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BOX MFG. paper or cardboard — rigid


This classification applies to the manufacture of non-corrugated rigid paper or cardboard boxes that are preassembled with glue, staples or other fasteners. This classification also applies to incidental printing in connection with paper or cardboard rigid box manufacturing operations.

Box 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 folding non-corrugated paper or cardboard boxes that are shipped flat shall be classified as 4243, Box Mfg. — paper or cardboard — folding.

The manufacture of corrugated fiber board containers or boxes shall be classified as 4244, Corrugated Fiber Board Container Mfg.

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

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BOX MFG. — rigid paper boxes

Paper or paperboard manufacturing shall be separately classified.

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