The zip spiral is concealed by both sides of the textile tape, giving it a neat and flat invisible appearance for formal or seamless products.
A zip with an invisible finish which is ideal for smart clothing and footwear.
A stylish addition to protective clothing or goods exposed to low visibility conditions, this innovate range of retro-reflective spiral zips is available in a variety of colours and chain options.
A range of extra strong zip sliders that were especially developed to withstand the demanding footwear production process.
Helps fix the zip with low pressure, thanks to the bi-adhesive tape.
Features guidelines along the tape to help you place and sew the zip accurately into your product.
Zips with a broken twill tape and black spiral to give a unique and striking look
Spiral zip without extra tape above the top stops
Spiral zip with marking points for precise fixing
Zips with a distinct colour spiral
Zips to prevent insects and microbes
Zips with a black spiral and levelled surface
Spiral zip with zero distance between the tapes
Opti S Protect is a spiral zip that fights mould and mildew.
A statement zip with a striking black chain
A spiral zip with cut-out lace tape that will add a decorative feature to garments and trims.
Opti S Interchangeable is an open-ended spiral zip that can be combined with other zip halves.
Multifilament monocord nylon sewing thread for twin-needle and high speed multi-directional sewing.
Coats Supersheen is a trilobal nylon thread.
Dissolves in water and has been specially developed as an alternative to traditional basting or tacking threads.
Nylon sewing thread with controlled stretch characteristics and a soft, low friction finish
Continuous filament braided polyester thread for sewing delicate leather goods, shoes and jeans.
Continuous filament 100% meta-aramid sewing thread used in protective garments that require flame or heat protection.
Lubricated polyester thread for sterile surgical sutures
100% polyester continuous filament textured sewing thread with anti-microbial properties.
High quality cotton thread designed for machine-sewing or hand-sewing leather and fur.
Para-aramid sewing thread that is stronger than steel and is specifically engineered to meet fire and safety standards withstanding temperatures up to 425°C.
Coats Linen is made from high quality flax fibres, its an environmentally friendly sewing thread and it gives your seams a natural, authentic look.
Coats Nymo UVR is a nylon monocord sewing thread with superior sewing performance combined with excellent UV and abrasion protection.
A 3-ply twisted thread delivering strength and smooth sewing on sole stitching machines, ideal for leather and denim.
Coats becomes RSC's Official Thread Supplier and supports 'Stitch In Time' campaign
Coats has appointed Stephanie Leichtweis as President, North America Crafts.
Coats announces a trading update for the period 1 January to 30 April 2018.
Coats today publishes results for the period 1 January to 30 June 2018
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer and a major player in the Americas textile crafts market, has entered the FTSE4Good UK Index.
Coats announces its unaudited results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
Further to its announcement of 16 December 2016, Coats announces that it has signed binding Settlement agreements with the Trustees of the UK Coats Pension Plan and Brunel Holdings Pension Scheme.
Coats has won six awards at the first stage of the 2017 American Advertising Awards hosted by AAF Charlotte.
Richard Aceves appointed to newly created role of Global Environmental, Health and Safety Director
Red Heart wins Women's Choice Award for third year running
Coats is supporting plans for Paisley to build a legacy of its UK City of Culture 2021 bid.
Coats launches a new website, with fresh and revised content.
Kevin Finn has been appointed to the newly created role of President, Business Operations
Coats and the Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission reopen Albany distribution centre
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has been named one of the best companies to work for in Vietnam by HR Asia, the leading regional HR publication.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has unveiled the latest expansion to its global operations with the opening of a new development in Vietnam.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has opened the first of three Innovation Hubs.
Coats, has won a gold award at the 2018 Corporate and Financial Awards in the ‘Best online report: FTSE 250’ category.
Coats, has been included in the best 80 companies to work for in Brazil by Great Place to Work (GPTW), a global research, consulting and training consultancy.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has become a strategic investor in Twine Solutions, an Israeli based technology start-up which has developed a revolutionary digital thread dyeing system.
Coats has appointed Monica McKee as its new Chief HR Officer. She joins on Tuesday 20 March
Coats, has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in increasing growth and shareholder value by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Anne Fahy will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective 1 March 2018.
Revenue growth of 4% to $1,510m driven by Apparel and Footwear (up 5%) and Performance Materials (up 12%)
Protect your threads from UV rays
Thread Elongation
Fire and Heat Resistant Threads
Thread Storage
About Soft and Secure Seams for Activewear and Intimates
Coats Signal for Reflective Activewear
Colourful and attractive threads for decorative stitching and embroidery applications
Bonded nylon 6.6 sewing thread which provides superior abrasion resistance.
This 100% polyester continuous filament base sewing thread, is generally used on the tape edging operation of mattresses.
Techtextil event
At Coats, we have a deep understanding of the relationship between threads, yarns, zips, needles, fabrics/leather and machines
Coats offers a comprehensive range of global speciality sewing threads for household sewn products
We give technical expertise based on our specific customers' industries
Composite reinforced tapes provide strength, longevity and integrity to flexible pipes
Coats has developed unrivalled expertise in industrial sewing and the application of technical yarns, threads and zips
Information Hub
We give expertise on all aspects of quality and productivity, specific to our customers' industries
Content rich technical bulletins designed to help you obtain the very best from Coats' comprehensive range
We solve our customers' problems quickly and effectively with Coats tools
Information Hub
High performance pressure sensitive adhesive hook and loop fastener suitable for a broad range of industrial applications.
This retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
This combined performance tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
This retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand industrial washing and dry cleaning.
This retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
A retro-reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
A perforated, flame resistant retro-reflective tape for industrial wash heat and flame protective clothing
A elastic retro-reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
This elastic double-sided retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
A premium quality, segmented retro reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand industrial washing and dry cleaning.
A retro reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand industrial washing and dry cleaning.
A segmented retro reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand industrial washing and dry cleaning.
This elastic retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
This superior quality retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand tough industrial washing and dry cleaning.
Interlinings that ensure a refined finish to formal or casual shirts
Ideal choice for garment dyeing applications, resistant to harsh mechanical treatments and dyeing processes up to 95°C
Interlinings that ensure the best shape and stability for garments, ideal for tailored suits for men
Wide range of interlinings to enhance the fit for any style of tailored women’s suits
For pucker-free seams on non-iron shirts
Coats and Permess have partnered to provide a comprehensive range of interlinings, which are particularly suitable for embroidery design applications in the garment industry.
Adds precision shaping to blazers, suits, trousers and shirts
A polyester and cotton herringbone woven zip tape that is available in a range of colours for fashion garments and leather goods.
A new finishing process is used to produce uniformly glossy and smooth zips.
Metal zips with glittering tape
Specifically manufactured for garment dye applications
Glow-in-the-dark zips which can be used as fun detailing on a range of garments or as a safety feature.
Sewn on metallised coil zips with glittering tape
Sewn on metallised coil zips
A unique shield coating is added to eliminate discolouring when exposed to the harsh chemicals used to treat leather.
A highly polished, luxury zip which combines flexibility and strength with high-end style.
Luxury zips specially engineered for high-end goods.
A range of luxury zips to decorate and enhance your products style
Features a special guiding line which enables the zip to be precisely sewn into place to ensure it functions smoothly.
