SIC Industry Description

Industry: 5962—Automatic Merchandising Machine Operators
Establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of products by means of automatic merchandising units, also referred to as vending machines. This industry does not include the operation of coin-operated service machines, such as music machines, amusement and game machines, and lockers and scales. Insurance policies sold through vending machines are classified in Insurance, Major Group 63 or Major Group 64. Establishments primarily engaged in operating music machines, amusement and game machines, lockers and scales, and most other coin-operated service machines, are classified in Services, Division I.

Coin-operated machines selling merchandiseMerchandising, automatic (sale of products through vending
Dispensing machine sale of products—retailVending machine sale of products
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
5962Merchandising Machine Operators9,494
596200Merchandising machine operators6,925
59620000Merchandising machine operators6,925
596201Food vending machines2,138
59620100Food vending machines1,115
59620101Candy and snack food vending machines878
59620102Sandwich and hot food vending machines145
596202Beverage vending machines281
59620200Beverage vending machines171
59620201Cold drinks vending machines79
59620202Hot drinks and soup vending machines31
596299Merchandising machine operators, nec150
59629901Cigarettes vending machines93
59629902Novelty vending machines57