NAICS 326121 Unlaminated plastic profile 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 106 1,057 5,983 452 657
2004 113 1,135 5,910 463 678
2005 110 1,126 5,565 486 640
2006 108 1,046 4,972 486 572
2007 105 999 4,737 455 489
2008 97 895 4,398 451 446
2009 92 717 3,555 441 369
2010 92 750 3,610 465 382
2011 86 775 3,510 490 426
2012 86 * 770 * 3,475 * 524 470

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in converting plastics resins into unsupported plastic profile shapes, except films, sheets and bags.

Examples:

  • Lay flat plastic tubing
  • Profile shapes (for example, rod, tube) of non-rigid plastics
  • Sausage casings of plastics

Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:

  • manufacturing unsupported plastic bags (326111, Unsupported Plastic Bag Manufacturing)
  • manufacturing unsupported plastic films and sheets (326114, Unsupported Plastic Film and Sheet Manufacturing)
  • manufacturing rigid plastic pipe and tubing (326122, Plastic Pipe and Pipe Fitting Manufacturing).
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