Our unique proprietary metal-replacement technology offers innovative lightweight design of automotive and other structural components at low cost.
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We give technical expertise based on our specific customers' industries
Composite reinforced tapes provide strength, longevity and integrity to flexible pipes
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The following is a compilation of the data included in the 'Data' section for each strategic theme.
Our approach
Our strong relationships with our business partners and customers, coupled with our commitment to behaving responsibly, build certainty and trust.
Our strong relationships with our business partners and customers, coupled with our commitment to behaving responsibly, build certainty and trust.
Sustainability Certifications
The Higg Index is a suite of tools, developed by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
Case Studies
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.
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.
Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), a global not-for-profit, is the world's largest cotton sustainability programme.
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.
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is an internationally recognised organic textile standard.
Dyeing, especially of dark colours leaves dye residues coating the steel in the dyeing machine.
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.
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.
<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>
In 2019 we have completed the first phase of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for electricity generated from photovoltaic panels.
For many years after operations commenced there in 1981 the bulk of our employees in Sri Lanka were men.
We launched our premium recycled polyester products in early 2019.
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.
In today’s global economy, industries commonly operate a ‘take-make-waste’ linear model, whereby new resources are extracted for the production of goods and services for consumers’ use, before they are generally disposed of at end of life.
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.
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.
High ethical standards
<p>As the leading global manufacturer of threads, zips and related products, Coats plays a key role in the apparel and footwear supply chain. Our success in the marketplace relies on responsible behaviour and good corporate citizenship. We also want to extend this to our customers and suppliers.</p>
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.
<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>
The new generation of dyeing machines are more water efficient than older ones.
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.
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.
During the summer months our President Apparel &amp; 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 &amp; wellbeing and supporting their education.
Being a part of the communities where we operate
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.
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.
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.
The past two years (and today’s global uncertainty) have taught us to be ready for anything. At Coats, our committed workforce, strong local presence and global brand add up to a partner you can trust to deliver.
Our Sri Lanka plant is surrounded by lush agricultural land and domestic habitation.
Great Place to Work® (GPTW) is the global authority on building, sustaining and recognising high-trust, high performance workplace cultures.
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.
Having launched our first Coats Ecoverde recycled polyester threads at the start of 2019 with a small range of 100% polyester corespun and texturised threads, we have significantly expanded the range during 2020.
An Interview with Rajiv Sharma, Group Chief Executive, at the World Climate Summit 2021, the Investment COP alongside COP26.
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Coats launches Synergex, a range of advanced composite fibres featuring revolutionary composite technology.
Coats appoints Andrew Wright as Interim Head of Finance.
Coats showcases its engineered yarns at Wire, the international wire and cable trade fair, in Dusseldorf.
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 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 partners with Elemental Motor Company to develop ultra lightweight, strong wheel arches
America's favourite yarn campaign to benefit (American) Red Cross disaster response.
Coats is showcasing its innovative products for use in flame retardant and protective wear at Intersec.
Coats signs heads of terms with Trustees of UK Coats Pension Plan and Brunel Holdings Pension Plan
Rajiv Sharma, Global CEO, Industrial, is appointed Group Chief Executive with effect from 1 January 2017
GSD, part of Coats Global Services, announces a global sales partnership with Mr Engineer.
Coats has won two awards at the 2016 Corporate & Financial Awards
Red Heart yarns debuts a fresh new logo and packaging
Response to FRC actuarial and accountancy investigation into conduct of individual members
Coats is to close Coats Crafts UK, its UK crafts business.
Coats announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 June 2016.
Coats launches mini site providing information on its products and services for the automotive industry
Coats has acquired Fast React Systems, a provider of software solutions to improve manufacturing efficiency
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 acquired Gotex, a Spanish based manufacturer of high performance yarns and tapes
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.
Having met the requisite criteria, Coats will enter the FTSE 250 with effect from Monday 19 June
Coats announces settlement agreement with the Trustee of Staveley and TPR ceases regulatory action
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Coats has developed unrivalled expertise in industrial sewing and the application of technical yarns, threads and zips
Coats has acquired Patrick Yarn Mill, a manufacturer of high-performance engineered yarns based in North Carolina, US.
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.
Elemental Rp1 sports car on Coats stand at JEC World in Paris, the largest composites industry event
Coats can trace its origins back to Paisley so it is backing Paisley's bid to become UK City of Culture 2021
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 announces its unaudited results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
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
Revenue up 5% and adjusted operating profit up 14% on a CER basis
Coats and Permess to provide a co-branded range of interlinings to the garment industry.
Coats has appointed Jordi Pérez to newly created role of Global Sales Director, Wire and Cable Products
Coats wins 'Best online report: AIM/ small cap' and 'Best in-house communications team'
Coats has appointed Stephanie Leichtweis as President, North America Crafts.
Coats becomes RSC's Official Thread Supplier and supports 'Stitch In Time' campaign
Coats appoints Keith DuPont as President, Performance Materials.
