Female factory worker with a Jotun can
Female factory worker with a Jotun can

Who we are

Key figures

1926 Established

10 349 Employees worldwide

100+ Countries we operate in

68 Companies

41 Production facilities

31.861 billion NOK Operating revenue

Get to know us

Two members of our Technical Servise team at a ship yard

Our business

Jotun operates in four segments: Decorative Paints, Marine Coatings, Protective Coatings, and Powder Coatings. Each segment offers its own solutions, but they all share our vision of using paints and coatings to protect property.

Two salesmen from the Middle East having a chat and smiling

Worldwide presence

With a presence in more than 100 countries, Jotun operates on every continent.

The penguin is one of the toughest creatures in the world and is a sociable bird. It is associated with Jotun in what we call “The penguin spirit”.

Our values

Jotun’s values – loyalty, care, respect and boldness – are the building blocks of our company culture, called "the Penguin Spirit".

Odd Gleditsch jr. and Odd Gleditsch d.y. at the unveiling of the bust of Odd Gleditsch jr. at the entrance to Jotun HQ in Norway.

Our history

Jotun has been in the safe hands of the Gleditsch family since the start. Our stable ownership has supported Jotun's business journey every step of the way, taking us from Sandefjord in Norway to every continent around the globe.

Jotun Multicolor paint sample

The Jotun Multicolor Story

World Expo 2020 aerial view of the central dome

Colouring the World Expo