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Executive summary 

Coats is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of sewing thread and supplies, and the second-largest manufacturer of zippers and fasteners, after YKK. Schachenmayr, one of the most renowned brands of Coats is a global company specialized in industrial thread and consumer textile crafts. Applying their Content Management System experience, Tremend offered implementation and integration services with Drupal for their 3 CMSs (Schachenmayr US, UK and DE) and merged the 3 websites into a multi-lingual one.

The client 

Having a rich heritage dating back to the 1750s, Coats is the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business. With headquarters in the UK and offices all around the world, the company has 20,000 employees in over 70 countries across six continents around the world.

Business Challenge 

The client came to us to integrate further features and solve implementation problems they were having with the 3 Content Management Systems of Schachenmayr, all based on Drupal. The challenge was to solve all the encountered issues and make sure the new multi-lingual CMS would be scalable and completely functional.

Solution delivered by Tremend 

Applying their expertise in Drupal 6, Tremend software engineers managed to solve all the encountered problems and merged the websites (Schachenmayr US, UK and DE) into a multi-lingual one.




Working with Tremend for development and maintenance services, the client managed to solve all the difficulties encountered with the Schachenmayr websites and to have a single, multi-lingual, Content Management System, perfectly suited for high traffic and offering the best possible user experience.

Basheer Shahul
Our collaboration with Tremend's team was extremely productive. With the obvious technical expertise and the open attitude, they’ve gained our trust from the beginning and never disappointed.