The branch of manufacture and trade based on the fabrication, processing, or preparation of products from raw materials and commodities. This includes all foods, chemicals, textiles, machines, and equipment. This includes all refined metals and minerals dirrived from extracted ores. This includes all lumber, wood, and pulp products.



Manufacturing Industry Categories:
 
  •   Apparel Industry : All establishments producing clothing and fabricating products by cutting and sewing purchased woven or knit textile fabrics and related materials, such as leather, rubberized fabrics, plastics, and furs. This does not include knitting mills or custom tailors and dressmakers
  •   Chemical and Allied Industry : All establishments producing basic chemicals, and establishments manufacturing products by predominantly chemical processes. This does not include the mining of natural chemicals and fertilizers see Mining and Quarrying of Nonmetallic Minerals), nor does it include establishments primarily engaged in packaging, repackaging and bottling purchased chemical products.
  •   Electronic and Electrical Equipment Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing machinery, apparatus, and supplies for the generation, storage, transmission, transformation, and utilization of electrical energy. This does not include industrial machinery and equipment powered by built-in or detachable electric motors.
  •   Fabricated Metal Industry : All establishments engaged in fabricating ferrous and nonferrous metal products, such as metal cans, tinware, handtools, cutlery, general hardware, nonelectric heating apparatus, fabricated structural metal products, metal forgings, metal stampings, and a variety of metal and wire products not elsewhere classified.
  •   Food and Kindred Industry : All establishments manufacturing or processing foods and beverages for human consumption, and certain related products, such as manufactured ice, chewing gum, vegetable and animal fats and oils, and prepared feeds for animals and fowls. This does not include chemical sweeteners.
  •   Furniture and Fixtures Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing household, office, public building, and restaurant furniture; and office and store fixtures. This does not include establishments engaged in the production of millwork or wood kitchen cabinets those manufacturing cut stone and concrete furniture those manufacturing hospital furniture other than beds.
  •   Industrial and Commercial Machinery Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing industrial and commercial machinery and equipment and computers. This includes machines powered by built-in or detachable motors, with the exception of electrical household appliances. This includes power-driven handtools, but does not include other electrical equipment.
  •   Leather Industry : All establishments engaged in tanning, currying, and finishing hides and skins, leather converters, and establishments manufacturing finished leather and artificial leather products and some similar products made of other materials.
  •   Lumber and Wood Industry : All establishments engaged in cutting timber and pulpwood; mills engaged in producing lumber and wood basic materials; and establishments engaged in manufacturing finished articles made entirely or mainly of wood or related materials. This does not include furniture and office and store fixtures, musical instruments, toys and playground equipment, and caskets.
  •   Measuring, Analyzing and Controlling Instrument Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing instruments for measuring, testing, analyzing, and controlling, and their associated sensors and accessories; optical instruments and lenses; surveying and drafting instruments; hydrological, hydrographic, meteorological, and geophysical equipment; search, detection, navigation, and guidance systems and equipment; surgical, medical, and dental instruments, equipment and supplies; ophthalmic goods; photographic equipment and supplies; and, watches and clocks.
  •   Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries : All establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing products not classified in any other manufacturing category. This includes establishments engaged in the production of goods such as jewelry, musical instruments, toys, sporting goods, etc.
  •   Paper and Allied Industry : All establishments primarily engaged in the manufacture of pulps from wood and other cellulose fibers, and from rags; the manufacture of paper and paperboard; and the manufacture of paper and paperboard into converted products, such as paper bags and paper boxes. Also included are establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing bags of plastics film and sheet.
  •   Petroleum Refining and Related Industry : All establishments primarily engaged in petroleum refining, manufacturing paving and roofing materials, and compounding lubricating oils and greases from purchased materials. This does not include establishments manufacturing and distributing gas to consumers nor those engaged in producing coke and byproducts.
  •   Primary Metal Industry : All establishments engaged in smelting and refining ferrous and nonferrous metals from ore, pig, or scrap; in rolling, drawing, and alloying metals; in manufacturing castings and other basic metal products; and in manufacturing nails, spikes, and insulated wire and cable. This also includes the production of coke.
  •   Printing, Publishing, and Allied Industry : All establishments engaged in printing and those establishments which perform services in the printing trade, such as bookbinding and plate making. This also includes establishments engaged in publishing newspapers, books, and periodicals, regardless of whether they do their own printing.
  •   Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastic Industry : All establishments not elsewhere classified manufacturing products from plastics resins and from natural, synthetic, or reclaimed rubber, gutta percha, balata, or gutta siak. Many products made from these materials are classified in other industries, such as boats, toys, Buttons, etc.
  •   Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing flat glass and other glass products, cement, structural clay products, pottery, concrete and gypsum products, cut stone, abrasive and asbestos products, and other products from materials taken principally from the earth in the form of stone, clay, and sand.
  •   Textile Mill Industry : All establishments engaged in the preparation of fiber and subsequent manufacturing of yarn, thread, braids, twine, and cordage; in manufacturing broad woven fabrics, narrow woven fabrics, knit fabrics, and carpets and rugs from yarn; in dyeing and finishing fiber, yarn, fabrics, and knit apparel; in coating, waterproofing, or otherwise treating fabrics; in the integrated manufacture of knit apparel and other finished articles from yarn; and in the manufacture of felt goods, lace goods, nonwoven fabrics, and miscellaneous textiles.
  •   Tobacco Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing cigarettes, cigars, smoking and chewing tobacco, snuff, and reconstituted tobacco and in stemming and redrying tobacco. This also includes the manufacture of nontobacco cigarettes. This does not include the manufacture of insecticides from tobacco byproducts .
  •   Transportation Equipment Industry : All establishments engaged in manufacturing equipment for transportation of passengers and cargo by land, air and water. This includes the manufacture of products such as motor vehicles, aircraft, guided missiles and space vehicles, ships, boats, and railroad equipment. This does not include the manufacture of mobile homes nor the manufacture of equipment used for moving materials on farms, in mines, on construction sites, in plants, etc.