1997 Economic Census:
Manufacturing
Nebraska


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 1,960 27,859,177 3,040,509 106,690
311 Food mfg 292 14,323,711 827,285 33,692
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 11 219,964 15,766 502
313 Textile mills 11 15,924 3,863 196
314 Textile product mills 45 41,315 9,934 560
315 Apparel mfg 26 118,763 17,279 987
316 Leather & allied product mfg 7 D D (500-999)
321 Wood product mfg 81 326,207 59,420 2,469
322 Paper mfg 19 295,457 49,487 1,426
323 Printing & related support activities 277 600,363 153,500 5,481
325 Chemical mfg 67 1,840,901 116,675 2,765
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 79 888,614 201,120 6,643
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 131 404,047 65,878 2,446
331 Primary metal mfg 13 314,159 52,690 1,133
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 276 1,260,532 265,286 9,523
333 Machinery mfg 205 1,882,780 401,308 11,804
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 55 946,998 193,767 6,030
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 24 1,190,117 157,402 5,100
336 Transportation equipment mfg 69 1,496,977 228,088 7,610
337 Furniture & related product mfg 105 379,777 77,462 3,075
339 Miscellaneous mfg 164 1,081,801 129,425 4,721

 

 

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 1,960 27,859,177 3,040,509 106,690
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
311 Food mfg 292 14,323,711 827,285 33,692
3111 Animal food mfg 71 840,871 53,122 1,666
311111 Dog & cat food mfg 5 333,940 19,701 558
311119 Other animal food mfg 66 506,931 33,421 1,108
3112 Grain & oilseed milling 22 1,851,307 91,536 1,886
31121 Flour milling & malt mfg 11 D D (250-499)
311211 Flour milling 11 D D (250-499)
31122 Starch & vegetable fats & oils mfg 8 1,137,246 24,916 701
311221 Wet corn milling 2 D D (250-499)
311222 Soybean processing 4 D D (100-249)
31123 Breakfast cereal mfg 3 D D (500-999)
3113 Sugar & confectionery product mfg 5 D D (250-499)
31131 Sugar mfg 2 D D (250-499)
311313 Beet sugar mfg 2 D D (250-499)
3114 Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food mfg 10 D D (1000-2499)
31141 Frozen food mfg 6 D D (1000-2499)
311411 Frozen fruit, juice, & vegetable mfg 3 D D (500-999)
311412 Frozen specialty food mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
31142 Fruit & vegetable canning, pickling, & drying 4 9,500 2,114 101
3115 Dairy product mfg 13 363,963 25,028 942
31151 Dairy product (except frozen) mfg 12 D D (500-999)
311511 Fluid milk mfg 5 D D (250-499)
311513 Cheese mfg 5 D D (250-499)
3116 Meat product mfg 98 9,697,353 511,708 22,839
31161 Animal slaughtering & processing 98 9,697,353 511,708 22,839
311611 Animal (except poultry) slaughtering 55 8,689,517 415,242 18,461
311612 Meat processed from carcasses 21 770,789 73,250 3,369
311613 Rendering & meat byproduct processing 15 159,515 10,823 474
311615 Poultry processing 7 77,532 12,393 535
3118 Bakeries & tortilla mfg 55 397,829 61,576 2,691
31181 Bread & bakery product mfg 46 186,453 38,831 1,935
311811 Retail bakeries 29 4,778 1,383 132
311812 Commercial bakeries 14 D D (1000-2499)
311813 Frozen cakes, pies, & other pastries mfg 3 D D (100-249)
31182 Cookie, cracker, & pasta mfg 7 D D (250-499)
311823 Dry pasta mfg 4 D D (250-499)
31183 Tortilla mfg 2 D D (250-499)
3119 Other food mfg 18 190,076 21,575 1,245
31191 Snack food mfg 6 D D (100-249)
311919 Other snack food mfg 6 D D (100-249)
31199 All other food mfg 10 153,980 17,470 1,052
311999 All other miscellaneous food mfg 7 147,049 16,713 1,009
