1997 Economic Census:
Manufacturing
Middlesex County, MA


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 2,437 22,587,129 5,216,534 118,002
311 Food mfg 177 1,418,630 150,817 5,271
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 12 463,067 40,281 999
313 Textile mills 23 226,685 44,212 1,286
314 Textile product mills 41 46,340 10,142 516
315 Apparel mfg 35 69,759 16,155 834
322 Paper mfg 45 611,733 123,117 3,245
323 Printing & related support activities 314 876,019 256,771 6,490
325 Chemical mfg 110 1,786,221 364,175 7,023
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 82 477,600 100,470 3,146
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 52 154,133 40,370 1,027
331 Primary metal mfg 24 257,388 34,133 1,035
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 417 1,109,554 337,571 8,802
333 Machinery mfg 196 1,681,106 408,227 8,778
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 453 11,150,941 2,720,475 55,332
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 67 520,527 122,092 3,109
336 Transportation equipment mfg 47 222,675 58,738 1,689
337 Furniture & related product mfg 71 145,148 37,726 1,260
339 Miscellaneous mfg 217 1,257,585 329,922 7,438

 

 

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 2,437 22,587,129 5,216,534 118,002
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
311 Food mfg 177 1,418,630 150,817 5,271
3113 Sugar & confectionery product mfg 12 175,560 19,210 756
3118 Bakeries & tortilla mfg 110 407,386 59,719 2,274
31181 Bread & bakery product mfg 104 347,450 53,257 2,094
311811 Retail bakeries 70 26,855 8,574 660
311812 Commercial bakeries 28 314,933 43,425 1,362
3119 Other food mfg 21 452,632 37,324 1,147
31194 Seasoning & dressing mfg 5 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 12 463,067 40,281 999
3121 Beverage mfg 12 463,067 40,281 999
31211 Soft drink & ice mfg 5 D D (500-999)
312111 Soft drink mfg 3 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
313 Textile mills 23 226,685 44,212 1,286
3133 Textile & fabric finishing & fabric coating mills 14 153,795 30,193 781
31332 Fabric coating mills 8 144,760 26,736 633
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
314 Textile product mills 41 46,340 10,142 516
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
315 Apparel mfg 35 69,759 16,155 834
3152 Cut & sew apparel mfg 22 47,158 12,119 685
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
322 Paper mfg 45 611,733 123,117 3,245
3222 Converted paper product mfg 42 486,785 107,166 2,874
32221 Paperboard container mfg 19 199,840 40,391 1,129
322211 Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg 8 88,767 18,022 500
32222 Paper bag & coated & treated paper mfg 11 190,839 38,472 895
322222 Coated & laminated paper mfg 9 D D (500-999)
32223 Stationery product mfg 7 63,605 21,836 618
322231 Die-cut paper & paperboard office supplies mfg 4 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
323 Printing & related support activities 314 876,019 256,771 6,490
32311 Printing 280 833,443 238,627 6,036
323110 Commercial lithographic printing 131 467,868 150,556 3,350
323117 Book printing 9 134,299 37,801 1,172
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
325 Chemical mfg 110 1,786,221 364,175 7,023
3254 Pharmaceutical & medicine mfg 29 660,723 102,170 2,106
325412 Pharmaceutical preparation mfg 11 395,044 66,291 1,154
3255 Paint, coating, & adhesive mfg 23 134,784 24,724 603
3259 Other chemical product mfg 23 817,090 213,888 3,763
32599 All other chemical product & preparation mfg 14 770,854 203,997 3,480
325992 Photographic film, paper, plate, & chemical mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
325998 All other miscellaneous chemical product & preparation mfg 7 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 82 477,600 100,470 3,146
3261 Plastics product mfg 72 455,970 96,450 3,028
32611 Unsupported plastics film, sheet, & bag mfg 11 122,189 20,920 545
32619 Other plastics product mfg 48 279,084 60,013 1,931
326199 All other plastics product mfg 46 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 52 154,133 40,370 1,027
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
331 Primary metal mfg 24 257,388 34,133 1,035
3315 Foundries 18 D D (500-999)
33152 Nonferrous metal foundries 12 68,247 13,493 502
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 417 1,109,554 337,571 8,802
3323 Architectural & structural metals mfg 79 209,893 65,077 1,879
33232 Ornamental & architectural metal products mfg 59 154,781 51,338 1,497
