Wood Product Manufacturing (NAICS 321)
Under this topic you will find the North American Industry Classification
System definition of the
Wood Product Manufacturing (NAICS 321) subsector. You can use this
definition to properly identify the segment of the industry you wish to study
further in other sections of Canadian Industry Statistics.
Definition of the Subsector
This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing products from wood. There are three industry groups in this subsector, comprising establishments engaged in sawing logs into lumber and similar products, or preserving these products; making products that improve the natural characteristics of wood, by making veneers, plywood, reconstituted wood panel products or engineered wood assemblies; and making a diverse range of wood products, such as millwork.
Establishments primarily engaged in:
- logging; and chipping logs in the field (113, Forestry and Logging)
- manufacturing wood pulp, paper and paper products (322, Paper Manufacturing)
- manufacturing wood kitchen cabinets and counters, and bathroom vanities (337, Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing)
- manufacturing wood signs and coffins (339, Miscellaneous Manufacturing)