Toluca Plant, Coats Mexico

Coats has opened a new manufacturing facility in Toluca, Mexico.

  • 07 Feb 2024
  • ShopCoats

Coats Group plc, the world’s leading manufacturer of thread and structural components for apparel and footwear and an innovative pioneer in performance materials, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Toluca, Mexico.

The new plant will be producing high-quality performance yarns for personal protection, automotive, household, recreation and other end uses.

With its 25,000 m2 manufacturing area and 5,000 m2 offices/warehouse space, the Toluca site is Coats' largest Performance Materials spinning and twisting factory and also at the highest altitude. The new facility is dedicated to serving Coats’ performance yarns business in North America, Latin America, and other export markets. The new plant in Toluca is part of the company’s Mexican transformation, following the commissioning of the Huamantla site in Tlaxcala, in October 2022.

Toluca Plant

The Coats Toluca site showcases superior operational efficiency, customer responsiveness and the ability to commercialise innovations. The site will have 330 employees at full capacity. This project also reflects Coats' commitment to embracing digital advancements, fostering innovation, and prioritising sustainability.

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Rajiv Sharma, Group Chief Executive at Coats Group, said: "Coats has maintained a substantial presence in Mexico for years, with key facilities in Tlaxcala, Orizaba, and Huamantla. The Toluca site will complement our strong innovative approach and sustainable growth in the performance yarns sector not only in the region but also globally."


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About Coats Group plc

Coats is a world leader in thread manufacturing and structural components for apparel and footwear, as well as an innovative pioneer in performance materials. These critical solutions are used to create a wide range of products, including ones that provide safety and protection for people, data, and the environment. Headquartered in the UK, Coats is a FTSE250 company and a FTSE4Good Index constituent. Revenues in 2022 were $1.6bn.

Trusted by the world's leading companies to deliver vital, innovative, and sustainable solutions, Coats provides value-adding products, including apparel, accessory and footwear threads, structural components for footwear and accessories, fabrics, yarns, and software applications. Customer partners include companies from the apparel, footwear, automotive, telecoms, personal protection, and outdoor goods industries.

With a proud heritage dating back more than 250 years and a spirit of evolution to constantly stay ahead of changing market needs, Coats has operations across some 50 countries with a workforce of over 18,000, serving its customers worldwide.

Coats connects talent, textiles, and technology to make a better and more sustainable world. Worldwide, there are four dedicated Coats Innovation and Sustainability Hubs, where experts collaborate with partners to create the materials and products of tomorrow. It participates in the UN Global Compact and is committed to Science Based sustainability targets for 2030 and beyond, with a goal of achieving net-zero by 2050. Coats is also committed to achieving its goals in Diversity, Equity and inclusion, workplace health and safety, employee and community wellbeing, and supplier social performance.