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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5072Hardware6,570
507200Hardware3,057
50720000Hardware3,057
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws649
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws167
50720101Bolts270
50720102Nuts (hardware)133
50720103Rivets22
50720104Screws57
507202Hand tools452
50720200Hand tools348
50720201Cutlery67
50720202Garden tools, hand37
507203Power tools and accessories264
50720300Power tools and accessories174
50720301Power handtools56
50720302Saw blades34
507204Miscellaneous fasteners1,000
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners603
50720401Brads238
50720402Staples28
50720403Tacks131
507299Hardware, nec1,148
50729901Builders' hardware, nec607
50729902Casters and glides74
50729903Chains174
50729904Furniture hardware, nec79
50729905Nozzles29
50729906Padlocks5
50729907Security devices, locks140
50729908Shelf or light hardware27
50729909Washers (hardware)13