HARRIS Marketing, Inc. Type of Business
SIC List - 2 & 4 Digit
(Standard Industrial Classification)
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The SIC/Standard Industrial Classification System assigns codes to describe and categorize businesses by their revenue producing activity.

Review of the SIC 2-digit, 4-digit and 2+2 digit systems as well as the NAICS system for describing businesses is provided at the end of this page.

Click HERE to view the HARRIS Marketing, Inc. SIC descriptions at the 4-digit level. On this page, for convenience, the HARRIS Marketing, Inc. SIC descriptions at the 2-digit level follows:


01  Agriculture: Crops
02  Agriculture: Livestock
07  Agriculture: Services
08  Agriculture: Forestry
09  Agriculture: Fishing, Hunting & Trapping


10  Mining: Metal
12  Mining: Coal
13  Mining: Oil & Gas Extraction
14  Mining: Stone, Clay, Rock


15  Construction: General Building
16  Construction: Heavy Construction
17  Construction: Special Trade


20  Manufacturing: Food & Related Products
21  Manufacturing: Tobacco Products
22  Manufacturing: Textile Mill Products
23  Manufacturing: Apparel & Other Textile Products
24  Manufacturing: Lumber & Wood Products
25  Manufacturing: Furniture & Fixtures
26  Manufacturing: Paper & Allied Products
27  Manufacturing: Printing & Publishing
28  Manufacturing: Chemicals & Allied Products
29   Manufacturing: Petroleum & Coal Products
30   Manufacturing: Rubber & Other Plastic Products
31   Manufacturing: Leather & Leather Products
32   Manufacturing: Stone, Clay & Glass Products
33   Manufacturing: Metal: Primary Products
34   Manufacturing: Metal: Fabricated Products
35   Manufacturing: Machinery & Equipment: Industrial
36   Manufacturing: Equipment: Electronic & Electric
37   Manufacturing: Equipment: Transportation
38   Manufacturing: Instruments & Related Products
39   Manufacturing: Other


40   Transportation: Railroad
41   Transportation: Local & Interurban Transit
42   Transportation: Trucking & Warehousing
43   Transportation: Government: United States Postal Service
44   Transportation: Water
45   Transportation: Air - Charter and Scheduled
46   Transportation: Pipelines, except Gas
47   Transportation: Services, such as Travel Agencies


48   Communication: Cellular, Phone, Telegraph, Radio, TV, Cable


49   Utilities: Electric, Natural Gas, Water, Sewer, Refuse/Sanitary


50   Wholesale: Durable Goods
51   Wholesale: Nondurable Goods


52   Retail: Building Materials & Garden Supplies
53   Retail: General Merchandise Stores
54   Retail: Food
55   Retail: Auto Dealers & Service Stations
56   Retail: Apparel & Accessory Stores
57   Retail: Furniture & Fixtures
58   Retail: Restaurants & Bars
59   Retail: Other


60   Finance: Depository Institutions - Banks
61   Finance: Nondepository Institutions - S&L
62   Finance: Security & Commodity Brokers
63   Finance: Insurance: Carriers
64   Finance: Insurance Agents & Brokers & Services
65   Finance: Real Estate
66   Finance: Holding & Investment Offices


70   Services: Hotels & Other Lodging
72   Services: Personal
73   Services: Business
75   Services: Auto Repair, Parking & Other
76   Services: Repair: Other
78   Services: Entertainment: Motion Picture
79   Services: Entertainment: Recreation
80   Services: Health - Doctors, Hospitals, Labs
81   Services: Legal
82   Services: Educational
83   Services: Social
84   Services: Museums, Gardens, Zoos
86   Services: Membership
87   Services: Engineering & Management
88   Services: Other: Households: Employers
89   Services: Other


91   Government: Executive, Legislative & General
92   Government: Justice, Public Order & Safety
93   Government: Finance, Taxation & Monetary
94   Government: Human Resources
95   Government: Environmental Quality & Housing
96   Government: Economic, Transportation & Space
97   Government: National Security & International Affairs


The Standard Industrial Classification System, better known as the SIC system, is developed and maintained by the United States Government - Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, and the Department of Labor.

The system describes businesses and not-for-profit organizations by type of activity. The SIC system provides numerical coding and classification of the market place as a standard method to define, describe and analyze the economy. It is the standard coding system to define and analyze industry structure. It is used by analysts, planners, business strategists and business marketers for a variety of applications, such as marketing, economic analysis, sales forecasting and merger/acquisition analysis.

The SIC system consists of a general 2-digit system with more detail at a 4-digit level. Dun & Bradstreet has developed and applied an additional 2+2 extension to its business database.

For further detail, the SIC list at the 2-digit level, along with expanded, hyperlinked detail at the 4-digit level can be found by clicking this link:
OSHA's web site.
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As further information about numerical business categorization, the SIC system is periodically revised to reflect changes in the structure of the economy. An emerging coding system is the NAICS/North American Industry Classification System. This coding system provides a construct for describing new industries - most notably the information technology industry; however, it is important to note that the application of a new coding system is most useful when it is uniformly applied to names and addresses of businesses. Just because a coding system exists, it doesn't mean that selecting in that coding system is practical when using large, compiled databases. For this reason, the SIC system continues as the coding system for marketers. For further information on NAICS, the cross-over table from SIC codes to NAICS can be found by clicking this link:
U.S. Census Bureau, 1997 NAICS Matched to 1997 SIC Sectors and Subsectors.
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