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
5072Hardware6,775
507200Hardware3,021
50720000Hardware3,021
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws729
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws190
50720101Bolts309
50720102Nuts (hardware)147
50720103Rivets24
50720104Screws59
507202Hand tools466
50720200Hand tools371
50720201Cutlery67
50720202Garden tools, hand28
507203Power tools and accessories286
50720300Power tools and accessories187
50720301Power handtools62
50720302Saw blades37
507204Miscellaneous fasteners1,114
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners702
50720401Brads246
50720402Staples29
50720403Tacks137
507299Hardware, nec1,159
50729901Builders' hardware, nec601
50729902Casters and glides79
50729903Chains189
50729904Furniture hardware, nec80
50729905Nozzles29
50729906Padlocks4
50729907Security devices, locks137
50729908Shelf or light hardware26
50729909Washers (hardware)14