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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
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Classification Structure - Subdivision 670000 - Manufacturing

(See Division 2, Introduction for more information)

GroupClass
      Title

670100
      Processed Food Products and Beverages
670101
      Carcass meat
670102
      Meat products
670103
      Fish products
670104
      Fruit and vegetable products (incl. fruit juices)
670105
      Dairy products
670106
      Oils and fats (incl. margarines)
670107
      Grain mill products, starch and starch products (incl. sugar, bakery products)
670108
      Beverages (e.g. alcohol, wines, soft drinks, excl. fruit juices)
670199
      Processed food products and beverages not elsewhere classified
670200
      Fibre Processing and Textiles; Footwear and Leather Products
670201
      Cotton ginning
670202
      Wool scouring and top making
670203
      Natural yarns and fabrics
670204
      Synthetic fibres, yarns and fabrics
670205
      Other fibre processing and textiles
670206
      Processed skins, leather and leather products not elsewhere classified
670207
      Clothing
670208
      Footwear
670299
      Other
670300
      Wood, Wood Products and Paper
670301
      Hardwood sawing and veneer
670302
      Softwood sawing and veneer
670303
      Pulp and paper
670304
      Reconstituted products (e.g. chipboard, particle board)
670305
      Woodchips
670306
      Wood products not elsewhere classified
670307
      Paper products
670308
      Printing and publishing processes
670399
      Other
670400
      Human Pharmaceutical Products
670401
      Prevention - biologicals (e.g. vaccines)
670402
      Diagnostics
670403
      Treatments (e.g. chemicals, antibiotics)
670499
      Other
670500
      Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products
670501
      Prevention - biologicals (e.g. vaccines)
670502
      Diagnostics
670503
      Treatments (e.g. chemicals, antibiotics)
670599
      Other (incl. production enhancement)
670600
      Agricultural Chemicals
670601
      Chemical fertilisers
670602
      Crop and animal protection chemicals
670699
      Agricultural chemicals not elsewhere classified
670700
      Industrial Chemicals and Related Products
670701
      Industrial gases
670702
      Synthetic resins and rubber
670703
      Rubber products
670704
      Plastics in primary forms
670705
      Plastic products (incl. construction materials)
670706
      Organic industrial chemicals not elsewhere classified
670707
      Inorganic industrial chemicals
670708
      Paints
670709
      Soaps and cosmetics
670710
      Bituminous products
670711
      Lubricants
670799
      Other
670800
      Basic Metal Products (Incl. Smelting)
670801
      Iron and steel (e.g. ingots, bars, rods, shapes and sections)
670802
      Aluminium
670803
      Precious metals (e.g. refined bullion, wire and strip)
670899
      Other non-ferrous metals (e.g. copper, zinc)
670900
      Ceramics, Glass and Industrial Mineral Products
670901s
      Ceramic
670902
      Structural glass and glass products
670903
      Clay products
670904
      Cement and concrete products
670999
      Ceramics, glass and industrial mineral products not elsewhere classified
671000
      Fabricated Metal Products
671001
      Structural metal products
671002
      Sheet metal products
671003
      Semi-finished products
671004
      Castings
671005
      Machined products
671099
      Fabricated metal products not elsewhere classified
671100
      Transport Equipment
671101
      Automotive equipment
671102
      Rail equipment
671103
      Nautical equipment
671104
      Aerospace equipment
671199
      Transport equipment not elsewhere classified
671200
      Computer Hardware and Electronic Equipment
671201
      Integrated circuits and devices
671202
      Modules - special and attached processors
671203
      Modules - other processes
671204
      Electronic office equipment
671205
      Computer equipment
671206
      Integrated systems
671299
      Computer hardware and electronic equipment not elsewhere classified
671300
      Communication Equipment
671301
      Broadcasting equipment
671302
      Postal equipment
671303
      Voice equipment
671304
      Data, image and text equipment
671305
      Network transmission equipment
671306
      Network switching equipment
671399
      Communication equipment not elsewhere classified
671400
      Instrumentation
671401
      Scientific instrumentation
671402
      Medical instrumentation
671403
      Industrial instrumentation
671404
      Photographic equipment
671499
      Instrumentation not elsewhere classified
671500
      Machinery and Equipment
671501
      Agricultural machinery and equipment
671502
      Mining machinery and equipment
671503
      Appliances and electrical machinery and equipment
671504
      Industrial machinery and equipment
671505
      Construction machinery and equipment
671599
      Machinery and equipment not elsewhere classified
671600
      Other Manufactured Products
671601
      Tobacco products
671602
      Furniture
671603
      Prefabricated buildings
671699
      Manufactured products not elsewhere classified
671700
      Prevention and Treatment of Pollution
671701
      Processed food products and beverages
671702
      Fibre processing and textiles; footwear and leather products
671703
      Wood, wood products and paper
671704
      Human pharmaceutical products
671705
      Veterinary pharmaceutical products
671706
      Agricultural chemicals
671707
      Industrial chemicals and related products
671708
      Basic metal products (incl. smelting)
671709
      Ceramics, glass and industrial mineral products
671710
      Fabricated metal products
671711
      Transport equipment
671712
      Computer hardware and electronic equipment
671713
      Communication equipment
671714
      Instrumentation
671715
      Machinery and equipment
671716
      Other manufactured products

