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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.2 code 3811


  • Major Division: 3 - Manufacturing
  • Division: 38 - Manufacture of Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery and Equipment
  • Major Group: 381 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
  • Group: 3811 - Manufacture of cutlery, hand tools and general hardware

Explanatory note

The manufacture of table, kitchen and other cutlery; hand and edge tools such as axes and hatchets, chisels and files, hammers, shovels, rakes, hoes and other hand agricultural and garden tools, handsaws and plumbers', masons', mechanics' and machinists' precision hand tools; hardware such as fireplace equipment, brackets, lock and key sets, and other builders' and furniture hardware, coasters, clamps, and marine and luggage vehicle hardware. Included are blacksmith shops, Excluded are the production of silverware and plated ware, classified in group 3901 (Manufacture of jewellery and related articles) and the manufacture of cutting dies and power-driven hand tools, which are classified in the appropriate group of major group 382 (Manufacture of machinery and equipment except electrical).

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