Luxury zips with symmetrical shaped teeth
Luxury zips with PU coated tape
Revisit the 60's
Zips with highly polished, individually stamped teeth on a luxurious satin tape
Child-friendly pullers
Coats is proud to announce it has become a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network, which develops and promotes the idea of a circular economy.
Coats is partnering with Annabelle Hope, a start up sustainable clothing manufacturer based in Cambodia.
Coats has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in Sri Lanka and Brazil. This is the fourth consecutive year that Coats Brazil has achieved the recognition.
Coats has committed to set science-based emissions reduction targets, across the entire value chain, that are consistent with keeping global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Coats has published its 2020 Sustainability Report covering key sustainability performance data for the period 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.
Coats has entered a collaboration with ESNE, the largest design and technology university in Spain, to enhance the industry learning of fashion design degree students.
Coats has sponsored a design competition for second year students on the Fashion Design and Creation Diploma Programme at Vakko ESMOD Fashion Academy.
Coats has launched EcoRegen, the latest in a range of threads made from sustainable raw materials.
Coats raises thousands of pounds for Save the Children
Coats joins General Motors LLC led Department of Energy Project
Coats,has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in China
Coats has appointed John Lovell in the newly created role of Group Pensions Director.
Bill Watson, Managing Director, Coats Phong Phu, awarded Certificate of Merit by Prime Minister of Vietnam
GPG plc today announced full year results for 2014
David Gosnell has been appointed as Non-Executive Director
Coats has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in India
The AURELIUS Group, the listed mid-market pan-European investor, agrees to acquire EMEA Crafts business
London Stock Exchange Market Open Ceremony celebrates Coats' return to the market
Coats launches thread for secure button attachment
Coats has developed a metallized thread antenna specifically for use with a revolutionary RFID tag
Coats announces its decision to simplify its listing structure
Coats Group plc today released its financial results for the first half to 30 June 2015.
Coats Group plc has appointed Anna Mitchell as Managing Director of its UK Crafts business.
Coats launches CoatsMatch, a revolutionary colour solution for the sewn products industry.
Red Heart recognised with the Women’s Choice Award® as America’s Most Recommended Yarn Brand
Coats is launching Coats Signal thread, an innovative reflective thread
Nicholas Bull has been appointed as Senior Independent Director
Coats’ parent company, GPG plc, announces that Mike Clasper, currently a Non-Executive Director of GPG plc and Chairman of Coats plc, has also been appointed Chairman of GPG with immediate effect. In addition, Coats’ Non-Executive Director Ruth Anderson has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of GPG and Chair of GPG’s Audit, Finance and Risk Committee also with immediate effect.
Coats Group plc has acquired GSD Corporate Ltd
Coats Group plc launches Coats Opti Express web-based zip sampling service
Coats launches Hemseal, a new product delivering additional fixing qualities to the hems of tailored garments
GPG plc today released its financial results for the first half to 30 June 2014.
Coats launches Opti M HB zips, a new range of zips featuring a herringbone pattern tape
Coats launches Opti S Cutwork zip with decorative lace tape
Coats and GSD (Corporate) UK announce strategic alliance offering productivity and cost management solutions
Rajiv Sharma has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Coats plc Board effective 1 December 2014
Coats Crafts re-launches RedHeart.com with fresh new look and enhanced features
Coats celebrates 25 years of operating in Bangladesh
Coats Vietnam has won the People Empowerment category at the annual Vietnam Supply Chain awards
GPG Coats Pension Plan Update
Coats launches Glasmo SM VO - a new fibreglass coated yarn for telecom cables
GPG plc releases annual report 2013
Winter Olympics double gold medallist, Rosi Mittermaier, demonstrated her knitting skills on the Coats stand at h+h today. Coats plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, has a large presence at the annual international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies being held in Cologne, Germany (21-23 March).
Coats is celebrating 25 years of operating in Vietnam
Coats appoints new Group Head of Tax
Guinness Peat Group plc today released its preliminary financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013
Rosi Heiland joins Coats as new Global Manufacturing Director
New Non-Executive Director for Coats plc
Coats plc is launching makeitcoats.com, a new web portal that provides an unparalleled digital experience to inspire, inform and teach textile crafters
Coats wins 'Game changer through innovation' category at Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Awards
GPG announces the sale of its entire shareholding (33.6%) in TOWER Limited for £60.7 million (NZ$118.3million)
Coats plc launches Coats Connect hook and loop fasteners, a new product in our high quality trims range.
Coats introduces problem-solving Coats Colour StockMatch, a new and proprietary service to effectively manage and utilise excess thread st
Interview with Paul Forman at the British Business Group National Convention, Mumbai September 2013
Coats plc announces its support of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s (V&A) new venture – The Clothworkers’ Centre for Textiles and Fashion Study and Conservation
North American yarn brand Red Heart®, part of world leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, Coats plc, launches in Europe
Rowan launches their first Fine Art sock yarn manufactured using a fascinating and increasingly popular hand painting method
Launch of Aptan xtru, an innovative high tenacity, coated, engineered yarn for vehicle harness wiring systems.
Coats Colour Express - has won a sought-after Texprocess award for innovative and outstanding developments, technologies and methods in the processing of textiles and flexible materials
Global launch of Flamepro and Signal announced at A+A trade fair
GPG announces the appointment of Mike Clasper CBE as Non-Executive Chairman of its wholly owned subsidiary Coats plc.
Coats announces a unique enhancement to its Ultrabloc S/SC range that protects delicate fibre optic cables
Coats plc introduces a new product to the Coats Opti zips range ideal for outdoor goods – Coats Opti Total Plastic (TP) zips
The following announcement was released today by Guinness Peat Group plc to the London, Australia and New Zealand stock exchange
Coats plc rolls out two new products - Opti S Gym zips and Eloflex sewing thread
Coats Opti M Ultra is latest new product introduced to the Coats Opti zips range.
Coats plc has appointed Andy Speak as Chief Human Resources Officer reporting to Group Chief Executive Paul Forman, following Richard (Dick) Norman’s retirement.
Guinness Peat Group plc today released its full year preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2012, incorporating the 2012 preliminary results for Coats plc.
Fulcrum SP Materials Ltd. and Coats plc sign two-year agreement to develop new textile products
World leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, Coats plc has a new neighbour – Her Majesty Queen Elizabe
Providing the apparel industry with the fastest, most colour accurate sampling facility for industrial thread.
Coats plc launch anti-microbial sewing threads that inhibit the growth of microbes and bacteria around seams.
Coats and VTTM Holdings announce the launch of CoatsVTT.
Coats has joined the Gerber PPE Task Force as a coalition partner. The task force, created by Gerber Technology, empowers manufacturers to switch to personal protective equipment (PPE) production and match supply and demand for critically needed products.
Phong Phu International (PPJ), one of the leading textile producers, garment manufacturers and exporters in Vietnam, is optimising spare capacity with the help of FastReactPlan, Coats Digital’s world class fashion production planning and control software application.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, announces that Jackie Callaway will join as Chief Financial Officer Designate and as an Executive Director.
This statement is in relation to Guinness Peat Group (GPG) plc’s stock exchange announcement: ‘GPG announces update on value realisation programme and proposed structure’, released 25 October 2012 NZDT.
