Definitions for "Standard Industrial Classification Code"
Keywords:  sic, naics, economy, budget, classify
A numbering system established by the Office of Management and Budget that identifies companies by industry. See also NAICS.
A numbering system used to identify various types of industrial activities. The SIC Code is published by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. A particular industry may have more than one SIC code if it conducts several types of commercial or industrial activities.
A code representing a category within the Standard Industrial Classification System administered by the Statistical Policy Division of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. The system was established to classify all industries in the US economy. A two-digit code designates each major industry group, which is coupled with a second two-digit code representing subcategories.
A four (4) digit number assigned to businesses to identify their specific trade category.