1821 Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

1821 Synthetic Resin and Synthetic Rubber Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the manufacture of synthetic resins, non-vulcanisable elastomers and mixing and blending of resins and polymeric materials. This class also includes units mainly engaged in manufacturing synthetic rubbers and blends.

Primary activities

  • Cellulosic resin manufacturing
  • Cresol formaldehyde manufacturing
  • Dendritic polymer (dendrimer) manufacturing
  • Melamine formaldehyde manufacturing
  • Non-cellulose resin manufacturing
  • Non-vulcanisable elastomer manufacturing
  • Phenol formaldehyde manufacturing
  • Polyacrylate manufacturing
  • Polybutadiene manufacturing
  • Polycarbonate manufacturing (except polycarbonate sheet)
  • Polyethylene manufacturing
  • Polymethacrylate manufacturing
  • Polypropylene manufacturing
  • Polystyrene manufacturing
  • Polyurethane manufacturing
  • Polyvinyl acetate manufacturing
  • Polyvinylchloride (PVC) manufacturing
  • Synthetic resin manufacturing
  • Synthetic rubber composite manufacturing
  • Synthetic rubber manufacturing
  • Urea formaldehyde manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • manufacturing polymer products are included in the appropriate classes of Group 191 Polymer Product Manufacturing;
  • manufacturing natural rubber products are included in Class 1920 Natural Rubber Product Manufacturing;
  • manufacturing polycarbonate sheets are included in Class 1912 Rigid and Semi-Rigid Polymer Product Manufacturing;
  • custom compounding of resins made elsewhere are included in Class 1919 Other Polymer Product Manufacturing; and
  • manufacturing tyres are included in Class 1914 Tyre Manufacturing.
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