SIC Code 23 – Apparel and other Finished Products Made from Fabrics and Similar Materials
This major group, known as the cutting-up and needle trades, includes establishments producing clothing and fabricating products by cutting and sewing purchased woven or knit textile fabrics and related materials, such as leather, rubberized fabrics, plastics, and furs. Also included are establishments that manufacture clothing by cutting and joining (for example, by adhesives) materials such as paper and non-woven textiles.
Included in the apparel industries are three types of establishments:
(1) the regular or inside factories
(2) contract factories
(3) apparel jobbers