NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42349

Industry 42349

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42349 – Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42349: See industry description for NAICS 423490 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423490: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of professional equipment and supplies (except ophthalmic goods and medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42349

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Church supplies (except silverware, plated ware) merchant wholesalers
  • School equipment and supplies (except books, furniture) merchant wholesalers
  • Drafting tables and instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Scientific instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Laboratory equipment (except medical, dental) merchant wholesalers
  • Surveying equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42349

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 42349. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of professional equipment, instruments, and/or goods sold, prescribed, or used by ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians, such as ophthalmic frames and lenses, and sunglasses–are classified in Industry NAICS 423460, Ophthalmic Goods Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of medical professional equipment, instruments, and supplies used by medical and dental practitioners (except ophthalmic equipment, instruments, and goods used by ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians) and medical facilities–are classified in Industry NAICS 423450, Medical, Dental, and
  • Hospital Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of silverware and plated flatware–are classified in Industry NAICS 423940, Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of books–are classified in Industry NAICS 424920, Book, Periodical, and Newspaper Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of school furniture–are classified in Industry NAICS 423210, Furniture Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42349

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 42349. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Analytical instruments (e.g., chromatographic, photometers, spectrographs) merchant wholesalers
  • Architect’s equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Balances and scales, laboratory (except dental, medical), merchant wholesalers
  • Blackboards merchant wholesalers
  • Church supplies (except plated ware, silverware) merchant wholesalers
  • Drafting instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Drafting tables merchant wholesalers
  • Engineers’ equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Instruments, professional and scientific, merchant wholesalers
  • Laboratory equipment (except dental, medical, ophthalmic) merchant wholesalers
  • Professional equipment and supplies (except dental, medical, ophthalmic) merchant wholesalers
  • Professional instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Religious supplies merchant wholesalers
  • School equipment and supplies (except books, furniture) merchant wholesalers
  • Scientific instruments merchant wholesalers
  • Scientific laboratory equipment merchant wholesalers
  • Surveying equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Teaching machines (except computers), electronic, merchant wholesalers
  • Veterinarians’ equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 423: Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
      • Industry Group 4234: Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42349: Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423490: Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

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