NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31522

Industry 31522

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 31522 – Men’s and Boys’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 31522: See industry description for NAICS 315220 below.

Industry Description of NAICS 315220: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing men’s and boys’ cut and sew apparel from purchased fabric. Men’s and boys’ clothing jobbers, who perform entrepreneurial functions involved in apparel manufacture, including buying raw materials, designing and preparing samples, arranging for apparel to be made from their materials, and marketing finished apparel, are included.

Cross-References for Industry 31522

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 31522. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Cutting and/or sewing materials owned by others for men’s and boys’ apparel–are classified in Industry NAICS 315210, Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors;
  • Knitting men’s and boys’ apparel or knitting fabric and manufacturing men’s and boys’ apparel–are classified in Industry Group 3151, Apparel Knitting Mills; and
  • Manufacturing fur or leather apparel and team athletic uniforms–are classified in Industry NAICS 315280, Other Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 31522

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 31522. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Aprons, work (except leather, waterproof), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Athletic clothing (except team athletic uniforms), men’s, boys’ and unisex (i.e., sized without regard to gender), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bakers’ service apparel, washable, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Barbers’ service apparel, washable, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bathing suits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bathrobes, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Beachwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Briefs, underwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Caftans, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Clothing, water resistant, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Clothing, water-repellent, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coats (except fur, leather, waterproof), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coats, nontailored service apparel (e.g., laboratory, mechanics’, medical), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coats, tailored (except fur, leather), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coveralls, work, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Custom tailors, men’s and boys’ dress shirts, cut and sewn from purchased fabric
  • Custom tailors, men’s and boys’ suits, cut and sewn from purchased fabric
  • Down-filled clothing, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Drawers, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dungarees, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Feather-filled clothing, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Field jackets, military, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Firefighters’ dress uniforms, men’s, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Flannel shirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Formal jackets, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hospital service apparel, washable, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hunting coats and vests, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Industrial garments, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets (except fur, leather, sheep-lined), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets, service apparel (e.g., laboratory, medical), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets, ski, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets, tailored (except fur, leather, sheep-lined), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jean-cut casual slacks, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jerseys, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jogging suits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Knickers, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Laboratory coats, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Lounging robes and dressing gowns, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Mackinaws, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Medical service apparel, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Melton jackets, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Military dress uniforms, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Nightgowns, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Nightshirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Nightwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Overall jackets, work, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Overalls, work, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Overcoats, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pajamas, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pants (e.g., athletic, dress, sweat, work), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Police dress uniforms, men’s, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Polo shirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Professional service apparel, washable, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Raincoats, water resistant, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Raincoats, water-repellent, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Riding clothes, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Robes, lounging, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Service apparel, washable, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shirts, outerwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shirts, outerwear, unisex (i.e., sized without regard to gender), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shirts, underwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shorts, outerwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shorts, underwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ski pants, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ski suits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Slacks, jean-cut casual, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Slacks, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Snowsuits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sport coats (except fur, leather), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sport shirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sports clothing (except team uniforms), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Suits, nontailored (e.g., jogging, snow, ski, warm-up), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Suits, tailored, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweat pants, men’s, boys’, and unisex (i.e., sized without regard to gender), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweat suits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweater jackets, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweater vests, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweaters, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweatshirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweatshirts, outerwear, unisex (sized without regard to gender), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Swimsuits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • T-shirts, outerwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • T-shirts, outerwear, unisex (i.e., sized without regard to gender), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • T-shirts, underwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tailored dress and sport coats, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tank tops, outerwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tank tops, underwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tennis shirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Topcoats, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Trousers, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tuxedos cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Underwear shirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Underwear shorts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Underwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Uniform shirts (except team athletic), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Uniforms, dress (e.g., fire fighter, military, police), men’s, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Uniforms, nontailored, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Union suits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Vests, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Warmup suits, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Washable service apparel (e.g., barbers’, hospital, professional), men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water resistant jackets and windbreakers, nontailored, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water resistant outerwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water resistant overcoats, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water-repellent outerwear, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water-repellent overcoats, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Windbreakers, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Work coats and jackets, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors
  • Work pants, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Work shirts, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)

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, 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.

  • Sector 31-33: Manufacturing
    • Subsector 315: Apparel Manufacturing
      • Industry Group 3152: Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
        • Industry 31522: Men’s and Boys’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 315220: Men’s and Boys’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing

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