This classification consists of establishments engaged in manufacturing wood furniture commonly used in dwellings, with the exception of television, radio, phonograph, and sewing machine cabinets, which are classified in SIC 2517: Wood Television, Radio, Phonograph, and Sewing Machine Cabinets; also, millwork production is classified in SIC 2431: Millwork; wood kitchen cabinets are classified in SIC 2434: Wood Kitchen Cabinets. Cut stone and concrete furniture is classified in the major group for stone, clay, glass, and concrete products; laboratory and hospital furniture, except hospital beds, is in the major group for measuring, analyzing, and controlling instruments; photographic, medical, and optical goods; watches and clocks; and beauty and barber shop furniture is classified in the major group for miscellaneous manufacturing industries; and those engaged in woodworking to individual order or in the nature of reconditioning and repair are classified in non-manufacturing industries.
This industry is defined primarily by the materials with which the products are constructed, rather than the end product itself. All products feature wood frames and fabric or leather upholstery.
This industry category includes establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing metal furniture of a type commonly used in dwellings.
Producing more than 35 million units each year, U.S. mattress manufacturers make up a four billion dollar enterprise, according to figures released by the U.S.
This category covers establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing wood cabinets for radios, television sets, phonographs, and sewing machines.
This industry category includes establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing reed, rattan, and other wicker furniture; plastics and fiberglass household furniture and cabinets; and household furniture not elsewhere classified.
This classification covers establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing office furniture made chiefly of wood, including benches, bookcases, cabinets, chairs, desks, filing boxes and cabinets, panel furniture systems, stools, tables, partitions, and modular furniture systems.
This category describes establishments primarily engaged in the manufacturing of office furniture, except furniture chiefly made of wood. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing safes and vaults are classified in SIC 3499: Fabricated Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified.
An estimated 500 establishments were involved in the production of manufactured goods falling under the category of public building and related furniture in the United States. The total value of shipments generated by the industry amounted to 5.13 billion in 2000.
In the late 1990s about 2,300 companies were engaged in the manufacture of wood shelving, partitions, and fixtures for commercial and residential use in the United States. The vast majority of them—nearly 80 percent—were firms of less than 20 employees.
The U.S. Census Bureau reported that in the late 1990s a total of 31 establishments manufactured nonwood prefabricated partitions as their primary product; 45 manufactured nonwood shelving and lockers as their primary product; 91 manufactured mainly nonwood storage racks and accessories; and 299 manufactured mainly nonwood fixtures for stores, banks, offices, and other uses.
Companies engaged in the manufacture of drapery hardware and window coverings have witnessed an astounding demand for their wares since the 1980s and have introduced many new types of products to satisfy consumer needs. However, U.S.
This classification covers establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing furniture and fixtures, not elsewhere classified, including hospital beds and furniture specially designed for use in restaurants, bars, cafeterias, bowling centers, and ships.