Codes: SALI Industry
Version: LMSS v1.0
        Date: 2020-01-13
                 
Category Level 1 Category Level 2 Description Code Full Code        
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation   The Arts, Entertainment and Recreation industry group includes a wide range of establishments that operate facilities or provide services to meet varied cultural, entertainment, and recreational interests of their patrons. This sector includes establishments that are involved in producing, promoting, or participating in live performances, events, or exhibits intended for public viewing, establishments that preserve and exhibit objects and sites of historical, cultural, or educational interest; and establishments that operate facilities or provide services that enable patrons to participate in recreational activities or pursue amusement, hobby, and leisure-time interests. AER AER
  Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries Industries in this group include establishments that: operate facilities where patrons can primarily engage in sports, recreation, amusement, or gambling activities and/or; provide other amusement and recreation services, such as supplying and servicing amusement devices in places of business operated by others; operating sports teams, clubs, or leagues engaged in playing games for recreational purposes; and guiding tours without using transportation equipment. AMUS AER-AMUS
  Museums and Historical Sites Industries in this group engage in the preservation and exhibition of objects, sites, and natural wonders of historical, cultural, and/or educational value. MUSM AER-MUSM
  Performing Arts and Spectator Sports Industries in this group produce or organize and promote live presentations involving the performances of actors and actresses, singers, dancers, musical groups and artists, athletes, and other entertainers, including independent (i.e., freelance) entertainers and the establishments that manage their careers. PASS AER-PASS
Accommodation and Food Services   The Accommodation and Food Services industry group comprises establishments providing customers with lodging and/or preparing meals, snacks, and beverages for immediate consumption. The sector includes both accommodation and food services establishments because the two activities are often combined at the same establishment. AFS AFS
  Accommodation and Hospitality Industries in this group provide lodging or short-term accommodations for travelers, vacationers, and others. There is a wide range of establishments in these industries. Some provide lodging only; while others provide meals, laundry services, and recreational facilities, as well as lodging. Lodging establishments are classified in this subsector even if the provision of complementary services generates more revenue. The types of complementary services provided vary from establishment to establishment. the group includes traveler accommodation, recreational accommodation, and rooming and boarding houses. ACCM AFS-ACCM
  Food Services and Drinking Places Industries in this group prepare meals, snacks, and beverages to order for immediate on-premises and off-premises consumption. There is a wide range of establishments in these industries. Some provide food and drink only; while others provide various combinations of seating space, waiter/waitress services and incidental amenities, such as limited entertainment. The group includes special food services, such as food service contractors, caterers, and mobile food services; drinking places; and restaurants and other eating places. FSDP AFS-FSDP
Agriculture   The Agriculture industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, and harvesting fish and other animals from a farm, ranch, or their natural habitats. The establishments in this sector are often described as farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards, or hatcheries. AGR AGR
  Animal Production and Aquaculture Industries in this group raise or fatten animals for the sale of animals or animal products and/or raise aquatic plants and animals in controlled or selected aquatic environments for the sale of aquatic plants, animals, or their products. The group includes establishments, such as ranches, farms, and feedlots primarily engaged in keeping, grazing, breeding, or feeding animals. These animals are kept for the products they produce or for eventual sale. ANAQ AGR-ANAQ
  Crop Production Industries in this group grow crops mainly for food and fiber. The subsector comprises establishments, such as farms, orchards, groves, greenhouses, and nurseries, primarily engaged in growing crops, plants, vines, or trees and their seeds. CROP AGR-CROP
  Fishing, Hunting and Trapping Industries in this group harvest fish and other wild animals from their natural habitats and are dependent upon a continued supply of the natural resource. FISH AGR-FISH
  Forestry and Logging Industries in this group grow and harvest timber on a long production cycle (i.e., of 10 years or more). Long production cycles use different production processes than short production cycles, which require more horticultural interventions prior to harvest, resulting in processes more similar to those found in the Crop Production subsector. Consequently, Christmas tree production and other production involving production cycles of less than 10 years, are classified in the Crop Production group. FORL AGR-FORL
Business and Administrative Services   The Business and Administrative Services group comprises establishments performing routine support activities for the day-to-day operations of other organizations. These essential activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments in many sectors of the economy. Activities performed include office administration, hiring and placing of personnel, document preparation and similar clerical services, solicitation, collection, security and surveillance services, cleaning, and waste disposal services. BAM BAM
