Industry of establishment (manufacturing)

Definition

Industry refers to a generally homogeneous group of economic producing units, primarily engaged in a specific set of activities. An activity is a particular method of combining goods and services inputs, labour and capital to produce one or more goods and/or services (products). In most cases, the activities that define an industry are homogeneous with respect to the production processes used.

Establishment (manufacturing) refers to business locations which perform manufacturing activities and normally corresponds to a plant, factory or mill; they exclude sales offices and warehouses which support manufacturing activities.

Classifications

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  • Industry of establishment (manufacturing) March 16, 1998 to current

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