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 is supporting plans for Paisley to build a legacy of its UK City of Culture 2021 bid.
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 launches a new website, with fresh and revised content.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has opened the first of three Innovation Hubs.
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, 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 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, has won a gold award at the 2018 Corporate and Financial Awards in the ‘Best online report: FTSE 250’ category.
Coats has appointed Monica McKee as its new Chief HR Officer. She joins on Tuesday 20 March
Anne Fahy will join the Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective 1 March 2018.
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 been recognised for its outstanding achievements in increasing growth and shareholder value by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has acquired ThreadSol, a cloud-based digital applications provider, which becomes part of Coats Global Services.
Revenue growth of 4% to $1,510m driven by Apparel and Footwear (up 5%) and Performance Materials (up 12%)
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The world’s first spiral zip range powered by HeiQ Viroblock technology, delivering protection against microbial contamination.
Our new Picta printing technique can produce high quality, wash-resistant patterns of any colour on invisible zips.
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.
Helps fix the zip with low pressure, thanks to the bi-adhesive tape.
This spiral zip has a special retro-reflective ribbon on the tape to help enhance visibility in low light conditions.
Features guidelines along the tape to help you place and sew the zip accurately into your product.
Spiral zip without extra tape above the top stops
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
Combine strength, security and a unique flat appearance with a specially formulated PU film for a high level of water resistance.
Opti S Protect is a spiral zip that fights mould and mildew.
Our strongest zips with PU coated tape made from 100% recycled polyester
These strong and slender spiral zips are manufactured with our patented Spiral S technology.
A decorative zip with a 'broken twill' weave tape, available in a variety of colour combinations
A spiral zip with cut-out lace tape that will add a decorative feature to garments and trims.
Zips made from recycled PET post consumer bottles using our patented 'S' technology.
This specialised sportswear zip is designed with a unique slider and clip-down puller, which keeps the puller secure during movement.
Ideal for outdoor goods exposed to the elements, these zips have a special water-repellant coating which prevents water from passing through the tape.
This practical invisible zip come with a drop puller and is available with a woven or knitted polyester tape.
Stable cotton zip for RFD (Ready For Dye) post dyed cotton garments
Offering protection from extreme flames and heat, it's ideal for protective clothing and uniforms.
Features precision-cut metal teeth that have been clamped onto a woven tape and polished multiple times for a smooth function.
A new finishing process is used to produce uniformly glossy and smooth zips.
Turning old plastic bottles into new possibilities
Metal zips with glittering tape
Specifically manufactured for garment dye applications
Durable textile tape, which is colour resistant to harsh wash processes containing bleach.
These plastic moulded, fast release zips are ideal for use on products that may need to be undone quickly.
A range of plastic moulded zips that are suitable for many types of applications.
Glow-in-the-dark zips which can be used as fun detailing on a range of garments or as a safety feature.
Plastic zips with teeth and tape in distinct colours
Features a special lattice which makes it easier to close the zip.
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 and VTTM Holdings announce the launch of CoatsVTT.
On 11 February 2011, the GPG Board outlined a revised strategy for the GPG Group.
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 Brazil has been named as one of the Best Companies to Work for Women by the Great Place to Work Institute (GPTW).
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, announces that Jackie Callaway will join as Chief Financial Officer Designate and as an Executive Director.
Coats has today published its 2019 Sustainability Report covering key sustainability performance data for the period 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.
Coats Digital, Res.Q and Serai Limited by HSBC announce a strategic collaboration that will help re-shape the future of the apparel industry.
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).
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 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 is partnering with HeiQ, a Swiss technology company, to incorporate HeiQ Viroblock technology into its engineered yarns.
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, 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 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 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 Protos WT aramid tapes are designed and woven to specifically provide improved resistance and protecting cables against bullets (small caliber).
Synergex™ Technology is a method of commingling dissimilar fibres for final property optimisation to produce a specific product requirement.
A revolutionary fibre-laying technology that uses eco-friendly raw materials like recycled carbon, basalt fibre or thermoplastics for unbeatable sustainability in active and safety footwear.
Coats Lattice and Lattice Lite technology perfectly complements our range of Synergex composite fibres by maximising performance and eliminating waste.
A non-woven tape used for insulating copper telecommunication cables.
Range of non-conductive or semi-conductive non-woven polyester tapes with a waterblocking coating
This flame-resistant fibreglass woven tape is used in telecommunications cables to protect against fire and rodents.
This water-swellable fibreglass tape is an effective solution for telecommunications and power cables that may come into contact with water and rodents.
Interlinings that ensure a refined finish to formal or casual shirts
Premium quality range of interlinings along with a comprehensive range of services.
Ideal choice for garment dyeing applications, resistant to harsh mechanical treatments and dyeing processes up to 95°C
Increases garments durability, preventing fraying of belt loops whilst keeping the shape of waistbands and small parts on jeans.
