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NAICS Newsletter December 9, 2011

NAICS 562998

All Other Miscellaneous
Waste Management Services

Government Contract and Procurement Analysis Report

Report Summary

This report, offered by epipeline, contains a brief analysis of the Federal government's procurement practices with regards to purchasing All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services.

You will find information on the top federal government agencies that purchase these services, as well as their procurement strategy (i.e. full and open competition, set-asides and more). Finally, there is a review of the top companies that are awarded federal government contracts for All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services.

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This report takes an in-depth look at the 'All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services' industry, NAICS 562998. epipeline's Contract History Plus* provides you with a broad context and several perspectives that enable you to develop the best positioning and strategy for your company to more effectively compete for government contracts. The following graph illustrates one such perspective: the top Government departments/agencies buying these services over the last four fiscal years.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY07 through FY11 for NAICS 562998


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing waste management services (except waste collection, waste treatment and disposal, remediation, operation of materials recovery facilities, septic tank pumping and related services, and waste management consulting services).

The description of NAICS 562998 is further broken out to include these additional specific topics:

  • Beach maintenance and cleaning services
  • Catch basin cleaning services
  • Grease trap cleaning
  • Sewer cleaning and rodding services
  • Sewer cleanout services
  • Storm basin cleanout services
  • Tank cleaning and disposal services, commercial or industrial

Please be aware that establishments primarily engaged in collecting and/or hauling waste within a local area are classified in Industry 56211, Waste Collection; Long-distance trucking of waste is classified in Industry 484230, Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance; operating treatment or disposal facilities (except sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities) for waste is classified in Industry 56221, Waste Treatment and Disposal; collecting, treating and disposing waste through sewer systems or sewage treatment facilities is classified in Industry 221320, Sewage Treatment Facilities; the remediation and cleanup of contaminated buildings, mine sites, soil, or ground water is classified in Industry 562910, Remediation Services; operating facilities for separating and sorting recyclable materials from nonhazardous waste streams (i.e., garbage) or for sorting commingled recyclable materials, such as paper, plastics, and metal cans, into distinct categories is classified in Industry 562920, Materials Recovery Facilities; pumping (i.e., cleaning) cesspools, portable toilets and septic tanks or renting portable toilets is classified in U.S. Industry 562991, Septic Tank and Related Services; and providing waste management consulting services, such as developing remedial action plans is classified in Industry 541620, Environmental Consulting Services.

The size standard associated with NAICS 562998 is $7.0 Million (effective November 5, 2010), which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their average annual gross receipts does not exceed $7 Million for the past three years.

Total reported spending under NAICS 562998 for the period of Fiscal Year 2007 (FY07) through Fiscal Year 2011 (FY11) was nearly $70.4 million. FY11 reported spending of $1.1 million for services under NAICS 562998. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY07 through FY11.

Reported Contract Spending for NAICS 562998 FY07 through FY11

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

** Note: it is possible that some Defense spending for the more recent fiscal years (FY06 to present) is not as widely reported as earlier years. These numbers will likely increase as more departments and agencies report their current and historic contract spending.


The Department of the Army was the largest procurer for these services for the last five fiscal years (FY07 through FY11), with more than $28.5 million in contract spending, comprising 40.5% of the market share for NAICS 562998. The Bureau of Prisons took the second spot, with almost $10 million in reported spending for this period. The Department of the Air Force and the Department of the Navy took third and fourth places, respectively, making up a combined market share of 24.6% for all spending in NAICS 562998.

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Park Service spent $3.7 million and $2.4 million respectively during this time period with the rest of the top ten reporting spending just under $4.7 million for NAICS 562998.

Top 10 Federal Agencies by % of Total Market FY07 through FY11 for NAICS 562998

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


According to the Central Contractor Registry (CCR), there are 3,724 companies registered under NAICS 562998 (source: active registrants, as of 11/28/2011). Of this number, 2,049 qualify as small businesses, which includes the following breakout by socioeconomic categories (some companies may qualify under more than one category):

  • 196 SBA Certified 8(a) contractors;
  • 102 SBA Certified HUBZone contractors; and
  • 292 Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB).

