30 av. Jean Falconnier, P.O. Box 14
01350 Culoz

Phone: +33 (0) 47942 4242
Fax: +33 (0) 47942 4210


Founding Year: 1934
Number of Employees: 500-1000

CIAT: Leading French manufacturer of heat pumps

Created in 1934, the CIAT group is one of the European leaders in the field of air conditioning, air handling, heat exchange and heating by renewable energy. CIAT designs, manufactures and markets tailor-made solutions to the specific needs of the tertiary, residential and industrial sectors. Today, more than 10 million units are in operation throughout the world; CIAT has made comfort and the protection of the environment its essence. Since 1992, the international Group has been committed to sustainable development via heating and cooling systems which respect nature.

At one of the field’s largest Research and Innovation Centres in Europe, teams of engineers use powerful tools to develop the systems of the future centred around the following themes: Energy efficiency – energy savings Comfort and air quality, Electronics – communicating systems. The CIAT Group dedicates 5% of its turnover to research and development

  • 9 industrial sites throughout the world
  • Turnover of 316 million euros in 2007
  • 52% of its turnover generated outside France,
  • 2 200 employees
  • Subsidiaries and distributors in over 70 countries worldwide