NAICS 315299: All Other Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing cut and sew apparel form purchased fabric (except cut and sew apparel contractors; men's and boys' cut and sew underwear, nightwear, suits, coats, shirts, trousers, work clothing, and other outerwear; women's and girls' lingerie, blouses, shirts, dresses, suits, coats, and other outerwear; infants' apparel; and fur and leather apparel). Clothing jobbers for these products, 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. Examples of products made by these establishments are team athletic uniforms, band uniforms, academic caps and gowns, clerical vestments, and costumes.

The data published with NAICS code 315299 include the following SIC industries:

2329 Men's and boys' clothing, n.e.c. (pt)
2339 Women's outerwear, n.e.c. (pt)
2389 Apparel and accessories, 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 315299 do not include establishments primarily engaged in the manufacture of waterproof rubber and plastic outerwear or rubber pants and raincoats. The NAICS definitions will be fully implemented with the 2002 Economic Census.

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