SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5051—Metals Service Centers and Offices
Establishments primarily engaged in marketing semifinished metal products, except precious metals. Establishments in this industry may operate with warehouses (metals service centers) or without warehouses (metals sales offices). Establishments primarily engaged in marketing precious metals are classified in Industry 5094.

Aluminum bars, rods, ingots, sheets, pipes, plates, etc.—wholesalePipe and tubing, steel—wholesale
Anode metal—wholesalePipe, cast iron—wholesale
Bale ties, wire—wholesalePlates, metal—wholesale
Bars, metal—wholesaleRails and accessories—wholesale
Bearing piles, iron and steel—wholesaleReinforcement mesh, wire—wholesale
Black plate, iron and steel—wholesaleRods, metal—wholesale
Castings, rough iron and steel—wholesaleSheets, galvanized or other coated—wholesale
Concrete reinforcing bars—wholesaleSheets, metal—wholesale
Copper sheets, plates, bars, rods, pipes, etc.—wholesaleSteel—wholesale
Ferroalloys—wholesaleStrip, metal—wholesale
Forgings, ferrous—wholesaleStructural shapes, iron and steel—wholesale
Forms, concrete construction steel—wholesaleTerneplate—wholesale
Foundry products—wholesaleTin and tin base metals, shapes, forms, etc.—wholesale
Ingots—wholesaleTin plate bars—wholesale
Iron and steel flat products—wholesaleTin plate—wholesale
Iron and steel semifinished products—wholesaleTrack spikes—wholesale
Lead—wholesaleTubing, metal—wholesale
Mercury—wholesaleWire rods—wholesale
Metals, except precious—wholesaleWire rope or cable, not insulated—wholesale
Nails—wholesaleWire screening—wholesale
Nonferrous metal, except precious e.g. sheets, bars, rods—wholesaleWire, not insulated—wholesale
Pig iron—wholesaleZinc—wholesale
Piling, iron and steel—wholesale
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
5051Metals Service Centers and Offices12,990
505100Metals service centers and offices1,285
50510000Metals service centers and offices1,285
505101Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening729
50510100Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening393
50510101Bale ties, wire11
50510102Cable, wire124
50510103Reinforcement mesh, wire17
50510104Rods, wire (not insulated)4
50510105Rope, wire (not insulated)97
50510106Wire screening8
50510107Wire, nec75
505102Iron and steel (ferrous) products9,155
50510200Iron and steel (ferrous) products1,120
50510201Bearing piles, iron or steel11
50510202Black plate, iron or steel7
50510203Cast iron pipe36
50510204Castings, rough: iron or steel103
50510205Concrete reinforcing bars22
50510207Ferrous metals100
50510208Forgings, ferrous29
50510209Forms, concrete construction (steel)62
50510210Iron or steel flat products67
50510211Iron or steel semifinished products38
50510212Pig iron11
50510213Piling, iron and steel16
50510214Pipe and tubing, steel829
50510215Rails and accessories47
50510217Structural shapes, iron or steel149
50510219Track spikes1
50510220Steel decking19
505103Copper products122
50510300Copper products40
50510302Copper sheets, plates, bars, rods, pipes, etc., nec18
505104Miscellaneous nonferrous products343
50510400Miscellaneous nonferrous products141
50510401Anode metal6
50510404Nonferrous metal sheets, bars, rods, etc., nec95
50510405Tin and tin base metals, shapes, forms, etc., nec13
50510406Tin plate8
505199Metals service centers and offices, nec1,356
50519901Aluminum bars, rods, ingots, sheets, pipes, plates, etc.584
50519902Bars, metal55
50519903Foundry products135
50519906Plates, metal35
50519907Rods, metal23
50519908Sheets, galvanized or other coated15
50519909Sheets, metal180
50519910Strip, metal8
50519911Tubing, metal68
50519912Stampings, metal44