SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5072—Hardware
Establishments primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of cutlery and general hardware, including handsaws; saw blades; brads, staples, and tacks; and bolts, nuts, rivets, and screws. Establishments primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of nails, non-insulated wire, and screening are classified in Industry 5051.

Bolts, nuts, rivets, and screws—wholesaleHardware, shelf or light—wholesale
Brads—wholesaleLocks and related materials—wholesale
Builders' hardware—wholesalePower handtools—wholesale
Cutlery—wholesaleSaw blades—wholesale
Fasteners, hardware—wholesaleStaples—wholesale
Handsaws—wholesaleTacks—wholesale
Handtools, except automotive and machinists' precision—wholesaleWashers, hardware—wholesale
Hardware, heavy—wholesale
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
5072Hardware6,512
507200Hardware3,000
50720000Hardware3,000
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws649
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws164
50720101Bolts273
50720102Nuts (hardware)133
50720103Rivets22
50720104Screws57
507202Hand tools451
50720200Hand tools352
50720201Cutlery67
50720202Garden tools, hand32
507203Power tools and accessories264
50720300Power tools and accessories174
50720301Power handtools57
50720302Saw blades33
507204Miscellaneous fasteners995
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners605
50720401Brads231
50720402Staples29
50720403Tacks130
507299Hardware, nec1,153
50729901Builders' hardware, nec605
50729902Casters and glides75
50729903Chains178
50729904Furniture hardware, nec80
50729905Nozzles28
50729906Padlocks5
50729907Security devices, locks142
50729908Shelf or light hardware27
50729909Washers (hardware)13