Major Group: 38—Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks

This major group includes establishments engaged in manufacturing instruments (including professional and scientific) for measuring, testing, analyzing, and controlling, and their associated sensors and accessories; optical instruments and lenses; surveying and drafting instruments; hydrological, hydrographic, meteorological, and geophysical equipment; search, detection, navigation, and guidance systems and equipment; surgical, medical, and dental instruments, equipment, and supplies; ophthalmic goods; photographic equipment and supplies; and watches and clocks.

Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
Industry Group 381: Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, And Nautical Systems, Instruments, And Equipment
3812Search, Detection, Navigation, Guidance, Aeronautical, and Nautical Systems and Instruments2,051
Industry Group 382: Laboratory Apparatus And Analytical, Optical, Measuring, And Controlling Instruments
3821Laboratory Apparatus and Furniture804
3822Automatic Controls for Regulating Residential and Commercial Environments and Appliances1,249
3823Industrial Instruments for Measurement, Display, and Control of Process Variables; and Related Products2,102
3824Totalizing Fluid Meters and Counting Devices356
3825Instruments for Measuring and Testing of Electricity and Electrical Signals1,921
3826Laboratory Analytical Instruments1,670
3827Optical Instruments and Lenses1,197
3829Measuring and Controlling Devices, Not Elsewhere Classified2,320
Industry Group 384: Surgical, Medical, And Dental Instruments And Supplies
3841Surgical and Medical Instruments and Apparatus4,720
3842Orthopedic, Prosthetic, and Surgical Appliances and Supplies5,329
3843Dental Equipment and Supplies1,480
3844X-Ray Apparatus and Tubes and Related Irradiation Apparatus296
3845Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus1,643
Industry Group 385: Ophthalmic Goods
3851Ophthalmic Goods1,112
Industry Group 386: Photographic Equipment And Supplies
3861Photographic Equipment and Supplies1,355
Industry Group 387: Watches, Clocks, Clockwork Operated Devices, And Parts
3873Watches, Clocks, Clockwork Operated Devices, and Parts228