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 Mills182
228400Thread mills27
22840000Thread mills27
228401Thread from manmade fibers12
22840100Thread from manmade fibers5
22840101Nylon thread4
22840102Polyester thread3
22840103Rayon thread0
228402Thread from natural fibers24
22840200Thread from natural fibers9
22840201Cotton thread10
22840202Silk thread5
228403Needle and handicraft thread117
22840300Needle and handicraft thread13
22840301Crochet thread2
22840303Embroidery thread82
22840304Hand knitting thread8
22840305Sewing thread10
22840306Spinning thread1
228499Thread mills, nec2
22849901Thread: bleaching, dyeing, and finishing2