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
5072Hardware6,665
507200Hardware3,047
50720000Hardware3,047
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws687
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws172
50720101Bolts296
50720102Nuts (hardware)141
50720103Rivets23
50720104Screws55
507202Hand tools459
50720200Hand tools361
50720201Cutlery68
50720202Garden tools, hand30
507203Power tools and accessories272
50720300Power tools and accessories179
50720301Power handtools57
50720302Saw blades36
507204Miscellaneous fasteners1,037
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners634
50720401Brads239
50720402Staples28
50720403Tacks136
507299Hardware, nec1,163
50729901Builders' hardware, nec607
50729902Casters and glides79
50729903Chains189
50729904Furniture hardware, nec79
50729905Nozzles29
50729906Padlocks5
50729907Security devices, locks135
50729908Shelf or light hardware25
50729909Washers (hardware)15