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Description for 2281: Yarn Spinning Mills

Division D: Manufacturing | Major Group 22: Textile Mill Products

Industry Group 228: Yarn And Thread Mills


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: spun
  • Acrylic yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
  • Carded yarn, cotton
  • Carpet yarn, cotton
  • Combed yarn, cotton
  • Cordage yarn, cotton
  • Crochet yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
  • Darning yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
  • Embroidery yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
  • Knitting yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
  • Manmade staple fiber yarn, spun
  • Modacrylic yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
  • Nylon yarn, spinning of staple
  • Polyester yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
  • Polypropylene yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
  • Rayon yarn, made from purchased staple: spun
  • Spinning yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
  • Spun yarn: cotton, silk, manmade fiber, wool, and animal fiber
  • Weaving yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple
  • Yarn, spun: cotton, silk, manmade fiber, wool, and animal fiber
  • Yarn: cotton, silk, wool, and manmade staple


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