Ostendorf GmbH & Co. KG (JWO) has been producing paints, varnishes, lacquers and enamels since 1948 for a variety of applications and recorded sales in 2012 of approximately $265 million. It has its affiliates in Great Britain, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, France and Hungary. It has a production capacity of more than 500 million liters per year and a staff of 800. It operates an integrated production and logistics facility at its headquarters in Coesfeld where it produces paints, trim and stains in one of Europe’s most modern paint factories. In October of 2012 J.W Ostendorf took over all corporate shares of the French paint producer Renaulac. With this acquisition JWO strengthens its path of profitable growth, diversification and internationalism.
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1948
REVENUE: $265 million
• Decorative coatings
Michael Ostendorf, manager; Gerald Schaefer, manager; Martin Friedrich, manager; Christoph Koch, director of finance.