Coats Brazil has been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for Women by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW).
On 11 February 2011, the GPG Board outlined a revised strategy for the GPG Group.
Coats Digital, Res.Q and Serai Limited by HSBC announce a strategic collaboration that will help re-shape the future of the apparel industry.
The transaction for Coats to acquire Pharr High Performance Yarns (Pharr HP) has completed.
Coats has developed Coats Synthesizer, a unique app featuring a yarn blend calculator which accurately predicts, within seconds, fabric properties for end-use in the personal protection sector.
Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, has launched PPE Fast Start, an initiative to support manufacturers switching part of their production facilities and supply chains to help address the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Coats has launched Coats Armoren™, a range of cut protect yarns engineered for both protection and comfort in gloves and which offers game-changing solutions to the hand safety industry.
Coats has today published its 2019 Sustainability Report covering key sustainability performance data for the period 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.
2A-NYGUARD, COATS, HEIQ, VAGOTEX and SITIP, have collaborated on JUST 5 an ingenious ‘viroblocked’ jacket that provides the best garment solution for resuming normal life.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer has sold its North America Crafts business to Spinrite, a leading craft company and provider of craft knitting yarns in North America.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, has published its first sustainability report, which covers key sustainability performance data for the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.
Coats is partnering with HeiQ, a Swiss technology company, to incorporate HeiQ Viroblock technology into its engineered yarns.
Coats, has been recognised with a 3rd Class Labor Order from the President of Vietnam, Mr Nguyen Phu Trong, for its Coats Phong Phu operation. It is the second time Coats Phong Phu has been recognised, having previously received the award in 2000.
Coats Digital, the software business of Coats, has launched GSDCostⱽ⁵, the latest, highly intuitive, browser-based version of the only globally recognised, time-cost manufacturing standard for apparel brands and manufacturers.
Coats is launching Gotex StremX, the first new product of its kind for the telecom cable industry in 20 years. For use as a strength member in fibre optic cables, it is the critical component that preserves the integrity and flexibility of cables in order to protect the wires and fibres they are carrying.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, has launched two new 100% cotton products.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, has completed the opening of its series of three Innovation Hubs.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, is celebrating 30 years of operating in Vietnam.
Probir Guha, Vice President of Global Composites Innovation, Coats, has been awarded the 2019 Pioneer Award by The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA), the world’s largest composite industry trade group.
Coats highlights ultra-lightweight composite technology at ACCE 2019
Coats, the world's leading industrial thread company, is launching Coats Digital. The integrated technology business brings together all its software solutions under a new single brand.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, has signed a binding agreement to acquire the business and assets of Pharr HP, a market leading manufacturer of high-performance engineered yarns based in McAdenville, North Carolina, US.
Coats showcases its engineered yarns at Wire, the international wire and cable trade fair, in Dusseldorf.
Coats appoints Andrew Wright as Interim Head of Finance.
Coats announces its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
Coats is launching Opti LUX Shield, the most advanced range of corrosion resistant zips.
Coats partners with Elemental Motor Company to develop ultra lightweight, strong wheel arches
Coats has appointed Valerie Hayden as Human Resources Director, Asia, Industrial. Valerie joins Coats from Dentsu Aegis Network, a global media group, where she was Regional Head of Human Resources, Asia Pacific.
Coats Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Richard Howes has informed the board he will leave the Company to take up the role of Chief Financial Officer at Inchcape plc.
Coats is showcasing its innovative products for use in flame retardant and protective wear at Intersec.
America's favourite yarn campaign to benefit (American) Red Cross disaster response.
GSD, part of Coats Global Services, announces a global sales partnership with Mr Engineer.
Rajiv Sharma, Global CEO, Industrial, is appointed Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2017
Coats signs heads of terms with Trustees of UK Coats Pension Plan and Brunel Holdings Pension Plan
Coats has won two awards at the 2016 Corporate & Financial Awards
Red Heart yarns debuts a fresh new logo and packaging
Coats announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.
Response to FRC actuarial and accountancy investigation into conduct of individual members
Coats is to close Coats Crafts UK, its UK crafts business.
Coats has acquired Fast React Systems, a provider of software solutions to improve manufacturing efficiency
Coats launches mini site providing information on its products and services for the automotive industry
Coats announces that Simon Boddie is to become Chief Financial Officer with effect from Monday 4 July 2016
Coats has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme
Fran Philip is to join the Coats Group plc Board as a Non-Executive, effective 1 October 2016.
Coats has been recognised by the Turkish Parliament for its gender equality.
Coats has announced a trading update for the period 1 July to 31 October 2017.
Echo Lu will join the Board as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 December 2017.
Coats announces settlement agreement with the Trustee of Staveley and TPR ceases regulatory action
Having met the requisite criteria, Coats will enter the FTSE 250 with effect from Monday 19 June
Coats is bringing together its Performance Materials and Apparel and Footwear products on one stand.
Coats has entered into a new agreement to supply Caterpillar Inc. with braid material.
Revenue up 5% and adjusted operating profit up 14% on a CER basis
Coats can trace its origins back to Paisley so it is backing Paisley's bid to become UK City of Culture 2021
Coats and Permess to provide a co-branded range of interlinings to the garment industry.
Coats wins 'Best online report: AIM/ small cap' and 'Best in-house communications team'
Coats has appointed Jordi Pérez to newly created role of Global Sales Director, Wire and Cable Products
An excellent choice for demanding textile products that require attractive yet high-quality, durable seams.
Our strong relationships with our business partners and customers, coupled with our commitment to behaving responsibly, build certainty and trust.
Customisation
Care Labels
Our new Picta printing technique can produce high quality, wash-resistant patterns of any colour on invisible zips.
This practical invisible zip come with a drop puller and is available with a woven or knitted polyester tape.
Plastic zips with teeth and tape in distinct colours
Zips which have superior resistance to humidity, salt water, chlorinated water, wind and sun, making them ideal for marine and outdoor applications.
Stable cotton zip for RFD (Ready For Dye) post dyed cotton garments
A retro-reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
This perforated, flame retardant retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand tough industrial washing and dry cleaning.
Match is recommended for machines developed exclusively for moccasins, uppers, Opanka box soles and flat Goodyear soles.
Required when an open end zip is separated and it cannot be guaranteed that the original two zip halves will return back together.
Sewn on coil zips
100% recycled staple spun polyester (SSP) thread for denim sewing which is particularly resistant to harsh wash processes containing bleach.
A range of premium quality 100% organic cotton interlinings, that are certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).
Being a part of the communities where we operate
It is understood from independent footwear testing houses that around 7 out of 10 faulty footwear products are not returned to the retailer, brand or the manufacturer. From this it is clear that there are many faults that must go unreported.
All About Needles
Denim Wash
Basic needle parts
Thread Production
All About Safety Shoes
We offer low-stretch sewing threads suitable for pool cues and other sporting goods that require a strong but natural looking finish.
Neoprene puts considerable strain on thread during the production of wetsuits, easily roughening the finish and making it look grey if improperly applied.
Coats has innovative, solution-driven products that are specifically designed for the manufacture of underground and buried cables, including water-swellable and anti-wick coatings, as well as ultra low-shrink and rodent-deterrent materials.
