Coats is the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer. At home in more than 50 countries, Coats employs 19,000 people across six continents. Revenues in 2017 were US$1.5bn.
Coats’ pioneering history and innovative culture ensure the company leads the way around the world: providing complementary and value added products and services to the apparel and footwear industries; and applying innovative techniques to develop high technology Performance Materials threads and yarns in areas such as automotive, composites and fibre optics.
Headquartered in the UK, Coats is a FTSE 250 listed company on the London Stock Exchange as well as a constituent of the FTSE4Good UK Index (designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance practices). Coats is also the Official Thread Supplier to the Royal Shakespeare Company, the world’s leading theatre company.