1312 Natural Textile Manufacturing

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

1312 Natural Textile Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in spinning yarns or weaving fabrics wholly or predominantly made of natural fibres such as cotton or wool. Also included are units mainly engaged in manufacturing yarns or woven fabrics wholly or predominantly made from flax or silk.

Primary activities

  • Cotton sewing thread manufacturing
  • Tow manufacturing (from flax, hemp or jute)
  • Tyre cord yarn or fabric, cotton, manufacturing
  • Woven fabric, cotton, manufacturing
  • Woven fabric, woollen or worsted wool, manufacturing
  • Yarn, cotton, flax or silk, manufacturing
  • Yarn, woollen, manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • ginning cottons are included in Class 0521 Cotton Ginning;
  • manufacturing textile furnishings or curtains from fabrics manufactured at the same unit are included in Class 1333 Cut and Sewn Textile Product Manufacturing; and
  • manufacturing textile floor coverings are included in Class 1331 Textile Floor Covering Manufacturing.
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