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 Supplies4,033
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies275
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies275
519801Paints2,882
51980100Paints2,753
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments42
51980103Enamels20
51980104Lacquers66
519802Varnishes267
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac6
51980202Stain256
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec609
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers67
51989902Wallcoverings538
51989903Paint or varnish thinner4