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
A range of premium quality 100% organic cotton interlinings, that are certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).
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
Anti-birdcage tape
Gotex XTRU PE A is an innovative tape that strengthens and preserves the life of flexible pipes used in oil and gas.
This all-dielectric composite, used as a central strength member in fibre optic cables, is available in a range of different coatings.
This smooth reinforced plastic is used to support specialty telecommunications cables.
Innovative yarn constructions with better pilling resistance and moisture transportation properties
Sustainable, biodegradable, compostable and eco-friendly
Bulletin Post 09
Bulletin 05
Perfecting Your Footwear Zips
Innovative stretch yarns
Correct Stitching for Invisible Zips
Cotton for tea bag threads
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.
Everything you Need to Know About Goodyear Welted Footwear
Bulletin 17
Discovering Your Embroidery Solution
Fine Tailoring
The Importance of Fly Bartack
Care Labels
Effective Openings and Zip Lengths
Properly Dying Zips RFD
Protect your threads from UV rays
Protecting Zips While Washing
Single-Ply vs 3-Ply Threads for Airbags
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Thread Consumption Guide
The Importance of Bleaching Zips
Thread Elongation
Thread Production
Fire and Heat Resistant Threads
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
All About Needles
Denim Wash
Innovative Solutions for Down Jackets
All About Safety Shoes
Basic needle parts
Basic stitch types
Colouring By Numbers
Differentiating Metamerism and Illuminants
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Automotive Composite Solutions by Coats
Sewing Post Dyed Garments
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Thread Storage
Coats is a global business manufacturing industrial sewing threads and zips.
Ideal for improving the quality of hemming on tailored garments, and reduces repair and return rates.
Co-polyamide monofilament sewing yarn with specific low temperature melting characteristics which is designed for use in the production of sewn, bonded seams.
High quality cotton thread designed for machine-sewing or hand-sewing leather and fur.
Attractive thread with glow-in-the-dark effects ideal for sewing logos and embroidery onto footwear and accessories.
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
Mercerised cotton sewing thread that gives seams a beautiful, lustrous appearance.
Range of 100% lyocell threads made from sustainably sourced wood pulp which provides a solution for oil sensitive materials
Range of 100% lyocell threads made from sustainably sourced wood pulp.
100% polyester thread that is bleach and UV resistant, making it ideal for outdoor applications.
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.
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.
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.
High-strength, fire retardant para-aramid thread that is recommended for mattress tape edge seams or products exposed to high external heat.
A high performance and natural-looking sewing thread, produced from polyester filaments that are interlaced by air pressure.
Temperature resistant fibreglass developed for the manufacture of demanding filtration applications.
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).
High performance sewing thread made from a steel core with 8 to 10 steel wires wrapped with a flame retardant cotton cover.
The strongest PTFE thread on the market, offering superior chemical, heat and UV-resistance for products exposed to harsh weather conditions.
Made from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) and is a commercially available gel-spun, self-lubricating thread
Coats Linen is made from high quality flax fibres, its an environmentally friendly sewing thread and it gives your seams a natural, authentic look.
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
Sewn on metallised coil zips with glittering tape
Sewn on metallised coil zips
Luxury zips with a double chain for high-end goods.
A highly polished, luxury zip which combines flexibility and strength with high-end style.
Luxury range of zips with 100% recycled polyester tape
A range of luxury zips to decorate and enhance your products style
Luxury zips specially engineered for high-end goods.
Features a special guiding line which enables the zip to be precisely sewn into place to ensure it functions smoothly.
Part of the Opti LUX range, Opti LUX Trio has a triple chain detail to give your premium products a statement edge.
Luxury zips with PU coated tape
Luxury zips with symmetrical shaped teeth
Revisit the 60's
Zips with highly polished, individually stamped teeth on a luxurious satin tape
Child-friendly pullers
Coats has received validation of its ambitious climate targets for 2030 by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
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.
Coats has acquired Texon, a global leader in premium structural components and materials for the footwear, accessories and apparel industries.
Coats has opened a new Centre of Excellence plant for Telecom Infrastructure. Gotex has been part of the multinational Coats Group since June 2016.
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.
Epic Rugged appearance after heavy bleach wash
Mechanical Rubber Goods
About Soft and Secure Seams for Activewear and Intimates
Coats Signal Reflective Tapes
Coats Colour Express
Coats Colour Express Web Based Application
Coats Colour StockMatch
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.
Coats Signal for Reflective Activewear
Coats Epic Wash Performance
Do your filters take the cake or release it
Performance wear
Fabric specifically engineered to protect workers from molten metal splash
Beauty and power on the inside strength and durability on the outside
Coats Innovations
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 &amp; accessories manufacturers; accelerates performance, reduces waste &amp; enhances the quality of the sewn product.
Expertise and Innovation - Stories by Coats
Prevent down leakage from jackets
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).
