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
5072Hardware6,959
507200Hardware3,000
50720000Hardware3,000
507201Bolts, nuts, and screws785
50720100Bolts, nuts, and screws213
50720101Bolts326
50720102Nuts (hardware)153
50720103Rivets29
50720104Screws64
507202Hand tools488
50720200Hand tools389
50720201Cutlery72
50720202Garden tools, hand27
507203Power tools and accessories307
50720300Power tools and accessories199
50720301Power handtools69
50720302Saw blades39
507204Miscellaneous fasteners1,151
50720400Miscellaneous fasteners739
50720401Brads242
50720402Staples27
50720403Tacks143
507299Hardware, nec1,228
50729901Builders' hardware, nec639
50729902Casters and glides82
50729903Chains194
50729904Furniture hardware, nec79
50729905Nozzles42
50729906Padlocks8
50729907Security devices, locks144
50729908Shelf or light hardware27
50729909Washers (hardware)13