Industry: Transportation Equipment
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Employers with similar products or services are grouped into industry sectors. Industries are grouped using the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Classifying employers by type helps economists collect, publish, and interpret industry data.
The NAICS describes industry activity in transportation equipment as follows:
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing (NAICS 3361)
Firms that make autos, light duty motor vehicles (body and chassis or unibody), or chassis only. Includes light truck and utility vehicles, heavy duty trucks, motor vehicle bodies and cabs, trailers, self-contained motor homes, pickup canopies, and semi trailers.
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing (NAICS 3362)
Firms that make cabs, bodies, and chassis (the steel frames that hold the body and motor, ride on springs, and attach to axles) for motor vehicles, truck trailers, motor homes, travel trailers, and campers.
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing (NAICS 3363)
Firms that make parts for motor vehicles and engines. Includes carburetors, pistons, piston rings, valves, and gears.
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing (NAICS 3364)
Firms that make aircraft, missiles, space vehicles; aerospace engines, propulsion units; and prototypes of products. Includes aircraft conversion, overhaul, and rebuilding.
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing (NAICS 3365)
Firms that make and rebuild locomotives, frames, and parts; railroad, street, and railway track maintenance equipment.
Ship and Boat Building (NAICS 3366)
Shipyard and boat yard operations including building, repairing, converting, and altering ships and boats.
Other Transportation Equipment (NAICS 3369)
Motorcycles, bicycles, and parts; military armored vehicles and tanks; all-terrain vehicles, animal-drawn vehicles and parts, go carts (except children's), golf carts, race cars, snowmobiles and parts.