Industry Sector

Manufacturing

Total Companies

166

Est. Employment

1,477

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing explosives.

Snapshot

SIC Code 2892 - Explosives is a final level code of the “Manufacturing” Division. There are 166 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 1,477 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 2892 - Explosives are:

  • Amatol (explosives)
  • Azides (explosives)
  • Blasting powder and blasting caps
  • Carbohydrates, nitrated (explosives)
  • Cordeau detonant (explosives)
  • Cordite (explosives)
  • Detonating caps for safety fuses
  • Detonators (explosive compounds)
  • Dynamite
  • Explosive cartridges for concussion forming of metal
  • Explosive compounds
  • Explosives
  • Fulminate of mercury (explosive compounds)
  • Fuse powder
  • Fuses, safety
  • Gunpowder
  • High explosives
  • Lead azide (explosives)
  • Mercury azide (explosives)
  • Nitrocellulose powder (explosives)
  • Nitroglycerin (explosives)
  • Nitromannitol (explosives)
  • Nitrostarch (explosives)
  • Nitrosugars (explosives)
  • Pentolite (explosives)
  • Permissible explosives
  • Picric acid (explosives)
  • Powder, explosive: pellet, smokeless, and sporting
  • Squibbs, electric
  • Styphnic acid
  • Tetryl (explosives)
  • Well shooting torpedoes (explosives)

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 2892 - Explosives that is a better classification match.

Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing ammunition for small arms are classified in Industry 3482, and those manufacturing fireworks are classified in Industry 2899

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Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 2892

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 2892 – Explosives. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 289201 Explosives (manufacturers)

7-digit SIC

  • 2892001 Explosives (manufacturers)
  • 2892002 Dynamite
  • 2892003 Primary Explosives, Fuses & Detonators
  • 2892004 Detonators & Detonating Caps
  • 2892005 Detonators, High Explosives
  • 2892006 Fuses, Safety
  • 2892007 Secondary High Explosives
  • 2892008 Amatols-Explosive
  • 2892009 Black Powder-Explosive
  • 2892010 Emulsions-Explosive
  • 2892011 Explosive Cartridges For Concussion Forming Of Metal
  • 2892012 Gunpowder
  • 2892013 Nitromethane
  • 2892014 Slurries-Explosive
  • 2892015 Sporting Powder-Explosive
  • 2892016 Squibbs, Electric
  • 2892017 Tent & Dent, Trinitrotoluene & Dinitrotoluene
  • 2892018 Well Shooting Torpedoes

8-digit SIC

  • 28920000 Explosives
  • 28920100 Primary Explosives, Fuses And Detonators
  • 28920101 Detonators And Detonating Caps
  • 28920102 Detonators, High Explosives
  • 28920105 Fuses, Safety
  • 28920200 Secondary High Explosives
  • 28920201 Amatols (explosive)
  • 28920202 Black Powder (explosive)
  • 28920205 Dynamite
  • 28920206 Emulsions (explosive)
  • 28920208 Explosive Cartridges For Concussion Forming Of Metal
  • 28920209 Gunpowder
  • 28920212 Nitromethane, Nm (explosive)
  • 28920217 Slurries (explosive)
  • 28920218 Sporting Powder (explosive)
  • 28920219 Squibbs, Electric
  • 28920220 Tnt And Dnt, Trinitrotoluene And Dinitrotoluene
  • 28920222 Well Shooting Torpedoes (explosive)