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 11 219,964 15,766 502
3121 Beverage mfg 10 D D (250-499)
31211 Soft drink & ice mfg 8 219,039 15,443 483
312111 Soft drink mfg 5 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
313 Textile mills 11 15,924 3,863 196
3132 Fabric mills 6 13,327 3,325 160
31322 Narrow fabric mills & schiffli machine embroidery 1 D D (100-249)
313221 Narrow fabric mills 1 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
314 Textile product mills 45 41,315 9,934 560
3141 Textile furnishings mills 19 24,740 5,420 311
31412 Curtain & linen mills 18 D D (250-499)
314129 Other household textile product mills 5 21,628 4,699 269
3149 Other textile product mills 26 16,575 4,514 249
31491 Textile bag & canvas mills 15 12,363 3,489 193
314911 Textile bag mills 3 5,129 1,590 102
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
315 Apparel mfg 26 118,763 17,279 987
3152 Cut & sew apparel mfg 19 118,030 16,991 971
31522 Men's & boys' cut & sew apparel mfg 1 D D (100-249)
315223 Men's & boys' cut & sew shirt (exc work shirt) mfg 1 D D (100-249)
31523 Women's & girls' cut & sew apparel mfg 7 D D (500-999)
315234 Women's & girls' cut & sew suit, coat, skirt mfg 3 D D (500-999)
31529 Other cut & sew apparel mfg 3 7,286 2,214 109
315299 All other cut & sew apparel mfg 3 7,286 2,214 109
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
316 Leather & allied product mfg 7 D D (500-999)
3161 Leather & hide tanning & finishing 4 217,335 13,709 482
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
321 Wood product mfg 81 326,207 59,420 2,469
3212 Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood product mfg 7 12,502 3,088 146
321214 Truss mfg 7 12,502 3,088 146
3219 Other wood product mfg 67 299,227 55,106 2,257
32191 Millwork 18 97,395 15,934 629
321911 Wood window & door mfg 7 64,135 7,830 349
321912 Cut stock, resawing lumber, & planing 4 D D (100-249)
32192 Wood container & pallet mfg 25 24,972 5,766 303
32199 All other wood product mfg 24 176,860 33,406 1,325
321991 Manufactured home (mobile home) mfg 5 161,251 28,209 1,076
321992 Prefabricated wood building mfg 4 10,066 3,688 158
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
322 Paper mfg 19 295,457 49,487 1,426
3222 Converted paper product mfg 19 295,457 49,487 1,426
32221 Paperboard container mfg 11 165,692 32,661 900
322211 Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg 6 81,613 12,245 357
322212 Folding paperboard box mfg 5 84,079 20,416 543
32222 Paper bag & coated & treated paper mfg 2 D D (250-499)
322222 Coated & laminated paper mfg 1 D D (100-249)
322224 Uncoated paper & multiwall bag mfg 1 D D (100-249)
32223 Stationery product mfg 4 D D (100-249)
322232 Envelope mfg 2 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
323 Printing & related support activities 277 600,363 153,500 5,481
32311 Printing 253 569,844 142,283 5,054
323110 Commercial lithographic printing 127 294,151 79,274 2,831
323112 Commercial flexographic printing 5 134,224 28,666 863
323113 Commercial screen printing 33 19,320 5,407 261
323114 Quick printing 49 16,407 5,296 246
323116 Manifold business form printing 4 58,805 10,001 280
323117 Book printing 4 D D (250-499)
323119 Other commercial printing 22 18,161 5,214 226
32312 Support activities for printing 24 30,519 11,217 427
323121 Tradebinding & related work 10 6,185 3,722 176
323122 Prepress services 14 24,334 7,495 251
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
325 Chemical mfg 67 1,840,901 116,675 2,765
3251 Basic chemical mfg 18 292,869 18,308 522