We help to deliver superior athleisure final products, read more about more product offering.
Embroidery Interlining
Coats EcoVerde Journey. EcoVerde, 100% recycled alternative to virgin polyester. Responsibility Without Compromise.
Productivity Enhancement Solutions
Minimal environmental impact throughout the final product's life cycle
Coats Gotex Ultrabond range of strength members with adhesion promoters enhance the adhesion with the outer jacket of the cable.
The Best Threads for High-speed Automatic Hemming
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, 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, 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.
100% recycled staple spun polyester (SSP) thread for denim sewing which is particularly resistant to harsh wash processes containing bleach.
100% recycled staple spun polyester (SSP) thread across a wide range of recycled fabrics and materials
Astra RD is a 100% staple spun polyester (SSP) thread which conforms to children's nightwear safety standards.
Staple spun polyester thread for denim that is specially engineered for particularly demanding bleach wash processes.
Staple spun polyester sewing thread with significantly higher sewing performance when compared with regular SSP threads.
Polyester corespun thread which conforms to Nightwear Safety Regulations making it an ideal choice for children's nightwear
Polyester covered corespun thread that is free from silicone and ideal for filtration needs within the automotive industry.
Unique polyester wrapped corespun thread for enhanced seam appearance on fine tailoring and high quality garments.
Coats Epic Protect sewing thread is treated with an innovative process to give the finished thread anti-microbial properties.
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.
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.
Epic Liquifense is a high-tech 100% polyester corespun thread that inhibits fluid penetration through sewn seams.
Powered by HeiQ Viroblock, it is a premium quality polyester corespun sewing thread treated with HeiQ Viroblock component.
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.
An anti-wicking thread free of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) for premium water-resistant outdoor wear and workwear.
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.
A pure polyester thread that is a part of the flagship Epic range of threads and gives each garment a truly unique finish.
High quality, polyester corespun that is precisely engineered to create durable, attractive seams on a wide range of fabrics across many applications.
Lubricated polyester braid made from pre-stabilised, high tenacity, continuous filament polyester for machine sewing.
Bill Watson, Managing Director, Coats Phong Phu, awarded Certificate of Merit by Prime Minister of Vietnam
Coats has appointed John Lovell in the newly created role of Group Pensions Director.
GPG plc today announced full year results for 2014
David Gosnell has been appointed as Non-Executive Director
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 Group plc today released its financial results for the first half to 30 June 2015.
Continuous multifilament braided polyester with a special waxing treatment that's been designed for hand-sewing operations.
Made from continuous filament, high tenacity, polyester coated with an extremely smooth super absorbent water swellable finish.
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.
Spun super-absorbent polymer thread that is ideal for dry blocking in wire and cable products.
Coats Ultrabloc SY is a water-swellable polymer yarn that can resist salt and sea water, and withstand extreme temperatures.
Coats is accelerating and amplifying its journey towards a sustainable future.
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 is partnering with Annabelle Hope, a start up sustainable clothing manufacturer based in Cambodia.
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 published its 2020 Sustainability Report covering key sustainability performance data for the period 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.
Widely used in tampon manufacturing, this high-strength polyviscose thread has anti-wicking and odour prevention properties.
Retro reflective sewing and embroidery thread for fashion applications
Retro reflective embroidery thread for footwear and accessories, ideal for embroidery applications
Coats has sponsored a design competition for second year students on the Fashion Design and Creation Diploma Programme at Vakko ESMOD Fashion Academy.
Lightly bonded sewing thread with a single-ply design that offers a smart solution to fraying and untwisting during high-speed, multi-directional sewing.
Coats raises thousands of pounds for Save the Children
Coats joins General Motors LLC led Department of Energy Project
Coats Itero TC is a versatile TPU coated polyester embroidery thread with a thermoplastic polyurethane extruded coating, which is ideal for machine embroidery applications on footwear, apparel and accessories.
Range of threads to facilitate easy and low cost disassembly of a garment at the end of life
Range of cut resistant yarns with an inherent anti-microbial solution built into product DNA
Great value. Cool touch. Optimum performance.
Unique core spinning protection
Innovative engineered yarns with exceptional cut and thermal resistance
The power of extreme cut protection.
Coats Armoren Ultracut Gold offers a game-changing solution by achieving high cut resistance (A8) even at very fine 18gg knitting counts
Coats Dolanit is a staple spun sewing thread made from homopolymeric polyacrylonitrile.
Lubricated nylon thread ideal for dental floss products
Coats Supersheen is a trilobal nylon thread.
Nylon sewing thread with controlled stretch characteristics and a soft, low friction finish
Lubricated nylon sewing thread with a special water resistant finish ideal for heavy footwear and outdoor applications.
30% stronger than standard nylon thread it has a high strength-to-fineness ratio for fine yet durable seams.
Continuous filament braided polyester thread for sewing delicate leather goods, shoes and jeans.
