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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 1701


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 17 - Manufacture of paper and paper products
  • Group: 170 - Manufacture of paper and paper products
  • Class: 1701 - Manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- manufacture of bleached, semi-bleached or unbleached paper pulp by mechanical, chemical (dissolving or non-dissolving) or semi-chemical processes
- manufacture of cotton-linters pulp
- removal of ink and manufacture of pulp from waste paper
- manufacture of paper and paperboard intended for further industrial processing

This class also includes:
- further processing of paper and paperboard:
· coating, covering and impregnating of paper and paperboard
· manufacture of crêped or crinkled paper
· manufacture of laminates and foils, if laminated with paper or paperboard
- manufacture of handmade paper
- manufacture of newsprint and other printing or writing paper
- manufacture of cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres
- manufacture of carbon paper or stencil paper in rolls or large sheets

This class excludes:
- manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard, see 1702
- manufacture of further-processed articles of paper, paperboard or pulp, see 1709
- manufacture of coated or impregnated paper, where the coating or impregnant is the main ingredient, see class in which the manufacture of the coating or impregnant is classified
- manufacture of abrasive paper, see 2399

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