Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Plastics and rubber products manufacturing - 326

Definition

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in: making goods by processing raw rubber and plastics materials. Rubber- and plastics-based activities are combined in the same subsector because the technical properties of these polymers are related.

Generally, establishments classified in this subsector manufacture products made of just one material, rubber or plastics, with the major exception of tire manufacturing.

Exclusions

Establishments primarily engaged in:
manufacturing synthetic resins from basic organic chemicals (see 325210 Resin and synthetic rubber
manufacturing)
compounding plastics resins from recycled materials (see 325991 Custom compounding of purchased
resins).

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2022.

Establishments

2,937

0-99 Employees

85.8%

Financial performance

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Alberta

18.8%

British Columbia

18.3%

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Salaries

$5.3
billion

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Net revenue

$2.4
billion

Shipments

$29.1
billion

Value added

$12.2
billion

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Exports

$16.8
billion

Imports

$21.3
billion

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