Saturday, January 7, 2017


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. (Source:

In many systems developers need to find the description for a certain NAICS code and then I developed a Ruby gem to help with this: 

The gem is very simple by now and improvements are welcome!