2017 Edition

national industry 332111

Iron and Steel Forging


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing iron and steel forgings from purchased iron and steel by hammering mill shapes. Establishments making iron and steel forgings and further manufacturing (e.g., machining, assembling) a specific manufactured product are classified in the industry of the finished product. Iron and steel forging establishments may perform surface finishing operations, such as cleaning and deburring, on the forgings they manufacture.

The immediate parent of national industry 332111 is international industry 33211: Forging and Stamping

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Manufacturing iron and steel forgings in integrated iron and steel mills--are classified in Industry 331110, Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing nonferrous forgings--are classified in U.S. Industry 332112, Nonferrous Forging.


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 332111 -
2007 332111 -
2012 332111 -
2017 332111 -

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 3462 - Iron and Steel Forgings

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 332111, Iron and Steel Forging:

  1. chain manufacturing forged
  2. fabricated metal product manufacturing
  3. forging and stamping
  4. forging work
  5. forging work drop or machine iron or steel
  6. forging work not otherwise classified
  7. horseshoe manufacturing
  8. iron and steel forging
  9. iron or steel fabrication ironwork or steelwork shop structural
  10. iron or steel fabrication ironwork or steelwork shop structural load bearing
  11. iron or steel fabrication ironwork or steelwork shop structural not load bearing
  12. iron or steel work structural shop
  13. manufacturing
  14. metal product manufacturing heavy not otherwise classified
  15. metal product manufacturing light
  16. metal product manufacturing light not otherwise classified


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