NAICS Code 315240

NAICS 315240

NAICS Code 315240 – Women’s, Girls’, and Infants’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 315240: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing women’s, girls’, and infants’ apparel from purchased fabric. Women’s, girls’, and infants’ 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.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 315240

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  • Knitting women’s, girls’, and infants’ apparel or knitting fabric and manufacturing women’s, girls’, and infants’ apparel–are classified in Industry Group 3151, Apparel Knitting Mills;
  • Manufacturing unisex outerwear garments, such as T-shirts, sweatshirts, and sweatpants that are sized without reference to specific gender (i.e., adult S, M, L, XL)–are classified in Industry NAICS 315220, Men’s and Boys’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing;
  • Cutting and/or sewing materials owned by others for women’s, girls’, and infants’ apparel–are classified in Industry NAICS 315210, Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors;
  • Manufacturing fur or leather apparel and team athletic uniforms–are classified in Industry NAICS 315280, Other Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing cloth diapers–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 314999, All Other Miscellaneous Textile Product Mills.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 315240

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 this classification. 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 waterproof, leather), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Athletic clothing (except team athletic uniforms), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bakers’ service apparel, washable, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bandeaux, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bathing suits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bathrobes, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Beachwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bedjackets, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Blouses, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Body stockings, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bra-slips, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Brassieres cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bridal dresses or gowns, custom made
  • Bridal dresses or gowns, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Briefs, underwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Buntings, infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Caftans, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Camisoles, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Capes (except fur, waterproof), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Chemises, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Clothing, water resistant, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Clothing, water-repellent, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coats (except fur, leather, waterproof), women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coats, nontailored service apparel (e.g., laboratory, medical, mechanics’), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coats, tailored (except fur, leather), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric
  • Collar and cuff sets, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Corselets, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Corsets and allied garments (except surgical), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coveralls, work, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Culottes, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Custom tailors, women’s and girls’ dresses cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Diaper covers, infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dickeys, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Down-filled clothing, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Drawers, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dresses, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dressing gowns, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dungarees, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dusters (i.e., apparel), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ensemble dresses, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Feather-filled clothing, jackets, and vests, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Firefighters’ dress uniforms, women’s, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Flannel shirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Foundation garments, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Garter belts cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Garters, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Girdles, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Gowns, formal, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Gowns, wedding, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hospital service apparel, washable, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Housecoats, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Housedresses, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Industrial garments, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Infants’ apparel cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Infants’ water resistant outerwear cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets (except fur, leather, sheep-lined), women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets, service apparel (e.g., laboratory, medical), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jackets, ski, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jean-cut casual slacks, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jeans, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jerseys, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jogging suits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Jumpsuits, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Knickers, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Laboratory coats, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Leggings, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Leotards, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Lingerie, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Lounging robes and dressing gowns, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Mackinaws, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Maternity bras and corsets, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Medical service apparel, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Melton jackets, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Middies, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Military dress uniforms, tailored, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Negligees, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Nightgowns, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Nightshirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except contractors)
  • Nightwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Overcoats, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pajamas, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Panties, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pants outfits, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pants, athletic, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pants, sweat, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pants, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Pantsuits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Panty girdles, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Paper dresses, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Playsuits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Police dress uniforms, women’s, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Polo shirts, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Professional service apparel, washable, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Raincoats, water resistant, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Raincoats, water-repellent, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Riding clothes, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Robes, lounging, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Rompers, infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Service apparel, washable, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shirts, outerwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shirts, underwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Shorts, outerwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ski pants, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ski suits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Skirts, tennis, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Skirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Slacks, jean-cut casual, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Slacks, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Slips, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Snowsuits, women’s, girls, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sports clothing (except team uniforms), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Suits (e.g., jogging, snowsuit, warm-up), women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Suits, tailored, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sunsuits, infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweat pants, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweat suits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweater jackets, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweater vests, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweaters, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Sweatshirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Swimsuits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • T-shirts, outerwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • T-shirts, underwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tank tops, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Teddies, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tennis shirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Tennis skirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Training pants (i.e., underwear), infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Underwear shirts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Underwear shorts, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Underwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Uniform shirts (except team athletic), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Uniforms (except team athletic), nontailored, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Uniforms, dress, tailored (e.g., fire fighter, military, police), women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Union suits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Vests, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Warmup suits, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Washable service apparel, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water resistant jackets and windbreakers, not tailored, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water resistant outerwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water resistant overcoats, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water-repellent outerwear, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Water-repellent overcoats, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Wedding dresses, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Windbreakers, women’s, girls’, and infants’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 315240

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 2501NAICS 315240
  • CA WC: 2501
  • DE WC: 0161
  • PA WC: 161
  • MI WC: 2501
  • NJ WC: 2501
  • NY WC: 2501
  • WY WC: 315240
  • GL: 51896
  • SIC: 23313

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Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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.

  • Sector 31-33: Manufacturing
  • Subsector 315: Apparel Manufacturing
  • Industry Group 3152: Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
  • Industry 31524: Women’s, Girls’, and Infants’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 315240: Women’s, Girls’, and Infants’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
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