Colt Renews Push to Enlist Top Talent

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Colt Manufacturing Company

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. –-( Colt, the iconic Connecticut firearms manufacturer announces its renewed effort to engage top-performing talent in many key areas of the business.

Colt is ISO 9001:2008 certified and committed to continuous process improvement. The company is a thought leader in a fast-paced, exciting industry.

“We’re continuing our strategic effort to attract the very best executives and associates,” said Stephen Welford, Director of Human Resources.

“We’re building a powerful team and reestablishing a meaningful culture in order to forge a new path through this transition period. Colt continues to grow in strength and competitiveness, and we’re seeking those key individuals who will help us nurture and accelerate that growth.”

Colt is currently hiring in many areas of the business including engineering, supervisory and procurement, amongst others. The company offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Colt is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

View current openings at Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


About Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC

Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. The company has supplied civilian, military and law enforcement customers in the United States and throughout the world for more than 175 years. Our subsidiary, Colt Canada Corporation, 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. Colt operates its manufacturing facilities in West Hartford, Connecticut and Kitchener, Ontario. For more information on Colt and its subsidiaries, please visit

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Texas Minuteman
Texas Minuteman
6 years ago

I won’t even buy a Colt product as long as they are located in Connecticut. I don’t want the taxes they pay on my money going to the benefit of a state that won’t respect the US Constitution.

6 years ago

Why would someone, who is a top performer in the firearms industry, want to move to Connecticut ?