  Administrative Services Industries in the Administrative and Support Services subsector group establishments engaged in activities that support the day-to-day operations of other organizations. The processes employed in this sector (e.g., general management, personnel administration, clerical activities, cleaning activities) are often integral parts of the activities of establishments found in all sectors of the economy. The establishments classified in this subsector have specialization in one or more of these activities and can, therefore, provide services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to households. The individual industries of this subsector are defined on the basis of the particular process that they are engaged in and the particular services they provide. These include: Office Administrative Services, Facilities Support Services, Employment Services, Business Support Services, Travel Arrangement/Reservation Services, Services to Buildings and Dwellings ADMI BAM-ADMI
  Waste Management and Remediation Services Industries in this group are engaged in the collection, treatment, and disposal of waste materials. This includes establishments engaged in local hauling of waste materials; operating materials recovery facilities (i.e., those that sort recyclable materials from the trash stream); providing remediation services (i.e., those that provide for the cleanup of contaminated buildings, mine sites, soil, or ground water); and providing septic pumping and other miscellaneous waste management services. There are three industry groups within the subsector that separate these activities into waste collection, waste treatment and disposal, and remediation and other waste management. WAST BAM-WAST
Business and Consumer Services   The Business Services industry group comprises establishments engaged in providing services not specifically provided for elsewhere in the classification system. Establishments in this sector are primarily engaged in activities such as equipment and machinery repairing, promoting or administering religious activities, grantmaking, advocacy, and providing dry cleaning and laundry services, personal care services, death care services, pet care services, photofinishing services, temporary parking services, and dating services. BCS BCS
  Religious, Grantmaking and Civic Services Industries in the Religious, Grantmaking, Civic Services industry group organize and promote religious activities; support various causes through grantmaking; advocate various social and political causes; and promote and defend the interests of their members. CIVS BCS-CIVS
  Personal and Laundry Services Industries in the Personal and Laundry Services industry group provide personal and laundry services to individuals, households, and businesses. Services performed include: personal care services; death care services; laundry and dry cleaning services; and a wide range of other personal services, such as pet care (except veterinary) services, photofinishing services, temporary parking services, and dating services. PLNS BCS-PLNS
  Repair and Maintenance Industries in the Repair and Maintenance industry group restore machinery, equipment, and other products to working order. These establishments also typically provide general or routine maintenance (i.e., servicing) on such products to ensure they work efficiently and to prevent breakdown and unnecessary repairs. REPM BCS-REPM
Management of Companies and Enterprises   This group comprises establishments that hold the securities of (or other equity interests in) companies and enterprises for the purpose of owning a controlling interest or influencing management decisions or establishments (except government establishments) that administer, oversee, and manage establishments of the company or enterprise and that normally undertake the strategic or organizational planning and decision making role of the company or enterprise. CMG CMG
Construction   The Construction industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects (e.g., highways and utility systems). Establishments primarily engaged in the preparation of sites for new construction and establishments primarily engaged in subdividing land for sale as building sites also are included in this sector. CON CON
  Construction of Buildings The Construction of Buildings subsector comprises establishments primarily responsible for the construction of residential and non-residential buildings. The work performed may include new work, additions, alterations, or maintenance and repairs. The onsite assembly of precut, panelized, and prefabricated buildings and construction of temporary buildings are included in this subsector. Part or all of the production work for which the establishments in this subsector have responsibility may be subcontracted to other construction establishments usually specialty trade contractors. BUIL CON-BUIL
Educational Services   The Educational Services industry group comprises establishments that provide instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects. This instruction and training is provided by specialized establishments, such as schools, colleges, universities, and training centers. These establishments may be privately owned and operated for profit or not for profit, or they may be publicly owned and operated. EDU EDU
  Business Schools and Management Training This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in offering courses in office procedures and secretarial and stenographic skills and may offer courses in basic office skills, such as word processing. In addition, these establishments may offer such classes as office machine operation, reception, communications, and other skills designed for individuals pursuing a clerical or secretarial career. BSCH EDU-BSCH
  Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Colleges, universities, and professional schools furnishing academic courses and granting academic degrees. The requirement for admission is at least a high school diploma or equivalent general academic training. COLU EDU-COLU
