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Research with NAICS/SIC Codes: Searching for industry codes

Learn to find research using NAICS/SIC codes


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Searching for NAICS codes

When doing business research, it is useful to obtain the NAICS codes and SIC codes.   The links below will help you find the codes for specific types of industries.  You can also find NAICS and SIC codes by looking at the industry information for a company in a database like ABI/Inform or Business Source Complete. ABI/Inform has an especially helpful tree structure for its NAICS code searching.

It is important to know these codes in order to retrieve statistical information produced by the Census as well as search certain databases by these codes.