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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 2891


  • Tabulation Category: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 28 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
  • Group: 289 - Manufacture of other fabricated metal products; metal working service activities
  • Class: 2891 - Forging, pressing, stamping and roll-forming of metal; powder metallurgy

Explanatory note

This class includes manufacture of a wide variety of finished or semi-finished metal products by forging, pressing, stamping, roll-forming, i.e. deformation of metal by compressive forces exerted by rolls, or powder metallurgy, i.e. production of metal objects directly from metal powders, by heat treatment (sintering) or under pressure - i.e. manufacture of a range of products which, individually, would be characteristically produced in other activity classes.

Exclusion: Manufacture of metal powders is classified in classes 2710 (Manufacture of basic iron and steel) and 2720 (Manufacture of basic precious and non-ferrous metals), respectively.

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