32518 Other basic inorganic chemical mfg 5 59,018 3,761 123
325188 All other basic inorganic chemical mfg 5 59,018 3,761 123
32519 Other basic organic chemical mfg 8 218,771 12,784 352
325193 Ethyl alcohol mfg 4 D D (100-249)
3253 Pesticide, fertilizer, & other agricultural chemical mfg 11 420,793 18,753 403
32531 Fertilizer mfg 8 D D (250-499)
325312 Phosphatic fertilizer mfg 2 D D (100-249)
32532 Pesticide & other agricultural chemical mfg 3 D D (100-249)
3254 Pharmaceutical & medicine mfg 16 1,085,592 73,023 1,632
325412 Pharmaceutical preparation mfg 7 D D (500-999)
325413 In-vitro diagnostic substance mfg 1 D D (100-249)
325414 Biological product (except diagnostic) mfg 6 296,802 33,604 863
3259 Other chemical product mfg 10 15,880 3,605 105
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 79 888,614 201,120 6,643
3261 Plastics product mfg 62 404,607 76,542 3,029
32612 Plastics pipe, pipe fitting, & unsupported profile shape mfg 11 98,259 11,405 396
326122 Plastics pipe & pipe fitting mfg 8 97,594 11,252 391
32614 Polystyrene foam product mfg 2 D D (100-249)
32619 Other plastics product mfg 39 280,651 61,066 2,443
326199 All other plastics product mfg 37 D D (1000-2499)
3262 Rubber product mfg 17 484,007 124,578 3,614
32622 Rubber & plastics hoses & belting mfg 4 D D (2500-4999)
32629 Other rubber product mfg 7 D D (500-999)
326291 Rubber product mfg for mechanical use 4 D D (100-249)
326299 All other rubber product mfg 3 45,817 10,939 449
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 131 404,047 65,878 2,446
3271 Clay product & refractory mfg 11 19,230 7,035 319
32712 Clay building material & refractories mfg 5 17,970 6,800 301
327121 Brick & structural clay tile mfg 3 D D (250-499)
3272 Glass & glass product mfg 8 22,986 5,849 226
327215 Glass product mfg made of purchased glass 6 D D (100-249)
3273 Cement & concrete product mfg 102 347,054 50,807 1,826
32731 Cement mfg 1 D D (100-249)
32732 Ready-mix concrete mfg 69 173,160 17,151 737
32733 Concrete pipe, brick, & block mfg 5 D D (100-249)
32739 Other concrete product mfg 27 86,833 21,830 801
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
331 Primary metal mfg 13 314,159 52,690 1,133
3311 Iron & steel mills & ferroalloy mfg 2 D D (250-499)
331111 Iron & steel mills 2 D D (250-499)
3315 Foundries 10 D D (500-999)
33151 Ferrous metal foundries 5 55,295 16,792 535
331511 Iron foundries 4 D D (250-499)
331513 Steel foundries (except investment) 1 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 276 1,260,532 265,286 9,523
3321 Forging & stamping 10 53,029 7,794 284
332114 Custom roll forming 3 44,325 5,206 177
3322 Cutlery & handtool mfg 8 116,995 25,026 986
332212 Hand & edge tool mfg 7 D D (500-999)
3323 Architectural & structural metals mfg 75 569,101 102,325 3,364
33231 Plate work & fabricated structural product mfg 38 395,951 77,470 2,408
332311 Prefabricated metal building & component mfg 6 116,069 40,148 1,510
332312 Fabricated structural metal mfg 22 260,907 32,807 726
332313 Plate work mfg 10 18,975 4,515 172
33232 Ornamental & architectural metal products mfg 37 173,150 24,855 956
332321 Metal window & door mfg 10 101,661 11,942 481
332322 Sheet metal work mfg 15 60,077 10,162 357
332323 Ornamental & architectural metal work mfg 12 11,412 2,751 118
3324 Boiler, tank, & shipping container mfg 5 108,082 24,913 698
33241 Power boiler & heat exchanger mfg 2 D D (100-249)
33242 Metal tank (heavy gauge) mfg 1 D D (100-249)
33243 Metal can, box, & other metal container (light gauge) mfg 2 D D (250-499)
332431 Metal can mfg 1 D D (250-499)
