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 Offices13,131
505100Metals service centers and offices1,321
50510000Metals service centers and offices1,321
505101Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening750
50510100Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening402
50510101Bale ties, wire11
50510102Cable, wire130
50510103Reinforcement mesh, wire19
50510104Rods, wire (not insulated)4
50510105Rope, wire (not insulated)99
50510106Wire screening8
50510107Wire, nec77
505102Iron and steel (ferrous) products9,204
50510200Iron and steel (ferrous) products1,141
50510201Bearing piles, iron or steel11
50510202Black plate, iron or steel8
50510203Cast iron pipe36
50510204Castings, rough: iron or steel104
50510205Concrete reinforcing bars21
50510207Ferrous metals103
50510208Forgings, ferrous29
50510209Forms, concrete construction (steel)66
50510210Iron or steel flat products69
50510211Iron or steel semifinished products38
50510212Pig iron11
50510213Piling, iron and steel15
50510214Pipe and tubing, steel853
50510215Rails and accessories47
50510217Structural shapes, iron or steel155
50510219Track spikes1
50510220Steel decking19
505103Copper products125
50510300Copper products43
50510302Copper sheets, plates, bars, rods, pipes, etc., nec17
505104Miscellaneous nonferrous products354
50510400Miscellaneous nonferrous products143
50510401Anode metal6
50510404Nonferrous metal sheets, bars, rods, etc., nec102
50510405Tin and tin base metals, shapes, forms, etc., nec13
50510406Tin plate8
505199Metals service centers and offices, nec1,377
50519901Aluminum bars, rods, ingots, sheets, pipes, plates, etc.597
50519902Bars, metal57
50519903Foundry products135
50519906Plates, metal34
50519907Rods, metal24
50519908Sheets, galvanized or other coated17
50519909Sheets, metal188
50519910Strip, metal9
50519911Tubing, metal74
50519912Stampings, metal45