Definitions

Subdivision 670000 - Manufacturing, covers R&D directed towards refining and developing processes or strategies for transforming processed or unprocessed materials or components into new products.

This subdivision includes R&D directed towards the manufacture of safe products. It also includes R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site. This subdivision has seventeen groups:

    670100 - Processed Food Products and Beverages
    670200 - Fibre Processing and Textiles; Footwear and Leather Products
    670300 - Wood, Wood Products and Paper
    670400 - Human Pharmaceutical Products
    670500 - Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products
    670600 - Agricultural Chemicals
    670700 - Industrial Chemicals and Related Products
    670800 - Basic Metal Products (Incl. Smelting)
    670900 - Ceramics, Glass and Industrial Mineral Products
    671000 - Fabricated Metal Products
    671100 - Transport Equipment
    671200 - Computer Hardware and Electronic Equipment
    671300 - Communication Equipment
    671400 - Instrumentation
    671500 - Machinery and Equipment
    671600 - Other Manufactured Products
    671700 - Prevention and Treatment of Pollution

    Exclusions:


      R&D directed towards:

      (a) testing the performance, durability and life cycle of manufactured building materials delivered on construction sites is included in Subdivision 680000 Construction; and

      (b) environmental health factors in manufacturing is included in Subdivision 730000 Health, Group 730200 Public Health.

      Group 670100 - Processed Food Products and Beverages

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of processed plant and animal food products, such as meat, fruit, vegetable and dairy products, fish, oils and fats, grain, bakery and grain mill products, sugar, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks. This group has nine classes:


        670101 - Carcass meat
        670102 - Meat products
        670103 - Fish products
        670104 - Fruit and vegetable products (incl. fruit juices)
        670105 - Dairy products
        670106 - Oils and fats (incl. margarines)
        670107 - Grain mill products, starch and starch products (incl. sugar, bakery products)
        670108 - Beverages (e.g. alcohol, wines, soft drinks, excl. fruit juices)
        670199 - Processed food products and beverages not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670200 - Fibre Processing and Textiles; Footwear and Leather Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards processing natural or synthetic fibres and the manufacture of fabrics, clothing, ropes and twines, floor coverings and other made-up textile products.

      This group includes R&D directed towards leather tanning and fur dressing, the manufacture of footwear, processed skins, leather and leather products not classified elsewhere. This group has nine classes:


        670201 - Cotton ginning
        670202 - Wool scouring and top making
        670203 - Natural yarns and fabrics
        670204 - Synthetic fibres, yarns and fabrics
        670205 - Other fibre processing and textiles
        670206 - Processed skins, leather and leather products not elsewhere classified
        670207 - Clothing
        670208 - Footwear
        670299 - Other

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670300 - Wood, Wood Products and Paper

      This group covers R&D directed towards processing hardwood and softwood, log sawmilling, wood chipping, timber dressing and the manufacture of wood products such as wooden structural fittings, plywood and veneer and particle boards of wood.