Coats Group plc has appointed Anna Mitchell as Managing Director of its UK Crafts business.
Coats announces its decision to simplify its listing structure
Coats launches CoatsMatch, a revolutionary colour solution for the sewn products industry.
Made from braided liquid crystal polymer (BRA), a new generation raw material that is commonly used in highly demanding aerospace and military applications.
Red Heart recognised with the Women’s Choice Award® as America’s Most Recommended Yarn Brand
Coats Group plc has acquired GSD Corporate Ltd
Coats Group plc launches Coats Opti Express web-based zip sampling service
Coats is launching Coats Signal thread, an innovative reflective thread
Nicholas Bull has been appointed as Senior Independent Director
Coats launches Opti S Cutwork zip with decorative lace tape
CoatsKnit ColTwist is a textured filament yarn that can be twisted with filaments of up to six shades.
CoatsKnit Ecoverde is a 100% recycled drawn texturised filament yarn (DTY) for knitting.
Textured filament yarns of different stretch and bulkiness that can be knitted into different styles of fabric
CoatsKnit Lucence is a drawn textured polyester knitting yarn with a special ‘glow in the dark’ effect.
CoatsKnit Cool is a drawn texturised filament yarn for knitting.
CoatsKnit Mono is a 100% polyester dyed round cross-sectional monofilament.
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.
CoatsKnit Protect is a 100% polyester yarn treated with an innovative process to give the finished yarn anti-microbial / anti-fungal properties.
CoatsKnit Ultra is a 100% polyester yarn of trilobal cross sectional filament construction, which offers a higher sheen after dyeing than standard circular filaments.
CoatsKnit AirDry is a 100% polyester DTY (Drawn Textured Filament Yarn) for knitting.
CoatsKnit Eco H is created using a blend of hemp and lyocell.
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.
Tampon withdrawal cord that is strong and offers superior anti-wicking performance and odour protection.
Coats and GSD (Corporate) UK announce strategic alliance offering productivity and cost management solutions
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 launches Opti M HB zips, a new range of zips featuring a herringbone pattern tape
GPG plc today released its financial results for the first half to 30 June 2014.
Coats launches Hemseal, a new product delivering additional fixing qualities to the hems of tailored garments
Coats Crafts re-launches RedHeart.com with fresh new look and enhanced features
These hook and loop fasteners are durable enough to be guaranteed to 10,000 openings and closings.
This polyamide hook and loop fastener has flame retardant properties and has been engineered to regulation standard.
Hook and loop fasteners to meet the particular and specialised needs of our customers.
Coats launches Glasmo SM VO - a new fibreglass coated yarn for telecom cables
Coats is celebrating 25 years of operating in Vietnam
Rajiv Sharma has been appointed as an Executive Director of the Coats plc Board effective 1 December 2014
Coats celebrates 25 years of operating in Bangladesh
GPG Coats Pension Plan Update
Coats Vietnam has won the People Empowerment category at the annual Vietnam Supply Chain awards
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 appoints new Group Head of Tax
Fit-for-purpose mercerised cotton sewing thread specifically for garment dye end-use.
Coats plc is launching makeitcoats.com, a new web portal that provides an unparalleled digital experience to inspire, inform and teach textile crafters
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.
Produced through an air-jet spinning process, this strong, corespun Tencel® yarn is designed especially for the weft of high-performance tyre cord fabrics.
Coats has launched EcoRegen, the latest in a range of threads made from sustainable raw materials.
Coats has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in India
Coats,has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in China
An excellent choice for demanding textile products that require attractive yet high-quality, durable seams.
Ultra low-shrink multi-filament polyester yarn for loose tube telecommunication cables.
Continuous multi-filament polyester for ripcord applications.
Coats Gral Binder SLS is a high tenacity multi-filament polyester yarn with ultra low shrink (ca. 0.4%).
PVC coated nylon yarn that can function in extreme environments and is designed for use in wiring harness systems across a number of industries.
PVC coated polyester yarn that can function in extreme environments
A lubricated polyester thread made from 100% recycled pre-stabilised high tenacity continuous filament polyester.
Sewing thread treated to give the finished thread anti-microbial properties
Lubricated continuous filament polyester for neat and attractive stitching.
An attractive and varied multicoloured continuous filament polyester sewing thread for eye-catching stitching.
100% recycled high tenacity continuous filament polyester for multi-needle quilting operations in the bedding and mattress sector
Multi-needle quilting operations in the bedding and mattress sector
High tenacity sewing thread with excellent abrasion resistance, ideal for sewing leather footwear.
This flame retardant retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand tough industrial 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 domestic washing and dry cleaning.
This retro-reflective tape 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 domestic washing and dry cleaning.
A perforated, flame resistant retro-reflective tape for industrial wash heat and flame protective clothing
This retro-reflective piping adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
A elastic retro-reflective heat transfer 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 industrial 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 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.
