1997 Economic Census:
Manufacturing
Delaware


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Manufacturing by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  31-33 Manufacturing 675 13,397,302 1,474,267 41,084
311 Food mfg 73 2,037,592 194,534 9,262
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 5 D D (100-249)
313 Textile mills 7 34,799 7,876 325
314 Textile product mills 17 D D (250-499)
315 Apparel mfg 12 D D (250-499)
321 Wood product mfg 26 90,248 18,383 809
322 Paper mfg 9 804,382 72,356 2,717
323 Printing & related support activities 83 77,344 28,027 928
324 Petroleum & coal products mfg 14 D D (500-999)
325 Chemical mfg 51 4,073,817 312,103 6,854
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 57 849,859 128,534 3,896
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 40 185,783 28,433 870
331 Primary metal mfg 7 206,989 31,633 738
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 102 311,717 87,322 2,554
333 Machinery mfg 32 152,122 31,338 1,010
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 26 401,854 66,158 1,556
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 11 173,045 32,333 817
336 Transportation equipment mfg 14 1,874,347 248,685 4,280
337 Furniture & related product mfg 33 70,512 14,208 548
339 Miscellaneous mfg 53 415,101 98,835 2,313

 

 

Manufacturing by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
31-33 Manufacturing 675 13,397,302 1,474,267 41,084
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
311 Food mfg 73 2,037,592 194,534 9,262
3111 Animal food mfg 7 388,450 9,019 258
311119 Other animal food mfg 7 388,450 9,019 258
3114 Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food mfg 7 161,622 18,642 802
31142 Fruit & vegetable canning, pickling, & drying 5 D D (500-999)
311421 Fruit & vegetable canning 4 D D (500-999)
3115 Dairy product mfg 5 26,066 3,274 108
31151 Dairy product (except frozen) mfg 4 D D (100-249)
3116 Meat product mfg 13 845,434 109,077 6,359
31161 Animal slaughtering & processing 13 845,434 109,077 6,359
311612 Meat processed from carcasses 3 40,403 7,591 350
311615 Poultry processing 6 779,816 100,625 5,975
3117 Seafood product preparation & packaging 1 D D (250-499)
311711 Seafood canning 1 D D (250-499)
3118 Bakeries & tortilla mfg 24 18,489 5,744 313
31181 Bread & bakery product mfg 23 D D (250-499)
311811 Retail bakeries 18 D D (100-249)
311812 Commercial bakeries 5 D D (100-249)
3119 Other food mfg 3 D D (500-999)
31199 All other food mfg 1 D D (500-999)
311999 All other miscellaneous food mfg 1 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 5 D D (100-249)
3121 Beverage mfg 5 D D (100-249)
31211 Soft drink & ice mfg 3 D D (100-249)
312111 Soft drink mfg 1 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
313 Textile mills 7 34,799 7,876 325
3133 Textile & fabric finishing & fabric coating mills 4 D D (250-499)
31331 Textile & fabric finishing mills 3 D D (100-249)
313311 Broadwoven fabric finishing mills 3 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
314 Textile product mills 17 D D (250-499)
3149 Other textile product mills 10 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
315 Apparel mfg 12 D D (250-499)
3152 Cut & sew apparel mfg 9 D D (250-499)
31523 Women's & girls' cut & sew apparel mfg 3 D D (100-249)
315239 Women's & girls' cut & sew other outerwear mfg 3 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
321 Wood product mfg 26 90,248 18,383 809
3219 Other wood product mfg 18 78,512 16,407 719
32199 All other wood product mfg 8 67,166 14,323 641
321992 Prefabricated wood building mfg 4 58,417 12,689 584
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
322 Paper mfg 9 804,382 72,356 2,717
3221 Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills 2 D D (100-249)
32212 Paper mills 2 D D (100-249)
322121 Paper (except newsprint) mills 2 D D (100-249)
3222 Converted paper product mfg 7 D D (2500-4999)
32221 Paperboard container mfg 5 D D (500-999)
322211 Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg 2 D D (100-249)