3326 Spring & wire product mfg 5 D D (100-249)
332618 Other fabricated wire product mfg 4 D D (100-249)
3327 Machine shops, turned product, & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 121 86,031 31,769 1,358
33271 Machine shops 110 65,625 24,171 1,014
33272 Turned product & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 11 20,406 7,598 344
332721 Precision turned product mfg 9 D D (100-249)
332722 Bolt, nut, screw, rivet, & washer mfg 2 D D (100-249)
3328 Coating, engraving, heat treating, & allied activities 17 31,644 11,358 416
332813 Electroplating, plating, polishing, anodizing, & coloring 8 23,143 8,539 299
3329 Other fabricated metal product mfg 33 269,883 56,937 2,205
33291 Metal valve mfg 6 58,424 14,446 524
332912 Fluid power valve & hose fitting mfg 5 D D (250-499)
33299 All other fabricated metal product mfg 27 211,459 42,491 1,681
332992 Small arms ammunition mfg 4 D D (100-249)
332999 All other miscellaneous fabricated metal product mfg 19 180,320 34,486 1,423
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
333 Machinery mfg 205 1,882,780 401,308 11,804
3331 Agriculture, construction, & mining machinery mfg 95 1,259,418 256,055 7,376
33311 Agricultural implement mfg 86 1,127,742 223,489 6,349
333111 Farm machinery & equipment mfg 84 D D (5000-9999)
33312 Construction machinery mfg 9 131,676 32,566 1,027
3332 Industrial machinery mfg 17 26,504 7,711 252
33329 Other industrial machinery mfg 12 19,463 5,871 193
333298 All other industrial machinery mfg 6 11,429 3,751 123
3333 Commercial & service industry machinery mfg 13 142,541 15,776 509
333315 Photographic & photocopying equipment mfg 2 D D (250-499)
333319 Other commercial & service industry machinery mfg 6 D D (100-249)
3334 Ventilation, heating, AC, & commercial refrigeration equip mfg 7 24,136 5,666 197
333415 AC & warm air heating & commercial/industrial refrig equip mfg 2 D D (100-249)
3335 Metalworking machinery mfg 26 40,187 12,341 365
333511 Industrial mold mfg 7 11,412 4,218 113
3336 Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment mfg 5 38,006 11,055 333
333613 Mechanical power transmission equipment mfg 4 D D (250-499)
3339 Other general-purpose machinery mfg 42 351,988 92,704 2,772
33391 Pump & compressor mfg 8 46,519 11,833 362
333911 Pump & pumping equipment mfg 6 D D (250-499)
33392 Material handling equipment mfg 16 34,487 9,434 354
333922 Conveyor & conveying equipment mfg 9 22,942 7,469 266
33399 All other general-purpose machinery mfg 18 270,982 71,437 2,056
333995 Fluid power cylinder & actuator mfg 2 D D (100-249)
333996 Fluid power pump & motor mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
333999 All other miscellaneous general-purpose machinery mfg 8 19,720 3,190 178
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 55 946,998 193,767 6,030
3342 Communications equipment mfg 15 486,519 96,595 2,603
33421 Telephone apparatus mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
33422 Radio & TV broadcasting & wireless communications equipment mfg 7 D D (250-499)
33429 Other communications equipment mfg 5 D D (250-499)
3344 Semiconductor & other electronic component mfg 13 255,812 44,987 1,870
334414 Electronic capacitor mfg 2 D D (250-499)
334415 Electronic resistor mfg 2 D D (1000-2499)
334419 Other electronic component mfg 2 D D (100-249)
3345 Navigational, measuring, medical, & control instruments mfg 14 194,189 49,713 1,462
334513 Industrial process control instrument mfg 5 56,876 14,325 511
334514 Totalizing fluid meter & counting device mfg 1 D D (500-999)
