2431 Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing

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

2431 Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in manufacturing cables, wires or strips capable of conducting electricity, including braided or insulated non-ferrous cables, wires or strips. Units mainly engaged in manufacturing optical fibre cables for data transmission, including telecommunications cables are also included.

Primary activities

  • Co-axial cable manufacturing
  • Fuse wire manufacturing
  • Non-ferrous cable, wire or strip manufacturing
  • Optical fibre cable, insulated, manufacturing
  • Telecommunications cable manufacturing
  • Wire or cable, electric, manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • manufacturing uninsulated optical fibre cable are included in Class 2419 Other Professional and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing; and
  • laying or installing electric or telephone cable or wire are included in Class 3232 Electrical Services.
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