The library provides access to a couple research tools that you can use to find industry information and market analysis. It is helpful if you know and use the NAICS Code for your industry to find reports and other information. The box below has more information on how to find the correct code to use.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Companies choose NAICS/SIC codes at their own discretion, which means that a particular code may not truly capture all companies in that industry. In addition, different database providers may apply the codes differently. This means you will often find different companies listed in different products.
To search NAICS codes: