1997 Economic Census:
Manufacturing
Seattle--Bellevue--Everett, WA PMSA


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 3,879 46,446,056 8,617,706 192,823
311 Food mfg 339 2,975,480 401,994 13,701
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 36 551,662 53,976 2,031
313 Textile mills 31 D D (250-499)
314 Textile product mills 90 D D (1000-2499)
315 Apparel mfg 118 142,169 48,130 2,417
316 Leather & allied product mfg 19 D D (500-999)
321 Wood product mfg 146 813,756 129,325 4,225
322 Paper mfg 48 739,078 125,263 2,890
323 Printing & related support activities 500 824,416 260,748 7,706
325 Chemical mfg 105 536,062 85,815 1,894
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 124 682,454 141,076 5,039
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 124 652,065 120,667 3,432
331 Primary metal mfg 34 417,864 61,620 1,471
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 637 1,536,479 414,928 12,469
333 Machinery mfg 227 1,151,460 239,443 6,538
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 297 5,162,470 1,701,196 33,476
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 74 394,108 69,001 2,000
336 Transportation equipment mfg 246 D D (50k-99999)
337 Furniture & related product mfg 230 380,711 102,681 4,030
339 Miscellaneous mfg 442 843,988 197,455 6,409

 

 

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 3,879 46,446,056 8,617,706 192,823
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
311 Food mfg 339 2,975,480 401,994 13,701
3113 Sugar & confectionery product mfg 20 22,123 5,084 284
3114 Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food mfg 19 93,667 21,599 636
31141 Frozen food mfg 12 D D (500-999)
311412 Frozen specialty food mfg 10 D D (250-499)
3115 Dairy product mfg 17 520,038 39,136 1,048
31151 Dairy product (except frozen) mfg 11 403,293 27,232 734
311511 Fluid milk mfg 7 D D (500-999)
31152 Ice cream & frozen dessert mfg 6 116,745 11,904 314
3116 Meat product mfg 22 326,855 32,108 1,214
31161 Animal slaughtering & processing 22 326,855 32,108 1,214
311612 Meat processed from carcasses 16 203,476 20,939 801
3117 Seafood product preparation & packaging 62 768,551 124,847 4,027
311711 Seafood canning 17 48,611 7,517 326
311712 Fresh & frozen seafood processing 45 719,940 117,330 3,701
3118 Bakeries & tortilla mfg 147 725,655 140,605 5,096
31181 Bread & bakery product mfg 123 421,184 113,978 4,238
311811 Retail bakeries 71 D D (250-499)
311812 Commercial bakeries 50 370,009 104,687 3,732
31182 Cookie, cracker, & pasta mfg 22 D D (500-999)
311821 Cookie & cracker mfg 13 D D (250-499)
311822 Flour mixes & dough mfg from purchased flour 4 223,953 17,352 412
3119 Other food mfg 42 411,476 30,078 1,156
31192 Coffee & tea mfg 7 D D (250-499)
31194 Seasoning & dressing mfg 9 D D (250-499)
31199 All other food mfg 24 57,824 10,048 386
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 36 551,662 53,976 2,031
3121 Beverage mfg 36 551,662 53,976 2,031
31211 Soft drink & ice mfg 12 250,573 24,959 875
312111 Soft drink mfg 9 D D (500-999)
31212 Breweries 17 D D (500-999)
31213 Wineries 7 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
313 Textile mills 31 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
314 Textile product mills 90 D D (1000-2499)
3149 Other textile product mills 72 D D (500-999)
31491 Textile bag & canvas mills 39 D D (250-499)
31499 All other textile product mills 33 D D (250-499)
314999 All other miscellaneous textile product mills 32 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
315 Apparel mfg 118 142,169 48,130 2,417
3152 Cut & sew apparel mfg 87 118,568 40,004 2,091
31521 Cut & sew apparel contractors 37 D D (500-999)
315211 Men's & boys' cut & sew apparel contractors 5 16,548 7,292 384
315212 Women's, girls', & infants' cut & sew apparel contractors 32 D D (250-499)
31522 Men's & boys' cut & sew apparel mfg 14 D D (500-999)
315228 Men's & boys' cut & sew other outerwear mfg 12 D D (500-999)
31523 Women's & girls' cut & sew apparel mfg 22 D D (500-999)
315239 Women's & girls' cut & sew other outerwear mfg 9 D D (250-499)
31529 Other cut & sew apparel mfg 14 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
316 Leather & allied product mfg 19 D D (500-999)
3169 Other leather & allied product mfg 15 D D (500-999)
316991 Luggage mfg 6 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
321 Wood product mfg 146 813,756 129,325 4,225
3211 Sawmills & wood preservation 31 424,366 59,137 1,621
321113 Sawmills 29 D D (1000-2499)
3212 Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood product mfg 12 52,411 11,808 413
3219 Other wood product mfg 103 336,979 58,380 2,191
32191 Millwork 58 246,864 36,592 1,312
321911 Wood window & door mfg 33 112,095 20,728 761
321912 Cut stock, resawing lumber, & planing 11 107,007 9,609 322
32192 Wood container & pallet mfg 14 29,030 7,325 304
32199 All other wood product mfg 31 61,085 14,463 575
321999 All other miscellaneous wood product mfg 20 23,080 5,902 296
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
322 Paper mfg 48 739,078 125,263 2,890
3221 Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills 1 D D (1000-2499)
32212 Paper mills 1 D D (1000-2499)
322121 Paper (except newsprint) mills 1 D D (1000-2499)
3222 Converted paper product mfg 47 D D (1000-2499)
32221 Paperboard container mfg 20 269,942 46,006 1,186
322211 Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg 14 199,565 30,921 771
322212 Folding paperboard box mfg 3 D D (250-499)
32223 Stationery product mfg 15 D D (500-999)
322232 Envelope mfg 7 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
323 Printing & related support activities 500 824,416 260,748 7,706
32311 Printing 451 722,159 217,337 6,653
323110 Commercial lithographic printing 208 429,874 136,305 3,896
323113 Commercial screen printing 59 51,903 14,783 604
323114 Quick printing 104 61,217 18,594 701
323116 Manifold business form printing 12 102,757 23,057 681
32312 Support activities for printing 49 102,257 43,411 1,053
323121 Tradebinding & related work 18 16,257 8,286 293
323122 Prepress services 31 86,000 35,125 760
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
325 Chemical mfg 105 536,062 85,815 1,894
3254 Pharmaceutical & medicine mfg 16 162,457 44,183 758
325414 Biological product (except diagnostic) mfg 4 D D (500-999)
3255 Paint, coating, & adhesive mfg 26 D D (250-499)
32551 Paint & coating mfg 17 74,876 12,292 326
3259 Other chemical product mfg 19 91,329 11,360 289
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 124 682,454 141,076 5,039
3261 Plastics product mfg 109 642,358 131,630 4,681
32611 Unsupported plastics film, sheet, & bag mfg 12 D D (500-999)
326111 Unsupported plastics bag mfg 5 D D (250-499)
326113 Unsupported plastics film & sheet (except packaging) mfg 7 D D (250-499)
32612 Plastics pipe, pipe fitting, & unsupported profile shape mfg 7 85,140 16,087 598
326121 Unsupported plastics profile shape mfg 6 D D (500-999)
32615 Urethane & other foam product (except polystyrene) mfg 6 64,712 12,301 322
32619 Other plastics product mfg 71 301,741 72,860 2,838
326199 All other plastics product mfg 66 294,820 71,476 2,777
3262 Rubber product mfg 15 40,096 9,446 358
32629 Other rubber product mfg 14 D D (250-499)
326299 All other rubber product mfg 10 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 124 652,065 120,667 3,432
3272 Glass & glass product mfg 47 244,747 51,815 1,666
327213 Glass container mfg 1 D D (500-999)
327215 Glass product mfg made of purchased glass 31 D D (500-999)
3273 Cement & concrete product mfg 50 287,497 50,214 1,219
32732 Ready-mix concrete mfg 22 151,651 27,136 630
