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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
5198Paints, Varnishes, and Supplies4,071
519800Paints, varnishes, and supplies225
51980000Paints, varnishes, and supplies225
519801Paints2,998
51980100Paints2,876
51980101Calcimines1
51980102Colors and pigments41
51980103Enamels18
51980104Lacquers62
519802Varnishes243
51980200Varnishes5
51980201Shellac6
51980202Stain232
519899Paints, varnishes, and supplies, nec605
51989901Paint brushes, rollers, sprayers61
51989902Wallcoverings537
51989903Paint or varnish thinner7