Ostindustrie GmbH

  • Eastern Industries, Ltd.
  • OST
Type of Entity
Corporate Body

Dates of Existence

Founded in 1943-03


Ostindustrie GmbH were SS enterprises in the Lublin district that included brush and fur factories, iron works, and peat mines. Founded by the SS in 1943-03, under Oswold Pohl in the Wirtschaft und Verwaltungshauptamp, the Chief Executive Officer was Odilo Globocnik. When the 6,000 Jewish and 1,000 Polish forced laborers were deported to death camps, these industries ceased to exist.


  • Founded and active in Poland.


  • Dictionary of the Holocaust : Biography, geography, and terminology / E.J. Epstein, P. Rosen. – Westport, 1997. – p. 221