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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 281


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
  • Group: 281 - Manufacture of general-purpose machinery


This Group is divided into the following Classes:

  • 2811 - Manufacture of engines and turbines, except aircraft, vehicle and cycle engines
  • 2812 - Manufacture of fluid power equipment
  • 2813 - Manufacture of other pumps, compressors, taps and valves
  • 2814 - Manufacture of bearings, gears, gearing and driving elements
  • 2815 - Manufacture of ovens, furnaces and furnace burners
  • 2816 - Manufacture of lifting and handling equipment
  • 2817 - Manufacture of office machinery and equipment (except computers and peripheral equipment)
  • 2818 - Manufacture of power-driven hand tools
  • 2819 - Manufacture of other general-purpose machinery

Explanatory note

This group includes the manufacture of general-purpose machinery, i.e. machinery that is being used in a wide range of ISIC industries. This can include the manufacture of components used in the manufacture of a variety of other machinery or the manufacture of machinery that support the operation of other businesses.

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