Class Code: 2916

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 2916 applies to insureds that manufacture products made from veneer but do not manufacture the veneer used in such products. Refer to Code 2915 for risks which manufacture veneer and further process the veneer into a product. “Veneer” is defined as a thin layer of material, usually made of wood or plastic, which is used to cover the surface of another material. In most instances, veneer will have a superior quality surface when compared to the surface it covers.

The operations involved in the manufacture of veneer products will vary depending on the product to be manufactured. Wire stapling machines, wire hoop machines, clippers, table saws and, in some instances, punch presses for making metal parts are utilized in the manufacture of veneer barrels, baskets of woven veneer, wire staple baskets or wire staple fruit hampers of stripped veneer, tacked or wire staple berry boxes of sheet veneer and wire-bound fruit crates of stripped veneer with or without turned wood slabs or ends.

Taping, gluing, clamping and/or pressing machines are used to manufacture veneered products such as hardwood flooring, seats, panels, plywood, kitchen countertops, desk tops, sink tops, chalkboards, bulletin boards and furniture cores. The manufacture of these products will generally involve the lamination of vinyl or plastic top coverings to particle boards. While the assembly of these products usually consists of the application of a single-ply veneer to another surface, processes that involve multi-ply applications are additionally contemplated by this code.

Refer to Code 4250 for risks which engage in the lamination of paper to manufacture paper or paper-like products.

Insureds that cover Sheetrock with wallpaper have been assigned to Code 2916; however, wallpapering of walls is not considered a veneering operation and is contemplated by Code 5491.

All veneer product operations, irrespective of character, are readily identified by the presence of a large amount of assembly work involving the combination of two or more surfaces to each other. As veneer-covered products are many and varied, there may be little operational similarity between risks contemplated by this class.

CROSS-REF.  PLYWOOD MFG.: NO VENEER MFG.

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 3.01

Construction Exemption Required: No