Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

1 - Goods-Producing Sector

6 - Manufacturing

31-33 - Manufacturing

This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in the physical or chemical transformation of materials or substances into new products. These products may be finished, in the sense that they are ready to be used or consumed, or semi-finished, in the sense of becoming a raw material for an establishment to use in further manufacturing. Related activities, such as the assembly of the component parts of manufactured goods; the blending of materials; and the finishing of manufactured products by dyeing, heat-treating, plating and similar operations are also treated as manufacturing activities. Manufacturing establishments are known by a variety of trade designations, such as plants, factories or mills.

Manufacturing establishments may own the materials which they transform or they may transform materials owned by other establishments. Manufacturing may take place in factories or in workers' homes, using either machinery or hand tools.

Certain activities involving the transformation of goods are classified in other sectors. Some examples are post-harvest activities of agricultural establishments, such as crop drying; logging; the beneficiating of mineral ores; the production of structures by construction establishments; and various activities conducted by retailers, such as meat cutting and the assembly of products such as bicycles and computers.

335 - Electrical Equipment, Appliance and Component Manufacturing

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing products that generate, distribute and use electrical power.

3352 - Household Appliance Manufacturing

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing kitchen, bathroom and other household appliances.

33522 - Major Appliance Manufacturing

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing electric and non-electric major household appliances and equipment.

335223 - Major Kitchen Appliance Manufacturing

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing major electric and non-electric kitchen appliances and equipment.

  • Example Activities:

    • Dishwashers, household, electric, manufacturing
    • Freezers, household, manufacturing
    • Refrigerators, household, manufacturing
    • Stoves, domestic, electric or non-electric, manufacturing
335229 - Other Major Appliance Manufacturing

This Canadian industry comprises establishments, not classified to any other Canadian industry, primarily engaged in manufacturing electric and non-electric major household appliances and equipment.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • manufacturing domestic sewing machines (See 333299 All Other Industrial Machinery Manufacturing)
  • Example Activities:

    • Barbecues, gas, manufacturing
    • Barbeque grills (charcoal), manufacturing
    • Clothes dryers, domestic, manufacturing
    • Garbage disposal units, household, manufacturing
    • Gas barbecues, manufacturing
    • Washing machines, household (including coin-operated), manufacturing
    • Water heaters, household (including non-electric), manufacturing
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