Ottosson Färgmakeri

Ottosson Färgmakeri, the world's leading linseed oil paint manufacturer, has embraced a climate-friendly approach to energy usage at its Swedish production facility.

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Ottosson Färgmakeri: Pioneering Sustainable Production with Xolta

Executive Summary
Ottosson Färgmakeri, the world’s leading linseed oil paint manufacturer, has embraced a climate-friendly approach to energy usage at its Swedish production facility. By integrating Xolta’s BAT-80 energy storage solutions with renewable energy sources, the company has achieved complete energy self-sufficiency, reducing production costs and enhancing its commitment to sustainability.

Client Overview: Ottosson Färgmakeri
Industry: Paint Manufacturing

Location: Sweden

Challenge: To implement a sustainable, cost-effective energy solution that aligns with the organic nature of their products.

The Situation
With over 30 years of experience and a commitment to organic product lines, CEO Gunnar Ottosson sought to mirror the company’s eco-friendly ethos in its energy consumption practices, aiming for a solution that was both green and cost-efficient.

The Solution
The adoption of Xolta’s BAT-80 energy storage system, in conjunction with an on-site windmill and solar panels, has transformed Ottosson Färgmakeri into a model of sustainable production. This integrated approach allows the company to generate, store, and utilize green energy on-demand, ensuring that their operations are powered entirely by renewable sources.

The Outcome

  • Achieved complete energy self-sufficiency for year-round production.
  • Significantly reduced energy costs by utilizing stored renewable energy.
  • Strengthened the company’s commitment to climate-friendly production practices.


“Partnering with Xolta has allowed us to align our energy practices with our environmental values, proving that sustainable production is not only possible but also economically advantageous,” – Gunnar Ottosson, CEO.


Ottosson Färgmakeri’s journey with Xolta showcases the tangible benefits of sustainable energy solutions in the manufacturing sector. Their success story serves as an inspiration for businesses worldwide to adopt green energy practices, demonstrating that environmental responsibility and cost savings can go hand in hand.

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