      This group includes R&D directed towards the manufacture of pulp, paper and paper products and towards printing and publishing (except printing and publishing newspapers). This group has nine classes:


        670301 - Hardwood sawing and veneer
        670302 - Softwood sawing and veneer
        670303 - Pulp and paper
        670304 - Reconstituted products (e.g. chipboard, particle board)
        670305 - Woodchips
        670306 - Wood products not elsewhere classified
        670307 - Paper products
        670308 - Printing and publishing processes
        670399 - Other

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards the:

          (a) harvest and transportation of logs and forest products is included in Group 620300 Forestry;

          (b) prefabrication of wooden buildings and the manufacture of wooden furniture is included in Group 671600 Other Manufactured Products;

          (c) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution; and

          (d) printing and publishing of newspapers is included in Group 700300 Communication Services.
      Group 670400 - Human Pharmaceutical Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of pharmaceutical products for use in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. This group has four classes:


        670401 - Prevention - biologicals (e.g. vaccines)
        670402 - Diagnostics
        670403 - Treatments (e.g. chemicals, antibiotics)
        670499 - Other

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670500 - Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of pharmaceutical products for use in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of veterinary diseases. This group has four classes:


        670501 - Prevention - biologicals (e.g. vaccines)
        670502 - Diagnostics
        670503 - Treatments (e.g. chemicals, antibiotics)
        670599 - Other (incl. production enhancement)

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) the manufacture of insecticides for sheep or cattle is included in Group 670600 Agricultural Chemicals; and

          (b) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670600 - Agricultural Chemicals

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of chemical fertilisers, pesticides, insecticides, weedicides and fungicides. This group has three classes:


        670601 - Chemical fertilisers
        670602 - Crop and animal protection chemicals
        670699 - Agricultural chemicals not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670700 - Industrial Chemicals and Related Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of industrial gases, synthetic resins and synthetic rubber, rubber and plastic products, organic and inorganic industrial chemicals, inks, paints, explosive, soaps and other detergents, cosmetics and other toiletry products.

      It includes R&D directed towards petroleum refining, manufacture of bituminous products and lubricants. This group has twelve classes:


        670701 - Industrial gases
        670702 - Synthetic resins and rubber
        670703 - Rubber products
        670704 - Plastics in primary forms
        670705 - Plastic products (incl. construction materials)
        670706 - Organic industrial chemicals not elsewhere classified
        670707 - Inorganic industrial chemicals
        670708 - Paints
        670709 - Soaps and cosmetics
        670710 - Bituminous products
        670711 - Lubricants
        670799 - Other

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards the manufacture of:

          (a) human pharmaceutical products is included in Group 670400 Human Pharmaceutical Products;

          (b) veterinary pharmaceutical products is included in Group 670500 Veterinary Pharmaceutical Products;

          (c) agricultural chemicals is included in Group 670600 Agricultural Chemicals; and

          (d) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670800 - Basic Metal Products (Incl. Smelting)

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of ferrous and non-ferrous basic metal products, copper, lead, silver, zinc and other base metals, aluminium and precious metals. It includes R&D directed towards smelting. This group has four classes:


        670801 - Iron and steel (e.g. ingots, bars, rods, shapes, sections)
        670802 - Aluminium
        670803 - Precious metals (e.g. refined bullion, wire and strip)
        670899 - Other non-ferrous metals (e.g. copper, zinc)

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) alumina production and beneficiation of aluminium ores is included in Group 640300 First Stage Treatment of Ores and Minerals; and

          (b) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 670900 - Ceramics, Glass and Industrial Mineral Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of ceramics, glass and glass products and industrial mineral products, including clay, cement and concrete products.

