NAICS 315222: Men's and Boys' Cut and Sew Suit, Coat, and Overcoat Manufacturing

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing men's and boys' suits, overcoats, sport coats, tuxedoes, dress uniforms, and other tailored apparel (except fur and leather) from purchased fabric. Men's and boys' suit, coat, and overcoat jobbers, who perform entrepreneurial functions involved in apparel manufacture, including buying raw materials, designing and preparing samples, arranging for apparel to be made from their materials, and marketing finished apparel, are included.

The data published with NAICS code 315222 include the following SIC industries:

2311 Men's and boys' suits and coats (pt)
2369 Girls' and children's outerwear, n.e.c. (pt)
2385 Waterproof outer garments (pt)

This definition comes from the 1997 NAICS manual. However, for this industry, the 1997 Economic Census Manufacturing implemented the conversion to NAICS differently. Data for NAICS industry 315222 do not include establishments primarily engaged in custom tailoring.

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