A range of sew-on tapes, heat transfers and self-adhesive material which utilises a patent pending, revolutionary safety innovation based on phosphorescent technology to improve the visibility and safety of people.
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.
A comprehensive range of retro-reflective products for all types of high visibility applications.
Range of high performance sew-on tapes, which offers the option to combine three technologies; retro-reflectivity, fluorescence and phosphorescence in a single material to meet the requirements of the hi-vis workwear and firefighter markets.
A retro-reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand domestic washing and dry cleaning.
A retro reflective tape, which is made of high performance glass beads that are subsequently laminated on a durable 100% recycled polyester fabric backing.
This superior quality 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.
This flame resistant firefighter tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations.
A flame retardant retro reflective heat transfer adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand industrial washing and dry cleaning.
Guinness Peat Group plc today released its preliminary financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013
New Non-Executive Director for Coats plc
Rosi Heiland joins Coats as new Global Manufacturing Director
Coats wins 'Game changer through innovation' category at Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Awards
Interview with Paul Forman at the British Business Group National Convention, Mumbai September 2013
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 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
Coats introduces problem-solving Coats Colour StockMatch, a new and proprietary service to effectively manage and utilise excess thread st
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
Launch of Aptan xtru, an innovative high tenacity, coated, engineered yarn for vehicle harness wiring systems.
Global launch of Flamepro and Signal announced at A+A trade fair
Rowan launches their first Fine Art sock yarn manufactured using a fascinating and increasingly popular hand painting method
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
GPG announces the appointment of Mike Clasper CBE as Non-Executive Chairman of its wholly owned subsidiary Coats plc.
Coats Opti M Ultra is latest new product introduced to the Coats Opti zips range.
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
Fulcrum SP Materials Ltd. and Coats plc sign two-year agreement to develop new textile products
Coats plc has appointed Andy Speak as Chief Human Resources Officer reporting to Group Chief Executive Paul Forman, following Richard (Dick) Norman’s retirement.
Bonded, twisted continuous filament polyester thread specifically designed to provide resistance against harsh weather
Bonded twisted continuous filament polyester with a specially formulated PFC Free anti-wicking finish
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.
Providing the apparel industry with the fastest, most colour accurate sampling facility for industrial thread.
World leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, Coats plc has a new neighbour – Her Majesty Queen Elizabe
Coats plc launch anti-microbial sewing threads that inhibit the growth of microbes and bacteria around seams.
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.
Coats Gramax AWF is a 100% polyester continuous filament textured thread with a PFC-free anti-wick finish.
A high performance 100% continuous filament textured polyester thread.
100% polyester continuous filament textured thread for children's nightwear
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.
100% polyester continuous filament textured sewing thread with anti-microbial properties.
100% recycled polyester continuous filament textured thread ideal for use in the loopers of overlocking, serging and cover seaming to provide softness and comfort
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.
Staple spun meta-aramid sewing thread that can resist flame temperatures up to 371°C, making it an excellent choice for protective garments.
Continuous filament 100% meta-aramid sewing thread used in protective garments that require flame or heat protection.
Polyester covered corespun sewing thread which offers superior flame resistance and is recommended for flame retardant protective clothing.
100% polyester continuous filament sewing thread to minimise the attraction of down towards the needle, helping to prevent down leakage through needle holes.
Features a metallic conductive component which detracts electrical charge to prevent static build-up.
Anti-wick thread free of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) for water-resistant outdoor goods, footwear and accessories.
Lubricated polyester thread that is free from silicone, which is ideal for the wet filtration of automotive surfaces or paint shop products.
Free of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), the best anti-wick thread choice for no-compromise, premium water-resistant outdoor wear and rainwear.
Lubricated polyester thread for sterile surgical sutures
Lubricated polyester thread made from 100% recycled pre-stabilised high tenacity continous filament polyester.
Premium quality corespun sewing thread that has been especially developed for post dyed cotton garments.
Premium quality corespun thread which offers high strength and durablity and is ideal for the manufacture of denim and jeans.
Soft and secure stretch seams designed for outdoor performance sportswear, woven outerwear, fashion jackets and next-to-skin garments
An innovative performance stretch sewing thread for high extension, stretch seams.
Special water resistant sewing thread that ensures no water is taken up by the thread, ideal for speciality applications, e.g. sailing gear, life jackets, heavy duty awning and tent sewing.
Coats Dual Duty Indigo is the eco-friendly response to natural indigo dyed sewing threads.
Premium quality corespun thread that combines a high tenacity 100% recycled polyester filament core with a Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) certified cotton cover.
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.
New generation 100% recycled sewing thread, carefully engineered for the automotive industry and is best suited for seat trim applications.
Delivers unique strength and integrity, making it ideal for automotive products, from airbags to seat belts.
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.
This is a lightweight flame retardant yarn ideal for the station wear uniform market.
Coats Orbit engineered yarns show a better pilling resistance, reduced hairiness as well as better moisture transportation properties.
