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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
3400
 
Phraseology:

METAL GOODS MFG. — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification is applicable to employers engaged in the fabrication of miscellaneous products, including but not limited to brackets, clips, panels, washers, drums, tanks and chassis from metal sheet stock if more than 50% of the metal used is #10 to #14 gauge, or if more than 50% of the metal used is #15 or lighter and metal stamping payroll exceeds 10% of the total manufacturing payroll.

Metal stamping is defined as the operation of power-driven presses or brakes and foot- or hand-power presses or brakes used for blanking, forming, trimming, drawing, punching or assembling metal where the operator places each piece under the point of operation at each complete press or brake stroke.

Operations performed on power presses that may be interchangeably hand fed or automatically fed shall be considered as metal stamping.

Metal stamping does not include (1) rotary punches, whether computer or manually controlled, which require only the loading and unloading of the work piece by the operator and does not require the operator to place or reposition the work piece after each stroke, or (2) hydraulic presses or brakes where the ram travel will automatically stop upon release of the activating mechanism.

Payroll of a tool and die department shall be assigned to Classification 3099, Tool Mfg., if more than 50% of the tools and dies are sold commercially and are not used in any way in the employer’s production operations. Otherwise, the payroll of a tool and die department shall be assigned to Classification 3400.

Employers rolling metal shall be classified as follows:

  1. Employers engaged in the re-rolling of cold metal stock shall be classified as 3400, if more than 50% of the metal stock used is lighter than #9 gauge.
  2. Employers engaged in the re-rolling of metal stock shall be classified as 3018, Steel Making or Processing, if more than 50% of the metal stock used is #9 gauge or heavier.
  3. Employers engaged in the drawing of metal rod stock 1/2" in diameter and heavier shall be classified as 3018, Steel Making or Processing.
  4. Employers engaged in the heating of metal stock and processing of same by rolling shall be classified as 3018, Steel Making or Processing.

Also refer to Classifications 3066(1), Sheet Metal Products Mfg. , and 3620(2), Plate Steel Products Fabrication.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$8.02New/Renewal
7/1/2017$7.46New/Renewal
1/1/2017$8.09New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
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Phraseology:

Footnote:
This classification is applicable to employers engaged in the fabrication of miscellaneous products from metal sheet stock if more than 50% of the metal used is #10 to #14 gauge, or if more than 50% of the metal used is #15 or lighter and metal stamping payroll exceeds 10% of the total manufacturing payroll.

Metal stamping is defined as the operation of power-driven presses or brakes and foot- or hand-power presses or brakes used for blanking, forming, trimming, drawing, punching or assembling metal where the operator places each piece under the point of operation at each complete press or brake stroke.

Operations performed on power presses that may be interchangeably hand fed or automatically fed shall be considered as metal stamping.

Metal stamping does not include (1) rotary punches, whether computer or manually controlled, which require only the loading and unloading of the work piece by the operator and does not require the operator to place or reposition the work piece after each stroke, or (2) hydraulic presses or brakes where the ram travel will automatically stop upon release of the activating mechanism.

Payroll of a tool and die department shall be assigned to 3099, Tool Mfg., if more than 50% of the tools and dies are sold commercially and are not used in any way in the employer’s production operations.

Employers rolling metal shall be classified in accordance with the following guides:

  1. Those concerns engaged in the processing by re-rolling of metal stock shall be classified as 3400, Metal Goods Mfg., if more than 50% of the metal used is lighter than #9 gauge.
  2. Those concerns engaged in the processing by re-rolling of strip metal stock shall be classified as 3018, Steel Making, if more than 50% of the metal used is #9 gauge or heavier.
  3. Those concerns engaged in the drawing of metal rod stock 1/2" in diameter and heavier shall be classified as 3018, Steel Making.
  4. Those concerns engaged in heating metal stock and processing by rolling shall be classified as 3018, Steel Making.

Also refer to Classifications 3066(1), Sheet Metal Products Mfg. — N.O.C., and 3620(2), Plate Steel Products Fabrication.

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