NAICS 333220 Plastics and rubber processing machinery

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 66 1,140 4,411 517 1,049
2004 87 1,070 4,199 491 997
2005 96 1,084 4,940 515 1,035
2006 92 1,155 5,120 537 994
2007 94 1,075 4,582 524 1,061
2008 96 1, 063 4,366 475 901
2009 95 874 3,669 359 722
2010 95 920 3,730 393 809
2011 96 1,030 3,841 422 960
2012 96 * 1,042 * 3,841 * 488 953

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing machinery used in processing rubber or plastics materials.

Examples:

  • Injection moulding machinery
  • Compression machinery
  • Extrusion machinery
  • Blow moulding machinery
  • Thermoforming and vacuum forming machinery
  • Tire-making and retreading machinery and equipment
  • Vulcanizers

Exclusion(s): Establishments primarily engaged in:

  • manufacturing industrial moulds for plastics and rubber working machinery (33351, Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing).
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