NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42393

Industry 42393

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42393 – Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42393: See industry description for NAICS 423930 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423930: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of automotive scrap, industrial scrap, and other recyclable materials. Included in this industry are auto wreckers primarily engaged in dismantling motor vehicles for the purpose of wholesaling scrap.

Cross-References for Industry 42393

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 42393. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Dismantling motor vehicles for the purpose of selling used parts–are classified in Industry NAICS 423140, Motor Vehicle Parts (Used) Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Operating facilities where commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, used beverage cans, and metals are sorted into distinct categories–are classified in Industry NAICS 562920, Materials Recovery Facilities.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42393

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 42393. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bottles, waste, merchant wholesalers
  • Boxes, waste, merchant wholesalers
  • Fur cuttings and scraps merchant wholesalers
  • General-line scrap merchant wholesalers
  • Glass scrap merchant wholesalers
  • Industrial wastes to be reclaimed merchant wholesalers
  • Metal scrap and waste merchant wholesalers
  • Oil, waste, merchant wholesalers
  • Paper, scrap, merchant wholesalers
  • Plastics scrap merchant wholesalers
  • Rags merchant wholesalers
  • Recyclable materials (e.g., glass, metal, paper) merchant wholesalers
  • Rubber scrap and scrap tires merchant wholesalers
  • Scrap materials (e.g., automotive, industrial) merchant wholesalers
  • Ship dismantling (except at floating drydocks and shipyards) merchant wholesalers
  • Textile waste merchant wholesalers
  • Tires, scrap, merchant wholesalers
  • Waste materials 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 4239: Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42393: Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423930: Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers

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