Our heritage

Our interactive timeline provides an overview of how Coats has developed since the company was founded over 250 years ago.

  • The early years
  • A time of change
  • Growing, global presence
  • Exciting opportunities

The early years

The origins of Coats can be traced to the families that created the weaving and textile industries of Paisley, Scotland during the late 18th century.

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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

Working at Coats

Keenny Jia, Opti China Logistics employee

Find out what it's like to work for Coats

Hear from our people

Annual Report

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Find out about our performance and activities in 2014

Read our latest Annual Report

Global directory

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