in U.S. Industry 322219, Other Paperboard Container Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing corrugated and solid fiber boxes--are classified in U.S. Industry 322211, Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing paperboard and converting paperboard into containers--are classified in Industry 322130, Paperboard Mills;
  • Manufacturing paper and converting paper into containers--are classified in Industry 32212, Paper Mills; and
  • Manufacturing paper bags--are classified in Industry 322220, Paper Bag and Coated and Treated Paper Manufacturing.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 322212 -
2007 322212 -
2012 322212 -
2017 322212 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 2657 - Folding Paperboard Boxes, Including Sanitary

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 322212, Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing:

  1. box manufacturing folding paper box not otherwise classified
  2. box manufacturing folding paper not otherwise classified
  3. converted paper product manufacturing
  4. folding paperboard box including sanitary
  5. folding paperboard box manufacturing
  6. manufacturing
  7. paper box manufacturing
  8. paper manufacturing
  9. paper or pulp manufacturing
  10. paper product bag box container
  11. paperboard container manufacturing


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