SIC Code 2491 Wood Preserving




Establishments primarily engaged in treating wood, sawed or planed in other establishments, with creosote or other preservatives to prevent decay and to protect against fire and insects. This industry also includes the cutting, treating, and selling of poles, posts, and piling.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing other wood products, which they may also treat with preservatives, are not included.

Illustrative Examples

  • Bridges and trestles, wood: treated
  • Creosoting of wood
  • Crossties, treated
  • Flooring, wood block: treated
  • Millwork, treated
  • Mine props, treated
  • Mine ties, wood: treated
  • Piles, foundation and marine construction: treated
  • Piling, wood: treated
  • Poles and pole crossarms, treated
  • Poles, cutting and preserving
  • Posts, wood: treated
  • Preserving of wood (creosoting)
  • Railroad cross bridge and switch ties treated
  • Railway crossties, wood: treated
  • Structural lumber and timber, treated
  • Vehicle lumber, treated
  • Wood fence: pickets, poling, rails-treated
  • Wood products, creosoted

Industry Leaders

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 249101Lumber-treating (mfrs)
  • 249102Creosote (manufacturers)

7-digit SIC

  • 2491001Lumber-treating Mfg
  • 2491002Structural Lumber & Timber
  • 2491003Creosoted Wood Preserving
  • 2491004Treated Wood Millwork
  • 2491005Treated Wood Poles, Posts & Pilings
  • 2491006Treated Wood Mine Props
  • 2491007Treated Wood Piles, Foundation & Marine Construction
  • 2491008Treated Wood Pilings
  • 2491009Treated Wood Poles & Pole Cross Arms
  • 2491010Treated Wood Posts
  • 2491011Treated Wood Bridges & Trestles
  • 2491012Treated Wood Bridges
  • 2491013Treated Wood Railroad Cross Bridges & Switch Ties
  • 2491014Treated Wood Railroad Cross-ties
  • 2491015Treated Wood Trestles
  • 2491016Treated Wood Block Flooring
  • 2491017Creosote Mfg
  • 2491018Treated Wood Vehicle Lumber

8-digit SIC

  • 24910000Wood Preserving
  • 24910100Poles, Posts And Pilings: Treated Wood
  • 24910101Mine Props, Treated Wood
  • 24910102Piles, Foundation And Marine Construction: Treated Wood
  • 24910103Pilings, Treated Wood
  • 24910104Poles And Pole Crossarms, Treated Wood
  • 24910105Posts, Treated Wood
  • 24910200Bridges And Trestles, Treated Wood
  • 24910201Bridges, Treated Wood
  • 24910202Railroad Cross Bridges And Switch Ties, Treated Wood
  • 24910203Railroad Cross-ties, Treated Wood
  • 24910204Trestles, Treated Wood
  • 24919901Flooring, Treated Wood Block
  • 24919902Millwork, Treated Wood
  • 24919903Preserving (creosoting) Of Wood
  • 24919904Structural Lumber And Timber, Treated Wood
  • 24919905Vehicle Lumber, Treated Wood
  • 24919906Wood Products, Creosoted
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Industry Overview

Total Companies:272

Est. Employment:2954

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