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

313310 - Textile and Fabric Finishing

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in finishing yarn and thread, textile fabrics, textile products (except carpets and rugs), and clothing, not made in the same establishment. Finishing operations include bleaching; dyeing; printing fabrics (roller, screen, flock, plisse); chemical finishing for water repellency, fire resistance and mildew proofing; and mechanical finishing, such as preshrinking, calendering, napping and stone-washing. Establishments, known as converters, primarily engaged in buying fabric in the grey and having it finished by contractors, are included.

  • Example Activities:

    • Batik work (hand painting on textile fabrics)
    • Bleaching textile fibres, thread, yarn or fabrics
    • Bleaching textile products (including clothing)
    • Burling and mending fabrics
    • Burling and mending fabrics, for the trade
    • Calendering textile fabrics or textile products (including clothing)
    • Carbonizing textile fibres
    • Carding textile fibres
    • Chemical finishing (e.g., for fire, mildew, water resistance) of textile fabrics, for the trade
    • Chemical finishing of textile fabrics and products for mildew resistance, for the trade
    • Chemical finishing of textile fabrics and products for water repellency, for the trade
    • Chemical finishing of textile fabrics and products with flame retardants, for the trade
    • Combing textile fibres
    • Dyeing clothing
    • Dyeing textile products, for the trade
    • Dyeing textile raw stock, fibres, thread, yarn or fabrics
    • Embossing textile products (including clothing)
    • Finishing clothing
    • Finishing purchased fabrics
    • Finishing textile fabrics
    • Flock printing of textile fabrics
    • Hair, animal (except horse), preparation (e.g., dressing, heckling, teasing, willowing)
    • Hosiery dyeing and finishing
    • Knit fabrics, dyeing or finishing
    • Mechanical finishing of clothing
    • Mercerizing textile fibres and fabrics
    • Mildew proofing textile fabrics and products
    • Napping textile fabrics
    • Preparing textile fibres for spinning
    • Preshrinking textile fabrics and clothing
    • Printed fabrics, made from purchased fabric
    • Printing on narrow fabrics
    • Printing on textile fabrics
    • Scouring and combing textile fibres
    • Shrinking textile fabrics and products (including clothing)
    • Sponging textile fabrics
    • Sponging textiles for tailors and dressmakers
    • Stone washing textile fabrics and clothing
    • Stone washing textile fabrics and clothing, for the trade
    • Sueding textile fabrics
    • Teaseling textile fabrics
    • Textile products finishing
    • Thread bleaching, dyeing and finishing
    • Yarn bleaching, dyeing and finishing
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