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Table 14 Manufacturing industries, by technological intensity

From: Do high-skill immigrants raise productivity? Evidence from Israeli manufacturing firms, 1990-1999

Low-tech Medium-low tech Medium-high tech High-tech
140 Processing of meat and poultry 130 Quarrying of stone and sand 230 Manufacture of refined petroleum and its products 245 Manufacture of pharmaceutical products for human veterinary use
141 Processing of fruit and vegetables 131 Mining of minerals and extraction of salts 231 Processing of nuclear fuel 300 Manufacture of office machinery
142 Processing of fish 138 Mining and quarrying of non-metallic minerals n.e.c. 240 Manufacture of basic industrial chemicals 301 Manufacture of automatic data processing machinery
143 Manufacture of edible oils, margarine and oil products   241 Manufacture of fertilizers 320 Manufacture of electronic components
144 Manufacture of dairy products and ice cream 250 Manufacture of plastic boards and pipes 242 Manufacture of petrochemicals and plastics in primary forms 321 Manufacture of semi-conductors
145 Manufacture of grain mill products 251 Manufacture of plastic sleeves and sheets 243 Manufacture of pesticides and disinfectants 330 Manufacture of telecommunication equipment
146 Bakeries   244 Manufacture of paints and varnishes 331 Manufacture of data-communication equipment
147 Manufacture of cakes, cookies and biscuits 252 Manufacture of plastic containers and bottles 246 Manufacture of soap, detergents and cosmetics 332 Manufacture of domestic electronic equipment
148 Manufacture of unleavened bread   247 Manufacture of man-made fibers 340 Manufacture of industrial equipment for control and supervision
149 Manufacture of noodles and pastry 253 Manufacture of products from armored 248 Manufacture of chemical products n.e.c. 341 Manufacture of medical and surgical equipment
150 Manufacture of sugar plastic 290 Manufacture of general purpose machinery and equipment, parts and maintenance thereof 342 Manufacture of instruments for measuring, testing, and navigating
151 Manufacture of chocolate, cocoa, and sugar confectionery 254 Manufacture of plastic products for kitchen, table and domestic uses 291 Manufacture of agricultural and forestry machinery parts and maintenance thereof 343 Manufacture of optical instruments and photographic equipment
152 Manufacture of prepared food 255 Manufacture of plastic products for technical, agricultural and industrial uses 292 Manufacture of industrial machinery, parts and maintenance thereof 355 Manufacture of aircraft
158 Manufacture of food products n.e.c   293 Manufacture of machinery for construction and road works, parts and maintenance thereof  
160 Manufacture of wine and other alcoholic beverages 256 Manufacture of plastic products n.e.c. 294 Manufacture of domestic appliances  
161 Manufacture of beer and malt 257 Manufacture of rubber products 310 Manufacture of electric motors, generators and transformers  
162 Manufacture of soft drinks 258 Manufacture of tyres and tubes 311 Manufacture of electricity distribution and control apparatus  
163 Manufacture of tobacco products 260 Manufacture of glass and glass products 312 Manufacture of insulated wire and cables  
170 Spinning, winding and interweaving of yarns   313 Manufacture of cells and batteries  
171 Weaving of fabrics 261 Manufacture of ceramic tiles 350 Manufacture of motor vehicles  
172 Weaving of terry towels 262 Manufacture of other ceramic products 351 Manufacture of bodies for motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers  
173 Finishing of textiles 263 Manufacture of cement and plaster 352 Manufacture of parts for motor vehicles  
174 Manufacture of bedclothes and bedspreads 264 Manufacture of articles of cement, concrete,plaster and clay 354 Manufacture of railway equipment  
175 Manufacturing of other textile products 265 Cutting, shaping and finishing of stone 358 Manufacture of transport equipment n.e.c.  
176 Manufacture of carpets and rugs 268 Manufacture of non-metallic mineral products n.e.c   
177 Manufacture of knitted fabrics    
178 Manufacture of knitted wearing apparel 270 Manufacture of basic iron and steel   
180 Manufacture of outwear (except knitted) and tailors dressmakers 271 Manufacture of non-ferrous and   
181 Manufacture of swim suits precious metals   
182 Manufacture of underwear (excl. knitted) 272 Iron and steel founders   
188 Manufacture of wearing apparel n.e.c. 273 Founders of non-ferrous metals   
190 Tanneries 274 Manufacture of metal pipes   
191 Manufacture of footwear and footwear articles of leather and its substitutes products, tanks and steam boilers   
192 Manufacture of products of leather and leather substitutes n.e.c. 281 Metal processing (metal workshops)   
200 Sawmills 282 Metal coating   
201 Manufacture of plywood and by-products 283 Manufacture of cutlery   
202 Manufacture of builders' carpentry and joinery and of wood products n.e.c. 284 Manufacture of cutting and hand tools   
210 Basic manufacture of paper and cardboard 285 Manufacture of plumbing fixtures   
211 Manufacture of paper and cardboard products 286 Manufacture of tinware products   
220 Publishing of books, pamphlets and other publications 287 Manufacture of wire and wire products   
222 Printing and service activities related to printing 288 Manufacture of metal products n.e.c. and n.s.   
223 Publishing and reproduction of recorded media 353 Building of ships and boats   
360 Manufacture of furniture (excl. metal and plastic one) 380 Manufacture of goldsmiths' articles   
361 Manufacture of metal furniture 381 Manufacture of silversmiths' articles   
362 Manufacture of plastic furniture 382 Manufacture of gift items   
  390 Manufacture of musical instruments   
  391 Manufacture of sports goods   
  392 Manufacture of toys and games   
  393 Manufacture of medical equipment and orthopedic articles   
  394 Manufacture of disposable medical equipment   
  395 Manufacture of school and office supplies   
  398 Manufacture of products n.e.c.