SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5198—Paints, Varnishes, and Supplies
Establishments primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of paints, varnishes, wallpaper, and supplies. Establishments selling to the general public and known as retail in the trade are classified in Retail Trade, Industry 5231.

Calcimines—wholesalePaints—wholesale
Colors and pigments—wholesaleShellac—wholesale
Enamels—wholesaleVarnishes—wholesale
Lacquers—wholesaleWallpaper—wholesale
Paint brushes, rollers, and sprayers—wholesale
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
5198Paints, Varnishes, and Supplies4,149
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies266
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies266
519801Paints2,988
51980100Paints2,857
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments45
51980103Enamels19
51980104Lacquers66
519802Varnishes265
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac6
51980202Stain254
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec630
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers73
51989902Wallcoverings552
51989903Paint or varnish thinner5