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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 259


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
  • Group: 259 - Manufacture of other fabricated metal products; metalworking service activities


This Group is divided into the following Classes:

  • 2591 - Forging, pressing, stamping and roll-forming of metal; powder metallurgy
  • 2592 - Treatment and coating of metals; machining
  • 2593 - Manufacture of cutlery, hand tools and general hardware
  • 2599 - Manufacture of other fabricated metal products n.e.c.

Explanatory note

This group includes general activities for the treatment of metal, such as forging or pressing, plating, coating, engraving, boring, polishing, welding etc., which are typically carried out on a fee or contract basis. This group also includes the manufacture of a variety of metal products, such as cutlery; metal hand tools and general hardware; cans and buckets; nails, bolts and nuts; metal household articles; metal fixtures; ships propellers and anchors; assembled railway track fixtures etc. for a variety of household and industrial uses.

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