NAICS 326130 Laminated plastic plate, sheet and shapes

These statistics are based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

Principal statistics
Year Establishments Shipments
($ millions)
Employment Imports
($ millions)
Exports
($ millions)
* Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada estimates
Source: Statistics Canada
Note: The step change in establishments observed in 2004 was due to a change by Statistics Canada in the minimum threshold size necessary for inclusion of establishments in the annual data. This change had only a minor impact on other Principal statistics.
2003 46 501 2,221 513 353
2004 61 525 2,038 537 444
2005 62 518 1,835 559 467
2006 60 487 1,788 557 461
2007 55 419 1,879 566 469
2008 55 402 1,725 596 495
2009 52 356 1,463 548 417
2010 52 380> 1,490 570 459
2011 50 434 1,360 637 531
2012 50 * 375 * 1,360 * 696 570

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in laminating plastic profile shapes, such as plates, sheets and rods. The lamination process generally involves bonding or impregnating profiles with plastics resins and compressing them under heat.

Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:

  • manufacturing unsupported laminated plastic film, sheets and bags (32611, Unsupported Plastic Film, Sheet and Bag Manufacturing).
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