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 Supplies4,144
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies227
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies227
519801Paints3,035
51980100Paints2,906
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments43
51980103Enamels19
51980104Lacquers66
519802Varnishes260
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac7
51980202Stain248
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec622
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers66
51989902Wallcoverings551
51989903Paint or varnish thinner5