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ISIC Rev.3 code 2101


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 21 - Manufacture of paper and paper products
  • Group: 210 - Manufacture of paper and paper products
  • Class: 2101 - Manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard

Explanatory note

This class includes manufacture of wood pulp: mechanical, chemical (dissolving or non-dissolving; bleached, semi-bleached or unbleached) or semi-chemical.
Manufacture of cotton linters pulp.
Manufacture of pulps of other fibrous cellulosic material by mechanical, chemical or semi-chemical processes.
Making pulp from waste paper is included.
Operation of paper mills and manufacture of uncoated or machine coated paper or paperboard in rolls or sheets. Manufacture of newsprint, other printing or writing paper; stock papers intended for conversion into towels, napkins, facial tissues, etc.; cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres; papers used for packaging, as corrugating medium, or in cigarette manufacture. Manufacture of vegetable parchment, greaseproof, tracing or other glazed, transparent or translucent papers.
Manufacture of multi-ply paper and paperboard.
Manufacture of hand-made paper.
Further processing of paper and paperboard (manufacture of "off-machine" papers and paperboard) producing such products as coated, covered or impregnated paper; creped or crinkled paper; composite paper and paperboard (e.g. paper laminated with bitumen or other adhesive).

Exclusions: Manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard is classified in class 2102.
Manufacture of other articles of pulp, paper or paperboard is classified in class 2109.
Manufacture of abrasive paper is classified in class 2699 (Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.).
Manufacture of coated or impregnated paper in which the coating or impregnation is the main ingredient (e.g. paper impregnated with soap) is classified in that class in which manufacture of the coating or impregnant is classified.

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