322212 Folding paperboard box mfg 1 D D (100-249)
322214 Fiber can, tube, drum, & similar products mfg 1 D D (100-249)
322215 Nonfolding sanitary food container mfg 1 D D (250-499)
32222 Paper bag & coated & treated paper mfg 1 D D (100-249)
322222 Coated & laminated paper mfg 1 D D (100-249)
32229 Other converted paper product mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
322291 Sanitary paper product mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
323 Printing & related support activities 83 77,344 28,027 928
32311 Printing 78 74,647 26,800 895
323110 Commercial lithographic printing 37 44,338 15,897 535
323114 Quick printing 21 9,234 3,603 137
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
324 Petroleum & coal products mfg 14 D D (500-999)
32411 Petroleum refineries 1 D D (500-999)
32412 Asphalt paving, roofing, & saturated materials mfg 10 45,177 4,015 132
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
325 Chemical mfg 51 4,073,817 312,103 6,854
3251 Basic chemical mfg 16 860,072 107,158 1,936
32511 Petrochemical mfg 1 D D (100-249)
32512 Industrial gas mfg 5 56,046 5,366 109
32513 Dye & pigment mfg 2 D D (500-999)
325131 Inorganic dye & pigment mfg 1 D D (250-499)
325132 Synthetic organic dye & pigment mfg 1 D D (250-499)
32518 Other basic inorganic chemical mfg 5 205,277 35,897 646
325181 Alkalies & chlorine mfg 1 D D (100-249)
325188 All other basic inorganic chemical mfg 4 D D (500-999)
32519 Other basic organic chemical mfg 3 215,044 18,103 344
325199 All other basic organic chemical mfg 3 215,044 18,103 344
3252 Resin, syn rubber, & artificial & syn fibers & filaments mfg 5 1,064,805 78,969 1,864
32521 Resin & synthetic rubber mfg 4 D D (250-499)
325211 Plastics material & resin mfg 3 D D (250-499)
325212 Synthetic rubber mfg 1 D D (100-249)
32522 Artificial & synthetic fibers & filaments mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
325222 Noncellulosic organic fiber mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
3253 Pesticide, fertilizer, & other agricultural chemical mfg 4 D D (100-249)
32531 Fertilizer mfg 3 D D (100-249)
325314 Fertilizer (mixing only) mfg 3 D D (100-249)
3254 Pharmaceutical & medicine mfg 11 1,542,520 62,341 1,477
325411 Medicinal & botanical mfg 2 D D (250-499)
325412 Pharmaceutical preparation mfg 6 D D (500-999)
325414 Biological product (except diagnostic) mfg 3 D D (500-999)
3255 Paint, coating, & adhesive mfg 3 D D (100-249)
3256 Soap, cleaning compound, & toilet preparation mfg 6 404,314 49,271 1,077
32561 Soap & cleaning compound mfg 5 D D (500-999)
325612 Polish & other sanitation good mfg 2 D D (500-999)
325613 Surface active agent mfg 2 D D (100-249)
32562 Toilet preparation mfg 1 D D (250-499)
3259 Other chemical product mfg 6 30,838 6,137 226
32599 All other chemical product & preparation mfg 6 30,838 6,137 226
325991 Custom compounding of purchased resin 4 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 57 849,859 128,534 3,896
3261 Plastics product mfg 42 673,972 94,706 2,805
32611 Unsupported plastics film, sheet, & bag mfg 11 241,997 28,493 846
326112 Unsupported plastics packaging film & sheet mfg 3 D D (250-499)
326113 Unsupported plastics film & sheet (except packaging) mfg 8 D D (500-999)
32612 Plastics pipe, pipe fitting, & unsupported profile shape mfg 7 185,873 16,868 365
326121 Unsupported plastics profile shape mfg 4 D D (250-499)
32619 Other plastics product mfg 19 221,565 45,688 1,463
326199 All other plastics product mfg 17 D D (1000-2499)
3262 Rubber product mfg 15 175,887 33,828 1,091
32629 Other rubber product mfg 10 169,973 32,675 1,047
326291 Rubber product mfg for mechanical use 3 D D (500-999)
326299 All other rubber product mfg 7 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 40 185,783 28,433 870
3273 Cement & concrete product mfg 23 92,969 16,092 535
32732 Ready-mix concrete mfg 15 66,835 10,013 304
32733 Concrete pipe, brick, & block mfg 3 D D (100-249)
32739 Other concrete product mfg 5 D D (100-249)