  Elementary and Secondary Schools This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in furnishing academic courses and associated course work that comprise a basic preparatory education. A basic preparatory education ordinarily constitutes kindergarten through 12th grade. Examples include: Parochial schools, elementary or secondary, High schools, Primary schools, Kindergartens, Schools for the physically disabled, elementary or secondary, and Military academies, elementary or secondary ELEM EDU-ELEM
  Junior Colleges This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in furnishing academic, or academic and technical, courses and granting associate degrees, certificates, or diplomas below the baccalaureate level. The requirement for admission to an associate or equivalent degree program is at least a high school diploma or equivalent general academic training. JUNC EDU-JUNC
  Other Schools and Instruction Includes Fine Arts Schools, Sports and Recreation Instruction, Language Schools, All Other Schools and Instruction. SCHX EDU-SCHX
  Technical and Trade Schools This group comprises establishments primarily engaged in offering job or career vocational or technical courses. The curriculums offered by these schools are highly structured and specialized and lead to job-specific certification. examples include Bartending schools, Modeling schools, Broadcasting schools, Real estate schools, Computer repair training, and Truck driving schools. TSCH EDU-TSCH
Finance and Insurance Services   The Finance and Insurance industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in financial transactions (transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of financial assets) and/or in facilitating financial transactions. Three principal types of activities include: raising funds by taking deposits and/or issuing securities and, in the process, incurring liabilities; and pooling of risk by underwriting insurance and annuities; and providing specialized services facilitating or supporting financial intermediation, insurance, and employee benefit programs. FNS FNS
  Banking and Credit Industries in this group: lend funds raised from depositors; lend funds raised from credit market borrowing; or facilitate the lending of funds or issuance of credit by engaging in such activities as mortgage and loan brokerage, clearinghouse and reserve services, and check cashing services. BANK FNS-BANK
  Funds and Trusts Industries in this group are comprised of legal entities (i.e., funds, plans, and/or programs) organized to pool securities or other assets on behalf of shareholders or beneficiaries of employee benefit or other trust funds. The portfolios are customized to achieve specific investment characteristics, such as diversification, risk, rate of return, and price volatility. These entities earn interest, dividends, and other investment income, but have little or no employment and no revenue from the sale of services. Does not include establishments primarily engaged in holding the securities of (or other equity interests in) other firms are classified, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) that are primarily engaged in leasing buildings, dwellings, or other real estate property to others. FUND FNS-FUND
  Insurance Industries in this group are primarily engaged in one of the following: underwriting (assuming the risk, assigning premiums, and so forth) annuities and insurance policies or, facilitating such underwriting by selling insurance policies, and by providing other insurance and employee-benefit related services. INSU FNS-INSU
  Securities, Commodities and Financial Investments Industries in this group are primarily engaged in one of the following: underwriting securities issues and/or making markets for securities and commodities; acting as agents (i.e., brokers) between buyers and sellers of securities and commodities; providing securities and commodity exchange services; and providing other services, such as managing portfolios of assets; providing investment advice; and trust, fiduciary, and custody services. SECC FNS-SECC
Health Care   This industry group comprises establishments providing health care and social assistance for individuals. The sector includes both health care and social assistance. HTC HTC
  Ambulatory Health Care Services Industries in this group provide health care services directly or indirectly to ambulatory patients and do not usually provide inpatient services. Health practitioners in this subsector provide outpatient services, with the facilities and equipment not usually being the most significant part of the production process. This group includes offices of physicians, dentists, chiropractors, optometrists, psychologists, mental health practitioners, podiatrists, etc. AHCS HTC-AHCS
  Hospitals Industries this group provide medical, diagnostic, and treatment services that include physician, nursing, and other health services to inpatients and the specialized accommodation services required by inpatients. Hospitals may also provide outpatient services as a secondary activity. Establishments in the Hospitals subsector provide inpatient health services, many of which can only be provided using the specialized facilities and equipment that form a significant and integral part of the production process. HOSP HTC-HOSP
  Nursing and Residential Care Facilities Industries in this group provide residential care combined with either nursing, supervisory, or other types of care as required by the residents. In this subsector, the facilities are a significant part of the production process and the care provided is a mix of health and social services with the health services being largely some level of nursing services. RESC HTC-RESC
  Social Assistance Industries in this group provide a wide variety of social assistance services directly to their clients. These services do not include residential or accommodation services, except on a short stay basis. SOCA HTC-SOCA
Information   The Information industry group comprises establishments engaged in the following processes: producing and distributing information and cultural products, providing the means to transmit or distribute these products as well as data or communications, and processing data. INF INF
