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
5072Hardware6,770
507200Hardware2,891
50720000Hardware2,891
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws775
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws210
50720101Bolts329
50720102Nuts (hardware)144
50720103Rivets32
50720104Screws60
507202Hand tools479
50720200Hand tools386
50720201Cutlery69
50720202Garden tools, hand24
507203Power tools and accessories296
50720300Power tools and accessories190
50720301Power handtools69
50720302Saw blades37
507204Miscellaneous fasteners1,139
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners715
50720401Brads246
50720402Staples29
50720403Tacks149
507299Hardware, nec1,190
50729901Builders' hardware, nec616
50729902Casters and glides81
50729903Chains193
50729904Furniture hardware, nec73
50729905Nozzles40
50729906Padlocks8
50729907Security devices, locks139
50729908Shelf or light hardware27
50729909Washers (hardware)13