Colt News

Colt wins the Bavarian Energy Award 2014

Oct 2014

Colt’s ClimaTower climate control system is rewarded for its high energy efficiency.

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Bioreactor façade wins Zumtobel Group Award

Sep 2014

A “living green façade” created by the design teams of Arup, Colt and SSC has won the Zumtobel Group Award for best applied innovation.

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Colt receives the RoSPA President’s Award

Jun 2014

Colt Group has received the RoSPA President’s Award for Occupational Health and Safety 2014. 

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Colt products on display at the AIA 2014

Jun 2014

Colt will be presenting a range of smoke control and natural ventilation products at the American Institute of Architects covention, from 26th - 28th June.

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Colt Annual Review 2013

May 2014

Colt Group's strategy of controlled expansion and tight cost control has resulted in a strong performance for 2013, increasing its operating profit to £3.1m...

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Airlite: Colt's new airtight louvred ventilator

Apr 2014

The Airlite is Colt’s answer to the demand for ever-increasing energy efficiency and cost effectiveness...

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Energy efficiency with Colt Piatra software

Mar 2014

Colt Piatra software can predict how much energy a building will consume and how much carbon it will produce when different types of equipment are installed...

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Colt Project Portfolio 2014

Feb 2014

Our new Colt Project Portfolio 2014 presents the most recent and exciting projects that we have been working on.

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Colt Firelight 3 FL3: The energy-saving smoke ventilator

Jan 2014

Firelight FL3 is a smoke ventilator that is as airtight, wind resistant and energy efficient as the best window – and Colt has the tests to prove it.

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Controls software download area

Dec 2013

Please be advised that a controls software download area is now available on Colt's extranet.

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Colt teams up with Bilco in North America

Nov 2013

Colt aims to serve the fast growing North American markets for green buildings through a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Bilco.

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Colt Launches Company-wide Health and Safety e-Learning Training

Jun 2013

Colt has introduced an e-learning course on Health and Safety for its entire staff to ensure their safety wherever they are working.

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Colt Annual Review 2012

May 2013

Colt Group continued to build on its strategy of stability and growth, increasing its operating profit by nearly 20% to £4.65m (€5.74m).

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Colt Group Pension Scheme recognised as being among the best

Apr 2013

The new Colt Group Personal Pension scheme (Colt GPP) has been awarded the Pension Quality Mark PLUS by the National Association of Pension Funds...

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Hamburg debut for world’s first algae-based bioreactor façade

Apr 2013

The world's first bio-reactor façade is in position and is being showcased at the International Building Exhibition in Hamburg.

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Colt Project Portfolio 2012

Dec 2012

To read about the exciting Colt projects around the world, download our "Colt Project Portfolio 2012" publication here.

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Micro-algae prove ideal for making green façades

Sep 2012

The world’s first ‘bio-adaptive façade’ will be installed in the ‘BIQ’ house for the International Building Exhibition (IBA) in Hamburg.

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Charles de Gaulle Airport

Jul 2012

Colt has recently completed installing a smoke control solution to the four terminals of the Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris.

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Colt Foundation

May 2012

Colt has recently updated the 'Colt Foundation' page of the website with new projects being undertaken by the charity.

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Colt appoints specialist distributor in the R. Ireland

May 2012

Colt has announced its decision to revert to operating in the Republic of Ireland through a local specialist distributor.

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Colt Annual Review 2011

Apr 2012

Despite a volatile trading environment Colt Group increased its turnover in 2011 by nearly 10% to £160.3m (€184.9m) and generated cash.

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Colt strengthens its position in Brazil

Jan 2012

Colt has signed a contract with Krieger Metalúrgica Indústria e Comércio Ltda. to distribute Colt products in seven of the Brazillian states.

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New research projects for the Colt Foundation

Dec 2011

The Colt Foundation has recently invested in new research projects.

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Welcome one and all to the Colt blog on our UK website!

Sep 2011

We've recently started a blog. We want to share our opinions and expertise with you, and hopefully to enter into useful conversations.

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The Colt Anti-Corruption and Bribery Policy

Jul 2011

At Colt we are proud to have a reputation for the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

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Even greater safety from Colt Smoke Curtains

Apr 2011

Colt has developed, tested and certified a SM5 smoke curtain with massive dimensions.

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Colt earns place in The Sunday Times PwC Profit Track 100 league table

Apr 2011

The listing recognizes Colt's performance, which places it among Britain's leading mid-market private companies that have shown profit growth over three years.

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Colt - 80 years old and going strong

Feb 2011

Colt celebrates this year its 80th anniversary, crowning a long history of innovation and excellence in the building industry.

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OVT, The Hague

Jan 2011

Colt has been awarded the contract to supply a complete glass roof including smoke and heat exhaust ventilators for the public transport terminal in The Hague.

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M&C Tower, Ho Chi Minh City

Dec 2010

The first Vietnamese job in Colt’s history. Colt has won the contract to supply 1800 m² Universal Louvre for the M&C Tower in Vietnam.

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Coltpost 2010

Nov 2010

To read about the exciting Colt projects around the world, download our "Coltpost 2010" publication (5.37MB).

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Colt earns place in Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 250 league table

Oct 2010

The listing recognizes Colt's performance, which places it among Britain's leading mid-market private companies that have shown growth in their last financial year.

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Colt in Austria

Sep 2010

Mr. Christoph Bauer has been appointed Joint Managing Director of Colt Austria.

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Colt expands in China

Aug 2010

Four years to the day since the Colt Group opened its joint venture factory in China, Colt China Manufacturing Company has moved to a new 3,200 m² purpose built factory in Shenzhen.

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Emal, the world's largest, single-site smelter

Jan 2010

Colt has been given an award for being the best contractor on the site. Colt received the Environment, Health and Safety Performance Certificate from Emal.

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Colt has signed a new distributor in the USA

Dec 2009

Colt has signed up a new distributor for solar shading to cover the USA.

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Colt in Australia

Jul 2009

The Colt Group has acquired full ownership of its joint venture in Australia.

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Coltpost 2009

Feb 2009

To read about the exciting Colt projects around the world, download our "Coltpost 2009" publication (6.2 MB).

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Colt Group appoints Chief Executive Officer

Oct 2008

Colt has announced the appointment of Antoine Ligtvoet as its new Chief Executive.

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One Future - Bomin joins Colt

Sep 2007

On 17 September 2007 Bomin Solar Herstellung und Vertrieb Solartechnischer Anlagen GmbH became a part of the Colt Group of companies.

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World's largest smoke ventilation order for Colt at Sky Plaza, Hong Kong

Mar 2007

The Hong Kong Airport Authority has awarded a major order for a natural smoke ventilation system to Colt International.

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Colt establishes a joint venture in Portugal

Nov 2006

Colt Group has recently joined forces with its long- standing distributor in Portugal, Omnitrade Revestimentos Metalicos SA, to form Colt Portugal SA.

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Colt Expands In China

Sep 2006

Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the Colt Group has recently opened a new manufacturing facility in China.

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