Coats plc

Coats Group plc name change

Guinness Peat Group plc has been renamed Coats Group plc (Coats). Coats is now the listed entity on the London, New Zealand and Australian Stock Exchanges.


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

Coats Industrial Division employee


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

Multi-coloured craft fabric and thread


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

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Our heritage

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Read about our growth over the last 250 years

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A world of opportunities

Six Coats employees

Find out what it's like to be part of a diverse global team

Careers with Coats

Annual Report

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Find out about our performance and activities in 2014

Read our latest Annual Report

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