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Our goal is for buyers to find what they need and for U.S. suppliers to get found by those buyers and establish an enduring, mutually beneficial relationship. 

Search by SIC Category

In pursuit of that goal, for a clear and familiar organizational map, we principally organize our manufacturers by SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) categories.

At the top level, these consist of two-digit codes, some based on the material inputs (e.g., metals, non-metallic minerals, rubber and plastics), some on the nature of the resulting product  (e.g., machinery, fabricated metal products, controls). 

Search by Sector or Venue

To further facilitate the buyer/supplier discovery process, we offer searches based on sector of use (e.g., industrial production, construction, transportation) and venue of use (e.g., industrial, residential, office, retail).   

Search by Keyword

We also offer a search box on our home page where you can enter key words that can help you locate appropriate potential suppliers for your needs.

Covid-19

We have created a special category for U.S. manufacturers of equipment and supplies needed in response to Covid 19.

Save Suppliers of Interest

When you identify a supplier of interest, on the supplier’s profile page you can click on “Add to Saved Supplier List.”  You can create a new list or add the supplier to an existing list.  You can view your lists on your account page (My Account) and click through to review your listed suppliers.  

More on SIC Categories

The SIC system classifies manufacturing in two-digit codes 20 through 39.

We list the following:

24     Lumber and Wood Products, Except Furniture

25     Furniture and Fixtures

28     Chemicals and Allied Products

29     Petroleum Refining and Related Industries

30     Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastic Products

32     Stone, Clay, Glass, and Concrete Products

33     Primary Metal Industries

34     Fabricated Metal Prdcts, Except Machinery & Transport Equipment

35     Industrial and Commercial Machinery and Computer Equipment

36     Electronic, Elctrcl Eqpmnt & Cmpnts, Excpt Computer Equipment

37     Transportation Equipment

38     Measuring, Analyzing and Controlling Instruments;

         Photographic, Medical and Optical Goods;

         Watches and Clocks

39     Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries

 

We currently do not include the following SIC categories:

20     Food and Kindred Products

21     Tobacco Products

22     Textile Mill Products

23     Apparel, Finished Prdcts from Fabrics & Similar Materials

26     Paper and Allied Products

27     Printing, Publishing and Allied Industries

31     Leather and Leather Products

 

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