As an award winning developer of several technologies such as; Microclimate Technology™ , Tailored Fiber Placement™ and Rugged Electrix™, Coliant Corporation has been serving companies in the garment, power sports, automotive, sporting goods and aerospace industries for over a decade. With developments in our technology over the past several years, Coliant has deepened our relationship with the United State’s Department of Defense.
Our customers should expect a lot from us - we feel that Coliant is only successful when our customers are successful. If you're innovating for the future, already providing products globally or a retail dealer who depends on providing excellent products and services, our job is helping you grow your company. This approach provides the foundation for our partnerships, it creates an environment for us to tackle challenges together. Presently Coliant is engaged with more than 10 Fortune 500 companies.
For instance, Coliant employees work hard every day to maximize the comfort, convenience and safety for power-sports enthusiasts through the worldwide manufacture and distribution of our Rugged Electrix products. Our daily efforts are designed to be a win for the customer, dealer, industry experts and OEM's alike. Being in the trenches developing a new Rugged Electrix product category in the powersport market has taught us a few lessons. Sharing this practical, real-world, experience for the good of the powersport community is an important part of our company's mission.
Our Microclimate Technology has been tested in some of the toughest environments on planet earth. Twenty-Five degrees with 80 mile/hr winds are not a problem. Both manned and un-manned testing has been performed by the Department of Defense with excellent results as published by the Office of Naval Research.
Our newest technology, Tailored Fiber Placement, allows our customers to orient fibers along the load cases in their products to create a substantially lighter weight, stronger part with a lower production cost. Verified by Oakridge National Laboratories and Michigan State Universities Advanced Automotive Composites Laboratory this breakthrough technology leads the industry with the lightweighting of vehicles.
Headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan we have design facilities in the USA and manufacturing facilities in both the USA and Asia.
"After more than a year in all kinds of weather, the RapidFIRe™ liners still keep us more comfortable more of the time than anything else. The best high-tech personal heat source for anything short of space travel. 5 out of 5 Stars"
- Tim Carrithers, Editor, Motorcyclist Magazine.
"Riding with this Powerlet™ jacket was nothing short of luxury. Each of the other options on test here is good in its own right, but the RapidFire™ is simply better."
- Paul Jennison, Gear's Editor at Adventure Bike Rider
July 2004 – Company started by three life-long friends in Shelby Twp. Michigan
November 2004 – Coliant received the SBA – Small Business of the Year Award from the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center
November 2007 - Coliant became the 11th company accepted into the Michigan 21st Century Jobs Fund through TechTown and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
September 2009 – Coliant was awarded a scholarship and had graduated from the University of Michigan Product Realization and Technology Commercialization Program
March 2010 - Coliant awarded "Best Company to Watch by SCORE" - a resource partner with the Small Business Association (SBA) of Michigan.
February 2011 - Powerlet Products' RapidFIRe™ Heated Garments selected as a "Nifty 50 Award Winner" by the editors of Powersport Business Magazine.
November 2011 - Selected to participation in Michigan Economic Development Counsel's (MEDC) Economic Gardening Program.
February 2012 - With submissions from 46 states, Coliant was the 7th corporation approved nationally for the State Trade and Export Promotion Grant (STEP) Grant Initiative CFDA# 59.061.
May 2012 - Motorcyclist Magazine provided a long term review of Coliant's RapidFIRe™ heated clothing. "After more than a year in all kinds of weather, the RapidFIRe™ liners still keep us more comfortable more of the time than anything else. The best high-tech personal heat source for anything short of space travel. 5 out of 5 Stars", Tim Carrithers, Editor, Motorcyclist Magazine.
May 2012 – Coliant was accepted to the new Small Business Assoication (SBA) Export Program
November 2012 - Coliant receives top honors for the Next-Generation Manufacturing Sector in the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.
May 2013 - Powerlet's Rapidfire™ Heated Jacket liner received a perfect 10/10 rating from Adventure Bike Rider (ABR) in Europe.
October 2014 – Coliant merges with LayStitch™ Technologies and Automotive Seat Climate Craft™ LLC
December 2014 – Coliant introduces new line of heated “smart” clothing to the market place - Atomic Skin
December 2014 – LayStitch™ Technologies wins 1st place in Macomb-OU INCubator's Macomb Pitch competition
May 2015 - Coliant Corporation Chosen "Macomb-OU Incubator Business of the Year" by the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry
August 2016 - Coliant Corporation forms Coliant Group LLC and opens two new larger facilities - a world headquarters facilities in Sterling Heights, Michigan and an Asian operations in Dongguan City China