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
5072Hardware6,993
507200Hardware3,000
50720000Hardware3,000
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws793
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws218
50720101Bolts327
50720102Nuts (hardware)154
50720103Rivets29
50720104Screws65
507202Hand tools499
50720200Hand tools396
50720201Cutlery75
50720202Garden tools, hand28
507203Power tools and accessories310
50720300Power tools and accessories202
50720301Power handtools69
50720302Saw blades39
507204Miscellaneous fasteners1,159
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners734
50720401Brads250
50720402Staples28
50720403Tacks147
507299Hardware, nec1,232
50729901Builders' hardware, nec639
50729902Casters and glides84
50729903Chains195
50729904Furniture hardware, nec79
50729905Nozzles43
50729906Padlocks7
50729907Security devices, locks144
50729908Shelf or light hardware28
50729909Washers (hardware)13