From hand made cricket balls to machine manufactured footballs, we provide a diverse selection of sewing threads that can be customised to meet manufacturer requirements.
For kite thread, we provide a choice of polyester or cotton cord, both of which are ideal for quality kite manufacturing.
Horse rugs can be challenging to sew.
We offer a range of high tenacity industrial sewing threads ideal for face masks.
Our threads handle all demanding high-speed sewing operations for mattress foundations with ease.
Pillowcases
Fire retardant protective garments require the highest level of security and durability to protect fire fighters, industrial workers and military combat personnel.
We offer high tenacity threads with superior strength, durability and abrasion resistance, ideal for heavy-duty outdoor products.
We provide sewing threads which are suitable for the manufacturing of blankets.
Awnings need to stand up to the elements.
Marine lift slings require high tensile strength and good elongation to allow stretch under severe loading.
Our range of threads suitable for sewing sports bags offer high abrasion resistance, performing well under severe stress and the ability to sew heavy material.
We offer a selection of threads, including bonded nylon and bonded polyester, suitable for hot air balloons.
Our threads and yarns are available in a range of fibre types and finishes, each designed to meet particular customer needs.
Our range of anti-wicking threads can protect you from the elements.
Lifestyle Shoes
We recommend linen for fishing lines because it has low extensibility and high strength.
Towels
Fire Services turnout gear requires sewing threads that provide extreme protection against flame and heat, durability and are able to last through harsh conditions while providing colour fastness.
Sewing thread for carpet requires a high level of abrasion resistance.
We provide a diverse range of threads cover a number of end uses, including bonded nylon and bonded polyester, which are suitable for various outdoor pursuits, such as threads for parachutes.
Cut protection sleeves require high strength properties to protect against cutting, abrasion, tearing and radiant heat resistant throughout the life of the garment.
Cut-and-slash resistant gloves require engineered yarns with very high strength, low elongation and extra high modulus.
Ladies Formal Shoes
Our comprehensive range of industrial sewing threads for hospital towels are soft enough to be used against the skin and offer excellent abrasion resistance as well as outstanding sewing performance.
Our threads handle all demanding high speed sewing operations for mattress foundations with ease.
Casual Shoes
Sandals
Moccasins
Work Boots
Seat Trims
By combining superior sewing performance with excellent UV and abrasion protection, we manufacture sewing threads that can withstand UV degradation in all outdoor applications that are exposed to marine water and sunlight.
Riding Boots
We supply high performance sewing threads for outdoor upholstery manufacture.
Sewing threads used for sails need to be exceptionally strong with an excellent resistant to UV radiation and sea water.
Industrial Thermal
Our wide range of products includes threads with a variety of substrates such as aramids, fibreglass and an array of coatings or finishes, all which have excellent frictional properties ideal for usage in specialised cables.
It is important that seams on hospital bed sheets are tough, durable and soft against the skin.
Coats Protect
Game-changing solutions for hand safety
Coats is accelerating and amplifying its journey towards a sustainable future.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has acquired ThreadSol, a cloud-based digital applications provider, which becomes part of Coats Global Services.
Our strong relationships with our business partners and customers, coupled with our commitment to behaving responsibly, build certainty and trust.
Coats Gotex Ultrabond range of strength members with adhesion promoters enhance the adhesion with the outer jacket of the cable.
Coats has acquired Patrick Yarn Mill, a manufacturer of high-performance engineered yarns based in North Carolina, US.
Perfecting Your Footwear Zips
Performance wear
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, is launching a new product targeting the personal protection sector called FlamePro Splash.
Everything you Need to Know About Goodyear Welted Footwear
Bulletin Post 09
Coats Epic Wash Performance
Epic Rugged appearance after heavy bleach wash
Inherent anti-microbial yarns
Of Coats Dual Duty True Indigo vs Fake Indigo shades
Coats Protect Range is an innovative family of solutions for threads and yarns.
Protecting Zips While Washing
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Coats Innovations
The Best Threads for High-speed Automatic Hemming
Effective Openings and Zip Lengths
The Importance of Bleaching Zips
Properly Dying Zips RFD
Wash Performance for Metal Zips
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Technical bulletin on Coats Nymo Ecobobs Y2, the new productivity enhancing bobbin from Coats. This product improves productivity by 10% versus standard bobbins. Specifically developed to help footwear & accessories manufacturers; accelerates performance, reduces waste & enhances the quality of the sewn product.
Automotive Composite Solutions by Coats
Basic stitch types
Fine Tailoring
Bulletin 05
Coats Signal Reflective Tapes
The Importance of Fly Bartack
Correct Stitching for Invisible Zips
Bulletin 17
Thread Consumption Guide
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Beauty and power on the inside strength and durability on the outside
Coats Colour StockMatch
Coats Colour Express Web Based Application
Innovative stretch yarns
Innovative yarn constructions with better pilling resistance and moisture transportation properties
Traditionally filled with soft duck down and feathers, mattress toppers offer an extra layer of comfort on top of mattresses.
Protective Footwear - desert boots
Heavy Footwear
Mattresses
Sports Shoes
Military Boots
Coats Fibre Optic Innovative Solutions
Coats Synergex
Mechanical Rubber Goods
Single-Ply vs 3-Ply Threads for Airbags
Cotton for tea bag threads
Coats Colour Express
Colouring By Numbers
Differentiating Metamerism and Illuminants
Manufacturing duvets and quilt covers involves sewing long seams through multiple layers of fabric at high turning speeds.
Dress and casual - Mens Formal Shoes
Seat Belts
Walking and Trekking Boots
The construction of inflatables requires a combination of industrial sewing threads and braided cords.
Automotive Mats
Airbags
For the manufacture of outdoor goods such as a canvas, we supply quality sewing threads with superior sewing performance along with excellent UV and abrasion protection.
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Do your filters take the cake or release it
Our tea bag products are manufactured with Oekotex-compliant materials to meet the highest hygiene standards in sterile ‘Clean Rooms’.
Slippers
Knitted Shoes
Heavy duty gloves gloves require sewing threads with very high strength, low elongation and extra high modulus.
We offer a range of high tenacity sewing threads which are the perfect balance of fineness and strength, delivering optimum performance on sewing machines and in the final sewn product.
Our fire retardant sewing threads are recommended to stitch durable protective seams that can withstand burning flames and heat. These threads have exceptionally high retained strength, even at elevated heat ageing temperatures.
We produce bonded and lubricated sewing threads with 100% traceability, excellent sewability and in difficult-to-dye colours that can be used in a variety of protective safety belt applications.
Safety Shoes
Our high quality threads specifically engineered for fire service station wear are heat and flame resistant, fire services station wear requires sewing threads with very high heat and flame protection, low elongation and extra high modulus.
Dress and casual - Boots
When manufacturing sailing goods such as marine upholstery, it is critical that the threads and zips are resistant to sunlight and UV radiation as well as to severe abrasion.
For use in both doctors' surgeries and veterinary practices, our suture threads are customised to your precise requirements and are available in various textile materials such as polyester and cotton.
We deliver the right thread for stitching filter bags for every possible filtration application.
We provide a diverse range of water-swellable binder yarns, ideal for power and energy cables.
At Coats we have developed innovative products that are specifically designed for aerial cables in the wire and cable industry.
