313312 Textile and Fabric Finishing (Except Broadwoven Fabric) Mills
This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following manufacturing activities:
- dyeing, bleaching, printing, and other finishing of textiles, apparel, and fabrics (except broadwoven) and
- converters who buy fabrics (except broadwoven) in the grey, have them finished on contract, and sell at wholesale. Finishing operations include bleaching, dyeing, printing (e.g., roller, screen, flock, plisse), stonewashing, and other mechanical finishing, such as preshrinking, shrinking, sponging, calendering, mercerizing and napping; as well as cleaning, scouring, and the preparation of natural fibers and raw stock.