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SIC & NAICS Codes

SIC & NAICS: How Can I Use Them?

SIC and NAICS are used in library databases in a variety of ways.

Use to:

  • Identify the lines of business of a company.
  • Identify the industry ratios to compare a company's ratios with.
  • Identify competitors in the industry.
  • Generate listing of companies as potential customers.
  • Generate listing of companies as potential employers.
  • Find articles about a specific industry.