We offer bonded and lubricated sewing threads which have superior sewability, attractive seam appearance and excellent strength and durability for the manufacture of industrial safety hats.
Our comprehensive range includes high quality sewing threads that are heat and flame resistant, for protection against molten splashes and explosions, and durable to last for high wear for as long as the garments life.
Our wide range of Gral Binder serving yarns is ideal for your Copper Telecommunication Cables. These yarns are completely tailored to suit your needs and are engineered to reduce downtime , with a variety of braider bobbin or straight tube package constructions.
Steering Wheel Covers
Our comprehensive range of sewing threads includes tailor made solutions to comply military standards regarding durability, protection, comfort and moisture management. All final requirements can be customized to fit your needs for instance, 50% VFR 49% MA and 1% AS can be offered for the fabric of tank suits.
When manufacturing upholstered furniture, sewing operations are performed at extraordinarily high turning speeds.
We offer a range of UV resistant sewing threads and zips for tents which are inherently water repellent, eliminating the need for waxing the seams.
For hand sewn horse saddles, linen is still used as it has a good handle and feel as well as produces a very tight seam.
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These hook and loop fasteners are durable enough to be guaranteed to 10,000 openings and closings.
This flame resistant firefighter tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations.
Premium quality corespun thread which offers high strength and durablity and is ideal for the manufacture of denim and jeans.
CoatsKnit Lucence is a drawn textured polyester knitting yarn with a special ‘glow in the dark’ effect.
CoatsKnit ColTwist is a textured filament yarn that can be twisted with filaments of up to six shades.
Para-aramid sewing thread that is stronger than steel and is specifically engineered to meet fire and safety standards withstanding temperatures up to 450°C.
Para-aramid yarn that is engineered with a special twisting technology that improves its grip and offers easier cable ripping.
CoatsKnit Cool is a drawn texturised filament yarn for knitting.
CoatsKnit AirDry is a 100% polyester DTY (Drawn Textured Filament Yarn) for knitting.
Staple spun polyester sewing thread with significantly higher sewing performance when compared with regular SSP threads.
Continuous multifilament braided polyester with a special waxing treatment that's been designed for hand-sewing operations.
These strong and slender spiral zips are manufactured with our patented Spiral S technology.
Features precision-cut metal teeth that have been clamped onto a woven tape and polished multiple times for a smooth function.
A range of plastic moulded zips that are suitable for many types of applications.
These plastic moulded, fast release zips are ideal for use on products that may need to be undone quickly.
An eco-friendly anti-wicking thread for water-resistant footwear and outdoor goods
Retro reflective embroidery thread for footwear and accessories, ideal for embroidery applications
Combine strength, security and a unique flat appearance with a specially formulated PU film for a high level of water resistance.
Lubricated polyester braid made from pre-stabilised, high tenacity, continuous filament polyester for machine sewing.
A lubricated polyester thread made from 100% recycled pre-stabilised high tenacity continous filament polyester.
Bonded nylon thread provides superior abrasion resistance in the sewn product
A decorative zip with a 'broken twill' weave tape, available in a variety of colour combinations
Ideal for outdoor goods exposed to the elements, these zips have a special water-repellant coating which prevents water from passing through the tape.
Turning old plastic bottles into new possibilities
Coats Tre Cerchi Vero+ is a 100% cotton thread made from sustainable raw materials and Cradle to Cradle™ approved dyes and chemicals.
100% polyester thread that is bleach and UV resistant, making it ideal for outdoor applications.
High-strength, fire retardant para-aramid thread that is recommended for mattress tape edge seams or products exposed to high external heat.
A range of fibres which can be blended to create bespoke yarns specifically for end use applications requiring flame resistance, cut protection or electric arc protection.
Coats Helios K is a high performance sewing thread made from a special steel core that can withstand temperatures up to 1000°C (or up to 300°C under stress).
This playful thread charges in sunlight or artificial light then gives off a luminous glow in the dark.
Fusible self-locking thread for secure button and secure sequin attachment
A cotton wrapped polyester corespun thread with a glace finish which combines the excellent sewing performance of cotton with the superior strength and elongation characteristics of continuous filament polyester.
Retro reflective sewing and embroidery thread for fashion applications
30% stronger than standard nylon thread it has a high strength-to-fineness ratio for fine yet durable seams.
Polyester covered corespun thread that is free from silicone and ideal for filtration needs within the automotive industry.
100% polyester corespun machine embroidery thread with an attractive matt appearance
Made from long staple spun meta-aramid, this fine but highly durable sewing thread offers flame protection up to 371°C, which is ideal for fire protective clothing.
Features a metallic conductive component which detracts electrical charge to prevent static build-up.
Offering protection from extreme flames and heat, it's ideal for protective clothing and uniforms.
This polyamide hook and loop fastener has flame retardant properties and has been engineered to regulation standard.
Staple spun meta-aramid sewing thread that can resist flame temperatures up to 371°C, making it an excellent choice for protective garments.
Polyester covered corespun sewing thread which offers superior flame resistance and is recommended for flame retardant protective clothing.
CoatsKnit Ultra is a 100% polyester yarn of trilobal cross sectional filament construction, which offers a higher sheen after dyeing than standard circular filaments.
Lubricated continuous filament polyester for neat and attractive stitching.
Powered by HeiQ Viroblock, it is a premium quality polyester corespun sewing thread treated with HeiQ Viroblock component.
High tenacity sewing thread with excellent abrasion resistance, ideal for sewing leather footwear.
High-tech thread which combines the strength, performance and superior properties of Epic with bleach-fastness for a thread that can withstand denim wash processes.
Highly engineered, embroidery thread which combines a luxurious, lustrous look with quality and high-performance.
Lightly bonded sewing thread with a single-ply design that offers a smart solution to fraying and untwisting during high-speed, multi-directional sewing.
Lightly bonded sewing thread with a single-ply design that offers a smart solution to fraying and untwisting during high-speed, multi-directional sewing.
Staple spun polyester thread for denim that is specially engineered for particularly demanding bleach wash processes.
Designed to help manufacturers increase productivity, reduce waste and enhance the quality of the end product.
Polyester corespun thread which conforms to Nightwear Safety Regulations making it an ideal choice for children's nightwear
Treated to give the finished thread anti-microbial properties.
Corespun polyester sewing thread designed for down jackets, engineered to provide excellent static and dynamic friction values which minimise the attraction of down towards the needle.
100% polyester continuous filament sewing thread to minimise the attraction of down towards the needle, helping to prevent down leakage through needle holes.
Premium quality range of interlinings along with a comprehensive range of services.
Hook and loop fasteners to meet the particular and specialised needs of our customers.
An anti-wicking thread free of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) for premium water-resistant outdoor wear and workwear.
Zips made from recycled PET post consumer bottles using our patented 'S' technology.
The strongest PTFE thread on the market, offering superior chemical, heat and UV-resistance for products exposed to harsh weather conditions.
A pure polyester thread that is a part of the flagship Epic range of threads and gives each garment a truly unique finish.
Coats Epic Protect sewing thread is treated with an innovative process to give the finished thread anti-microbial properties.
Coats Dolanit is a staple spun sewing thread made from homopolymeric polyacrylonitrile.
