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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2021
 
Classification Code:
4497
 
Phraseology:

PLASTICS — fiber reinforced plastic products mfg. — N.O.C.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the manufacture of fiber reinforced plastic products, including but not limited to shower stalls, hot tubs, machinery cabinets, golf club shafts, fishing poles and automobile body parts, using materials such as thermosetting fiber, reinforced plastics, fiberglass and carbon fiber. Manufacturing processes include but are not limited to hand or spray lay-up, fiber filament wrapping and winding, transfer molding, resin injection molding and compression molding. This classification also includes finishing and fabrication operations associated with the manufacture of fiber reinforced plastic products, including but not limited to shaping, grinding, sanding, trimming and assembly.

The manufacture of glass fiber or carbon fiber fabrics that have been pre-impregnated with epoxy resin shall be classified as 2413, Textiles.

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 4497; 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 4497.
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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2021$3.65New/Renewal
1/1/2020$4.52New/Renewal
1/1/2019$4.80New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
PLASTICS — fiber reinforced plastic products mfg. — N.O.C.

Footnote:
This classification applies to the manufacture of fiber reinforced plastic products, including but not limited to shower stalls, hot tubs, machinery cabinets, golf club shafts, fishing poles and automobile body parts, using materials such as thermosetting fiber, reinforced plastics, fiberglass and carbon fiber. Manufacturing processes include but are not limited to hand or spray lay-up, fiber filament wrapping and winding, transfer molding, resin injection molding and compression molding. This classification also includes finishing and fabrication operations associated with the manufacture of fiber reinforced plastic products, including but not limited to shaping, grinding, sanding, trimming and assembly.

The manufacture of glass fiber or carbon fiber fabrics that have been pre-impregnated with epoxy resin shall be classified as 2413, Textiles.

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 4497, Plastics – fiber reinforced plastic 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 4497, Plastics – fiber reinforced plastic products mfg.
1/1/2016
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