Who we are

Painting tool systems – the Storch-Ciret Group produces and distributes high-quality painting tool systems for professionals and in the DIY sector. The company offers the appropriate tools, resources and systems for every trade around the discipline of painting - from preparation, to application and work safety.

The number one in Europe

With around 1,590 employees in 17 countries, we generate an annual turnover of more than 200 million euros. This makes us the number one on the painting tools market in Europe. Our successful company history comes from many individual success stories that employees of the Storch-Ciret Group have written with us.

The Storch-Ciret Group in figures:

  • 1,590 employees
  • 10 percent growth p.a.
  • 100-percent focus on painting tools
  • No.1 in Europe
  • Family-owned company since 1896
  • More than 18,000 products from in-house manufacturing
  • More than 130 registered Brands, patents and industrial designs
  • certified according to FSC and BSCI
  • 40,000 m2 production and storage space
  • 160 million paint roller capacity ex works

“As a product manager with the Storch-Ciret Group, I am responsible for the development of outstanding products. Work is done in international teams – sometimes in Wuppertal, sometimes in the Czech Republic, sometimes in China. Collaborating with colleagues from all over the world to make good brushes even better is a great job – on both a professional and human level.”

Thomas Messerer, Product Manager