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Find the "industrial classification" for the company and then use the code to create a list of companies within the same or similar industries. Data Axle is a good place to start and you will be able to target a state, city or zip code.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Adopted in 1997,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.
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System
Adopted during the 1930's, the Standard Industrial Classification System updates ended in 1987. Although many older industries still use the SIC codes, newer industries are better defined using the NAICS.

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