1916 Paint and Coatings Manufacturing

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

1916 Paint and Coatings Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in mixing pigments, solvents and binders into paints and coatings. This class also includes manufacturing allied paint products (e.g. putties, caulking compounds, paint and varnish removers) and rubbing compounds. This class also includes units mainly engaged in manufacturing inks and toners.

Primary activities

  • Carbon ink manufacturing
  • Caulking compound manufacturing
  • Drawing ink manufacturing
  • Enamel manufacturing
  • Filler and putty manufacturing (including spray forms)
  • Ink manufacturing n.e.c.
  • Inkjet ink manufacturing
  • Lacquer manufacturing
  • Paint or varnish remover manufacturing
  • Paint tinting manufacturing
  • Primer manufacturing
  • Printing ink manufacturing
  • Rubbing compound (frits) manufacturing
  • Shellac manufacturing
  • Silk screen ink manufacturing
  • Stain manufacturing (including decking stains and oils)
  • Toner manufacturing n.e.c.
  • Undercoat and top coat paint manufacturing
  • Varnish manufacturing
  • Water repellent coating manufacturing (for concrete and masonry)
  • Writing ink manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • manufacturing bituminous paint and creosote are included in Class 1709 Other Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing.
  • manufacturing facial toner/cleanser are included in Class 1852 Cosmetic and Toiletry Preparation Manufacturing; and
  • manufacturing wallpaper are included in Class 1529 Other Converted Paper Product Manufacturing.
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