Anti-wick thread free of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) for water-resistant outdoor goods, footwear and accessories.
Coats is launching Lattice Lite Eco, a revolutionary fibre-laying technology using sustainable materials to create footwear composite materials for the next generation of high performance supershoe.
Coats Signal Lucence is a range of sew-on tapes, heat transfers and self-adhesive material which utilises a patent pending, revolutionary safety innovation based on phosphorescent technology (VizLite DT).
A range of self-adhesive phosphorescent material which can be applied on footwear and accessories such as safety helmets and tooling.
A range of high performance phosphorescent sew-on tapes for workwear, PPE, general apparel and accessories.
A phosphorescent and reflective film that can be cut in stripes for logos or bespoke designs and fused on garments.
This chemical-resistant polypropylene sewing thread is widely used in high-speed tea bag manufacturing.
Increases garments durability, preventing fraying of belt loops whilst keeping the shape of waistbands and small parts on jeans.
A range of premium quality 100% recycled polyester interlinings
100% recycled trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidery
Coats Tre Cerchi Vero is a 100% cotton thread made from premium quality, sustainable raw materials.
Strong and environmentally friendly tampon withdrawal cord has been specially engineered to wick away moisture and withstand tension caused by pulling.
Coats Dual Duty Indigo is the eco-friendly response to natural indigo dyed sewing threads.
This flame retardant retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand tough industrial washing and dry cleaning.
This premium quality flame resistant retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand tough industrial washing and dry cleaning.
Trilobal polyester embroidery thread which confirms to children's nightwear safety standards.
100% polyester continuous filament textured thread for children's nightwear
Highly engineered thread that gives embroidery a beautiful pearlescent finish while offering durability.
Ultra low-shrink multi-filament polyester yarn for loose tube telecommunication cables.
CoatsKnit ProtectV premium yarns are powered by HeiQ Viroblock, which are HeiQs specially engineered antimicrobial silver technology and vesicle technology.
Continuous multi-filament polyester for ripcord applications.
Astra RD is a 100% staple spun polyester (SSP) thread which conforms to children's nightwear safety standards.
Epic Ecoverde AS is a highly versatile corespun thread made from 100% recycled materials.
A flame retardant retro reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand industrial washing and dry cleaning.
Exceptionally durable, UV-resistant, bonded polyester thread that is used in the manufacturing of outdoor and marine products which need to perform in demanding weather conditions.
Premium quality corespun sewing thread that has been especially developed for post dyed cotton garments.
Soft and secure stretch seams designed for outdoor performance sportswear, woven outerwear, fashion jackets and next-to-skin garments
This slow-shrink, para-aramid yarn is designed to withstand high stranding speeds and makes an excellent dual-end binder in loose tube cables.
This specialised sportswear zip is designed with a unique slider and clip-down puller, which keeps the puller secure during movement.
Features a special lattice which makes it easier to close the zip.
Unique micro-filament textured polyester thread with anti-microbial properties
Sews beautifully soft seams that sit comfortably next to the skin, making it a great choice for underwear and sportswear.
Attractive two coloured heather-effect or melange thread that is ideal for embroidery and decorative stitching on denim.
Epic Liquifense is a high-tech 100% polyester corespun thread that inhibits fluid penetration through sewn seams.
Luxury zips with a double chain for high-end goods.
CoatsKnit Protect is a 100% polyester yarn treated with an innovative process to give the finished yarn anti-microbial / anti-fungal properties.
An innovative performance stretch sewing thread for high extension, stretch seams.
CoatsKnit Protect+ spun yarns are an inherent anti-microbial solution built into product DNA, inhibiting the growth of microbes in or on fabrics while providing all-day freshness.
This spiral zip has a special retro-reflective ribbon on the tape to help enhance visibility in low light conditions.
Coats Ultrabloc SY is a water-swellable polymer yarn that can resist salt and sea water, and withstand extreme temperatures.
A retro reflective tape, which is made of high performance glass beads that are subsequently laminated on a durable 100% recycled polyester fabric backing.
Temperature resistant fibreglass developed for the manufacture of demanding filtration applications.
Unique polyester wrapped corespun thread for enhanced seam appearance on fine tailoring and high quality garments.
A comprehensive range of retro-reflective products for all types of high visibility applications.
This retro-reflective piping adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
Embroidery thread which is ideal for sewing logos or decorative detailing on garments that are subject to wear and tear or frequent washing.
This industry-leading polyester embroidery bobbin gives a smooth and consistent thread tension off the bobbin as well as preventing thread waste.
Bonded monocord nylon sewing thread ideal for single needle quilting machines.
Free of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), the best anti-wick thread choice for no-compromise, premium water-resistant outdoor wear and rainwear.
Lubricated polyester thread that is free from silicone, which is ideal for the wet filtration of automotive surfaces or paint shop products.
Polypropylene sewing thread that is resistant to acids, alkalis, solvents and hydrolysis up to 90°C and is ideal for sewing filter and industrial bags.
Coats Seamsoft Ecoverde is a 100% recycled unique micro-filament textured polyester thread that offers exceptional softness and comfort for next-to-skin seams.
Sewing thread treated to give the finished thread anti-microbial properties
Sewing Post Dyed Garments
Mercerised cotton sewing thread that gives seams a beautiful, lustrous appearance.
Denim Colour
100% recycled premium polyester corespun sewing thread that has been precisely engineered to create durable, attractive seams across a wide range of recycled fabrics and materials.
Coats Gral Binder SLS is a high tenacity multi-filament polyester yarn with ultra low shrink (ca. 0.4%).
Coats has received validation of its ambitious climate targets for 2030 by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
Sustainability Strategy
Our feminine hygiene products are exclusively custom-designed for leading brands around the globe and are available in a range of sizes, colours and finishes to meet your detach strength requirements and aesthetic needs, while promising 100% confidentiality during product design.
High quality, polyester corespun that is precisely engineered to create durable, attractive seams on a wide range of fabrics across many applications.
During the summer months our President Apparel & Footwear embarked on a Coast to Coast challenge in aid of Save the Children, a charity focused on helping children around the world to reach their full potential, by ensuring their safety, maintaining their health & wellbeing and supporting their education.
Coats has today published its 2021 Sustainability Report.
Embroidery Interlining
This flexible, lightweight, coated fibreglass strength member yarn used in fibre optic cable, which also prevents rodent damage.
Within the Cleaner and Lighter initiative waste reduction has been identified as a priority area of focus in order to drive more concerted action towards achieving our 25% reduction target by the end of 2022.
During the first half of the year, one of our major sites was found to have lead contamination in the raw waste water and sludge that exceeded the permissible ZDHC limits.
CoatsKnit Mono is a 100% polyester dyed round cross-sectional monofilament.
Delivers unique strength and integrity, making it ideal for automotive products, from airbags to seat belts.
Part of the Opti LUX range, Opti LUX Trio has a triple chain detail to give your premium products a statement edge.
New generation 100% recycled sewing thread, carefully engineered for the automotive industry and is best suited for seat trim applications.
Multi-needle quilting operations in the bedding and mattress sector
High performance sewing thread made from a steel core with 8 to 10 steel wires wrapped with a flame retardant cotton cover.
Textured polyester thread that is ideal for use in the loopers of overlocking, serging and cover seaming to provide softness and comfort, especially in next-to-skin seams.
