NAICS 326150 Urethane and other foam products (excluding polystyrene)

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 86 662 3,336 219 118
2004 106 674 3,296 265 127
2005 111 778 3,302 263 127
2006 120 839 3,505 263 115
2007 111 784 2,928 265 98
2008 117 787 2,870 259 93
2009 109 642 2,235 226 72
2010 109 660 2,270 229 81
2011 112 892 2,336 247 90
2012 112 * 1,008 * 2,336 * 253 89

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in converting plastics resins, other than polystyrene, into foam products.

Examples:

  • Cushion blocks
  • Food containers
  • Ice chests or coolers
  • Packaging
  • Seat cushions
  • Shipping pads and shaped cushioning
  • Underlay for carpets and rugs
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