NAICS 315211: Men's and Boys' Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors

This U.S. industry comprises establishments commonly referred to as contractors primarily engaged in (1) cutting materials owned by others for men's and boys' apparel and/or (2) sewing materials owned by others for men's and boys' apparel.

The data published with NAICS code 315211 include the following SIC industries:

2311 Men's and boys' suits and coats (pt)
2321 Shirts, men's and boys' (pt)
2322 Men's and boys' underwear and nightwear (pt)
2325 Men's and boys' trousers and slacks (pt)
2326 Men's and boys' work clothing (pt)
2329 Men's and boys' clothing, n.e.c. (pt)
2341 Women's and children's underwear (pt)
2384 Robes and dressing gowns (pt)
2385 Waterproof outer garments (pt)
2395 Pleating and stitching (pt)

This definition comes from the 1997 NAICS manual. However, for this industry, the 1997 Economic Census Manufacturing did not fully implement the conversion to NAICS. Data for NAICS industry 315211 do not include establishments primarily engaged in cut and sew contract work for men's and boy's neckwear, hats, shirts, other outerwear, fur goods, dress and work gloves, leather gloves and mittens, leather and sheep-lined clothing, apparel belts, or apparel and accessories, NEC. The NAICS definitions will be fully implemented with the 2002 Economic Census.

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