SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

 07 Farming Agriculture ... includes farms (dairy farms, vegetable farms, apple orchards, garden nurseries) and landscaping companies. Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

08 Forestry Agriculture ... companies specializing in forestry. Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

09 Fishing Fishing ... includes companies or self-employed individuals engaged in commercial and recreational (sport) fishing. Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

12 Coal Mining Coal mining (not found in Massachusetts) Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

13 Oil and Gas Mining Oil and gas mining (not found in Massachusetts) Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

14 Nonmetallic Mining Includes quarries, such as rock quarries and sand and gravel quarries. Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

15 General contractors and builders Builders (residential, office buildings, etc.) Construction and Design

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

16 Heavy construction Road construction, The Big Dig, etc. Construction and Design

17 Special trade contractors Carpentry, painting, roofing, plumbing, electrical, and other contractors. Construction and Design

20 Food Manufacturing Manufacturing of food and drink ... such as a hot dog factory, potato chip factory, frozen food or canned food producer, brewery, dairy, etc. Technology and Engineering

21 Tobacco Manufacturing Manufacturing of tobacco products (such as a cigarette manufacturer) Technology and Engineering

22 Textile Manufacturing Manufacturing of textiles (cloth) Technology and Engineering 23 Apparel and other textile product manufacturing Clothing manufacturers or manufacturers of other textile products like curtains, car seats, or cushions. Technology and Engineering

24 Lumber and Wood Product Manufacturing Lumber mills and/or manufacturers of wood products such as fences or sheds. Technology and Engineering

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

25 Furniture and Fixture Manufacturing Manufacturers of furniture and household and office fixtures. Technology and Engineering

26 Paper and Paper Product Manufacturing Manufacturing of paper and paper products (such as paper plates, napkins, etc.) Technology and Engineering

27 Printing and Publishing Newspaper, magazine and book publishers (such as The Boston Globe, Houghton Mifflin, or Lawyers Weekly) or commercial printers. (Copy centers may also be found under SIC code 73: Business services). Technology and Engineering

28 Chemicals and allied product manufacturing Manufacturing of drugs and chemicals, such as Genzyme Corp. or Armstrong Laboratories. Technology and Engineering

29 Petroleum and coal product manufacturing Manufacturing of petroleum and coal products, including asphalt paving and roofing materials. Technology and Engineering

30 Plastic and rubber product manufacturing Manufacturing of plastic and rubber products, including sneakers, plastic windows and doors, or other plastic products. Technology and Engineering

31 Leather and leather product manufacturing Manufacturing of leather products, including shoes, luggage, or other products. Technology and Engineering

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

32 Stone, glass, and clay product manufacturing Manufacturing of, stone and glass, concrete, and gypsum products, such as Boston Sand & Gravel Co. Technology and Engineering

33 Primary metal industry manufacturing Iron and steel foundries or other metal foundries. Miscellaneous primary (unfinished) metal products. Technology and Engineering

34 Metal product manufacturing Manufacturing of finished products from metal, such as Gillette (razors), Samson Aluminum Door (doors), Standard Rivet Co. (machine products), or others. Technology and Engineering

35 Industrial machinery and equipment manufacturing Manfacturing of computer, office, and industrial machinery and equipment. Includes companies as diverse as HN Bull Information Systems (computers); Carlysle Engineering (industrial machinery).or New England Road Machinery (construction equipment). Technology and Engineering

36 Electronic, computer, and electric equipment manufacturing Manufacturing of electrical, electronic and computer equipment. Examples include Zoom Telephonics, Inc., Capital Circuits Corp., or Advanced Electronics, Inc. Technology and Engineering

37 Cars and transportation equipment manufacturing Manufacturing of motor vehicles, ships, motorcycles, bicycles, and related equipment and parts. Technology and Engineering

38 Scientific instrument manufacturing Manufacturing of measuring and controlling devices, medical instruments, and photographic equipment. Examples include Teradyne, Diatech Diagnostics, and Inner City Inc (Polaroid). Technology and Engineering

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

39 Miscellaneous manufacturing manufacturing Manufacturing of musical instruments, art supplies, pencils, rubber stamps, brooms, signs, or other miscellaneous items. Technology and Engineering

41 Local and interurban passenger transit Examples: Boston Duck Tours, Brewster Ambulance, Hub Limousine, Greyhound Bus, Checker Taxi, Crystal Transport (Charter Bus), Laidlaw Transit. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

42 Trucking and warehousing Trucking and courier services and public warehouses. Business, Finance and Marketing

44 Water transportation Water transportation, including water freight transportation, and personal transportation, such as Odyssey Cruises or Mass Bay Lines. Also include marinas, such as Constitution Marina. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

45 Transportation by air Includes airlines (like Air Canada) and other air transportation services. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

46 Pipelines, except natural gas Pipelines, except natural gas. Technology and Engineering

47 Transportation services Includes travel agencies (like Garber Travel) and freight transportation arrangement.(like Gateway Freight Services). Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

 48 Communication Telephone services (Bell Atlantic, AT&T, MCI, Sprint, plus telephone services like Airtouch Paging, Mobile/Media Communications, or Cellular One.) and Radio and Television Broadcasting (such as WBZ, CBS, or Continental Cablevision). Business, Finance and Marketing