  Broadcasting Industries in this group create content or acquire the right to distribute content and subsequently broadcast the content. The group includes radio broadcasting, television broadcasting, and cable distribution, and other subscription programming. BROD INF-BROD
  Internet, Data Processing and Hosting Industries in this group provide the infrastructure for hosting and/or data processing services. Services also include supplying information, storing and providing access to information, searching and retrieving information, operating Web sites that use search engines to allow for searching information on the Internet, or publishing and/or broadcasting content exclusively on the Internet. The main components of the subsector are news syndicates, libraries, archives, exclusive Internet publishing and/or broadcasting, and Web Search Portals. INTE INF-INTE
  Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries in this group are involved in the production and distribution of motion pictures and sound recordings. While producers and distributors of motion pictures and sound recordings issue works for sale as traditional publishers do, the processes are sufficiently different to warrant placing establishments engaged in these activities in a separate subsector. Production is typically a complex process that involves several distinct types of establishments that are engaged in activities, such as contracting with performers, creating the film or sound content, and providing technical postproduction services. MPSN INF-MPSN
  Publishing Industries (except Internet) Industries in this group engaged in the publishing of newspapers, magazines, other periodicals, and books, as well as directory and mailing list and software publishing. In general, these establishments, which are known as publishers, issue copies of works for which they usually possess copyright. Works may be in one or more formats including traditional print form, CD-ROM, or proprietary electronic networks. Publishers may publish works originally created by others for which they have obtained the rights and/or works that they have created in-house. Software publishing is included here because the activity, creation of a copyrighted product and bringing it to market, is equivalent to the creation process for other types of intellectual products. PUBI INF-PUBI
  Telecommunications Industries in this group provide telecommunications and the services related to that activity (e.g., telephony, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP); cable and satellite television distribution services; Internet access; telecommunications reselling services). The group is primarily engaged in operating, and/or providing access to facilities for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound, and video. TELE INF-TELE
Manufacturing   The Manufacturing industry group comprises establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. The assembling of component parts of manufactured products is considered manufacturing. This industry group does not include construction. MFG MFG
  Chemical Manufacturing This industry group is based on the transformation of organic and inorganic raw materials by a chemical process and the formulation of products. It industry group includes establishments that make: chemicals, synthetic dyes, rubber, synthetic fibers, pesticides, fertilizers, paint, and cleaning materials. CHEM MFG-CHEM
  Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industries in the Food Manufacturing industry group transform livestock and agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. The industry groups are distinguished by the raw materials (generally of animal or vegetable origin) processed into food products. It also includes the manufacture of beverages and tobacco products. FDBV MFG-FDBV
  Furniture Manufacturing Industries in the Furniture industry group make furniture and related articles, such as mattresses, window blinds, cabinets, and fixtures. The processes used in the manufacture of furniture include the cutting, bending, molding, laminating, and assembly of such materials as wood, metal, glass, plastics, and rattan. FURN MFG-FURN
  Machinery Manufacturing Industries in the Machinery Manufacturing industry group create end products that apply mechanical force, for example, the application of gears and levers, to perform work. Some important processes for the manufacture of machinery are forging, stamping, bending, forming, and machining that are used to shape individual pieces of metal. MACH MFG-MACH
  Medical Equipment and Supplies This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing medical equipment and supplies. Examples of products made by these establishments are surgical and medical instruments, surgical appliances and supplies, dental equipment and supplies, orthodontic goods, ophthalmic goods, dentures, and orthodontic appliances. MEDE MFG-MEDE
  Metal Manufacturing Industries in the Metal Manufacturing industry group smelt and/or refine ferrous and nonferrous metals from ore, pig or scrap, using electrometallurgical and other process metallurgical techniques. The group also includes Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing subsector transform metal into intermediate or end products, other than machinery, computers and electronics, and metal furniture. METL MFG-METL
  Printing Industries in this group print products, such as newspapers, books, labels, business cards, stationery, business forms, and other materials, and perform support activities, such as data imaging, platemaking services, and bookbinding. PRNT MFG-PRNT
  Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Industries in the Transportation Equipment Manufacturing industry group produce equipment for transporting people and goods. TRMF MFG-TRMF
  Aerospace This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing aircraft, missiles, space vehicles and their engines, propulsion units, auxiliary equipment, and parts thereof. AERO MFG-TRMF-AERO
