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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.


SIC Code 2491 - Wood Preserving is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Division. There are 224 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 4,156 people.

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Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 2491 - Wood Preserving are:

  • 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

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For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 2491 - Wood Preserving that is a better classification match.

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

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 2491

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 2491 – Wood Preserving. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 249101Lumber-Treating (manufacturers)
  • 249102Creosote (manufacturers)

7-digit SIC

  • 2491001Lumber-Treating (manufacturers)
  • 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 (manufacturers)
  • 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