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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 2826


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 28 - Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
  • Group: 282 - Manufacture of special-purpose machinery
  • Class: 2826 - Manufacture of machinery for textile, apparel and leather production

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- manufacture of textile machinery:
· machines for preparing, producing, extruding, drawing, texturing or cutting man-made textile fibres, materials or yarns
· machines for preparing textile fibres: cotton gins, bale breakers, garnetters, cotton spreaders, wool scourers, wool carbonizers, combs, carders, roving frames etc.
· spinning machines
· machines for preparing textile yarns: reelers, warpers and related machines
· weaving machines (looms), including hand looms
· knitting machines
· machines for making knotted net, tulle, lace, braid etc.
- manufacture of auxiliary machines or equipment for textile machinery:
· dobbies, jacquards, automatic stop motions, shuttle changing mechanisms, spindles and spindle flyers etc.
- manufacture of textile printing machinery
- manufacture of machinery for fabric processing:
· machinery for washing, bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing, coating or impregnating textile fabrics
· manufacture of machines for reeling, unreeling, folding, cutting or pinking textile fabrics
- manufacture of laundry machinery:
· ironing machines, including fusing presses
· commercial washing and drying machines
· dry-cleaning machines
- manufacture of sewing machines, sewing machine heads and sewing machine needles (whether or not for household use)
- manufacture of machines for producing or finishing felt or non-wovens
- manufacture of leather machines:
· machinery for preparing, tanning or working hides, skins or leather
· machinery for making or repairing footwear or other articles of hides, skins, leather or fur skins

This class excludes:
- manufacture of paper or paperboard cards for use on jacquard machines, see 1709
- manufacture of domestic washing and drying machines, see 2750
- manufacture of calendering machines, see 2819
- manufacture of machines used in bookbinding, see 2829

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