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 Offices13,375
505100Metals service centers and offices1,927
50510000Metals service centers and offices1,927
505101Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening873
50510100Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening462
50510101Bale ties, wire11
50510102Cable, wire151
50510103Reinforcement mesh, wire23
50510104Rods, wire (not insulated)5
50510105Rope, wire (not insulated)118
50510106Wire screening8
50510107Wire, nec95
505102Iron and steel (ferrous) products8,436
50510200Iron and steel (ferrous) products1,367
50510201Bearing piles, iron or steel10
50510202Black plate, iron or steel13
50510203Cast iron pipe42
50510204Castings, rough: iron or steel132
50510205Concrete reinforcing bars23
50510206Ferroalloys41
50510207Ferrous metals108
50510208Forgings, ferrous29
50510209Forms, concrete construction (steel)78
50510210Iron or steel flat products87
50510211Iron or steel semifinished products40
50510212Pig iron10
50510213Piling, iron and steel19
50510214Pipe and tubing, steel896
50510215Rails and accessories51
50510216Steel5,276
50510217Structural shapes, iron or steel189
50510218Terneplate0
50510219Track spikes1
50510220Steel decking24
505103Copper products143
50510300Copper products55
50510301Copper67
50510302Copper sheets, plates, bars, rods, pipes, etc., nec21
505104Miscellaneous nonferrous products415
50510400Miscellaneous nonferrous products163
50510401Anode metal10
50510402Lead55
50510403Mercury2
50510404Nonferrous metal sheets, bars, rods, etc., nec142
50510405Tin and tin base metals, shapes, forms, etc., nec15
50510406Tin plate11
50510408Zinc17
505199Metals service centers and offices, nec1,581
50519901Aluminum bars, rods, ingots, sheets, pipes, plates, etc.689
50519902Bars, metal63
50519903Foundry products167
50519904Ingots11
50519905Nails208
50519906Plates, metal37
50519907Rods, metal26
50519908Sheets, galvanized or other coated19
50519909Sheets, metal194
50519910Strip, metal15
50519911Tubing, metal101
50519912Stampings, metal51