A range of innovative yarns and fabrics for personal protective equipment, specifically engineered to be soft, flexible and comfortable
Range of flame resistant, electric arc and molten metal splash resistant yarns
Strong and environmentally friendly tampon withdrawal cord has been specially engineered to wick away moisture and withstand tension caused by pulling.
Staple spun cotton used for tea bag string and is especially designed to perform on a wide range of tea bagging equipment.
100% organic cotton anti-wick tampon withdrawal cord made in a sterile clean room environment to provide protection against bio-organisms.
100% premium quality staple spun organic cotton string that has been developed with sustainability in mind.
A new generation of high performance yarns for use as strength members in fibre optic cables.
A strength member made from E-glass fibres and is primarily used as a peripheral resistance element in fibre optic cables.
This coated fibreglass yarn is great for strengthening and protecting fibreglass cables against rodent attacks and wear and tear.
Gotex FG UBC L is a lightweight and flexible yarn used to strengthen optical fibre 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.
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.
A ceramic tape that is manufactured with a reinforced glass fabric as base material.
Strength member made from E-glass fibres and is primarily used as a peripheral strength element in fibre optic cables
This flexible, lightweight, coated fibreglass strength member yarn used in fibre optic cable, which also prevents rodent 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.
Dielectric strength member composite with excellent water swellable properties.
Non-metallic dielectric strength member coated with EAA (Ethylene Acrylic Acid) to promote adhesion to upjacket substrates.
This coated fibreglass yarn is great for strengthening and protecting fibreglass cables against rodent attacks and wear and tear.
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.
This fibreglass yarn is treated with a water-absorbent coating that helps to strengthen and protect fibre optic cables from water damage.
Gotex FGU SL is a super light and flexible fibreglass yarn with a water-absorbent coating.
A new generation of high performance Gotex fibre that can be used as a strength element in fibre optic cables.
Super light and flexible fibreglass yarn with a waterabsorbent coating.
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.
Designed to help manufacturers increase productivity, reduce waste and enhance the quality of the end product.
Bonded monocord nylon sewing thread ideal for single needle quilting machines.
Coats Nymo UVR is a nylon monocord sewing thread with superior sewing performance combined with excellent UV and abrasion protection.
Lightly bonded sewing thread with a single-ply design that offers a smart solution to fraying and untwisting during high-speed, multi-directional sewing.
Coats Seamsoft Ecoverde is a 100% recycled unique micro-filament textured polyester thread that offers exceptional softness and comfort for next-to-skin seams.
Unique micro-filament textured polyester thread with anti-microbial properties
Coats Seamsoft Ecoverde is a 100% recycled unique micro-filament textured polyester thread that offers exceptional softness and comfort for next-to-skin seams.
Sews beautifully soft seams that sit comfortably next to the skin, making it a great choice for underwear and sportswear.
Micro-filament textured polyester thread that delivers exceptional softness
Exceptionally soft texturised nylon thread that has excellent extensibility and produces seams with a luxurious feel for next-to-skin comfort.
Environmentally friendly, anti-wicking trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidery
100% recycled polyester corespun thread for machine embroidering with an attractive matt appearance
100% polyester corespun machine embroidery thread with an attractive matt appearance
100% recycled polyester corespun thread for machine embroidering.
Highly engineered, embroidery thread which combines a luxurious, lustrous look with quality and high-performance.
100% recycled trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidery
Trilobal polyester thread for machine embroidering with enhanced uniformity of the stitch formation
Metallised embroidery thread with a 100% recycled polyester core yarn.
Embroidery thread which is ideal for sewing logos or decorative detailing on garments that are subject to wear and tear or frequent washing.
Highly engineered thread that gives embroidery a beautiful pearlescent finish while offering durability.
Trilobal polyester embroidery thread which confirms to children's nightwear safety standards.
A 3-ply twisted thread delivering strength and smooth sewing on sole stitching machines, ideal for leather and denim.
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.
Bonded nylon 6.6 sewing thread which provides superior abrasion resistance.
This industry-leading polyester embroidery bobbin gives a smooth and consistent thread tension off the bobbin as well as preventing thread waste.
This 100% polyester continuous filament base sewing thread, is generally used on the tape edging operation of mattresses.
Match is recommended for machines developed exclusively for moccasins, uppers, Opanka box soles and flat Goodyear soles.
Treated to give the finished thread anti-microbial properties.
Bonded nylon thread provides superior abrasion resistance in the sewn product
Coats Protos Ultrabloc STM is a water swellable, super absorbent coated aramid for use in cables as a strength member.
High modulus coated aramid for use as a strength member in telecommunication cables
This slow-shrink, para-aramid yarn is designed to withstand high stranding speeds and makes an excellent dual-end binder in loose tube cables.
Para-aramid yarn that is engineered with a special twisting technology that improves its grip and offers easier cable ripping.
Coats Protos Ultrabloc Binder is a water swellable, super absorbent coated aramid for use in cables as a binder.
