- Publications, 1935-1951.
Records of Coats Germany, thread manufacturers, Freiburg, Germany
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 199/39
- Dates of Creation1935-1951
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.01 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
Coats Germany began in 1768, when Carl Christian Mez was established as a silk ribbon weaver in Kandern. His sons joined the business in 1785, creating the company Carl Mez & Sons. In the 1930s, J & P Coats Ltd took over the business, re-branding it Mez Ag. The company's operations were disrupted by both World Wars. The company now operates under the name Coats Germany. The company merged with Opti, Reissverschlüsse in 1989 before becoming Coats GmbH in 1997, and Coats Germany in 1998.
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Indefinite loan : 2000 : ACCN 1887
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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.
Collection catalogued by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 03 September 2012. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 03 September 2012..