Coats Gramax AWF is a 100% polyester continuous filament textured thread with a PFC-free anti-wick finish.
Co-polyamide monofilament sewing yarn with specific low temperature melting characteristics which is designed for use in the production of sewn, bonded seams.
Our strongest zips with PU coated tape made from 100% recycled polyester
Luxury range of zips with 100% recycled polyester tape
A high performance 100% continuous filament textured polyester thread.
100% recycled polyester continuous filament textured thread ideal for use in the loopers of overlocking, serging and cover seaming to provide softness and comfort
A high performance and natural-looking sewing thread, produced from polyester filaments that are interlaced by air pressure.
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​With a broad expertise, global presence and cutting-edge technical capabilities, we can help you create exceptional quality, attractive products while increasing your productivity.
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Premium quality corespun thread that combines a high tenacity 100% recycled polyester filament core with a Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) certified cotton cover. It is the eco-friendly response to natural indigo dyed sewing threads.
Ideal for improving the quality of hemming on tailored garments, and reduces repair and return rates.
Coats is calling for industry brands, manufacturers and recyclers to collaborate with it on a new circularity concept that makes end of life garment recycling easier and cost effective.
An attractive and varied multicoloured continuous filament polyester sewing thread for eye-catching stitching.
Coats Epic EcoVerde is a 100% recycled premium polyester corespun sewing thread that has been precisely engineered to create durable, attractive seams across a wide range of recycled fabrics and materials.
Premium quality corespun thread that combines a high tenacity 100% recycled polyester filament core with a Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) certified cotton cover.
100% recycled staple spun polyester (SSP) thread across a wide range of recycled fabrics and materials
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During 2021 we have continued to support and have a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work, in total, over 200 programes were undertaken.
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Comprehensive range of sewing threads and zips for jeans and denim apparel
Coats EcoVerde Journey. EcoVerde, 100% recycled alternative to virgin polyester. Responsibility Without Compromise.
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Personal Protective Equipment
Coats launches Synergex, a range of advanced composite fibres featuring revolutionary composite technology.
Coats has acquired Gotex, a Spanish based manufacturer of high performance yarns and tapes
Coats appoints Keith DuPont as President, Performance Materials.
Elemental Rp1 sports car on Coats stand at JEC World in Paris, the largest composites industry event
CoatsKnit Ecoverde is a 100% recycled drawn texturised filament yarn (DTY) for knitting.
Based on a commitment to innovation, Coats have developed CoatsKnit, a range of engineered yarns for footwear.
Made from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) and is a commercially available gel-spun, self-lubricating thread
Long-staple soft cotton sewing thread with 100% natural fibre content ideal for mercerised cotton garments.
100% premium quality staple spun organic cotton string that has been developed with sustainability in mind.
A molten metal splash protective fabric that is specially engineered to be lightweight, soft and flexible while maintaining durability for long lasting wear.
An inherently flame resistant and high-visibility certified fabric that is one of the lightest fabrics of its kind.
Coats Seamsoft Ecoverde is a 100% recycled unique micro-filament textured polyester thread that offers exceptional softness and comfort for next-to-skin seams.
Durable textile tape, which is colour resistant to harsh wash processes containing bleach.
100% recycled polyester continuous filament textured thread ideal for use in the loopers of overlocking, serging and cover seaming to provide softness and comfort and deliver neat, well balanced seams.
Lubricated nylon sewing thread with a special water resistant finish ideal for heavy footwear and outdoor applications.
Coats Lattice and Lattice Lite technology perfectly complements our range of Synergex composite fibres by maximising performance and eliminating waste.
Range of yarns specifically engineered for the manufacturing of filtration products.
Range of cut resistant yarns with an inherent anti-microbial solution built into product DNA
This coated fibreglass yarn is great for strengthening and protecting fibreglass cables against rodent attacks and wear and tear.
This smooth reinforced plastic is used to support specialty telecommunications cables.
This fibreglass yarn is treated with a water-absorbent coating that helps to strengthen and protect fibre optic cables from water damage.
This all-dielectric composite, used as a central strength member in fibre optic cables, is available in a range of different coatings.
Lightweight and flexible fibreglass yarn with a water-absorbent coating. It is engineered to strengthen fibre optic cables and block water from reaching the cable core.
Gotex FGU SL is a super light and flexible fibreglass yarn with a water-absorbent coating.
High modulus coated aramid for use as a strength member in telecommunication cables
Coats Protos Ultrabloc Binder is a water swellable, super absorbent coated aramid for use in cables as a binder.
Coats Armoren Ultracut Gold offers a game-changing solution by achieving high cut resistance (A8) even at very fine 18gg knitting counts
Lubricated nylon thread ideal for dental floss products
A pioneering new J Spun engineered yarn technology to provide an inherent balance between comfort and protection
Coats Armoren FLX is a an innovative range of yarns for cut protection gloves and sleeves, specifically engineered to be soft, flexible and comfortable.
Unique core spinning protection
Made from continuous filament, high tenacity, polyester coated with an extremely smooth super absorbent water swellable finish.
PVC coated nylon yarn that can function in extreme environments and is designed for use in wiring harness systems across a number of industries.
Spun super-absorbent polymer thread that is ideal for dry blocking in wire and cable products.
Used in the weft of high performance tyre fabrics, its special elongation settings enable a tyre to be formed to precise dimensions and shape.
Cotton wrapped corespun fibreglass yarn that is designed to prevent material shrinkage and provide extra protection during tyre cord fabric manufacturing.
Textured filament yarns of different stretch and bulkiness that can be knitted into different styles of fabric
Produced through an air-jet spinning process, this strong, corespun Tencel® yarn is designed especially for the weft of high-performance tyre cord fabrics.
Gotex FG UBC L is a lightweight and flexible yarn used to strengthen optical fibre cables that need extra water protection.
Tampon withdrawal cord that is strong and offers superior anti-wicking performance and odour protection.
The power of extreme cut protection.
Dielectric strength member composite with excellent water swellable properties.
Great value. Cool touch. Optimum performance.
This coated fibreglass yarn is great for strengthening and protecting fibreglass cables against rodent attacks and wear and tear.
Widely used in tampon manufacturing, this high-strength polyviscose thread has anti-wicking and odour prevention properties.
A ceramic tape that is manufactured with a reinforced glass fabric as base material.
CoatsKnit FLX is a spandex yarn double covered (DC) by textured filaments for knitting.
Gotex FG UBC SL is a fibreglass yarn with a super lightweight, absorbent coating, used to strengthen fibre optic cables that need extra water protection.
This fibreglass yarn is treated with a water-absorbent coating that helps to strengthen and protect fibre optic cables from water damage.
This band-shaped electrical and thermal insulation material, consists of high heat-resistant mica bonded to supporting materials of non-alkaline glass fibre fabric or polyethylene film, impregnated with high temperature resistant silicone resin.
This flame-resistant fibreglass woven tape is used in telecommunications cables to protect against fire and rodents.
Range of flame resistant, electric arc and molten metal splash resistant yarns
Micro-filament textured polyester thread that delivers exceptional softness
PVC coated polyester yarn that can function in extreme environments
A range of innovative yarns and fabrics for personal protective equipment, specifically engineered to be soft, flexible and comfortable
​Digital blend innovation that creates pre-certified and differentiated flame/cut resistant woven or knit products for extreme personal protection end uses.
