North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

332810 - Coating, engraving, cold and heat treating and allied activitiesMEX

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in coating, engraving, heat treating and similarly processing metal. These activities often involve heating the metal, and the purpose is often to harden it. In general, the hardening of metal is included. Other activities of this industry include tempering, brazing, plating (including electroplating and re-chroming), polishing, sand-blasting and colouring metal and metal products. Establishments that perform these processes on other materials, such as plastics, in addition to metals, as well as establishments primarily engaged in plating with precious metal for the trade are included.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • brazing (i.e., hardening) metals and metal products
    • buffing metals and metal products
    • coating products of metal combined with other materials
    • colouring metals and metal products
    • depolishing metals and metal products
    • enamelling metals and metal products
    • galvanizing metals and metal products
    • heat treating metals and metal products
    • lacquering metals and metal products
    • powder coating metals and metal products
    • teflon coating metals and metal products
    • varnishing metals and metal products

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • turning metal (See 332710 Machine shops)
    • etching and engraving jewellery and articles of precious metals (See 339910 Jewellery and silverware manufacturing)
    • fabricating, coating and engraving products (classified in the manufacturing sector according to the product made)
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