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2017 Edition

national industry 532310

General Rental Centers


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in renting a range of consumer, commercial, and industrial equipment. Establishments in this industry typically operate from conveniently located facilities where they maintain inventories of goods and equipment that they rent for short periods of time. The type of equipment that establishments in this industry provide often includes, but is not limited to: audio visual equipment, contractors' and builders' tools and equipment, home repair tools, lawn and garden equipment, moving equipment and supplies, and party and banquet equipment and supplies.

The immediate parent of national industry 532310 is international industry 53231: General Rental Centers

2017 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Renting trucks and trailers without drivers--are classified in Industry 532120, Truck, Utility Trailer, and RV (Recreational Vehicle) Rental and Leasing;
  • Renting party and banquet equipment--are classified in U.S. Industry 532289, All Other Consumer Goods Rental;
  • Renting heavy construction equipment without operators--are classified in U.S. Industry 532412, Construction, Mining, and Forestry Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing; and
  • Renting specialized types of commercial and industrial equipment, such as garden tractors or public address systems--are classified in Industry 532490, Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 532310
2007 532310
2012 532310
2017 532310
2022 532310

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 7359 - Equipment Rental and Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 532310, General Rental Centers:

  1. chair rented to other
  2. chair rented to other cgl
  3. equipment rental and leasing not otherwise classified
  4. general rental center
  5. real estate and rental and leasing
  6. rental and leasing service
  7. rental store
  8. rental store not otherwise classified
  9. rental store not otherwise classified tier 4
  10. water softening equipment rented to other


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