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Classification Code:
WIRE, WIRE ROPE OR WIRE CABLE MFG. — including wire drawing
This classification applies to the manufacture of insulated or non-insulated wire, wire rope or wire cable used for electrical, non-electrical or load bearing applications when the manufacturing process includes wire drawing operations. This classification includes the heating of wire to facilitate the drawing process and the galvanizing, coating, insulating and braiding of the drawn wire.

The manufacture of wire, wire rope or wire cable when the manufacturing process does not include wire drawing operations shall be classified as 4470, Wire, Wire Rope or Wire Cable Mfg. — no wire drawing.

The manufacture of electrical wire harnesses shall be classified as 3651, Electrical Wire Harness Mfg.

The manufacture of products from wire stock shall be classified as 3257, Wire Goods Mfg.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date
WIRE ROPE OR CABLE MFG. — including wire drawing1/1/2017
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