This chemical-resistant polypropylene sewing thread is widely used in high-speed tea bag manufacturing.
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread company, is launching a new product targeting the personal protection sector called FlamePro Splash.
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 highlights ultra-lightweight composite technology at ACCE 2019
Based on a commitment to innovation, Coats have developed CoatsKnit, a range of engineered yarns for footwear.
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Coats Protect
Colourful and attractive threads for decorative stitching and embroidery applications
Coats Protect Range is an innovative family of solutions for threads and yarns.
Productivity Enhancement Solutions
Game-changing solutions for hand safety
A range of extra strong zip sliders that were especially developed to withstand the demanding footwear production process.
Zips with a broken twill tape and black spiral to give a unique and striking look
This perforated, flame retardant retro-reflective tape adheres to international high-visibility regulations and can withstand tough industrial washing and dry cleaning.
Zips which have superior resistance to humidity, salt water, chlorinated water, wind and sun, making them ideal for marine and outdoor applications.
A polyester and cotton herringbone woven zip tape that is available in a range of colours for fashion garments and leather goods.
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Coats has a wide range of sustainable and eco-friendly sewing threads, yarns, zips and trims.
CoatsKnit AWF is a textured filament yarn with a durable PFC-free anti-wick finish that stops moisture in its tracks.
Coats Tre Cerchi Vero+ is a 100% cotton thread made from sustainable raw materials and Cradle to Cradle™ approved dyes and chemicals.
A range of premium quality 100% recycled polyester interlinings
Coats Tre Cerchi Vero is a 100% cotton thread made from premium quality, sustainable raw materials.
Inherent anti-microbial yarns
CoatsKnit ProtectV premium yarns are powered by HeiQ Viroblock, which are HeiQs specially engineered antimicrobial silver technology and vesicle technology.
CoatsKnit Warm is a textured polyester filament yarn for knitting, which provides a warm touch in footwear knitted uppers and apparel applications.
Of Coats Dual Duty True Indigo vs Fake Indigo shades
An eco-friendly anti-wicking thread for water-resistant footwear and outdoor goods
Wash Performance for Metal Zips
Our aim at Coats is to make our own business activities as sustainable as possible and also to provide products and services that provide sustainable options to our customers and all subsequent users.
<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>
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Safety, strength and longevity from manufacture to repair. These are innovative telecoms solutions to keep you globally connected and expertly protected.
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​Digital blend innovation that creates pre-certified and differentiated flame/cut resistant woven or knit products for extreme personal protection end uses.
Multifilament monocord nylon sewing thread for twin-needle and high speed multi-directional sewing.
High performance pressure sensitive adhesive hook and loop fastener suitable for a broad range of industrial applications.
This elastic double-sided retro-reflective 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 domestic washing and dry cleaning.
Spiral zip with marking points for precise fixing
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100% recycled lubricated polyester braid made from prestabilised, high tenacity, continuous filament polyester for machine sewing.
100% recycled high tenacity waxed polyester braid for hand sewing of moccasins, soles and leather goods.
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.
A pioneering new J Spun engineered yarn technology to provide an inherent balance between comfort and protection
CoatsKnit Eco S is created using the renewable botanic protein fibre of the soybean plant.
Coats Armoren FLX is a an innovative range of yarns for cut protection gloves and sleeves, specifically engineered to be soft, flexible and comfortable.
Flame resistant yarn ideal for the fire services uniform market.
This biodegradable yarn is made from natural polylactic acid which is an excellent option for tea bag strings.
A statement zip with a striking black chain
CoatsKnit FLX is a spandex yarn double covered (DC) by textured filaments for knitting.
This lightweight fibreglass yarn is used to reduce wear and tear of fibre optic cables, as well as protecting against damage from gnawing rodents and fire damage.
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100% water soluble thread that dissolves when immersed or sprayed with warm water and is used as an alternative to conventional sewing threads for temporary stitching application in denim, knitted & woven garments and footwear.
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The CiCLO® fibres behave more like natural fibres when they end up in the environment.
100% recycled trilobal polyester embroidery thread incorporating an additive from CiCLO® to reduce synthetic fibre accumulation in landfills and oceans.
100% recycled texturised polyester thread incorporating an additive from CiCLO® to reduce synthetic fibre accumulation in landfills and oceans.
Epic Ecoverde AS is a highly versatile corespun thread made from 100% recycled materials.
A unique shield coating is added to eliminate discolouring when exposed to the harsh chemicals used to treat leather.
100% recycled PBT performance stretch sewing thread for high extension, stretch seams.
Coats Bangladesh Ltd. has established a technologically advanced modern Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) in its Gazipur factory.
Coats has acquired Rhenoflex GmbH (Rhenoflex), one of the leading global manufacturers of sustainable reinforcement solutions for the footwear and accessories industries.
Coats has today published its 2021 Sustainability Report.
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