2007 NAICS Definition
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in pouring and/or introducing molten nonferrous metal, under high pressure, into metal molds or dies to manufacture castings. Establishments in this industry purchase nonferrous metals made in other establishments.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
- Manufacturing iron or steel castings--are classified in Industry 33151, Ferrous Metal Foundries; and
- Manufacturing nonferrous metal castings and further manufacturing them into finished products--are classified based on the specific finished product.