Visions of Tomorrow
At Coats, we had a week-long celebration of innovation to see what the future holds.
Our senior innovators from our three pioneering Innovation Hubs in China, Turkey and the USA helped to identify and look at potiential solutions for the problems of tomorrow, together.
We’re championing materials for a new era, evolving to protect the people who protect us and keeping everyone connected in a radically sustainable way.
Topics of Conversation
The future of sustainable textiles: Thinking outside the box
Tuesday 28th September
Werner Maass, Head of Innovation in China, talked about sustainability in Apparel and Footwear. From soyabeans to pineapple powered yarns, he shared some sustainability secrets.
Winning the super-shoe race
Wednesday 29th September
Our Innovation team in Turkey discussed the composite revolution and how Coats is helping to produce lighter, faster, performance enhancing sports and outdoor shoes.
Protecting the front line
Thursday 30th September
Our Personal Protection team from the USA told us how far they’ll go to help protect the people doing some of the world’s most dangerous and hazardous jobs.
Meet the Speakers
Innovation Director, China
Performance Yarns, Integration Director
Composite Segment Manager,
Sports and Energy
Innovation Director, Personal Protection
Head of Composites, EMEA
Material Engineer, EMEA
Design Engineer, EMEA