All establishments that are involved in the mechanical or chemical conversion of materials or substances into something new or different, fall under the industry of Manufacturing.

Companies that fall in this category include plants, factories or mills and such companies particularly use large energy sources and equipment. Even companies that are involved in the process of putting together components, tools and devices are also a part of the industry. Companies that are part of the material blending process also are a part of manufacturing.

In broader terms, any business house that is involved in the process of using material to create a new product is a part of the manufacturing industry. The industry is diverse and gathering data from it is not easy. It takes a certain decree of know-how, contact skills, infrastructure and backing to collect data and information from this large and very diverse industry. ProgressBay has all that it takes to do the necessary research, make the required contact and collect all the required information to create all encompassing databases and lists.

If you own a product, service, idea or concept that you think is vital or tailor-made for the manufacturing industry, ProgressBay has the list you need to target. Use our services to get the manufacturing industry to notice you. The manufacturing industry has several situations when its ven diagram overlaps with other industries. Some types of repairing activity which otherwise would be classified as a part of the construction industry, building ships, aircraft, trains, buses, cars, etc., or the reconstruction of machinery and equipment for factories and plants are classified as a part of the manufacturing industry too.

SUB-INDUSTRIES

Food is always a very important aspect of life, economy or industry. The Food and Kindred Products sub-sector of the manufacturing industry includes companies involved in the manufacture or processing food and beverage. They also are involved in support products that may not necessarily be for a requisite such as Ice, Chewing Gum, Chocolates, etc. Oil derived from vegetable and animal fats also comes under this category.

Despite the health related concerns, the fact that the consumption is very high, makes tobacco a very vital part of the manufacturing industry. Companies that are involved in the production of tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, smoking tobacco, snuff, etc., exist in this sub-sector. The process of stemming and re-drying of tobacco is also a part of this industry. Companies that obtain insecticides from tobacco also come under this sub-sector. However, there are companies that produce non-tobacco cigarettes also, and they too are categorized as a part of this sub-sector.

Establishments that are involved in preparation of fiber (fibre) and the creation of threads, braids, yarns, cords, twine, fabrics that are woven the broadwoven procedure, narrow woven procedure or knit fabrics, the production of fabric, carpets, rugs, cloth, etc., fall within the category of companies that exist in the Textile Mill Products seb-sector. Companies that provide dyeing and fiber finishing assistance and also additional support such as treating, coating and water-proofing also fall within this category.

This sub-sector of the manufacturing industry comprises of companies that produce clothes and apparel from purchased woven fabric. This output is achieved by cutting, sewing and stitching materials. The sub-sector also includes companies that manufacture clothing or accessories from fabric, leather, plastic (treated to made wearable) and rubber. In a broader sense, knitting mills, tailoring divisions, dress-making units that do not operate in a factory setting, fall within this sub-sector.

This sub-sector includes companies that provide timber cutting services, obtaining wood pulp, sawing services, mills such as shingle cooperage stock planning, plywood and veneer mills. Any business that produces or helps produce lumber is classified within this sub-sector.

Companies that provide furnishing and fixtures for houses, offices, public building, restaurants, shops, hotels, malls, etc., fall in this sub-sector.

Companies involved in the manufacture of wood pulp, cellulose fibers (fibres), etc., for the purpose of obtaining paper fall within the category of this sub-sector.

Any company involved in the process of printing or publishing of any sort, falls within this sub-sector.

Any company involved in the production process of basic chemicals or the manufacture of products by a chemical process fall within this sub-sector.

Entities that are mainly involved in the process of petroleum refining, manufacturing materials used for paving and roofing and compounding lubricating oils and greases from purchased materials are categorized under this sub-sector.

Businesses that manufacture products from plastics resins and from natural, synthetic, or reclaimed rubber fall within this sub-sector.

This sub-sector of the manufacturing industry categorizes companies that provide tanning, currying, and finishing services for hides and skins. This also includes companies that provide leather converting services, apart from manufacturing finished leather and artificial leather products and comparable products made of other materials.

This sub-sector of the manufacturing industry includes business involved in the manufacture of flat glass and other glass products. Cement, structural clay products, pottery, concrete and gypsum products, cut stone, abrasive and asbestos products also fall within the same sub-sector of the industry.

This sub-sector of the manufacturing industry includes Steel Works, Blast Furnaces and Rolling and Finishing Mills, Iron and Steel Foundries, Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous, Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous, Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding of Nonferrous, Nonferrous Foundries (Castings) and Miscellaneous Primary Metal Products.

Companies that create fabricated metal that are not used for machinery or transportation equipment fall under this sub-sector. Fabricated metal products include forgings, stampings and wires.

Companies that provide equipment for industrial use and computing equipment are categorized within this sub-sector.

This sub-sector includes companies that provide electronic and electric components and equipment with the exception of computer equipment. Products under this sub-sector include household electrical appliances, industrial appliances, lighting and wiring equipment, etc.

Any company involved in the production of equipment for transportation is classified under this sub-sector. Transportation can either be of passengers or goods.

Manufacturing industries that are not categorized in any other sub-sector, fall within this sub-sector.

Companies that are involved in the manufacture of instruments that are used for scientific analysis, testing and controlling fall within this category. Interestingly, commonly used products such as watches and clocks also fall in this vertical.

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