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COLT’s Manufacturing Company
A Research Methodology Project
A Project By Arun Raj.S.Pillai
S.SY.B. Prerna 2 .PILLAI CLASS.ARUN RAJ.COLT’s Manufacturing Company Research Methodology COLT’s Manufacturing Company STUDENT.2361 Submitted toProf.S-B ROLL NO.M.
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which is a private sector defense company known for specially its small arms and rifles. It gives a detailed insight about the company and its working. its field of working. COLT is a United States firearms manufacturer which supplies mainly to the armed forces and civil law keepers of U. Many of its products are also available to civilians for sporting and self defense purposes.A and many other countries. finances. its method of working and its consumer concentration.S. its marketing strategies.COLT’s Manufacturing Company EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The project concentrates on COLT’S Manufacturing Company. The project concentrates on the establishment of the company. This project acts as a guide to the Company’s history. 6 . functioning and its way of working and also involves its track record of customer satisfaction.
COLT’s Manufacturing Company COLT’s MANUFACTURING COMPANY COLT’s FIREARMS Introduction to the company Details of the company Products and its functioning . Marketing strategies Catering to customer needs finances Questionnaire 7 .
The very famous John Browning worked for colt during the early stages of his career. whose first predecessor corporation was founded in 1836 by ‘Samuel Colt’. Colt's Manufacturing Company was split into Colt defense and Colt civil. as well as of many derivative firearms. 8 . Colt's earliest designs played a major role in the popularization of the revolver and the shift away from earlier single-shot pistols. Colt civil now serves the civilian market. production. In the year 2002. for a long time Colt was primarily responsible for all M16 rifle production. Though they did not develop it. while Colt Defense serves the law enforcement. While Sam Colt did not invent the revolver concept. Colt is best known for the engineering. The most famous Colt products include the Walker Colt.COLT’s Manufacturing Company INTRODUCTION TO THE COMPANY ‘Colt's Manufacturing Company’ (CMC). and marketing of firearms over the latter half of the 19th and the 20th century. Single Action Army and the Colt Python. The m16 and its derivatives are still the standard issuing rifle of the U. his designs resulted in the first very successful ones.S military and law enforcement services. military and private security markets worldwide. formerly known as ‘Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company’ is a United States firearms manufacturer and an ISO 9001:2008 approved company.
S.. 9 . "Abe Lincoln may have freed all men.S.COLT’s Manufacturing Company Colt's Armory from an 1857 engraving . but Sam Colt made them equal. such was the impact of Sam Colt and his invention of a small arms weapon that could fire without reloading. Colt Army Model 1860 THE PICTURE OF THE FIRST REVOLVER. This invention is credited for the independence of U. from its masters the British and Sam Colt is often regarded as an inventor who changed the course of the world." This was the post civil war slogan in U.A. a complete change over from the single shot weapons that required reloading after every single fire.A.
But it was during the late 70’s of the 20th century that Colt also became popular for its rifles. Colt Civil.S army and which led to the subsequent introduction of newer derivatives and further acceptance by many other nations across the world like its small arms. Colt Defense. Since then this company founded by Sam Colt has been existent till now and been pioneering in many aspects of arms manufacturing. patent.S.COLT’s Manufacturing Company COLT’s FIREARM Colt’s firearm manufacturing started from the year 1833. however large scale production only began after 1835 after receiving the U. 2. 10 . Colt’s manufacturing company has two main factions 1. The company became popular for its products especially the revolvers. The company became a globally known player in battle field assault rifles after its introduction of the M16 assault rifle which was inducted into the U.
its Canadian subsidiary.A. together with its subsidiaries. Gen. Dinkel as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. William M. Keys. law enforcement and security markets. the company announced that the Board of Directors had appointed Gerald R. It is headquartered in West Hartford. On October 14. is the Canadian government’s Center of Excellence for small arms and is the Canadian military’s sole supplier of the C7 rifle and C8 carbine. Government (including U. Connecticut of U.COLT’s Manufacturing Company Colt Defense: ‘Colt Defense LLC’. Ontario.S. is a designer. The company and its subsidiaries maintain manufacturing facilities in West Hartford.S. It was split off from Colt's Manufacturing Company in 2002 in order to focus on the military. Connecticut and Kitchener. succeeding Lt. Government sales to foreign governments) accounted for 57% of net sales in 2010 and 33% of net sales through the first three quarters of 2011. Sales to the U. who remains on the Board of Directors as Chairman. 2010. it has supplied small arms weapons systems to the United States Government and other governments throughout the world since the Mexican-American War of 1847.S. developer and manufacturer of small arms weapons systems for individual soldiers and law enforcement personnel. and through those entities and its current structure. 11 . The company traces its portfolio of products and services back to Colt's Manufacturing Company and prior to that to Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Company. Colt Canada Corporation.
sporting and protection needs. 12 . The main purpose for this independent subsidiary was to concentrate on its different categories of customers in a more efficient manner. This separation has indeed helped in this goal and thus made the company more capable of bringing in customized and modified versions of its products to cater to the civilian requirements. It split of from its main company in the year 2002.COLT’s Manufacturing Company Colt civil: Colt Civil is mainly devoted towards catering to the needs of its civilian customers and other small scale private services for rendering them with personal security.
Colt M1900: The Colt Model 1900 was a self-loading semi-automatic .44 caliber revolver. After this successful period of its establishment years it came up with various products across the years to cater to the needs of the American security forces and other forces around the world. Such was its popularity and track record. It also marked the introduction of . and naval forces of that time right upto the early 1910’s. 13 . Browning.38 ACP. It was a muzzle-loaded cap & ball . It was one of the path breaking designs developed from the earlier models of John M.38 caliber handgun introduced by Colt at the turn of the 20th century.COLT’s Manufacturing Company PRODUCTS of THE COMPANY Colt’s Army Model 1860: Right after the American civil war the first most famous model manufactured by Colt was the ‘Colt Army Model 1860’. infantry. the round for which it is chambered. Some of its famous models are as follows. artillery troops. It was used as a side arm by cavalry.
44 Magnum and . as well as in more compact versions. the Anaconda marked the Hartford. semi-automatic pistol manufactured by Colt's Manufacturing Company between 1989 and 1997.45 Colt ‘Centerfire’ ammunition cartridges.COLT’s Manufacturing Company Colt Double Eagle: The Colt Double Eagle is a double-action / single action. It was available in standard full-size. Connecticut firm’s first foray into the popular large-bore Magnum pistol market. It features a decocking lever. Colt Anaconda: Introduced in 1990. The family of models was known as the Series 90. designed and produced by the Colt's Manufacturing Company. and was chambered for several calibers. Chambered for the powerful . 14 . the Colt Anaconda is a large frame double-action revolver featuring a full length under-barrel ejection-rod lug and six round cylinder.
The M16 has also been widely adopted by other militaries around the world. As of 2010. Caliber 5.56 mm. M16) is the United States military designation for the AR-15 rifle adapted for semi-automatic. three-round burst and full-automatic fire. which is itself a shortened derivative of the M16A2. Total worldwide production of M16-style weapons since the design's inception has been approximately 8 million.S. 15 . the M16 rifle family has been the primary service rifle of the U. making it the most-produced firearm of its caliber. and is being replaced by the M4 carbine. and currently uses that designation only for semi-automatic versions of the rifle. Colt purchased the rights to the AR-15 from ‘ArmaLite’. Since the Vietnam War.COLT’s Manufacturing Company Colt M16: The M16 (officially Rifle. armed forces. the M16 is being phased out in the United States Army.