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of Ferguslie Thread Works, Paisley
1890 Coats listed on the London Stock Exchange. The company was registered on 6 August, to take over the business of the firm of the same name.
1897 Site is 50-60 acres and they employ 5,000 persons
1952 J. and P. Coats and the Clark Thread Co merged to become Coats & Clark Inc. in the United States.