Company History

  • Company foundation


    Lorito SA (Société Anonyme) was founded in 1923 by Willy Oehme with headquarters in Vevey on Lake Geneva. At that time, the product range was limited to the production of "Lorito" cream for housewives. A paste for cleaning, polishing and disinfecting leather, wood, linoleum, and the like.button to change this text.

  • Production plant in Wendelstein


    1970 Otto Oehme takes over the company and establishes the manufacturing plant in Wendelstein near Nuremberg.

  • Company anniversary in 1973


    In 1973 the company celebrates its 50th anniversary.

  • New company premises we grow


    In 1998, an important step towards securing the future of the family business was taken with the construction of a new factory and head office in Allersberg.

  • Sister companies


    Further sister companies are founded in Berlin, Braunschweig, Hanover, Leipzig and Frankfurt.

  • Expansion of the management


    In 2003, Ulla Oehme and Klaus Krisch joined the management board, laying the foundation for the future survival of the company.

  • Expansion into the whole world


    2005: A further step into the future is taken with the establishment of several foreign companies. Otto Oehme GmbH is currently represented with its products in more than 20 countries.

  • 85th company anniversary


    In 2008, the company looks back on its 85th anniversary.

  • Ulla Oehme Shareholder


    In 2010, shares will be transferred to Ulla Oehme, who will also become the owner of the company.

  • Carlos Oehme Managing Director


    Carlos Oehme joins the management board in 2015