Variant of NAICS 2002 - Durable and Non-Durable Goods Manufacturing Industries

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.

5.1.1 - Durable Goods Manufacturing Industries

This special aggregation comprises establishments coded to 'Wood Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 321), 'Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 327), 'Primary Metal Manufacturing' (NAICS 331), 'Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 332), 'Machinery Manufacturing' (NAICS 333), 'Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 334), 'Electrical Equipment, Appliance and Component Manufacturing' (NAICS 335) and to 'Transportation Equipment Manufacturing' (NAICS 336), 'Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 337) and to 'Miscellaneous Manufacturing' (NAICS 339)

5.1.2 - Non-durable Goods Manufacturing Industries

This special aggregation comprises establishments coded to 'Food Manufacturing' (NAICS 311), 'Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 312), 'Textile Mills' (NAICS 313), 'Textile Product Mills' (NAICS 314), 'Clothing Manufacturing' (NAICS 315), 'Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing' (NAICS 316), 'Paper Manufacturing' (NAICS 322) and to 'Printing and Related Support Activities' (NAICS 323), 'Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing' (NAICS 324), 'Chemical Manufacturing' (NAICS 325) and to 'Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing' (NAICS 326)

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