SIC Industry Description

Industry: 2491—Wood Preserving
Establishments primarily engaged in treating wood, sawed or planed in other establishments, with creosote or other preservatives to prevent decay and to protect against fire and insects. This industry also includes the cutting, treating, and selling of poles, posts, and piling, but establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing other wood products, which they may also treat with preservatives, are not included.

Bridges and trestles, wood: treatedPoles, cutting and preserving
Creosoting of woodPosts, wood: treated
Crossties, treatedPreserving of wood (creosoting)
Flooring, wood block: treatedRailroad cross bridge and switch ties treated
Millwork, treatedRailway crossties, wood: treated
Mine props, treatedStructural lumber and timber, treated
Mine ties, wood: treatedVehicle lumber, treated
Piles, foundation and marine construction: treatedWood fence: pickets, poling, rails—treated
Piling, wood: treatedWood products, creosoted
Poles and pole crossarms, treated
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
2491Wood Preserving640
249100Wood preserving245
24910000Wood preserving245
249101Poles, posts and pilings: treated wood83
24910100Poles, posts and pilings: treated wood21
24910101Mine props, treated wood2
24910102Piles, foundation and marine construction: treated wood20
24910103Pilings, treated wood2
24910104Poles and pole crossarms, treated wood28
24910105Posts, treated wood10
249102Bridges and trestles, treated wood30
24910200Bridges and trestles, treated wood3
24910201Bridges, treated wood2
24910202Railroad cross bridges and switch ties, treated wood18
24910203Railroad cross-ties, treated wood7
24910204Trestles, treated wood0
249199Wood preserving, nec282
24919901Flooring, treated wood block16
24919902Millwork, treated wood42
24919903Preserving (creosoting) of wood21
24919904Structural lumber and timber, treated wood133
24919905Vehicle lumber, treated wood7
24919906Wood products, creosoted63