  Motor Vehicles This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing automobiles, light-duty motor vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks and their parts. MVPM MFG-TRMF-MVPM
  Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) manufacturing and/or rebuilding locomotives, locomotive frames and parts; (2) manufacturing railroad, street, and rapid transit cars and car equipment for operation on rails for freight and passenger service; and (3) manufacturing rail layers, ballast distributors, rail tamping equipment and other railway track maintenance equipment. RAIM MFG-TRMF-RAIM
  Ship and Boat Building This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in building boats. SHMF MFG-TRMF-SHMF
  Textile and Apparel Manufacturing Industries in the Textile and Apparel industry group include establishments that make textile products. With a few exceptions, processes used in these industries are generally cut and sew (i.e., purchasing fabric and cutting and sewing to make non-apparel textile products, such as sheets and towels) The industry group includes a diverse range of establishments manufacturing full lines of ready-to-wear apparel and custom apparel: apparel contractors, performing cutting or sewing operations on materials owned by others; jobbers performing entrepreneurial functions involved in apparel manufacture; and tailors, manufacturing custom garments for individual clients are all included. It also includes leather and manufacture. TXAP MFG-TXAP
  Wood and Paper Manufacturing Industries in this group manufacture wood products, such as lumber, plywood, veneers, wood containers, wood flooring, wood trusses, manufactured homes (i.e., mobile homes), and prefabricated wood buildings. Industries in this group also may make pulp, paper, or converted paper products. WOOD MFG-WOOD
Mining and Natural Resources Extraction   The Mining and Natural Resources Extraction industry group comprises establishments that extract naturally occurring mineral solids, such as coal and ores; liquid minerals, such as crude petroleum; and gases, such as natural gas. The term mining is used in the broad sense to include quarrying, well operations, beneficiating (e.g., crushing, screening, washing, and flotation), and other preparation customarily performed at the mine site, or as a part of mining activity. NRS NRS
  Mining (except Oil and Gas) Industries in this group primarily engage in mining, mine site development, and beneficiating (i.e., preparing) metallic minerals and nonmetallic minerals, including coal. The term  mining  is used in the broad sense to include ore extraction, quarrying, and beneficiating (e.g., crushing, screening, washing, sizing, concentrating, and flotation), customarily done at the mine site. MING NRS-MING
  Oil and Gas Extraction Industries in this group operate and/or develop oil and gas field properties. Such activities may include exploration for crude petroleum and natural gas; drilling, completing, and equipping wells; operating separators, emulsion breakers, desilting equipment, and field gathering lines for crude petroleum and natural gas; and all other activities in the preparation of oil and gas up to the point of shipment from the producing property. This subsector includes the production of crude petroleum, the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and oil sands, and the production of natural gas, sulfur recovery from natural gas, and recovery of hydrocarbon liquids. OGEX NRS-OGEX
Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceuticals This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing biological and medicinal products, botanical drugs and herbs; isolating active medicinal principals from botanical drugs and herbs; the manufacturing pharmaceutical products intended for internal and external consumption in such forms as ampoules, tablets, capsules, vials, ointments, powders, solutions, and suspensions. It also includes the marketing and distribution of these products. PHA PHA
Professional Services   The Professional Services industry group comprises establishments that specialize in performing professional, scientific, and technical activities for others. These activities require a high degree of expertise and training. PRS PRS
  Accounting Services This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in auditing accounting records; designing accounting systems; preparing financial statements; developing budgets; preparing tax returns; processing payrolls; bookkeeping; and billing. ACCT PRS-ACCT
  Advertising and Public Relations This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating advertising campaigns and placing such advertising in periodicals, newspapers, radio and television, or other media. These establishments are organized to provide a full range of services (i.e., through in-house capabilities or subcontracting), including advice, creative services, account management, production of advertising material, media planning, and buying (i.e., placing advertising). ADPR PRS-ADPR
  Architectural and Engineering Services This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in architectural, engineering, and related services, such as drafting services, building inspection services, geophysical surveying and mapping services, surveying and mapping (except geophysical) services, and testing services. ARCH PRS-ARCH
  Computer and Software Services This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities in which human capital is the major input. These establishments make available the knowledge and skills of their employees, often on an assignment basis. The individual industries of this sector are defined on the basis of the particular expertise and training of the service provider. CPSW PRS-CPSW
  Design Services This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing specialized design services, except architectural, engineering and computer systems design. Examples include graphic design, interior design, and industrial design. DSGN PRS-DSGN
