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 Supplies4,079
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies231
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies231
519801Paints2,991
51980100Paints2,864
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments43
51980103Enamels19
51980104Lacquers64
519802Varnishes248
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac6
51980202Stain237
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec609
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers62
51989902Wallcoverings541
51989903Paint or varnish thinner6