SIC Industry Description

Industry: 3544—Special Dies and Tools, Die Sets, Jigs and Fixtures, and Industrial Molds
Establishments commonly known as contract tool and die shops and primarily engaged in manufacturing, on a job or order basis, special tools and fixtures for use with machine tools, hammers, die-casting machines, and presses. The products of establishments classified in this industry include a wide variety of special toolings, such as dies; punches; diesets and components, and subpresses; jigs and fixtures; and special checking devices. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing molds for die-casting and foundry casting; metal molds for plaster working, rubber working, plastics working, glass working and similar machinery are also included. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing molds for heavy steel ingots are classified in Industry 3321, and those manufacturing cutting dies, except metal cutting, are classified in Industry 3423.

Diamond dies, metalworkingIndustrial molds
Dies and die holders for metal die-casting and metal cutting and forming, except threadingJigs and fixtures (metalworking machinery accessories)
Dies, metalworking, except threadingJigs: inspection, gauging, and checking
Dies, plastics formingPunches, forming and stamping
Dies, steel ruleSubpresses, metalworking
Diesets for metal stamping (presses)Welding positioners (jigs)
Extrusion diesWiredrawing and straightening dies
Forms, metal (molds): for foundry and plastics working machinery
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
3544Special Dies, Tools, Jigs, and Fixtures4,560
354400Special dies, tools, jigs, and fixtures827
35440000Special dies, tools, jigs, and fixtures827
354401Special dies and tools2,415
35440100Special dies and tools1,948
35440101Diamond dies, metalworking11
35440102Die sets for metal stamping (presses)82
35440103Die springs1
35440104Dies and die holders for metal cutting, forming, die casting131
35440105Dies, plastics forming61
35440106Dies, steel rule113
35440107Extrusion dies41
35440108Paper cutting dies11
35440109Wire drawing and straightening dies16
354402Jigs and fixtures97
35440200Jigs and fixtures84
35440201Jigs: inspection, gauging, and checking5
35440202Welding positioners (jigs)8
354499Special dies, tools, jigs, and fixtures, nec1,221
35449901Forms (molds), for foundry and plastics working machinery240
35449902Industrial molds946
35449903Punches, forming and stamping29
35449904Subpresses, metalworking6