Groundbreaking ceremony for new factory in the Philippines


PRESS RELEASE: Jotun (Philippines) Inc. marks another milestone with the groundbreaking for the construction of their new factory.

From left to right: Jotun (Philippines) Inc. Project Manager Mr. Jan Harry Lorentzen, MCI Technician Mr. Francis Hall, General Manager Mr. Stamatis Solomakos, Ambassador of Norway Embassy Mr. Erik Forner, Sto. Tomas, Batangas Vice Mayor Ferdinand Ramos and First Orient Development Corp. President / COO Mr. Fernando Tan

The event 24 February 2016 was attended by Jotun (Philippines) Inc. employees, valued customers and partners, reputable guests from abroad and local government officials.

The facility is soon to rise in a 6.7 hectares land in LISP III, Sto. Tomas, Batangas and target to produce five million litres of paint per year to supply coating requirements for Marine, Protective and Decorative segments. Estimated completion of the factory will be in 1st quarter of 2017.

Image from the groundbreaking ceremony (new Jotun factory in the Philippines)