SIC Industry Description

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 Total Marketable US Businesses
2281Yarn Spinning Mills269
228100Yarn spinning mills92
22810000Yarn spinning mills92
228101Needle and handicraft yarns, spun79
22810100Needle and handicraft yarns, spun11
22810101Cordage yarn, spun0
22810102Crochet yarn, spun3
22810104Embroidery yarn, spun32
22810105Knitting yarn, spun14
22810106Spinning yarn12
22810107Weaving yarn, spun7
228102Manmade and synthetic fiber yarns, spun37
22810200Manmade and synthetic fiber yarns, spun19
22810201Acetate yarn, spun: made from purchased staple0
22810202Acrylic yarn, spun: made from purchased staple1
22810203Manmade staple fiber yarn, spun2
22810205Nylon yarn, spinning of staple4
22810207Polyester yarn, spun: made from purchased staple8
22810208Polypropylene yarn, spun: made from purchased staple2
22810209Rayon yarn, spun: made from purchased staple1
228103Natural and animal fiber yarns, spun43
22810300Natural and animal fiber yarns, spun7
22810301Animal fiber yarn, spun3
22810302Cotton yarn, spun19
22810303Mohair yarn, spun0
22810304Silk yarn, spun0
22810305Wool yarn, spun14
228104Carpet and rug yarn, spun16
22810400Carpet and rug yarn, spun3
22810401Carpet yarn, spun11
22810402Rug yarn, spun2
228199Yarn spinning mills, nec2
22819901Carded yarn, spun1
22819902Combed yarn, spun1