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The Storch-Ciret Group: Europe's Number One for Painting Tools

The Storch-Ciret Group produces and distributes high-quality painting tool systems for professional craftsmen and quality-minded home improvement enthusiasts. Our expertise in designing and manufacturing painting tools gives our customers a decisive edge. The Storch-Ciret Group's tools, accessories and systems cover every step of the work process from preparation and material coating to work safety. These products are our solution for success in the trade and the retail market.

Our painting tools have helped to support professional craftsmen and the retail market for over 125 years. With our 1,600 employees in 17 countries, we generate an annual turnover just under 275 million euros. This makes us the number one on the painting tools market in Europe.

The Storch-Ciret Group in figures:

  • 1,600 employees
  • €275m turnover
  • 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 manufactured in-house
  • 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 rollers from our production facilities each year