32739 Other concrete product mfg 16 44,640 11,545 320
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
331 Primary metal mfg 34 417,864 61,620 1,471
3311 Iron & steel mills & ferroalloy mfg 2 D D (250-499)
331111 Iron & steel mills 2 D D (250-499)
3315 Foundries 22 D D (500-999)
33151 Ferrous metal foundries 10 52,532 14,813 436
331513 Steel foundries (except investment) 6 D D (250-499)
33152 Nonferrous metal foundries 12 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 637 1,536,479 414,928 12,469
3321 Forging & stamping 21 94,377 23,670 754
332114 Custom roll forming 6 36,137 8,954 280
332116 Metal stamping 8 51,908 13,089 420
3323 Architectural & structural metals mfg 152 379,710 92,508 2,927
33231 Plate work & fabricated structural product mfg 49 131,688 29,386 848
332312 Fabricated structural metal mfg 36 110,640 23,592 671
33232 Ornamental & architectural metal products mfg 103 248,022 63,122 2,079
332321 Metal window & door mfg 16 65,003 15,040 481
332322 Sheet metal work mfg 61 154,183 39,967 1,342
332323 Ornamental & architectural metal work mfg 26 28,836 8,115 256
3324 Boiler, tank, & shipping container mfg 14 161,824 21,347 511
33243 Metal can, box, & other metal container (light gauge) mfg 7 146,748 14,978 332
332431 Metal can mfg 3 140,120 13,263 275
3327 Machine shops, turned product, & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 291 457,495 153,811 4,547
33271 Machine shops 259 375,520 126,489 3,878
33272 Turned product & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 32 81,975 27,322 669
332721 Precision turned product mfg 30 D D (500-999)
3328 Coating, engraving, heat treating, & allied activities 60 163,943 59,341 2,005
332812 Metal coating/engraving (exc jewelry/silverware)/allied services 26 D D (500-999)
332813 Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing, & coloring 27 93,850 34,605 1,143
3329 Other fabricated metal product mfg 61 205,687 46,659 1,188
33299 All other fabricated metal product mfg 53 D D (500-999)
332993 Ammunition (except small arms) mfg 1 D D (250-499)
332999 All other miscellaneous fabricated metal product mfg 34 38,433 10,472 350
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
333 Machinery mfg 227 1,151,460 239,443 6,538
3331 Agriculture, construction, & mining machinery mfg 21 125,935 27,272 649
33312 Construction machinery mfg 16 124,260 26,944 637
3332 Industrial machinery mfg 44 D D (500-999)
33329 Other industrial machinery mfg 35 109,224 31,049 702
333298 All other industrial machinery mfg 17 58,045 17,489 375
3333 Commercial & service industry machinery mfg 30 123,931 31,640 903
333319 Other commercial & service industry machinery mfg 18 90,656 24,201 680
3334 Ventilation, heating, AC, & commercial refrigeration equip mfg 12 105,331 19,158 555
333414 Heating equipment (except warm air furnaces) mfg 7 72,826 14,234 438
3335 Metalworking machinery mfg 40 162,857 38,663 978
333512 Machine tool (metal cutting types) mfg 4 D D (500-999)
3339 Other general-purpose machinery mfg 73 500,357 84,460 2,556
33392 Material handling equipment mfg 28 397,648 54,646 1,787
333923 Overhead traveling crane, hoist, & monorail system mfg 11 D D (1000-2499)
33399 All other general-purpose machinery mfg 39 99,365 29,154 748
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 297 5,162,470 1,701,196 33,476
3341 Computer & peripheral equipment mfg 32 527,611 96,835 2,035
334119 Other computer peripheral equipment mfg 26 D D (1000-2499)
3342 Communications equipment mfg 42 D D (1000-2499)
33421 Telephone apparatus mfg 16 D D (1000-2499)
33422 Radio & TV broadcasting & wireless communications equipment mfg 19 D D (1000-2499)
3343 Audio & video equipment mfg 11 D D (500-999)
3344 Semiconductor & other electronic component mfg 79 474,984 126,542 4,037
