NAICS 315192: Underwear and Nightwear Knitting Mills

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one of the following: (1) knitting underwear and nightwear; (2) knitting fabric and manufacturing underwear and nightwear; or (3) knitting, manufacturing, and finishing knit underwear and nightwear. Examples of products produced in underwear and nightwear knitting mills are briefs, underwear T-shirts, pajamas, nightshirts, foundation garments, and panties.

The data published with NAICS code 315192 include the following SIC industries:

2254 Knit underwear mills
2259 Knitting mills, n.e.c. (pt)

This definition comes from the 1997 NAICS manual. However, for this industry, the 1997 Economic Census Manufacturing did not fully implement the conversion to NAICS. Data for NAICS industry 315192 do not include knitting mills primarily engaged in the manufacture of bath and lounge robes. The NAICS definitions will be fully implemented with the 2002 Economic Census.

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