NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42384

Industry 42384

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42384 – Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42384: See industry description for NAICS 423840 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423840: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of supplies for machinery and equipment generally used in manufacturing, oil well, and warehousing activities.

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42384

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

  • Industrial containers merchant wholesalers
  • Refractory materials (e.g., brick, blocks, shapes) merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial diamonds merchant wholesalers
  • Welding supplies (except welding gases) merchant wholesalers
  • Printing inks merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42384

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 42384. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of hydraulic and pneumatic (fluid power) pumps, motors, pistons, and valves–are classified in Industry NAICS 423830, Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of welding gases–are classified in Industry NAICS 424690, Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42384

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 42384. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Abrasives merchant wholesalers
  • Barrels, new and reconditioned, merchant wholesalers
  • Bearings merchant wholesalers
  • Belting, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Bottles (except waste) merchant wholesalers
  • Boxes and crates, industrial (except disposable plastics, paperboard, waste), merchant wholesalers
  • Canning supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Containers, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Cooperage stock merchant wholesalers
  • Cordage merchant wholesalers
  • Cork merchant wholesalers
  • Crowns and closures, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Diamonds, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Drums, new and reconditioned, merchant wholesalers
  • Gaskets merchant wholesalers
  • General-line industrial supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Grommets merchant wholesalers
  • Hose, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial containers merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial diamonds merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial supplies (except disposable plastics, paper) merchant wholesalers
  • Inks, printing, merchant wholesalers
  • Mechanical power transmission supplies (e.g., gears, pulleys, sprockets) merchant wholesalers
  • Mechanical rubber goods merchant wholesalers
  • Mill supplies merchant wholesalers
  • Packaging material merchant wholesalers
  • Packing materials merchant wholesalers
  • Plastics foam packing and packaging materials merchant wholesalers
  • Power transmission supplies (e.g., gears, pulleys, sprockets), mechanical, merchant wholesalers
  • Printing inks merchant wholesalers
  • Reconditioned barrels and drums merchant wholesalers
  • Refractory materials (e.g., block, brick, mortar, tile) merchant wholesalers
  • Ropes (except wire rope) merchant wholesalers
  • Rubber goods, mechanical (i.e., extruded, lathe-cut, molded), merchant wholesalers
  • Sand, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Seals merchant wholesalers
  • Shipping containers (except disposable plastics, paper) merchant wholesalers
  • Shipping pails, metal, merchant wholesalers
  • Thread, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Towels, industrial, merchant wholesalers
  • Twine merchant wholesalers
  • Valves (except hydraulic, plumbing, pneumatic) merchant wholesalers
  • Welding supplies (except welding gases) merchant wholesalers
  • Wiping cloths 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 4238: Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42384: Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423840: Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

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