334412 Bare printed circuit board mfg 19 157,337 42,737 1,393
334413 Semiconductor & related device mfg 12 D D (500-999)
334416 Electronic coil, transformer, & other inductor mfg 6 D D (250-499)
334418 Printed circuit assembly (electronic assembly) mfg 10 D D (500-999)
334419 Other electronic component mfg 29 110,663 34,029 948
3345 Navigational, measuring, medical, & control instruments mfg 109 3,495,053 1,329,107 23,850
334510 Electromedical & electrotherapeutic apparatus mfg 15 925,014 237,204 4,411
334511 Search, detection, navigation, & guidance instrument mfg 19 1,922,795 910,031 15,593
334515 Electricity measuring & testing instrument mfg 20 D D (2500-4999)
334519 Other measuring & controlling device mfg 22 79,182 33,153 620
3346 Mfg & reproducing magnetic & optical media 24 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 74 394,108 69,001 2,000
3352 Household appliance mfg 3 D D (500-999)
33521 Small electrical appliance mfg 2 D D (250-499)
335211 Electric housewares & household fan mfg 2 D D (250-499)
3353 Electrical equipment mfg 36 126,573 24,999 715
335314 Relay & industrial control mfg 21 84,735 16,848 475
3359 Other electrical equipment & component mfg 23 D D (500-999)
33599 All other electrical equipment & component mfg 13 D D (250-499)
335999 All other miscellaneous electrical equipment & component mfg 13 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
336 Transportation equipment mfg 246 D D (50k-99999)
3361 Motor vehicle mfg 4 D D (1000-2499)
33612 Heavy duty truck mfg 1 D D (1000-2499)
3363 Motor vehicle parts mfg 50 D D (1000-2499)
33632 Motor vehicle electrical & electronic equipment mfg 14 D D (250-499)
336322 Other motor vehicle electrical & electronic equipment mfg 13 D D (250-499)
33639 Other motor vehicle parts mfg 10 D D (500-999)
336391 Motor vehicle air-conditioning mfg 1 D D (250-499)
3364 Aerospace product & parts mfg 96 D D (50k-99999)
336411 Aircraft mfg 5 D D (50k-99999)
336413 Other aircraft part & auxiliary equipment mfg 83 D D (10k-24999)
336415 Guided missile & space vehicle propulsion unit & parts mfg 1 D D (500-999)
3366 Ship & boat building 67 355,789 148,221 3,883
336611 Ship building & repairing 36 274,733 100,678 2,533
336612 Boat building 31 81,056 47,543 1,350
3369 Other transportation equipment mfg 16 D D (250-499)
336991 Motorcycle, bicycle, & parts mfg 14 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
337 Furniture & related product mfg 230 380,711 102,681 4,030
3371 Household & institutional furniture & kitchen cabinet mfg 159 169,833 49,480 2,072
33711 Wood kitchen cabinet & counter top mfg 94 103,236 31,300 1,250
33712 Household & institutional furniture mfg 65 66,597 18,180 822
337122 Nonupholstered wood household furniture mfg 32 20,625 5,723 296
337127 Institutional furniture mfg 16 34,021 9,546 392
3372 Office furniture (including fixtures) mfg 60 147,260 44,563 1,608
337211 Wood office furniture mfg 20 69,270 20,153 847
337212 Custom architectural woodwork & millwork mfg 13 D D (250-499)
337215 Showcase, partition, shelving, & locker mfg 22 27,220 9,127 300
3379 Other furniture related product mfg 11 63,618 8,638 350
33791 Mattress mfg 9 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
339 Miscellaneous mfg 442 843,988 197,455 6,409
3391 Medical equipment & supplies mfg 192 292,972 82,587 2,202
339112 Surgical & medical instrument mfg 22 155,840 40,436 796
339113 Surgical appliance & supplies mfg 21 51,124 12,745 399
339116 Dental laboratories 124 53,330 19,284 708
3399 Other miscellaneous mfg 250 551,016 114,868 4,207
33992 Sporting & athletic goods mfg 53 388,853 66,387 2,433
33995 Sign mfg 82 61,647 21,457 739
33999 All other miscellaneous mfg 49 53,512 14,674 562
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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