About Us

Cotesi – Companhia de Têxteis Sintéticos, S.A. was founded in 1967 and was the forerunner in Europe in the production of twine, nets and ropes made from synthetic and natural raw materials. Today, COTESI is the world´s greatest producer of Baler Twine.

Recognized as a full range Supplier of premium package of products oriented to the Marine, Fishing, Safety, Defence and Agriculture, COTESI UK is the branch of Cotesi Portugal for the British Isles and Republic of Ireland.

A subsidiary of one of Portugal´s strongest companies, Violas SGPS, and with over four decades of activity, the company has accumulated vast experience and tradition in the domestic and international markets. With a global presence, COTESI is today the premier world player in distribution and supply channels, with strong units in Europe (Portugal, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Belgium and France) and North America (U.S.A and Canada).


A pioneer in its field, Cotesi´s proactive technical innovation and constant research and development define the company´s success. Cotesi´s “Quality Management System” is certified by APCER – Portuguese Association of Certification, including design, development and production of wires, ropes, nets and nautical cables, using synthetic and natural raw materials.




The same applies to other industries and natural packaging materials. The company fulfills the requirements of and is certified NP EN ISO 9001:2015.
Today, Cotesi includes a family of over 1000 employees all over the world.