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Rubber, Plastic and Man-made Fiber Sector

The plastics and rubber products manufacturing sector includes establishments that make goods by processing plastics materials and raw rubber. The sector is now classified under the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as 326.

The man-made fiber industry covers the manufacturing of cellulosic, noncellulosic, and polyester fibers. Since 1953, most man-made fibers are synthetic fibers. The sector is now classified under the 2007 NAICS as 32522.

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Profile of the Plastic Resins and Manmade Fiber Industry (PDF) (190 pp, 2MB, About PDF)

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