423710 Hardware Merchant Wholesalers

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of hardware, knives, or handtools.

Illustrative Examples:

Brads merchant wholesalers
Cutlery merchant wholesalers
Knives (except disposable plastics) merchant wholesalers
Power handtools (e.g., drills, saws, sanders) merchant wholesalers
Fasteners (e.g., bolts, nuts, rivets, screws) merchant wholesalers
Staples merchant wholesalers
Handtools (except motor vehicle, machinists' precision) merchant wholesalers
Tacks merchant wholesalers


Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of nails, noninsulated wire, and screening--are classified in Industry 423510, Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of motor vehicle handtools and equipment--are classified in Industry 423120, Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of machinists' precision handtools--are classified in Industry 423830, Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of disposable plastics knives and eating utensils--are classified in Industry 424130, Industrial and Personal Service Paper Merchant Wholesalers.
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423710 423710 423710  Appliance hardware merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Blades (e.g., knife, saw) merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Bolts, nuts, rivets, screws, and other fasteners merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Brads merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Cabinet hardware and fittings merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Carpenters' tools merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Cutlery merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Drapery hardware merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Fasteners (e.g., bolts, nuts, rivets, screws) merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Handtools (except motor vehicle mechanics', machinists' precision) merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Hardware (except motor vehicle) merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Hinges merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Keys and locks merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Knives (except disposable plastics) merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Locks, security, merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Plumbers' tools and equipment merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Power handtools (e.g., drills, sanders, saws) merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Specialty-line hardware merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Staples merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Tacks merchant wholesalers
423710 423710 423710  Tools, hand (except motor vehicle, machinists' precision tools), merchant wholesalers