Global specialist: Coatings for wood panels
Global specialist: Coatings for wood panels

Products and application

Large industrial customers require a superior value for the products bought. Due to the large volumes needed, we understand that there is no space for waste in handling raw materials and finished goods and in the whole manufacturing process. However, it is not just the product which we supply to our customers.

Actually, it is our capability of solving surface issues and improving our customer’s operations – be it through developing new applications, increasing the productivity of the line or minimizing waste – Oskar Nolte is not selling a product, but we see ourselves as partner to our customers in finding bespoke solutions to surface issues. So, in a way, coatings are not “finished products”, but they become a material part of the surface by an application process and on a substrate provided by our customers. It is our aim to contribute superior knowledge to the whole process, be it on the substrate preparation, machine parameters, use of auxiliary products or coaching applicators. Our service capability with experiences lab and tech service personnel acting as a team is also what sets us apart.

Our products offer a superior price-performance level as they minimize layer thicknesses in the efficient roller application process. They are robust as applications in various countries under different climatic conditions and shipping parameters show. Here, drying properties play a significant role as our customer’s processes require fast and economic drying – leading us to often suggest radcure methods where UV drying results in fast process. And finally, our systems are engineered to withstand chemical and mechanical impact.

In addition to providing products and services to our customers, we feel an obligation to the environment. While our products replace solvent-based and hazardous alternatives, we also watch the environmental impact in our own value chain. It all starts by selecting non-toxic, metal- and formaldehyde free raw materials, continues by optimizing inbound logistics and minimizing waste in all stages of the production process. Waste we cannot avoid, we try to recycle. And this is also what we do with packaging as >90% of all packaging materials are being recycled.

Products and Systems

Nolte Coating systems are complete and have modular properties. From primers and fillers on to transparent or colored basecoats, up to topcoats – we supply the whole range needed to turn an engineered wood substrate into a finish. And we even go beyond that by offering surface treatment materials and auxiliary products for the production process such as cleaning agents.

Our R&D lab develops these products which are then customized in our technical center where we are able to mimic customer specific set-ups.