North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

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3211 - Sawmills and wood preservation

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing boards, dimension lumber, timber, poles and ties from logs and bolts. These establishments produce lumber that may be rough, or dressed by a planing machine to achieve smoothness and uniformity of size, but is generally not further worked or shaped. Establishments that preserve wood are also included.

32111 - Sawmills and wood preservation

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing boards, dimension lumber, timber, poles and ties from logs and bolts. These establishments produce lumber that may be rough, or dressed by a planing machine to achieve smoothness and uniformity of size, but is generally not further worked or shaped. Establishments that preserve wood are also included.

  • Exclusion(s)

    • chipping logs in the forest (See 11331 Logging)
    • manufacturing glued-laminated timber, nailed-laminated lumber beams, parallel strand lumber, laminated veneer lumber, fingerjoined lumber, and similar products (See 32121 Veneer, plywood and engineered wood product manufacturing)
    • peeling or slicing logs to make veneer (See 32121 Veneer, plywood and engineered wood product manufacturing)
    • planing purchased lumber or working lumber further than dressed (See 32191 Millwork)
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