  Legal Services This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in offering legal services, such as those offered by offices of lawyers, offices of notaries, and title abstract and settlement offices, and paralegal services. LEGL PRS-LEGL
  Scientific Research and Development This industry group comprises establishments engaged in conducting original investigation undertaken on a systematic basis to gain new knowledge (research) and/or the application of research findings or other scientific knowledge for the creation of new or significantly improved products or processes (experimental development). SCIR PRS-SCIR
  Technical Consulting This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations on management, environmental, scientific, and technical issues. TCHC PRS-TCHC
Public Administration   The Public Administration industry group consists of establishments of federal, state, and local government agencies that administer, oversee, and manage public programs and have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over other institutions within a given area. These agencies also set policy, create laws, adjudicate civil and criminal legal cases, provide for public safety and for national defense. PUB PUB
  Economic Programs This subsector group government establishments primarily engaged in the administration of economic programs. These programs include subsidies for transportation, utilities, commodities, agricultural products, food programs, and commercial sectors. ECOP PUB-ECOP
  Environmental Quality Programs The Administration of Environmental Quality Programs group includes government establishments primarily engaged in the administration of environmental quality including air, water, and conservation. EQPR PUB-EQPR
  Executive and Legislative Bodies This group includes offices of government executives, legislative bodies, public finance, and general government support. EXEC PUB-EXEC
  Human Resource Programs This group includes government establishments primarily engaged in the administration of human resource programs. This includes education, public health, and veterans' affairs HRPG PUB-HRPG
  Housing and Urban Development this group includes government establishments primarily engaged in the administration of housing, urban planning, and community development. HUDP PUB-HUDP
  Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities This group includes government establishments engaged in the administration of justice, public order, and safety programs. Examples are: courts, police, legal counsel and prosecution, correctional institutions, parole and probation offices, and fire protection. JSAF PUB-JSAF
  National Security and International Affairs This group comprises government establishments primarily engaged in national security and international affairs. NSEC PUB-NSEC
  Space Research and Technology This group comprises government establishments that conduct space research. SPAC PUB-SPAC
Retail Trade   The Retail Trade industry group comprises establishments engaged in retailing merchandise, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise. The retailing process is the final step in the distribution of merchandise; retailers are, therefore, organized to sell merchandise in small quantities to the general public. This sector comprises two main types of retailers: store and nonstore retailers. RET RET
  Building Material and Garden Equipment Industries in the Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers industry group retail new building material and garden equipment and supplies from fixed point-of-sale locations. BMGD RET-BMGD
  Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores Industries in the Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores industry group retail new clothing and clothing accessories merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations. CLOT RET-CLOT
  Department Stores This industry group comprises establishments known as department stores primarily engaged in retailing a wide range of the following new products with no one merchandise line predominating: apparel, furniture, appliances and home furnishings; and selected additional items, such as paint, hardware, toiletries, cosmetics, photographic equipment, jewelry, toys, and sporting goods. Merchandise lines are normally arranged in separate departments. DEPT RET-DEPT
  Electronics and Appliance Stores Industries in the Electronics and Appliance Stores subsector retail new electronics and appliances from point-of-sale locations. ELAP RET-ELAP
  Food and Beverage Stores Industries in the Food and Beverage Stores industry group usually retail food and beverage merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations. FBVS RET-FBVS
  Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Industries in the Electronics and Appliance Stores industry group retail new electronics and appliances from point-of-sale locations. FURR RET-FURR
  Gasoline Stations Industries in the Gasoline Stations subsector retail automotive fuels (e.g., gasoline, diesel fuel, gasohol, alternative fuels) and automotive oils or retail these products in combination with convenience store items. GASS RET-GASS
  Health and Personal Care Stores Industries in the Health and Personal Care Stores subsector retail health and personal care merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations. HPCS RET-HPCS
  Leisure Goods, Musical Instrument, and Books Industries in the Leisure Goods, Musical Instrument, and Books industry group are engaged in retailing and providing expertise on the use of sporting equipment or other specific leisure activities, such as needlework and musical instruments. Book stores are also included in this subsector. LGMB RET-LGMB
  Miscellaneous Store Retailers Industries in the Miscellaneous Store Retailers subsector retail merchandise from fixed point-of-sale locations not covered in other retail codes. MISR RET-MISR
  Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Industries in the Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers industry group retail motor vehicles and parts from fixed point-of-sale locations. Establishments in this subsector typically operate from a showroom and/or an open lot where the vehicles are on display. MVPD RET-MVPD
  Nonstore Retailers Industries in the Nonstore Retailers industry group retail merchandise using methods, such as the broadcasting of infomercials, the broadcasting and publishing of direct-response advertising, the publishing of paper and electronic catalogs, door-to-door solicitation, in-home demonstration, selling from portable stalls and distribution through vending machines. Establishments in this subsector include mail-order houses, vending machine operators, home delivery sales, door-to-door sales, party plan sales, electronic shopping, and sales through portable stalls (e.g., street vendors, except food). Establishments engaged in the direct sale (i.e., nonstore) of products, such as home heating oil dealers and newspaper delivery service providers are included in this subsector. NSTR RET-NSTR
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing   The industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in renting, leasing, or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible assets, and establishments providing related services. The major portion of this sector comprises establishments that rent, lease, or otherwise allow the use of their own assets by others. The assets may be tangible, as is the case of real estate and equipment, or intangible, as is the case with patents and trademarks. This industry group also includes establishments primarily engaged in managing real estate for others, selling, renting and/or buying real estate for others, and appraising real estate. RRL RRL
  Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets Industries in this group include establishments that are primarily engaged in assigning rights to assets, such as patents, trademarks, brand names, and/or franchise agreements for which a royalty payment or licensing fee is paid to the asset holder. Establishments in this subsector own the patents, trademarks, and/or franchise agreements that they allow others to use or reproduce for a fee and may or may not have created those assets. Establishments that allow franchisees the use of the franchise name, contingent on the franchisee buying products or services from the franchisor, are classified elsewhere. LITA RRL-LITA
  Real Estate Industries in the Real Estate group are primarily engaged in renting or leasing real estate to others; managing real estate for others; selling, buying, or renting real estate for others; and providing other real estate related services, such as appraisal services. This subsector includes equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) that are primarily engaged in leasing buildings, dwellings, or other real estate property to others. REAL RRL-REAL
  Rental and Leasing Services Industries in this group include establishments that provide a wide array of tangible goods, such as automobiles, computers, consumer goods, and industrial machinery and equipment, to customers in return for a periodic rental or lease payment. thee include those that are engaged in renting consumer goods and equipment and those that are engaged in leasing machinery and equipment often used for business operations. RELS RRL-RELS
Technology   Industries in this industry group include establishments that manufacture computers, computer peripherals, communications equipment, and similar electronic products, and establishments that manufacture components for such products. TEC TEC
  Computers and High Technology Industries in this group manufacture computers, computer peripherals, communications equipment, and similar electronic products, and establishments that manufacture components for such products. The design and use of integrated circuits and the application of highly specialized miniaturization technologies are common elements in the production technologies of the computer and electronic subsector. COMP TEC-COMP
  Electrical Equipment and Components Industries in this group manufacture products that generate, distribute and use electrical power. Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing establishments produce electric lamp bulbs, lighting fixtures, and parts. Household Appliance Manufacturing establishments make both small and major electrical appliances and parts. Electrical Equipment Manufacturing establishments make goods, such as electric motors, generators, transformers, and switchgear apparatus. Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing establishments make devices for storing electrical power (e.g., batteries), for transmitting electricity (e.g., insulated wire), and wiring devices (e.g., electrical outlets, fuse boxes, and light switches). EEQP TEC-EEQP
Transportation and Logistics   The Transportation and Logistics industry group includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation are air, rail, water, road, and pipeline. TRA TRA
  Air Transportation Industries in this group provide air transportation of passengers and/or cargo using aircraft, such as airplanes and helicopters. AIRT TRA-AIRT
  Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Industries in this group include a variety of passenger transportation activities, such as urban transit systems; chartered bus, school bus, and interurban bus transportation; and taxis. GRDT TRA-GRDT
  Pipeline Transportation Industries in this group use transmission pipelines to transport products, such as crude oil, natural gas, refined petroleum products, and slurry. PIPT TRA-PIPT
  Postal and Messenger This group includes National Post Offices and their subcontractors operating under a universal service obligation to provide mail services, and using the infrastructure required to fulfill that obligation. These services include delivering letters and small parcels. it also includes services for intercity, local, and/or international delivery of parcels and documents (including express delivery services) without operating under a universal service obligation. POST TRA-POST