49 Electric, gas, and sanitary services Utility companies, including the electric company, gas company, garbage collection, recycling, and other sanitary services. Business, Finance and Marketing

50 Wholesale trade-durable goods Wholesalers of cars, furniture, office equipment, and other durable goods. Business, Finance and Marketing

51 Wholesale trade-nondurable goods Wholesalers of non-durable goods like offices supplies (such as New England Office Supply or Moore Business Forms), drugs, food and groceries (such as New England Frozen Foods, Inc.), chemicals, petroleum, and other non-durable products. Business, Finance and Marketing

52 Building materials & garden supplies Retailers of lumber, building materials, and garden supplies. Examples: Grossman's or Economy Hardware. Business, Finance and Marketing

53 General merchandise stores Department stores like Bradlees, Filenes, Harvard Coop, or Macys, or variety stores or general merchanise stores like Closeouts Unlimited or Mass Army Navy Store. Business, Finance and Marketing

54 Food stores Food stores, including supermarkets, corner grocery stores, delicatessans, bakeries, donut places, and convenience stores. Business, Finance and Marketing

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

55 Automotive dealers & service stations Car dealers, car repair shops, and gas stations. Business, Finance and Marketing

56 Apparel and accessory stores Clothing stores, such as The Gap or Eddie Bauer, or shoe stores like 9 West Shoes or Payless Shoe Source. Business, Finance and Marketing 57 Furniture and home furnishings stores Furniture and home furnishing stores, such as Crate and Barrel, Domain, Lechters, or Able Rug Co. Also appliance, radio, t.v. and computer stores like Circuit City, Comp USA, and Radio Shack. Also software, music, and CD stores, like Strawberries. Business, Finance and Marketing

58 Eating and drinking places Restaurants, take-out food restaurants, bars, taverns, or other eating and drinking places. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

59 Miscellaneous retail Drug stores, liquor stores, used merchandise stores, sporting goods stores, bookstores, office supply stores, toy stores, camera stores, jewelers, fabric stores, and museum and gift shops. Business, Finance and Marketing

60 Depository institutions Banks, credit unions, foreign banks, and banking services like currency exchange or check cashing. Business, Finance and Marketing

61 Nondepository institutions Credit institutions (like Mass Higher Ed Assistance Co or Mass Minority Enterprise Investment) or mortgage companies. Business, Finance and Marketing

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

62 Security and commodity brokers Security brokers (like A.G. Edwards & Son or Smith Barney) or security and commodity services (like Bain Capital or Eaton Vance Management) Business, Finance and Marketing

63 Insurance carriers Insurance carriers like Blue Cross or John Hancock Insurance. Business, Finance and Marketing

64 Insurance agents, brokers, & service Insurance agents and brokers, like Seabury & Smith, Inc. Business, Finance and Marketing

65 Real estate Real estate agents, managers, and brokers. Business, Finance and Marketing

 67 Holding and other investment offices Other investment services, including trusts like the Boston Foundation, Inc. and the Medical Foundation, Inc. Business, Finance and Marketing

70 Hotels and other lodging places Hotels and other lodging places. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

72 Personal services Includes services such as barber and beauty shops, laundries, and other personal or consumer services. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

73 Business services Includes services oriented to businesses, such as marketing and advertising, graphic design, copy centers, payroll services, building maintenance, personnel supply services, software development and data processing services, security services, etc. Business, Finance and Marketing

75 Auto repair, services, and parking Car rental, car repair, parking garages, and other motor vehicle related services. Business, Finance and Marketing

76 Miscellaneous repair services Electrical, clock, jewelry, and other repairs. Technology and Engineering

78 Motion pictures Motion picture production and services, motion picture distribution, cinemas and movie theaters, and video tape rentals. Arts and Communication

79 Amusement & recreation services Theater, ballet, or orchestras; Health clubs and gyms; Bowling alleys; Professional sports teams. Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

80 Health services Health services (hospitals, doctor's offices, clinics, etc.) Health Services and Human Services 81 Legal services Legal services. Business, Finance and Marketing

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

 82 Educational services Includes schools, colleges, libraries, proprietary schools and educational organizations like Artists for Humanity or Citizen Schools Inc. Health Services and Human Services

83 Social services Includes organizations that provide social services, youth programs, family services, advocacy, job training, child care, and other social services. Health Services and Human Services

84 Museums, botanical, zoological gardens Museums, art galleries, zoos, aquarium. Arts and Communication

86 Membership organizations Includes business and professional organizations like the Mass. Lodging Association, the Chamber of Commerce, Also includes Labor Organizations (unions), veterans groups, and civic and social organizations like the YMCA or Girl Scouts. Business, Finance and Marketing

87 Engineering & management services Architects, engineers, and related services and accounting and management services. Technology and Engineering

89 Services, n.e.c. Business, Finance and Marketing

91 Executive, Legislative, and General Business, Finance and Marketing

 

SIC Code Industry Standard Industial Classification (SIC) Codes Cluster

 

92 Justice, Public Order, and Safety Health Services and Human Services

93 Finance, Taxation, and Monetary Policy Business, Finance and Marketing

94 Administration of Human Resources Business, Finance and Marketing

95 Environmental Quality and Housing Environmental, Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

96 Administration of Economic Programs Business, Finance and Marketing

97 National Security and International Affairs Business, Finance and Marketing