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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 2812


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 28 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
  • Group: 281 - Manufacture of structural metal products, tanks, reservoirs and steam generators
  • Class: 2812 - Manufacture of tanks, reservoirs and containers of metal

Explanatory note

This class includes manufacture of containers of metal for compressed or liquefied gas.
Manufacture of central heating boilers and radiators.
Manufacture of reservoirs, tanks, and similar containers of types normally installed as fixtures for storage or manufacturing use of metal whether or not fitted with tops, closures, or lined with materials other than iron, steel or aluminium.

Exclusions: Manufacture of casks, drums, cans, pails, boxes and so forth, of a kind commonly used for the conveyance or packing of goods, even of large size, is classified in class 2899 (Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.).
Manufacture of reservoirs, tanks and similar containers for uses described above but fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment is classified in class 2919 (Manufacture of other general purpose machinery).
Manufacture of containers specially designed and equipped for carriage by one or more modes of transport is classified in class 3420 (Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers).

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