The company was founded by Mr. Oskar Nolte and has been run by the Puehse family since the 1970s. In 1992 Mr. Guido Puehse took over management and had a tremendous impact on the operations. Due to his fast, responsive and innovative style, Oskar Nolte has a track record of supporting its customers in an unparalleled way, resulting in a history of growth and continuous development.

The company today is run by Dr. Arne Deussen (Sales, Strategy and Finance) and Mr. Jorge Prieto (R&D, Production and Technology) who have a long-standing experience in the coating industry.