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 Supplies4,160
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies295
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies295
519801Paints2,963
51980100Paints2,828
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments44
51980103Enamels20
51980104Lacquers70
519802Varnishes272
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac5
51980202Stain262
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec630
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers73
51989902Wallcoverings553
51989903Paint or varnish thinner4