NAICS 326160 Plastic bottles

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 71 927 4,353 310 293
2004 79 992 3,692 324 291
2005 82 969 3,824 354 326
2006 78 798 3,344 407 347
2007 77 825 3,070 396 349
2008 77 814 2,943 431 358
2009 77 706 2,713 424 348
2010 77 750 2,750 428 305
2011 84 912 2,780 470 338
2012 84 * 765 * 2,780 * 485 380

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in blow moulding or casting plastic bottles.

Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:

  • manufacturing plastic containers, except bottles (32619, Other Plastic Product Manufacturing).
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