1997 Economic Census:
Manufacturing
Worcester 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 1,336 11,303,351 2,340,872 61,344
311 Food mfg 66 351,578 39,088 1,495
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 7 130,303 15,292 630
313 Textile mills 21 315,264 56,687 1,825
314 Textile product mills 24 D D (500-999)
321 Wood product mfg 43 71,775 17,815 641
322 Paper mfg 36 838,840 143,671 3,644
323 Printing & related support activities 121 172,019 59,215 1,935
325 Chemical mfg 54 1,203,955 178,486 3,730
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 120 1,055,423 221,399 6,474
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 50 674,038 192,390 4,368
331 Primary metal mfg 20 231,821 38,468 1,105
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 283 1,233,182 370,661 10,201
333 Machinery mfg 169 946,254 264,000 6,267
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 70 2,633,551 411,991 9,166
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 33 581,976 113,794 2,504
337 Furniture & related product mfg 68 255,729 69,262 2,311
339 Miscellaneous mfg 103 308,271 83,341 2,816

 

 

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 1,336 11,303,351 2,340,872 61,344
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
311 Food mfg 66 351,578 39,088 1,495
3118 Bakeries & tortilla mfg 42 140,735 14,258 644
31181 Bread & bakery product mfg 41 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 7 130,303 15,292 630
3121 Beverage mfg 7 130,303 15,292 630
31211 Soft drink & ice mfg 4 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 21 315,264 56,687 1,825
3132 Fabric mills 5 D D (500-999)
31321 Broadwoven fabric mills 3 31,206 10,621 522
3133 Textile & fabric finishing & fabric coating mills 11 235,119 33,862 905
31331 Textile & fabric finishing mills 5 D D (500-999)
313311 Broadwoven fabric finishing mills 5 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
314 Textile product mills 24 D D (500-999)
3149 Other textile product mills 14 103,865 25,518 747
31499 All other textile product mills 10 95,577 23,252 665
314999 All other miscellaneous textile product mills 10 95,577 23,252 665
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
321 Wood product mfg 43 71,775 17,815 641
3219 Other wood product mfg 35 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
322 Paper mfg 36 838,840 143,671 3,644
3222 Converted paper product mfg 31 701,750 121,746 3,216
32221 Paperboard container mfg 14 211,254 42,763 1,176
322211 Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg 9 142,342 27,756 669
322212 Folding paperboard box mfg 4 D D (500-999)
32222 Paper bag & coated & treated paper mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
322222 Coated & laminated paper mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
32223 Stationery product mfg 8 103,584 22,436 653
322232 Envelope mfg 6 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 121 172,019 59,215 1,935
32311 Printing 103 156,925 51,867 1,642
323110 Commercial lithographic printing 55 107,901 35,416 1,145
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
325 Chemical mfg 54 1,203,955 178,486 3,730
3254 Pharmaceutical & medicine mfg 10 600,657 102,280 1,773
325412 Pharmaceutical preparation mfg 4 D D (1000-2499)
3259 Other chemical product mfg 27 381,265 52,280 1,427
32599 All other chemical product & preparation mfg 26 D D (1000-2499)
325991 Custom compounding of purchased resin 21 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 120 1,055,423 221,399 6,474
3261 Plastics product mfg 114 D D (5000-9999)
32619 Other plastics product mfg 88 772,330 173,413 5,076
326199 All other plastics product mfg 86 D D (5000-9999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 50 674,038 192,390 4,368
3272 Glass & glass product mfg 9 133,279 31,007 828
327215 Glass product mfg made of purchased glass 5 D D (500-999)
3279 Other nonmetallic mineral product mfg 16 419,992 134,347 2,838
32791 Abrasive product mfg 10 411,643 132,861 2,791
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
331 Primary metal mfg 20 231,821 38,468 1,105
3314 Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing 7 144,021 19,196 543
33142 Copper rolling, drawing, extruding, & alloying 5 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 283 1,233,182 370,661 10,201
3321 Forging & stamping 18 228,337 74,479 1,671
332111 Iron & steel forging 2 D D (1000-2499)
3322 Cutlery & handtool mfg 13 217,282 73,029 2,147
332212 Hand & edge tool mfg 10 D D (1000-2499)
3323 Architectural & structural metals mfg 32 D D (500-999)
33231 Plate work & fabricated structural product mfg 11 69,981 21,528 536
3325 Hardware mfg 8 43,518 12,741 568
3326 Spring & wire product mfg 17 115,871 23,269 891
332618 Other fabricated wire product mfg 13 D D (500-999)
3327 Machine shops, turned product, & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 133 173,591 66,181 1,804
33271 Machine shops 114 126,439 49,033 1,303
33272 Turned product & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 19 47,152 17,148 501
3328 Coating, engraving, heat treating, & allied activities 33 50,523 18,164 564
3329 Other fabricated metal product mfg 27 294,636 68,884 1,668
33291 Metal valve mfg 9 205,734 45,265 976
332911 Industrial valve mfg 7 D D (500-999)
33299 All other fabricated metal product mfg 18 88,902 23,619 692
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
333 Machinery mfg 169 946,254 264,000 6,267
3332 Industrial machinery mfg 24 179,103 43,314 1,000
33329 Other industrial machinery mfg 14 131,128 29,550 606
3333 Commercial & service industry machinery mfg 15 91,835 25,761 777
333314 Optical instrument & lens mfg 10 80,982 23,704 707
3335 Metalworking machinery mfg 86 354,913 106,737 2,500
333511 Industrial mold mfg 31 53,951 24,018 511
333516 Rolling mill machinery & equipment mfg 2 D D (500-999)
3336 Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment mfg 8 159,048 46,310 946
333611 Turbine & turbine generator set unit mfg 4 D D (500-999)
3339 Other general-purpose machinery mfg 25 115,652 29,574 697
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 70 2,633,551 411,991 9,166
3341 Computer & peripheral equipment mfg 8 542,529 95,480 2,084
334111 Electronic computer mfg 1 D D (500-999)
334112 Computer storage device mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
3342 Communications equipment mfg 8 943,808 121,626 2,756
33421 Telephone apparatus mfg 1 D D (500-999)
33429 Other communications equipment mfg 2 D D (1000-2499)
3343 Audio & video equipment mfg 2 D D (500-999)
3344 Semiconductor & other electronic component mfg 25 D D (1000-2499)
334413 Semiconductor & related device mfg 6 248,595 50,872 1,116
3345 Navigational, measuring, medical, & control instruments mfg 24 412,551 96,058 1,918
334516 Analytical laboratory instrument mfg 6 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 33 581,976 113,794 2,504
3359 Other electrical equipment & component mfg 24 528,055 101,209 2,150
33592 Communication & energy wire & cable mfg 15 475,151 89,102 1,851
335929 Other communication & energy wire mfg 13 D D (1000-2499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
337 Furniture & related product mfg 68 255,729 69,262 2,311
3371 Household & institutional furniture & kitchen cabinet mfg 50 D D (1000-2499)
33712 Household & institutional furniture mfg 39 109,370 35,937 1,322
337122 Nonupholstered wood household furniture mfg 20 69,221 19,914 763
3372 Office furniture (including fixtures) mfg 15 135,472 30,224 871
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
339 Miscellaneous mfg 103 308,271 83,341 2,816
3391 Medical equipment & supplies mfg 44 208,880 59,867 1,938
339115 Ophthalmic goods mfg 6 D D (1000-2499)
3399 Other miscellaneous mfg 59 99,391 23,474 878
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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