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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 2010


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 20 - Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
  • Group: 201 - Sawmilling and planing of wood
  • Class: 2010 - Sawmilling and planing of wood

Explanatory note

This class includes operation of sawmills and planing mills, whether or not mobile, in the forest or elsewhere.
Sawing rough lumber or timber from logs and bolts or resawing cants and flitches into lumber. Planing combined with sawing or separately, producing surfaced lumber and timber and standard workings or patterns of lumber.
Slicing, peeling or chipping logs.
Also included is impregnating or chemical treatment of wood with preservatives or other materials.
Manufacture of wood wool, wood flour, chips particles, when done as a primary activity.
Manufacture of unassembled wood flooring including parquet flooring.
Manufacture of wooden railway sleepers.

Exclusions: Logging, production of wood in the rough (debarked and simply squared), is classified in class 0200 (Forestry, logging and related service activities).
Manufacture of veneer sheets thin enough for use in plywood, boards and panels is classified in class 2021 (Manufacture of veneer sheets; manufacture of plywood, laminboard, particle board and other panels and boards).
Manufacture of shingles and shakes, beadings and mouldings, etc., is classified in class 2022 (Manufacture of builders' carpentry and joinery).

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