NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42351

Industry 42351

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42351 – Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42351: See industry description for NAICS 423510 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423510: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of products of the primary metals industries. Service centers maintain inventory and may perform functions, such as sawing, shearing, bending, leveling, cleaning, or edging, on a custom basis as part of sales transactions.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42351

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

  • Cast iron pipe merchant wholesalers
  • Metal rod merchant wholesalers
  • Metal bars (except precious) merchant wholesalers
  • Metal sheet merchant wholesalers
  • Metal ingots (except precious) merchant wholesalers
  • Metal spike merchant wholesalers
  • Metal pipe merchant wholesalers
  • Nail merchant wholesalers
  • Metal plate merchant wholesalers
  • Noninsulated wire merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42351

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 42351. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of gold, silver, and platinum–are classified in Industry NAICS 423940, Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of automotive, industrial, and other recyclable metal scrap–are classified in Industry NAICS 423930, Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of insulated wire–are classified in Industry NAICS 423610, Electrical Apparatus and Equipment, Wiring Supplies, and Related Equipment Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42351

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 42351. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bars, metal (except precious), merchant wholesalers
  • Black plate merchant wholesalers
  • Cable, wire (except insulated), merchant wholesalers
  • Cast iron pipe merchant wholesalers
  • Concrete reinforcing bars merchant wholesalers
  • Ferroalloys merchant wholesalers
  • Ferrous metals merchant wholesalers
  • Foundry products merchant wholesalers
  • Ingots (except precious) merchant wholesalers
  • Metal pipe merchant wholesalers
  • Metal products (e.g., bars, ingots, plates, rods, shapes, sheets) merchant wholesalers
  • Metals sales offices
  • Metals service centers
  • Metals, ferrous and nonferrous, merchant wholesalers
  • Nails merchant wholesalers
  • Nonferrous metals (except precious) merchant wholesalers
  • Noninsulated wire merchant wholesalers
  • Pig iron merchant wholesalers
  • Pipe, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Poles, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Rails and accessories, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Rods, metal (except precious), merchant wholesalers
  • Ropes, wire (except insulated), merchant wholesalers
  • Semi-finished metal products merchant wholesalers
  • Spikes, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Springs, steel, merchant wholesalers
  • Steel merchant wholesalers
  • Steel wool merchant wholesalers
  • Storage tanks, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Structural assemblies, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Tanks, storage metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Terneplate merchant wholesalers
  • Tin plate merchant wholesalers
  • Tubing, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Wire (except insulated) merchant wholesalers
  • Wire and cable (except electrical) merchant wholesalers
  • Wire rope (except insulated) merchant wholesalers
  • Wire screening 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 4235: Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42351: Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423510: Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers

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