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Vision, goals and culture

Our vision

At Coats we have a clearly defined vision:

'We will be the world leader in value added engineered yarns and threads for industrial and consumer use.

We will develop and supply highly complementary products and services, where they add significant value to customers.

We will achieve success through customer-focused innovation and winning propositions driven by motivated people and global teamwork.'

Our goals and culture

As an organisation we are focussed on creating value for customers, employees and shareholders

Goals and culture diagram

Goals – our primary goals as an organisation are:   

  • Profitable sales growth
  • Increased productivity 
  • Value delivery 

These goals will be delivered on the basis of strong foundations and a set of principles and priorities. 

Foundations – all of our work is built upon the five elements outlined below:

  • Safety
  • Compliance
  • Sustainability
  • Performance
  • Technology  

Principles – these are a guide to how we behave with each other:

  • Energy for change
  • Respectful and inclusive
  • Freedom to operate
  • Openness and honesty
  • Positive teamwork

Priorities – these are the basis on which our decisions are taken and priorities are set:

  • Customer experience 
  • Digital first
  • Simplification
  • Innovation 
  • Talent 

A world of opportunities

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

Careers with Coats

Understanding Coats

Five elements diagram

What makes Coats a strong and sustainable investment

2017 half year results

2017 half year results

We announced our 2017 half year results at 0700 on 31 July

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