NOTE, the CCR website states, "As of the July 30, 2008 release (4.08.2), CCR-registered vendors may elect not to display their registration in the CCR/FedReg Public Search." This could mean that there are more active contractors registered with the CCR than the resulting totals above represent.

The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY07 through FY11. The first chart represents the top 10 companies that were awarded their contracts under ANY type of competition, whether it was full and open, small business set-aside, sole-sourced, etc. This list primarily consists of large businesses. The second chart, however, lists the top 10 companies that won their contracts under RESTRICTED competition. Specifically, epipeline limited this to those contracts awarded under the acquisition strategies listed below. The contract dollars represented on this second chart may not include all contract dollars for the individual contractor.

  • 8(a) Competed
  • 8(a) Small Disadvantaged (SDB) set-aside
  • 8(a) sole-source
  • SDB set-aside
  • SDB, 8(a) with HUBZone
  • Combination HUBZone and 8(a)
  • HUBZone set-aside
  • HUBZone sole-source
  • Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside
  • SDVOSB sole-source
  • Emerging Small Business set-aside
  • Very Small Business set-aside
  • Reserved for Small Businesses ($2501 to $100,000)
  • Total Small Business set-aside

Ashbritt Inc achieved the top spot on the unrestricted competition list, with over $7.6 million in contract dollars for FY07 to FY11 and more than 10.8% of market share. Gregg Township Municipal Authority landed over $4.4 million in contract dollars with SPSA LLC earning roughly $2.6 million. Beckley City Of WV and Afco Technologies Inc round out the top five with $2.0 and $1.4 million, respectively. Seven additional firms, Tutka LLC, Kantoh Kosan Company Limited, Veetech PC, Black Gold Industries, City Of Victorville, Downstream Services and Chang Shin Corporation Co, each topped $1 million in contracting dollars for this same time period.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not be reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 562998 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY07 through FY11 - All Acquisition Strategies

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

The combined contract spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlined above, totaled over $27.2 million for FY07 through FY11. Afco Technologies Inc takes the top spot, with reported spending of over $1.4 million for this period, or 5.33% of market share. Tutka LLC also secured more than $1.4 million in contracting dollars for this time period. Two other firms in the top ten, Veetech PC and Black Gold Industries, also exceeded $1 million in reported spending for NAICS 562998.

It should be noted that Afco Technologies Inc, Tutka LLC, Veetech PC and Black Gold Industries are all found in both the top ten contractors using unrestricted competition as well as restricted competition with $5.5 million in combined contract dollars for FY07 through FY11.

PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, some companies may have more than one ranking, which may not reflected in the chart below.

Top 10 NAICS 562998 Contractors by % of Total Market for FY07 through FY11 - Restricted Competition

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


55.8% of contract spending reported for the FY07 through FY11 timeframe under NAICS 562998 used full and open (unrestricted aka "N/A") competition. This equated to almost $39.3 million. Contracts that did not indicate their acquisition strategy (which means they could represent any acquisition strategy) reported contract spending of more than $7.9 million. Contracts that were small business set-aside reported spending of almost $10.2 million. The combined value of contracts representing all other acquisition strategies was more than $13.4 million, or 19.46% of the market.

Acquisition Breakout under NAICS 562998 for FY07 through FY11

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*


These contracts are being performed across the continental United States and abroad. The 50 states plus Washington, DC have reported spending for the FY07 through FY11 period of $54.4 million and contracts for locations outside the United States (or unlisted) totaled $16 million.

The highest total of reported contract spending is reported for Louisiana, with $9.5 million. California ($7.9 million) and Pennsylvania ($5.3 million) took the second and third spots. Together, the top five states represent 39.60% of market under NAICS 562998. Besides those in the top ten, an additional 6 states (Texas, District of Columbia, Ohio, New York, Massachusetts and Virginia) reported at least $1 million for NAICS 562998 during this time period.

Contract Place of Performance under NAICS 562998 for FY07 through January 2011

Source: epipeline's Contract History Plus*

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