1997 Economic Census:
Manufacturing
Berks County, PA


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 587 7,729,356 1,510,673 41,614
311 Food mfg 55 894,573 115,342 4,153
312 Beverage & tobacco product mfg 7 306,025 21,541 662
313 Textile mills 11 75,255 24,540 938
315 Apparel mfg 37 231,398 41,746 2,376
316 Leather & allied product mfg 4 D D (500-999)
322 Paper mfg 13 160,980 25,916 709
323 Printing & related support activities 53 177,850 44,720 1,418
325 Chemical mfg 29 446,843 59,691 1,443
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 28 210,432 57,789 1,715
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 25 201,062 39,963 1,076
331 Primary metal mfg 33 1,787,563 303,284 6,238
332 Fabricated metal product mfg 109 529,463 113,045 3,705
333 Machinery mfg 40 257,729 48,167 1,384
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 17 614,744 128,226 2,882
335 Electrical equipment, appliance, & component mfg 12 530,344 133,144 4,039
336 Transportation equipment mfg 13 680,949 210,408 4,436
337 Furniture & related product mfg 29 54,602 15,890 536
339 Miscellaneous mfg 38 239,463 84,745 2,259

 

 

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 587 7,729,356 1,510,673 41,614
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
311 Food mfg 55 894,573 115,342 4,153
3113 Sugar & confectionery product mfg 10 D D (1000-2499)
31133 Confectionery mfg from purchased chocolate 8 364,196 42,779 1,751
3118 Bakeries & tortilla mfg 20 132,272 24,122 999
31181 Bread & bakery product mfg 18 D D (500-999)
311812 Commercial bakeries 7 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 7 306,025 21,541 662
3121 Beverage mfg 7 306,025 21,541 662
31211 Soft drink & ice mfg 5 D D (500-999)
312111 Soft drink mfg 4 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
313 Textile mills 11 75,255 24,540 938
3132 Fabric mills 6 63,942 20,626 732
31322 Narrow fabric mills & schiffli machine embroidery 2 D D (500-999)
313221 Narrow fabric mills 2 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
315 Apparel mfg 37 231,398 41,746 2,376
3151 Apparel knitting mills 9 D D (500-999)
3152 Cut & sew apparel mfg 25 123,910 25,948 1,614
31522 Men's & boys' cut & sew apparel mfg 8 62,148 11,398 728
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
316 Leather & allied product mfg 4 D D (500-999)
3161 Leather & hide tanning & finishing 2 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
322 Paper mfg 13 160,980 25,916 709
3222 Converted paper product mfg 9 115,492 19,284 549
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
323 Printing & related support activities 53 177,850 44,720 1,418
32311 Printing 49 176,931 44,294 1,400
323110 Commercial lithographic printing 30 114,543 36,729 1,147
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
325 Chemical mfg 29 446,843 59,691 1,443
3255 Paint, coating, & adhesive mfg 4 211,495 26,412 600
32551 Paint & coating mfg 3 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
326 Plastics & rubber products mfg 28 210,432 57,789 1,715
3261 Plastics product mfg 25 209,956 57,672 1,710
32619 Other plastics product mfg 17 77,970 19,986 727
326199 All other plastics product mfg 16 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
327 Nonmetallic mineral product mfg 25 201,062 39,963 1,076
3273 Cement & concrete product mfg 16 127,945 21,751 586
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
331 Primary metal mfg 33 1,787,563 303,284 6,238
3311 Iron & steel mills & ferroalloy mfg 1 D D (2500-4999)
331111 Iron & steel mills 1 D D (2500-4999)
3314 Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing 12 744,621 46,941 1,239
33142 Copper rolling, drawing, extruding, & alloying 7 588,491 32,777 879
331421 Copper rolling, drawing, & extruding 6 D D (500-999)
3315 Foundries 19 D D (1000-2499)
33151 Ferrous metal foundries 10 118,743 39,369 1,478
331513 Steel foundries (except investment) 4 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 109 529,463 113,045 3,705
3323 Architectural & structural metals mfg 22 132,882 27,788 824
3325 Hardware mfg 1 D D (500-999)
3327 Machine shops, turned product, & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 37 115,190 28,826 1,043
33271 Machine shops 33 D D (500-999)
33272 Turned product & screw, nut, & bolt mfg 4 D D (500-999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
333 Machinery mfg 40 257,729 48,167 1,384
3332 Industrial machinery mfg 13 169,200 23,579 597
33329 Other industrial machinery mfg 13 169,200 23,579 597
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
334 Computer & electronic product mfg 17 614,744 128,226 2,882
3344 Semiconductor & other electronic component mfg 9 D D (2500-4999)
334413 Semiconductor & related device mfg 1 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 12 530,344 133,144 4,039
3359 Other electrical equipment & component mfg 5 D D (2500-4999)
33591 Battery mfg 3 D D (2500-4999)
335911 Storage battery mfg 2 D D (2500-4999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
336 Transportation equipment mfg 13 680,949 210,408 4,436
3362 Motor vehicle body & trailer mfg 5 D D (1000-2499)
336211 Motor vehicle body mfg 3 D D (1000-2499)
3363 Motor vehicle parts mfg 3 D D (2500-4999)
33639 Other motor vehicle parts mfg 2 D D (2500-4999)
336399 All other motor vehicle parts mfg 2 D D (2500-4999)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
337 Furniture & related product mfg 29 54,602 15,890 536
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Value of
Shipments
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
339 Miscellaneous mfg 38 239,463 84,745 2,259
3391 Medical equipment & supplies mfg 20 206,435 76,059 1,943
339112 Surgical & medical instrument mfg 6 150,468 65,044 1,598
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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