  Rail Transportation Industries in this group provide rail transportation of passengers and/or cargo using railroad rolling stock. The railroads in this subsector primarily either operate on networks, with physical facilities, labor force, and equipment spread over an extensive geographic area, or operate over a short distance on a local rail line. RAIL TRA-RAIL
  Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation Industries in this group utilize transportation equipment to provide recreation and entertainment. These activities have a production process distinct from passenger transportation carried out for the purpose of other types of for-hire transportation. transport may be by ground, air, rail water or other means. This process does not emphasize efficient transportation; in fact, such activities often use obsolete vehicles, such as steam trains, to provide some extra ambiance. SCET TRA-SCET
  Truck Transportation Industries in this group provide over-the-road transportation of cargo using motor vehicles, such as trucks and tractor-trailers. This group includes general freight trucking and specialized freight trucking. TRUK TRA-TRUK
  Warehousing and Storage Industries in this group are primarily engaged in operating warehousing and storage facilities for general merchandise, refrigerated goods, and other warehouse products. These establishments provide facilities to store goods. They do not sell the goods they handle. These establishments take responsibility for storing the goods and keeping them secure. They may also provide a range of services, often referred to as logistics services, related to the distribution of goods. Logistics services can include labeling, breaking bulk, inventory control and management, light assembly, order entry and fulfillment, packaging, pick and pack, price marking and ticketing, and transportation arrangement. However, establishments in this industry group always provide warehousing or storage services in addition to any logistic services. Furthermore, the warehousing or storage of goods must be more than incidental to the performance of services, such as price marking. WHST TRA-WHST
  Water Transportation Industries in this group provide water transportation of passengers and cargo using watercraft, such as ships, barges, and boats. The group includes deep sea, coastal, inland water transportation. WTRT TRA-WTRT
Utilities   This group comprises establishments engaged in the provision of the following utility services: electric power, natural gas, steam supply, and water supply. Within this sector, the specific activities associated with the utility services provided vary by utility: electric power includes generation, transmission, and distribution; natural gas includes distribution; steam supply includes provision and/or distribution; water supply includes treatment and distribution. UTL UTL
  Electric Power This group comprises establishments primarily engaged in generating, transmitting, and/or distributing electric power. Establishments in this industry group may perform one or more of the following activities: operate generation facilities that produce electric energy; operate transmission systems that convey the electricity from the generation facility to the distribution system; and operate distribution systems that convey electric power received from the generation facility or the transmission system to the final consumer. ELEC UTL-ELEC
  Natural Gas Distribution This industry comprises: (1) establishments primarily engaged in operating gas distribution systems (e.g., mains, meters); (2) establishments known as gas marketers that buy gas from the well and sell it to a distribution system; (3) establishments known as gas brokers or agents that arrange the sale of gas over gas distribution systems operated by others; and (4) establishments primarily engaged in transmitting and distributing gas to final consumers. NGAS UTL-NGAS
  Water, Sewage and Other Systems This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating distribution and treatment of water, sewage, cooled air, heated air, and steam. WATR UTL-WATR
Wholesale Trade   The Wholesale Trade industry group comprises establishments engaged in wholesaling merchandise, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise. The merchandise described in this sector includes the outputs of agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and certain information industries, such as publishing. The wholesaling process is an intermediate step in the distribution of merchandise. WHT WHT
  Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Industries in the Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods industry group sell capital or durable goods to other businesses. Merchant wholesalers generally take title to the goods that they sell; in other words, they buy and sell goods on their own account. DURG WHT-DURG
  Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Industries in the Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods industry group sell nondurable goods to other businesses. Nondurable goods are items generally with a normal life expectancy of fewer than three years. Nondurable goods merchant wholesale trade establishments are engaged in wholesaling products, such as paper and paper products, chemicals and chemical products, drugs, textiles and textile products, apparel, footwear, groceries, farm products, petroleum and petroleum products, alcoholic beverages, books, magazines, newspapers, flowers and nursery stock, and tobacco products. NDUG WHT-NDUG
  Wholesale Electronic Markets Industries in the Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers industry group arrange for the sale of goods owned by others, generally on a fee or commission basis. They act on behalf of the buyers and sellers of goods. This subsector contains agents and brokers as well as business to business electronic markets that facilitate wholesale trade. WHEL WHT-WHEL