Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Industrial Design Services - 54142

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the function, value and appearance of products. These services can include the determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, colour, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human needs, safety, market appeal and efficiency in production, distribution, use and maintenance.

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    Example Activities:
    Automobile industrial design services
    Furniture design services
    Industrial design consulting services
    Modelling services (for scale models)
    Package design (industrial) services

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    designing, subcontracting the manufacturing and marketing of products (31-33, Manufacturing);
    applying principles of engineering in the design, development and utilization of machines, materials,
    instruments, structures, processes and systems (see 541330 Engineering services)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

1,592

0-99 Employees

100%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$232.3
thousand

Profitable

83.9%

Salaries and wages

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