334516 Analytical laboratory instrument mfg 4 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 24 1,190,117 157,402 5,100
3353 Electrical equipment mfg 7 319,560 48,260 1,370
335312 Motor & generator mfg 2 D D (500-999)
335313 Switchgear & switchboard apparatus mfg 4 D D (500-999)
3359 Other electrical equipment & component mfg 11 865,654 107,908 3,659
33592 Communication & energy wire & cable mfg 2 D D (1000-2499)
335929 Other communication & energy wire mfg 2 D D (1000-2499)
33593 Wiring device mfg 5 D D (1000-2499)
335931 Current-carrying wiring device mfg 4 D D (500-999)
335932 Noncurrent-carrying wiring device mfg 1 D D (500-999)
33599 All other electrical equipment & component mfg 4 150,927 20,742 1,317
335999 All other miscellaneous electrical equipment & component mfg 4 150,927 20,742 1,317
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
336 Transportation equipment mfg 69 1,496,977 228,088 7,610
3362 Motor vehicle body & trailer mfg 18 273,820 38,491 1,478
336211 Motor vehicle body mfg 9 55,238 10,326 409
336212 Truck trailer mfg 5 166,432 18,659 646
336214 Travel trailer & camper mfg 3 D D (250-499)
3363 Motor vehicle parts mfg 33 709,808 140,648 4,514
33631 Motor vehicle gasoline engine & engine parts mfg 6 184,828 47,578 1,188
336311 Carburetor, piston, piston ring, & valve mfg 2 D D (1000-2499)
336312 Gasoline engine & engine parts mfg 4 D D (100-249)
33633 Motor vehicle steering & suspension component (except spring) mfg 3 D D (500-999)
33635 Motor vehicle transmission & power train parts mfg 1 D D (100-249)
33636 Motor vehicle seating & interior trim mfg 3 D D (100-249)
33637 Motor vehicle metal stamping 2 D D (100-249)
33639 Other motor vehicle parts mfg 14 340,213 58,497 1,993
336391 Motor vehicle air-conditioning mfg 2 D D (250-499)
336399 All other motor vehicle parts mfg 12 D D (1000-2499)
3364 Aerospace product & parts mfg 4 D D (500-999)
336413 Other aircraft part & auxiliary equipment mfg 3 D D (500-999)
3365 Railroad rolling stock mfg 5 31,168 5,063 184
3369 Other transportation equipment mfg 7 D D (500-999)
336999 All other transportation equipment mfg 5 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 105 379,777 77,462 3,075
3371 Household & institutional furniture & kitchen cabinet mfg 68 68,311 16,061 820
33711 Wood kitchen cabinet & counter top mfg 46 43,052 9,188 495
33712 Household & institutional furniture mfg 22 25,259 6,873 325
337121 Upholstered household furniture mfg 6 11,600 2,873 146
337127 Institutional furniture mfg 4 12,453 3,657 156
3372 Office furniture (including fixtures) mfg 29 262,390 48,987 1,858
337212 Custom architectural woodwork & millwork mfg 7 23,116 9,974 365
337215 Showcase, partition, shelving, & locker mfg 10 234,871 37,615 1,420
3379 Other furniture related product mfg 8 49,076 12,414 397
33791 Mattress mfg 4 39,966 9,559 275
33792 Blind & shade mfg 4 9,110 2,855 122
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
339 Miscellaneous mfg 164 1,081,801 129,425 4,721
3391 Medical equipment & supplies mfg 72 992,833 105,569 3,537
339112 Surgical & medical instrument mfg 9 D D (2500-4999)
339113 Surgical appliance & supplies mfg 8 D D (500-999)
339116 Dental laboratories 44 17,125 6,541 273
3399 Other miscellaneous mfg 92 88,968 23,856 1,184
33992 Sporting & athletic goods mfg 12 20,017 4,555 228
33995 Sign mfg 37 28,130 8,822 326
33999 All other miscellaneous mfg 22 33,155 8,301 543
339994 Broom, brush, & mop mfg 3 D D (100-249)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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