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 Supplies4,303
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies286
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies286
519801Paints3,088
51980100Paints2,955
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments45
51980103Enamels19
51980104Lacquers68
519802Varnishes274
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac6
51980202Stain263
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec655
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers80
51989902Wallcoverings570
51989903Paint or varnish thinner5