SIC Industry Description

Industry: 2284—Thread Mills
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing thread of cotton, silk, manmade fibers, wool or similar animal fibers. Important products of this industry include sewing, crochet, darning, embroidery, tatting, hand-knitting, and other handicraft threads. Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing thread of flax, hemp, and ramie are classified in Industry 2299.

Cotton threadPolyester thread
Crochet thread: cotton, silk, manmade fibers, and woolRayon thread
Darning thread: cotton, silk, manmade fibers, and woolSewing thread: cotton, silk, manmade fibers, and wool
Embroidery thread: cotton, silk, man-made fibers, and woolSilk thread
Hand-knitting thread: cotton, silk, man-made fibers, and woolSpinning thread: cotton, silk, manmade fibers, and wool
Manmade fiber threadTatting thread: cotton, silk, manmade fibers, and wool
Nylon threadThread: except flax, hemp, and ramie
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
2284Thread Mills190
228400Thread mills30
22840000Thread mills30
228401Thread from manmade fibers12
22840100Thread from manmade fibers5
22840101Nylon thread4
22840102Polyester thread3
22840103Rayon thread0
228402Thread from natural fibers28
22840200Thread from natural fibers12
22840201Cotton thread11
22840202Silk thread5
228403Needle and handicraft thread118
22840300Needle and handicraft thread14
22840301Crochet thread3
22840303Embroidery thread84
22840304Hand knitting thread7
22840305Sewing thread9
22840306Spinning thread0
228499Thread mills, nec2
22849901Thread: bleaching, dyeing, and finishing2