Industry: 2281—Yarn Spinning Mills
Establishments primarily engaged in spinning yarn wholly or chiefly by weight of cotton, manmade fibers, silk, wool, mohair, or similar animal fibers. Establishments primarily engaged in dyeing or finishing purchased yarns or finishing yarns on a commission basis are classified in Industry 2231 if the yarns are of wool and in Industry 2269 if they are of other fibers. Establishments primarily engaged in producing specialty yarns or producing spun yarns of other fibers are classified in Industry 2299.

Acetate yarn, made from purchased staple: spunModacrylic yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
Acrylic yarn, made from purchased staple: spunNylon yarn, spinning of staple
Carded yarn, cottonPolyester yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
Carpet yarn, cottonPolypropylene yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
Combed yarn, cottonRayon yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
Cordage yarn, cottonSpinning yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
Crochet yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade stapleSpun yarn: cotton, silk, manmade fiber, wool, and animal fiber
Darning yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade stapleWeaving yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
Embroidery yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade stapleYarn, spun: cotton, silk, manmade fiber, wool, and animal fiber
Knitting yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade stapleYarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
Manmade staple fiber yarn, spun
Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
2281Yarn Spinning Mills264
228100Yarn spinning mills78
22810000Yarn spinning mills78
228101Needle and handicraft yarns, spun81
22810100Needle and handicraft yarns, spun10
22810101Cordage yarn, spun0
22810102Crochet yarn, spun5
22810104Embroidery yarn, spun29
22810105Knitting yarn, spun17
22810106Spinning yarn12
22810107Weaving yarn, spun8
228102Manmade and synthetic fiber yarns, spun38
22810200Manmade and synthetic fiber yarns, spun20
22810201Acetate yarn, spun: made from purchased staple1
22810202Acrylic yarn, spun: made from purchased staple1
22810203Manmade staple fiber yarn, spun3
22810205Nylon yarn, spinning of staple4
22810207Polyester yarn, spun: made from purchased staple7
22810208Polypropylene yarn, spun: made from purchased staple1
22810209Rayon yarn, spun: made from purchased staple1
228103Natural and animal fiber yarns, spun47
22810300Natural and animal fiber yarns, spun9
22810301Animal fiber yarn, spun5
22810302Cotton yarn, spun20
22810303Mohair yarn, spun0
22810304Silk yarn, spun0
22810305Wool yarn, spun13
228104Carpet and rug yarn, spun15
22810400Carpet and rug yarn, spun3
22810401Carpet yarn, spun10
22810402Rug yarn, spun2
228199Yarn spinning mills, nec5
22819901Carded yarn, spun2
22819902Combed yarn, spun3