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BAG MFG. — paper

This classification applies to the manufacture of paper bags, including but not limited to bags made of craft, waxed, oiled, glassine or similar paper materials. This classification also applies to incidental printing in connection with bag manufacturing operations.

Paper bag manufacturing operations performed in connection with other operations of the employer are a General Inclusion. See Part 3, Section III, Rule 5, General Inclusions.

The manufacture of paper or cardboard stock shall be classified as 4239(1), Paper or Cardboard Stock Mfg.

The conversion or processing of paper stock to manufacture finished goods, including but not limited to notebook paper, paper towels, napkins, cups, plates, diapers, medical gowns, paper tubes, air filter elements and coffee filters shall be classified as 4279(1), Paper Goods Mfg.

The manufacture of plastic bags shall be classified as 4286, Bag Mfg. — plastic.

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BAG MFG. — paper

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