COATS GROUP PLC (LON:COA)Industrial
Coats Group is the leading industrial thread company, founded in 1755 and headquartered in UK. The group operates in 50 countries across six continents, employing more than 17,000 people. In 1890 coat’s shares got listed on London stock exchange and in 1896 the coats and Clark firm merged to form J&P Coats and become the largest listed companies in the world. In 2003, the Coats got delisted from the London Stock Exchange when Guinness Peat group acquired the Coats. The group successfully acquired Patrick Yarn Mills, Fast React, Gotex, GSD, ThreadSOL and Pharr HP. In 2015, the Coats got re-listed in London Stock Exchange as Coats Group plc (LON: COA) and become the constituent of FTSE 250 index in 2017.
The group offers high value products, services, and software solutions to the Apparel & Footwear (A&F) industries. It uses innovative technology to produce high performance materials threads, yarns, and fabrics for industries such as transportation, Apparel, Fashion Accessories Travel and Luggage, Footwear, Household and Recreation, personal protection, telecoms and energy. The group’s objective is to be the world’s leading industrial textiles company by using innovative technology, textiles and investing in talented people.
The group’s products are divided into three segments that are Threads & Yarns, Zips and Trims. The Thread and Yards segment offers specially engineered Threads and Yarns through its multiple brands some of them is Admiral, Epic, Dual duty, Nylbond, Amiral FH, looks, Magellan, Hemseal etc. the Zips product segment offers coil zip, plastic moulded zip, individually polised zip, spiral zips and metal zips through its brand called Opti. These products are used by manufacturers of clothing, footwear, accessories, outdoor gear, and many others. The Trim product segment offers Hook & Loop, Reflective Tape and interlining through its brands: Coats connect, Coats signal and Coats Permess. The Coats Digital is the specialist software solutions that are easy to use, quick to install, improve productivity, low cost, high speed of supply and facilitate compliance through its two suite that are Brand Suite and Management Suite. The Brand suite includes VisionPLM and GSDCost. The manufacturer suite includes VisionPLM, GSDCost, IntelloBuy, FastReactPlan and IntelloCut. Their clients include- Adidas, Brandix, Delta, Epyllion, Esquel Group, GAP, H&M, Hansae, HI-Tech Apparel, Walmart, Kiabi, Nike etc.
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