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 offices1,586
50510000Metals service centers and offices1,586
505101Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening815
50510100Metal wires, ties, cables, and screening424
50510101Bale ties, wire11
50510102Cable, wire143
50510103Reinforcement mesh, wire22
50510104Rods, wire (not insulated)5
50510105Rope, wire (not insulated)112
50510106Wire screening8
50510107Wire, nec90
505102Iron and steel (ferrous) products8,528
50510200Iron and steel (ferrous) products1,237
50510201Bearing piles, iron or steel10
50510202Black plate, iron or steel11
50510203Cast iron pipe41
50510204Castings, rough: iron or steel120
50510205Concrete reinforcing bars23
50510207Ferrous metals109
50510208Forgings, ferrous30
50510209Forms, concrete construction (steel)71
50510210Iron or steel flat products80
50510211Iron or steel semifinished products42
50510212Pig iron11
50510213Piling, iron and steel18
50510214Pipe and tubing, steel891
50510215Rails and accessories50
50510217Structural shapes, iron or steel179
50510219Track spikes1
50510220Steel decking24
505103Copper products128
50510300Copper products47
50510302Copper sheets, plates, bars, rods, pipes, etc., nec20
505104Miscellaneous nonferrous products397
50510400Miscellaneous nonferrous products155
50510401Anode metal9
50510404Nonferrous metal sheets, bars, rods, etc., nec136
50510405Tin and tin base metals, shapes, forms, etc., nec14
50510406Tin plate11
505199Metals service centers and offices, nec1,536
50519901Aluminum bars, rods, ingots, sheets, pipes, plates, etc.673
50519902Bars, metal63
50519903Foundry products147
50519906Plates, metal37
50519907Rods, metal25
50519908Sheets, galvanized or other coated18
50519909Sheets, metal206
50519910Strip, metal15
50519911Tubing, metal97
50519912Stampings, metal50