332322 Sheet metal work mfg 43 119,296 40,581 1,141
3327 Machine shops, turned product, & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 201 257,761 99,095 2,678
33271 Machine shops 166 169,301 66,294 1,785
33272 Turned product & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 35 88,460 32,801 893
332721 Precision turned product mfg 30 81,149 30,402 826
3328 Coating, engraving, heat treating, & allied activities 57 105,858 41,565 1,245
332812 Metal coating/engraving (exc jewelry/silverware)/allied services 30 47,644 18,016 570
332813 Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing, & coloring 22 48,277 20,793 605
3329 Other fabricated metal product mfg 32 358,550 89,119 1,795
33299 All other fabricated metal product mfg 28 D D (1000-2499)
332993 Ammunition (except small arms) mfg 5 322,828 79,261 1,465
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
333 Machinery mfg 196 1,681,106 408,227 8,778
3332 Industrial machinery mfg 49 874,043 220,450 4,279
33329 Other industrial machinery mfg 44 D D (2500-4999)
333293 Printing machinery & equipment mfg 6 134,663 40,652 897
333295 Semiconductor machinery mfg 10 D D (1000-2499)
333298 All other industrial machinery mfg 22 162,082 50,550 1,013
3333 Commercial & service industry machinery mfg 40 210,002 62,950 1,649
333314 Optical instrument & lens mfg 21 135,332 39,501 1,064
3339 Other general-purpose machinery mfg 57 507,658 95,081 2,170
33399 All other general-purpose machinery mfg 48 359,398 74,643 1,640
333999 All other miscellaneous general-purpose machinery mfg 31 195,689 35,855 845
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 453 11,150,941 2,720,475 55,332
3341 Computer & peripheral equipment mfg 57 1,902,263 293,641 4,997
334111 Electronic computer mfg 12 D D (1000-2499)
334113 Computer terminal mfg 6 D D (500-999)
334119 Other computer peripheral equipment mfg 35 1,039,762 169,118 2,884
3342 Communications equipment mfg 59 1,795,763 419,971 8,708
33421 Telephone apparatus mfg 20 1,318,013 277,854 5,094
33422 Radio & TV broadcasting & wireless communications equipment mfg 26 D D (2500-4999)
3344 Semiconductor & other electronic component mfg 163 2,843,848 627,001 15,744
334412 Bare printed circuit board mfg 27 186,604 47,678 1,449
334413 Semiconductor & related device mfg 38 1,447,820 310,069 7,179
334418 Printed circuit assembly (electronic assembly) mfg 37 863,998 169,666 4,215
334419 Other electronic component mfg 37 245,751 73,946 2,128
3345 Navigational, measuring, medical, & control instruments mfg 150 4,435,065 1,355,535 25,140
334510 Electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus mfg 15 D D (500-999)
334511 Search, detection, navigation, & guidance instrument mfg 14 D D (10k-24999)
334513 Industrial process control instrument mfg 24 380,130 82,232 1,725
334515 Electricity measuring & testing instrument mfg 22 449,619 117,052 2,392
334516 Analytical laboratory instrument mfg 37 293,886 118,883 2,485
334517 Irradiation apparatus mfg 6 D D (500-999)
334519 Other measuring & controlling device mfg 27 205,573 60,935 1,329
3346 Mfg & reproducing magnetic & optical media 17 137,152 17,567 517
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 67 520,527 122,092 3,109
3353 Electrical equipment mfg 27 151,676 41,162 986
335314 Relay & industrial control mfg 18 130,760 36,756 834
3359 Other electrical equipment & component mfg 33 292,139 69,001 1,731
33593 Wiring device mfg 9 D D (500-999)
33599 All other electrical equipment & component mfg 19 215,790 41,295 966
335999 All other miscellaneous electrical equipment & component mfg 18 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
336 Transportation equipment mfg 47 222,675 58,738 1,689
3364 Aerospace product & parts mfg 8 D D (500-999)
336412 Aircraft engine & engine parts mfg 6 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
337 Furniture & related product mfg 71 145,148 37,726 1,260
3371 Household & institutional furniture & kitchen cabinet mfg 58 101,350 25,966 860
33712 Household & institutional furniture mfg 28 84,893 22,558 731
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
339 Miscellaneous mfg 217 1,257,585 329,922 7,438
3391 Medical equipment & supplies mfg 122 849,410 246,300 4,926
339112 Surgical & medical instrument mfg 51 689,553 199,122 3,731
3399 Other miscellaneous mfg 95 408,175 83,622 2,512
33999 All other miscellaneous mfg 35 331,682 67,222 1,878
339991 Gasket, packing, & sealing device mfg 6 139,405 30,075 794
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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