2411 Photographic, Optical and Ophthalmic Equipment Manufacturing

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

2411 Photographic, Optical and Ophthalmic Equipment Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in manufacturing photographic equipment (except sensitised photographic film, paper, plates or chemicals), optical instruments or equipment, or ophthalmic equipment. Also included are units mainly engaged in grinding optical lenses.

Primary activities

  • Binocular manufacturing
  • Camera manufacturing
  • Contact lens manufacturing
  • Microscope manufacturing
  • Ophthalmic article manufacturing
  • Optical instrument or equipment manufacturing
  • Optical lens grinding
  • Spectacle frame manufacturing
  • Spectacle lens grinding
  • Sunglasses manufacturing
  • Telescope manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • manufacturing optical glasses or blanks for lenses are included in Class 2010 Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing;
  • manufacturing sensitised photographic films, plates, papers or chemicals are included in Class 1891 Photographic Chemical Product Manufacturing;
  • manufacturing photocopying machines are included in Class 2421 Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing;
  • testing sight, diagnosing sight defects or dispensing spectacles or contact lenses are included in Class 8532 Optometry and Optical Dispensing; and
  • processing photographic films are included in Class 9532 Photographic Film Processing.
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