NAICS Code 315990

NAICS 315990

NAICS Code 315990 – Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing

Definition of NAICS Code 315990: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing apparel and accessories (except apparel knitting mills, cut and sew apparel contractors, men’s and boys’ cut and sew apparel, women’s and girls’ cut and sew apparel, and other cut and sew apparel). Jobbers, who perform entrepreneurial functions involved in apparel accessories manufacture, including buying raw materials, designing and preparing samples, arranging for apparel accessories to be made from their materials, and marketing finished apparel accessories, are included. Examples of products made by these establishments are belts, caps, gloves (except medical, sporting, safety), hats, and neckties.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 315990

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Cutting and/or sewing materials owned by others for apparel accessories–are classified in Industry NAICS 315210, Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors;
  • Manufacturing paper hats and caps–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 322299, All Other Converted Paper Product Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing plastics or rubber hats and caps (except bathing caps)–are classified in Subsector 326, Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing athletic gloves, such as boxing gloves, baseball gloves, golf gloves, batting gloves, and racquetball gloves–are classified in Industry NAICS 339920, Sporting and Athletic Goods Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing metal fabric, metal mesh, or rubber gloves–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 339113, Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing;
  • Knitting apparel, mittens, gloves, hats, and caps or knitting fabric and manufacturing apparel, mittens, gloves, hats, and caps–are classified in Industry Group 3151, Apparel Knitting Mills;
  • Cutting and/or sewing materials owned by others for apparel–are classified in Industry NAICS 315210, Cut and Sew Apparel Contractors;
  • Manufacturing men’s and boys’ underwear and outerwear from purchased fabric–are classified in Industry NAICS 315220, Men’s and Boys’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing;
  • Manufacturing women’s, girls’, and infants’ underwear and outerwear from purchased fabric–are classified in Industry NAICS 315240, Women’s, Girls’, and Infants’ Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing other apparel from purchased fabric and manufacturing fur and leather apparel–are classified in Industry NAICS 315280, Other Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 315990

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.

  • Apparel findings and trimmings cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Aprons, waterproof (e.g., plastics, rubberized fabric), rubberizing fabric and manufacturing aprons
  • Aprons, waterproof (including rubberized fabric, plastics), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Arm bands, elastic, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ascots, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Baseball caps cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bathing caps, rubber, manufacturing
  • Belts, apparel (e.g., fabric, leather, vinyl), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Belts, money, any material, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bibs and aprons, waterproof (e.g., plastics, rubber, similar materials), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Bibs and aprons, waterproof (e.g., plastics, rubber, similar materials), rubberizing fabric and manufacturing bibs and aprons
  • Bow ties, men’s and boys’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Caps (except fur, leather) cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Caps (i.e., apparel accessory) cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except fur, leather, apparel contractors)
  • Caps, textiles, straw, fur-felt, and wool-felt, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Chauffeurs’ hats and caps cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Coat trimmings fabric cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Cummerbunds cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dress and semidress gloves cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Dress trimmings cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Findings, suit and coat (e.g., coat fronts, pockets), cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Glove linings (except fur) manufacturing
  • Gloves and mittens (except athletic), leather, fabric, fur, or combinations, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Gloves and mittens, woven or knit, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors), manufacturing
  • Gloves, leather (except athletic, cut and sewn apparel contractors), manufacturing
  • Handkerchiefs (except paper) cut and sewn from purchased fabric
  • Harvest hats, straw, manufacturing
  • Hat bodies (e.g., fur-felt, straw, wool-felt) cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hat findings cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hat linings and trimmings cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hats (except fur, knitting mill products, leather) cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hats, cloth, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hats, fur-felt, straw, and wool-felt, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Hats, trimmed, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Headbands, women’s and girls’, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Knit gloves cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Leather gloves or mittens (except athletic, cut and sewn apparel contractors) manufacturing
  • Linings, hat, men’s, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Millinery cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Millinery trimmings cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Mittens cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Mittens, leather (except apparel contractors), manufacturing
  • Mittens, woven or knit, cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Mufflers cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Neckties cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Neckwear cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Opera hats cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Panama hats cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Police caps and hats (except protective head gear) cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Scarves cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Straw hats manufacturing
  • Suit trimmings cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Suspenders cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Ties, men’s and boys’ hand sewn (except apparel contractors), manufacturing
  • Uniform hats and caps cut and sewn from purchased fabric (except apparel contractors)
  • Work gloves, leather (except apparel contractors), manufacturing

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 315990

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): 2380, 2501, 2670NAICS 315990
  • CA WC: 2362, 2501, 2688
  • DE WC: 0134, 0161, 0205
  • PA WC: 134, 161, 205
  • MI WC: 2380, 2501
  • NJ WC: 2380, 2537, 2531, 2501, 2670
  • NY WC: 2387, 2501, 2670
  • WY WC: 315990
  • GL: 57410, 51896, 56202
  • SIC: 2396, 2353, 2389, 3151, 2381

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 315990 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

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.

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