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This classification applies to upholstering when there is no other classification that more accurately describes the operations. This classification also applies to binding the edges of carpet material to produce area rugs or mats.

Upholstering, when performed in connection with an employer's own manufacturing operations, other than operations assigned to Classification 2812, Cabinet Mfg., shall be assigned to the applicable manufacturing classification.

The upholstering of furniture shall be classified as 9522(2), Upholstering — furniture. The manufacture of pillows or cushions not in connection with upholstery operations shall be classified as 2571, Pillow, Quilt, Comforter or Cushion Mfg.

The upholstering of automobile interiors and the installation or replacement of vinyl and convertible tops shall be classified as 9522(3), Automobile Upholstering.

The upholstering of coffins or caskets shall be classified as 9522(4), Upholstering — coffin or casket.

The upholstering of wheelchairs shall be classified as 9522(5), Upholstering — wheelchair.

Wall padding and upholstery shall be classified as 9521(1), House Furnishings.

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This classification shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any other classification (other than the Standard Exceptions, General Exclusions or in connection with Classification 2812, Cabinet Mfg. – wood) unless the operations described by Classification 9522(1) constitute a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by any other applicable classification other than Classification 2812.

This classification does not include frame manufacturing or assembly. Such operations shall be assigned to the appropriate manufacturing or assembly classification.

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