NAICS 315999: Other Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing apparel and apparel accessories (except apparel knitting mills; cut and sew apparel contractors; cut and sew apparel; hats and caps; mittens and gloves; and men's and boys' neckwear). Jobbers for these products, who perform entrepreneurial functions involved in other apparel and accessory manufacture, including buying raw materials, designing and preparing samples, arranging for other apparel and accessories to be made from their materials, and marketing finished other apparel and accessories, are included. Examples of products made by these establishments are apparel trimmings and findings, belts, women's scarves, suspenders, and waterproof outerwear.

The data published with NAICS code 315999 include the following SIC industries:

2339 Women's outerwear, n.e.c. (pt)
2385 Waterproof outer garments (pt)
2387 Apparel belts
2389 Apparel and accessories, n.e.c. (pt)
2396 Automotive and apparel trimmings (pt)
2399 Fabricated textile products, n.e.c. (pt)
5699 Miscellaneous apparel and accessory stores (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 315999 include establishments primarily engaged in custom tailoring but do notinclude establishments primarily engaged in the manufacture of rubber bibs, aprons and bathing caps.

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