Coats Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies industrial threads worldwide. It provides protective layers for cables/steel replacement composites under the Ultrabloc, Gotex ARG, Gotex FG, and Aptan brands; threads and yarns under the Neophil and Aptan XTRU brands; bedding quilting/tea bags under the Gral and Opti brands; and other technical applications for light/strong/flexible/threads under the Admiral FH, Prolene, and Magellan brands. It serves apparel and footwear, telecoms and energy, personal protection, and automotive industries. The company was formerly known as Guinness Peat Group plc and changed its name to Coats Group plc in March 2015. Coats Group plc was incorporated in 1909 and is headquartered in Uxbridge, the United Kingdom.