NAICS Code 423510

NAICS 423510

NAICS Code 423510 – Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers

Definition 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 423510

What are some examples of this code? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this classification.

  • 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 Reference Guide for Code 423510

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. 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 423510

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 this classification. 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
Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 423510

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8106NAICS 423510
  • CA WC: 8106
  • DE WC: 857
  • PA WC: 857
  • MI WC: 8106
  • NJ WC: 8106
  • NY WC: 8106
  • WY WC: 423510
  • GL: 15405
  • SIC: 5051

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 423510 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code 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, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). 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
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423510: Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers
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