Coats plc


We create the world‘s threads and yarns

– for over 250 years we‘ve helped to connect and form the fabric of daily life on our planet

As firefighters go about their work

our performance threads and zips offer heat and flame protection at temperatures up to 370°C

Industrial Division

For details of our threads, yarn and zips offer to customers manufacturing apparel, footwear and speciality applications.

Coats Industrial Division employee

Crafts Division

For retailers and crafts enthusiasts looking for products and inspiration in sewing and needlecraft.

Multi-coloured craft fabric and thread

Our heritage

Old Coats advert

Read about our growth over the last 250 years

Explore our timeline

Results and reports

Coats thread

The Annual Report 2013 is now available as a PDF

View latest results and reports

Corporate Responsibility

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We operate to the highest ethical business standards worldwide

View the CR section

Image library

Thread spindles

We've created a library of striking imagery for use in print/digital

Visit image library