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Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing Sector (NAICS 3254)

Pharmaceutical manufacturing is part of the manufacturing sector (NAICS 31 - 33). It consists of establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  • manufacturing biological and medical products;
  • processing botanical drugs and herbs; 
  • isolating active medical principles from botanical drugs and herbs;
  • manufacturing pharmaceutical products intended for internal and external consumption in such forms as tablets, capsules, ointments, powders and solutions.

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