Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Artificial and Synthetic Fibres and Filaments Manufacturing - 32522

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing artificial and synthetic fibres and filaments in the form of monofilament, filament yarn, staple or tow. Artificial fibres are made from organic polymers derived from natural raw materials, mainly cellulose.

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    Synthetic fibres are generally derived from petrochemicals. Establishments that both manufacture and texture fibres are included.

    Example Activities:
    Acetate fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Alginate fibres, manufacturing
    Artificial fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Cellophane film or sheet, manufacturing
    Cellulosic fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Cellulosic staple fibres, manufacturing
    Fibres and filaments, artificial, manufacturing
    Fibres and filaments, cellulosic, manufacturing and texturizing
    Fibres and filaments, synthetic, manufacturing
    Filament yarn, man-made, manufacturing
    Man-made fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Nylon fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Polyester fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Polyethylene terephathalate (PET) fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Polyolefin fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Protein fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Rayon fibres and filaments, manufacturing
    Throwing cellulosic yarn, made in the same establishment
    Throwing non-cellulosic yarn, made in the same establishment
    Yarn, monofilament, man-made, manufacturing
    Yarn, monofilament, man-made, manufacturing and texturizing

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    texturizing artificial and synthetic fibres and filaments produced elsewhere (31311, Fibre, Yarn and Thread Mills)
    manufacturing glass fibres (32721, Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

25

0-99 Employees

92.9%

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Average revenue

$625.4
thousand

Profitable

75%

Salaries and wages

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Manufacturing

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Exports

$315.7
million

Imports

$600.9
million
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