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This classification applies to the manufacture of custom patterns, models and architectural displays; non-functional prototypes of various items, including but not limited to automobile parts, toys and medical devices; and the manufacture of animatronics, masks, special effects, props and models for use in the theater, entertainment and motion picture industries. The patterns, models and prototypes are made from a variety of materials, including but not limited to metal, plastic, wood, rubber, plaster, ceramic, paper, cardboard or foam and may include electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics and controls.

This classification also applies to the manufacture of patterns for use in foundry operations.

Pattern or model manufacturing performed in connection with the employer's other classifiable operations shall not be separately classified.

The manufacture of functional prototype products on a contract basis shall be assigned to the applicable manufacturing classification.

The manufacture of theatrical settings and backdrops shall be separately classified.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date
PATTERN OR MODEL MFG. — metal, plastic or wood1/1/2016
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