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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
4494
 
Phraseology:

PLASTICS — blow molded products mfg. — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the manufacture of blow molded plastic products, including but not limited to plastic bottles and containers.

The entire payroll of a tool and die department shall be classified as follows:

  • If 50% or more of the department’s total time is devoted to the maintenance or repair (not manufacture or modification) of molds and dies used in the employer’s production operations, the department shall be classified as 4494; otherwise, the department shall be separately classified as 3099, Tool Mfg.
  • If more than 50% of the department’s total time is devoted to the manufacture or modification (not maintenance or repair) of molds or dies (irrespective of the end user), or the maintenance or repair of customers’ molds and dies that are not used in the employer’s production operations, the department shall be separately classified as 3099, Tool Mfg.; otherwise, the department shall be classified as 4494.
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2021$5.49New/Renewal
1/1/2020$6.20New/Renewal
1/1/2019$6.31New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
PLASTICS — blow molded products mfg. — N.O.C.

The entire payroll of a tool and die department shall be classified as follows:

Footnote:
This classification applies to the manufacture of blow molded plastic products, including but not limited to plastic bottles and containers.

The entire payroll of a tool and die department shall be classified as follows:

  • If 50% or more of the department’s total time is devoted to the maintenance or repair (not manufacture or modification) of molds and dies used in the employer’s production operations, the department shall be classified as 4494, Plastics – blow molded products mfg.; otherwise, the department shall be separately classified as 3099, Tool Mfg.
  • If more than 50% of the department’s total time is devoted to the manufacture or modification (not maintenance or repair) of molds or dies (irrespective of the end user), or the maintenance or the repair of customers’ molds and dies that are not used in the employer’s production operations, the department shall be separately classified as 3099, Tool Mfg.; otherwise, the department shall be classified as 4494, Plastics – blow molded products mfg.
1/1/2016
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