SIC Industry Description

Industry: 2421—Sawmills and Planing Mills, General
Establishments primarily engaged in sawing rough lumber and timber from logs and bolts, or resawing cants and flitches into lumber, including box lumber and softwood cut stock; planing mills combined with sawmills; and separately operated planing mills which are engaged primarily in producing surfaced lumber and standard workings or patterns of lumber. This industry includes establishments primarily engaged in sawing lath and railroad ties and in producing tobacco hogshead stock, wood chips, and snow fence lath. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing box shook or boxes are classified in Industry Group 244; those manufacturing Bash, doors, wood molding, window and door frames, and other fabricated millwork are classified in Industry Group 243; and those manufacturing hardwood dimension and flooring are classified in Industry 2426.

Cants, resawed (lumber)Lumber: rough, sawed, or planed
Ceiling lumber, dressedPlaning mills, independent: except millwork
Chipper millsResawing lumber into smaller dimensions
Custom sawmillsSawdust and shavings
Cut stock, softwoodSawmills, except special product mills
Flitches (veneer stock), made in sawmillsSiding, dressed lumber
Flooring (dressed lumber), softwoodSilo stock, wood: sawed
Fuelwood, from mill wasteSnow fence lath
Furniture dimension stock, softwoodStud mills
Kiln drying of lumberTies, railroad: sawed
Lath, made in sawmills and lathmillsTobacco hogshead stock
Lumber stacking or stickingWood chips produced at mill
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
2421Sawmills and Planing Mills, General3,311
242100Sawmills and planing mills, general1,752
24210000Sawmills and planing mills, general1,752
242101Building and structural materials, wood238
24210100Building and structural materials, wood196
24210101Cants, resawed (lumber)7
24210102Ceiling lumber, dressed3
24210103Flooring (dressed lumber), softwood17
24210104Lath, made in sawmills and lathmills3
24210105Siding (dressed lumber)9
24210106Silo stock, wood: sawed3
242102Sawdust, shavings, and wood chips185
24210200Sawdust, shavings, and wood chips40
24210201Fuelwood, from mill waste14
24210202Sawdust and shavings47
24210203Wood chips, produced at mill84
242103Specialty sawmill products227
24210300Specialty sawmill products33
24210301Custom sawmill117
24210302Flitches (veneer stock), made in sawmills1
24210303Kiln drying of lumber76
242104Outdoor wood structural products86
24210400Outdoor wood structural products58
24210401Railroad ties, sawed25
24210402Snow fence lath1
24210403Tobacco hogshead stock2
242199Sawmills and planing mills, general, nec823
24219901Box lumber11
24219902Chipper mill33
24219903Cut stock, softwood7
24219904Furniture dimension stock, softwood11
24219905Lumber stacking or sticking12
24219906Lumber: rough, sawed, or planed644
24219907Planing mill, independent: except millwork12
24219908Planing mills, nec42
24219909Resawing lumber into smaller dimensions51