Coats Industrial


About Us

Coats is the world’s leading industrial thread business, and the second largest supplier of zips to global brands.
We are at home in more than 60 countries and employ more than 19,000 people across six continents.


Coats Industrial Division provides thread, yarn, zips and trims for industrial customers in apparel, footwear and sewn product markets.

Coats well-known brands and company-wide understanding of our customers and consumers mean our products and services meet current and future needs.

Our strong relationships with business partners and consumers, coupled with the deep expertise of our people, builds trust and certainty.

Our pioneering history and innovative culture ensure we continue leading the way around the world: providing complementary and value added products and services to the apparel and footwear industries; applying innovative techniques to develop technical products in new areas such as aramids, tracer threads and fibre optics.