      It includes R&D directed towards the manufacture of plaster and non-metallic mineral products. This group has five classes:


        670901 - Ceramics
        670902 - Structural glass and glass products
        670903 - Clay products
        670904 - Cement and concrete products
        670999 - Ceramics, glass and industrial mineral products not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution; and

          (b) testing the performance and durability of building materials is included in Group 680300 Materials Performance and Processes.
      Group 671000 - Fabricated Metal Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of structural and sheet metal products, castings, machined and semi-finished fabricated metal products. Examples of these products are structural steel, architectural aluminium and metal products, metal containers, sheet metal products including hand tools, general hardware, springs, nuts, rivets and non-ferrous pipe fittings. This group has six classes:


        671001 - Structural metal products
        671002 - Sheet metal products
        671003 - Semi-finished products
        671004 - Castings
        671005 - Machined products
        671099 - Fabricated metal products not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) the prefabrication of metal buildings and manufacture of sheet metal furniture is included in Group 671600 Other Manufactured Products; and

          (b) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 671100 - Transport Equipment

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of motor vehicles, railway rolling stock, aeroplanes, ships, boats and other transport equipment not elsewhere classified.

      It includes R&D directed towards the manufacture of components and repair of transport equipment included in this classification. This group has five classes:


        671101 - Automotive equipment
        671102 - Rail equipment
        671103 - Nautical equipment
        671104 - Aerospace equipment
        671199 - Transport equipment not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 671200 - Computer Hardware and Electronic Equipment

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of computer hardware and electronic equipment used for offices, computing and integrated systems and computer peripherals.

      It includes R&D directed towards the manufacture of business machines such as photocopiers, typewriters or calculators. This group has seven classes:


        671201 - Integrated circuits and devices
        671202 - Modules - special and attached processors
        671203 - Modules - other processes
        671204 - Electronic office equipment
        671205 - Computer equipment
        671206 - Integrated systems
        671299 - Computer hardware and electronic equipment not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards:

          (a) 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution; and

          (b) developing computer software and the provision of programming services is included in Group 700100 Computer Software and Services.
      Group 671300 - Communication Equipment

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of communication equipment, including that used for broadcasting, electronic data, voice or image transmission, network transmission and switching equipment. This group has seven classes:


        671301 - Broadcasting equipment
        671302 - Postal equipment
        671303 - Voice equipment
        671304 - Data, image and text equipment
        671305 - Network transmission equipment
        671306 - Network switching equipment
        671399 - Communication equipment not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 671400 - Instrumentation

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of scientific, medical and industrial instrumentation, photographic equipment and other instrumentation. This group has five classes:


        671401 - Scientific instrumentation
        671402 - Medical instrumentation
        671403 - Industrial instrumentation
        671404 - Photographic equipment
        671499 - Instrumentation not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 671500 - Machinery and Equipment

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of machinery and equipment and towards the manufacture of household appliances and other electrical equipment not classified elsewhere. This group has six classes:


        671501 - Agricultural machinery and equipment
        671502 - Mining machinery and equipment
        671503 - Appliances and electrical machinery and equipment
        671504 - Industrial machinery and equipment
        671505 - Construction machinery and equipment
        671599 - Machinery and equipment not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 671600 - Other Manufactured Products

      This group covers R&D directed towards the manufacture of tobacco products, furniture, prefabricated buildings and other products not classified elsewhere. This group has four classes:


        671601 - Tobacco products
        671602 - Furniture
        671603 - Prefabricated buildings
        671699 - Manufactured products not elsewhere classified

        Exclusions:


          R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site is included in Group 671700 Prevention and Treatment of Pollution.
      Group 671700 - Prevention and Treatment of Pollution

      This group covers R&D directed towards 'clean production' to minimise emissions to the environment from manufacturing processes or towards protection of the production site. This group has sixteen classes:


        671701 - Processed food products and beverages
        671702 - Fibre processing and textiles; footwear and leather products
        671703 - Wood, wood products and paper
        671704 - Human pharmaceutical products
        671705 - Veterinary pharmaceutical products
        671706 - Agricultural chemicals
        671707 - Industrial chemicals and related products
        671708 - Basic metal products (incl. smelting)
        671709 - Ceramics, glass and industrial mineral products
        671710 - Fabricated metal products
        671711 - Transport equipment
        671712 - Computer hardware and electronic equipment
        671713 - Communication equipment
        671714 - Instrumentation
        671715 - Machinery and equipment
        671716 - Other manufactured products





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