3279 Other nonmetallic mineral product mfg 2 D D (100-249)
32799 All other nonmetallic mineral product mfg 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
331 Primary metal mfg 7 206,989 31,633 738
3311 Iron & steel mills & ferroalloy mfg 1 D D (250-499)
331111 Iron & steel mills 1 D D (250-499)
3312 Steel product mfg from purchased steel 3 D D (250-499)
33122 Rolling & drawing of purchased steel 2 D D (100-249)
331222 Steel wire drawing 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 102 311,717 87,322 2,554
3323 Architectural & structural metals mfg 26 153,355 40,034 1,239
33231 Plate work & fabricated structural product mfg 9 52,303 10,017 317
332312 Fabricated structural metal mfg 7 D D (250-499)
33232 Ornamental & architectural metal products mfg 17 101,052 30,017 922
332321 Metal window & door mfg 2 D D (100-249)
332322 Sheet metal work mfg 10 75,261 24,215 682
3324 Boiler, tank, & shipping container mfg 6 23,882 9,030 206
33241 Power boiler & heat exchanger mfg 2 D D (100-249)
3327 Machine shops, turned product, & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 44 D D (500-999)
33271 Machine shops 42 41,509 14,148 444
3328 Coating, engraving, heat treating, & allied activities 9 11,268 4,381 144
332813 Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing, & coloring 5 D D (100-249)
3329 Other fabricated metal product mfg 9 52,222 11,266 310
33291 Metal valve mfg 2 D D (100-249)
332913 Plumbing fixture fitting & trim mfg 1 D D (100-249)
33299 All other fabricated metal product mfg 7 D D (100-249)
332996 Fabricated pipe & pipe fitting mfg 3 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
333 Machinery mfg 32 152,122 31,338 1,010
3334 Ventilation, heating, AC, & commercial refrigeration equip mfg 7 84,339 14,755 538
333415 AC & warm air heating & commercial/industrial refrig equip mfg 6 D D (500-999)
3339 Other general-purpose machinery mfg 12 55,551 12,157 350
33399 All other general-purpose machinery mfg 7 51,281 11,328 316
333999 All other miscellaneous general-purpose machinery mfg 5 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 26 401,854 66,158 1,556
3344 Semiconductor & other electronic component mfg 4 D D (250-499)
334419 Other electronic component mfg 4 D D (250-499)
3345 Navigational, measuring, medical, & control instruments mfg 15 346,180 51,350 1,117
334513 Industrial process control instrument mfg 5 D D (100-249)
334516 Analytical laboratory instrument mfg 6 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 11 173,045 32,333 817
3359 Other electrical equipment & component mfg 5 D D (500-999)
33591 Battery mfg 1 D D (250-499)
335911 Storage battery mfg 1 D D (250-499)
33592 Communication & energy wire & cable mfg 2 D D (250-499)
335929 Other communication & energy wire mfg 2 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
336 Transportation equipment mfg 14 1,874,347 248,685 4,280
3361 Motor vehicle mfg 3 D D (2500-4999)
33611 Automobile & light duty motor vehicle mfg 3 D D (2500-4999)
336111 Automobile mfg 2 D D (1000-2499)
336112 Light truck & utility vehicle mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
3363 Motor vehicle parts mfg 4 D D (100-249)
33636 Motor vehicle seating & interior trim mfg 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
337 Furniture & related product mfg 33 70,512 14,208 548
3371 Household & institutional furniture & kitchen cabinet mfg 23 D D (100-249)
3372 Office furniture (including fixtures) mfg 8 54,297 9,484 367
337214 Office furniture (except wood) mfg 2 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
339 Miscellaneous mfg 53 415,101 98,835 2,313
3391 Medical equipment & supplies mfg 25 400,383 94,924 2,132
339111 Laboratory apparatus & furniture mfg 4 D D (1000-2499)
339114 Dental equipment & supplies mfg 3 D D (250-499)
339116 Dental laboratories 10 D D (100-249)
3399 Other miscellaneous mfg 28 14,718 3,911 181
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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