We launched our premium recycled polyester products in early 2019.
The Higg Index is a suite of tools, developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
<p>Weaving is an art all of its own, but for Ta Oi people in the mountainous region of A Luoi in central Vietnam, ‘Zeng’ is more than an art; it is a cultural tradition, a reflection of their heritage continued through generations (and now recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage).</p>
Compressed air is used in many of our processes and in many plants we have a bank of compressors operating to provide sufficient air pressure.
The new generation of dyeing machines are more water efficient than older ones.
Following the announcement of the partnership between Coats and Annabelle Hope, we caught up with founder Alice Scott to discuss the extraordinary journey that has brought her brand to life whilst raising awareness around sustainable fashion and social responsibility within the garment industry.
At Coats we value our workforce highly and employ over 17,000 people in around 50 countries worldwide. The health and safety (H&amp;S) of our employees is our number one priority in everything we do.
Since beginning our operations over 30 years ago in Vietnam, we have always been an active citizen in our local community. Let’s take a look at some of our recent CSR activities.
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In 2019, we completed the implementation of a very significant Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) system at our largest site in India at Ambasamudram, Tamil Nadu.
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An Interview with Rajiv Sharma, Group Chief Executive, at the World Climate Summit 2021, the Investment COP alongside COP26.
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Sewing threads for disposable surgical gowns should be low in cost and provide the required seam strength for superior performance.
Energy
Hospital gowns may be subjected to much higher levels of wear and washing than more conventional garments.
Sewing threads for disposable footwear covers should be low in cost but provide the required seam strength for superior performance.
Pioneering a Sustainable Future was launched in 2019 and we are happy, in this document and through our third stand-alone Sustainability Report to give an update on progress and to explain why our report is subtitled Raising our Ambition.
Our high quality range of sewing threads for disposable hazmat hoods will meet all of your seam requirements and fit any budget.
For many years after operations commenced there in 1981 the bulk of our employees in Sri Lanka were men.
Sewing threads for disposable hazmat suits should be low in cost, but provide the required seam strength and sewing thread quality for superior performance.
Coats is a global business manufacturing industrial sewing threads and zips.
Water is a vital resource. Water scarcity is a pressing issue in several parts of the world where we operate. It threatens ecosystems and communities, and it can be a material risk for businesses like ours that depend on water. Indeed, as a manufacturing business we depend on water as a resource and we are very conscious of using water in a responsible and efficient way.
Denim jeans
Our diverse range of sewing threads for disposable medical caps or bouffant caps are low in cost and provide high quality seam strength and performance.
These specially designed products and solutions meet the demands of footwear manufacture, improving your productivity and speed to market.
Enhance the quality, reliability and durability of your products while helping to optimise efficiency and speed to market.
Safety, strength and longevity from manufacture to repair. These are innovative telecoms solutions to keep you globally connected and expertly protected.
We take account of stakeholder opinions when we develop our business strategy and our approach to Sustainability…
Thanks to our strong Health &amp; Safety culture and the momentum established in 2019, we were able to pivot early and refocus our prevention efforts towards Covid as soon as it emerged as an issue in our China operations.
We are proud to introduce new stainless steel sliders for the Opti LUX and siMMiƨ zip range, which provide an alternative to the zamak and brass option currently available.
In 2019 we have completed the first phase of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for electricity generated from photovoltaic panels.
The Global Recycle Standard (GRS) was originally developed by Control Union Certifications in 2008 and ownership was passed to the Textile Exchange on 1 January 2011.
Innovative Solutions for Down Jackets
With our specialist knowledge of threads, yarns, zips and composites, we’re constantly inventing, and delivering products that meet the needs of the automotive and transportation industry today – and in the future
Our unique proprietary metal-replacement technology offers innovative lightweight design of automotive and other structural components at low cost.
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We offer a range of water resistant and anti-wick sewing threads that are designed to deliver high quality seams and help keep you dry.
Improve your shop floor productivity and finished product's quality with Coats' tools
Coats technical bulletins deliver insight in to the world of footwear manufacturing
<p>We employ over 18,000 people worldwide and we value our workforce highly. Our employees are from 68 different nationalities, representing many different cultures and are based in 50 countries all around the world.</p>
We offer a range of sewing threads for disposable trousers which are low in cost and provide high quality seam strength and performance.
Tabards protect clothing from potential damage and wear that can commonly occur in the workplace.
We offer a wide range of sewing threads for head scarves as well as onsite technical support which can recommend different threads and needle selection as well as provide accurate thread consumption figures.
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Tunics worn as workwear may be subjected to much higher levels of wear and washing than more conventional garments.
Our sewing threads meet the production needs of men's coats, delivering neat and discreet as well as bold and pronounced.
Tenacity is essential in a sewing thread used for corset production. Quality is ensured by using fine threads which offer high seam strength yet appear discreet.
Read about attributes and factors for Coats threads in the automotive industry
We feature a comprehensive range of sewing threads for camisole production which deliver softness and other requisite seam properties.
We help our customers by training their employees on the shop floor on all aspects of quality and productivity
We offer high quality sewing threads and zips for denim shirts in a diverse range of sizes and colours. Depending on the required final quality, alternative thread types can be used. Thread size will determine needle size.
Our sewing threads are soft and provide high strength and stretch for sports t-shirts. They are also designed to deliver the required seam quality and excellent on machine performance.
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Handbags, Luggage and Bags
We offer a comprehensive range of sewing threads that meets the demands of manufacturing high quality sport shorts. Ball point needles are generally recommended to avoid damage to knitted fabrics during sewing.
Travel Bags
Our 100% polyester sewing threads are engineered to deliver high seam strength and elongation as well as colour fastness in chlorinated water.
Menswear
Ties
Mens Briefs
Scarves
Ladieswear - Cardigans
Ladieswear
Gloves
Bow Ties
Intimates and Underwear
Backpacks
Childrenswear - Nightwear
Mens Y front
Menswear - Shorts
Denim Shorts
Sewing threads for disposable coats should be low in cost and provide the required seam strength for superior performance.
Menswear - Sweaters
Our wide thread portfolio responds to the need for children's coat designs to be bold and pronounced or neat and discreet. Gramax Tex 18 is commonly used on the overlock loopers to reduce the thread cost while producing garments.
Childrenswear - Polo Shirts
Our sewing threads meet the key requirements for knitted cardigans; seam strength, seam elongation and comfort.
As a solutions provider, we have a responsibility to support our customers and stakeholders in their own sustainability journeys through the development of innovative textile products.
Dyeing, especially of dark colours leaves dye residues coating the steel in the dyeing machine.
<p>When we go out to purchase something, many of us don’t think twice about grabbing a plastic bag when we are offered one by our cashier. One plastic bag can’t be that bad, right?</p>
At Coats, we aim to ensure that the effluent that we discharge from our manufacturing facilities has minimal impact on the environment around our factories.
In recent times the world is much more focused on ecology.
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At Coats we are the leading thread manufacturer, and we believe our Coats Restricted Substance Lists (both our Products RSL and and our Manufacturing RSL) are the most stringent in the textile industry.