The company´s founder Georg Nolte first produced polishing discs in the Westphalian town of Rheda back in 1923. In the 1930s, the company switched to constructing furniture after taking over a small furniture factory in Delbrück, a second factory was then founded in Brilon in 1937. Georg Nolte´s son Konrad then took over the company´s management in 1945 with the intent to develop Nolte even further.
Konrad Nolte founded Nolte Möbel, a furniture production factory in Germersheim in 1955. Only three years later he established Nolte Küchen in Löhne, located in the region of East Westphalia.In 2000, Express Furniture was founded, focused on standardized ready to assemble and stand-alone wardrobes that are manufactured using our lean production process. Due to its success, in 2010, Express Kitchen was founded.
Today, the Nolte Group owns Nolte Küchen, Nolte Möbel, Express Küchen and Express Möbel brands who manufacture solely in Germany with a total of approximately 4,000 employees. Nolte products are exported to over 60 countries worldwide.