NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31511

Industry 31511

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 31511 – Hosiery and Sock Mills

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31511: See industry description for 315110 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 315110: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in knitting or knitting and finishing hosiery and socks.

Cross-References for Industry 31511

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 31511. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing orthopedic hosiery–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 339113, Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing slipper socks from purchased socks–are classified in Industry NAICS 316210, Footwear Manufacturing; and
  • Finishing apparel products only–are classified in Industry NAICS 313310, Textile and Fabric Finishing Mills.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 31511

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 31511. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Anklets, sheer hosiery or socks, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Athletic socks, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Boys’ socks manufacturing
  • Calf high sheer hosiery knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Children’s socks manufacturing
  • Crew socks knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Footies, sheer, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Girls’ hosiery, sheer, full length or knee length, knitting and finishing
  • Girls’ socks manufacturing
  • Hosiery, sheer, women’s, misses’, and girls’ full-length and knee-length, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Hosiery, women’s, girls’, and infants’, manufacturing
  • Leggings knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Men’s socks knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Nylon hosiery, sheer, women’s, misses’, and girls’ full-length and knee-length, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Nylons, sheer, women’s, misses’, and girls’ full-length and knee-length, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Panty hose, women’s and girls’, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Slipper socks made in sock mills
  • Socks knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Socks, men’s and boy’s, manufacturing
  • Socks, slipper, made in sock mills
  • Stockings, sheer, manufacturing
  • Stockings, sheer, women’s, misses’, and girls’, full-length and knee-length, knitting or knitting and finishing
  • Tights knitting or knitting and finishing

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

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