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Jotun hjelper Odfjell Drilling med løsning for oljeselskapet Total

2020-05-18

Pressemelding: Jotun samarbeider med Odfjell Drilling ved å levere industrimaling og premium antibegroing løsning til den avanserte boreplattformen Deepsea Stavanger.

Jotun helps Odfjell Drilling position for success with Total

2020-05-18

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun is collaborating with Odfjell Drilling to provide an premium anti-fouling and topside coating solution for advanced drilling platform Deepsea Stavanger.

Jotun announces revolution in proactive hull cleaning with ground-breaking Hull Skating Solutions

2020-03-12

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun, a world leading provider of marine coatings, today announces the launch of Hull Skating Solutions (HSS), a break-through in proactive cleaning, offering shipowners an always clean hull in the most challenging operations.

Jotun A/S and COSCO SHIPPING International Hong Kong renew joint venture agreement

2019-12-04

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun A/S and COSCO SHIPPING International Hong Kong Ltd have reinforced their commitment to one another with the renewal of their long-standing joint venture (JV) agreement.

Jotun wins the Green4Sea Energy Efficiency Award 2019

2019-11-21

During the Europort exhibition, on the 6th of November 2019, in Rotterdam, a prestigious awards ceremony was held by Europort & Safety4Sea magazine where Jotun received the Green4Sea Award for Energy Efficiency.

Restructure of Jotun Paints Inc.

2019-10-30

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has decided to restructure its business in the US. The new set-up will ensure that customers are served fast and accurately, by improved logistics and products especially developed for the US market.

Increased sales and good results for Jotun

2019-09-24

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun recorded sales of NOK 12,875 million and an operating profit of NOK 1749 million in the first eight months of 2019. These figures represent a significant increase compared to the same period last year.

Jotun transforms turnaround times for storage tanks with a new TankFast solution

2019-09-16

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun, one of the global leaders in paints and coatings, is launching TankFast, a range of tank linings formulated to allow tanks to return back to service quicker than ever before, with excellent chemical resistance capabilities in the refinery, petrochemical and chemical industry.

Jotun signs 42 vessels HPS contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen

2019-08-08

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has signed an agreement with Wallenius Wilhelmsen to provide its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) anti-fouling coating system across 42 vessels in the leading shipowner’s advanced RoRo fleet.

Jotun signs agreement with world's largest shipbuilder

2019-06-13

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyard for a new type of marine paint that reduces solvent emissions by up to 90 percent.

Jotun creates new standard for predictable, long-term antifouling protection with SeaForce and Hydractive™ technology

2019-05-23

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has unveiled the next generation of its popular SeaForce biocidal antifouling range, with three new products featuring breakthrough Hydractive™ technology. Developed in-house at the global leader in marine protective coatings, the new solution provides predictable, long-term performance for diverse vessel needs.

Jotun reduces print delivery distance by equivalent of a trip to the Moon

2019-04-16

PRESS RELEASE: Gelato has enabled Jotun to reduce the delivery distance of its print material by 373,000 km in 2018, the equivalent of travelling from the Earth to the Moon. The partnership has also reduced associated CO2 emissions by 113,000 kg and reduced print costs by 47 percent.

Jotun sees signs of improvement

2019-02-11

PRESS RELEASE: Supported by strong performance towards the end of the year, Jotun achieved an operating revenue of NOK 17,660 million in 2018, an increase of eight per cent compared to 2017. Good growth in the sales of protective coatings suggest improvement in global markets.

Jotun and Kansai Paint build relationship to meet marine and protective demand

2018-12-12

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun, a global leader in marine coatings, and Kansai Paint, a leading coating supplier in Japan, have signed an agreement to develop their existing alliance. The partners are now looking to emulate the success they’ve achieved in the Marine segment in the Protective Market.

Jotun provides paints and coatings to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings by 2020

2018-10-19

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun, leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has provided its products and services to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings by 2020.

Jotun increased sales in the 2nd tertiary

2018-09-28

PRESS RELEASE: Sales of Jotun paints and powder coatings reached NOK 11 871 million in the first eight months of the year, an increase of seven per cent compared with the same period last year.

Jotun launches single source Green Building Solutions

2018-09-10

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun, leading supplier of paints and coatings, is launching Green Building Solutions (GBS) - the easiest way to design, specify, beautify and protect buildings worldwide with green building products.

Jotun delivers tanker flexibility, durability and commercial advantage with new Tankguard Flexline cargo tank coating

2018-09-04

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has responded to market demand for a cargo tank coating that allows greater cargo flexibility, long-term performance and vessel utilisation with the launch of Tankguard Flexline which will be exposed at SMM, the international maritime trade fair in Hamburg. The unique product is built on the Flexforce technology, ensuring excellent cargo resistance, quick port turnarounds and lengthy, and hence cost effective, maintenance intervals.

Jotun simplifies customers’ marine onboard maintenance with unique SeaStock Management Solution

2018-06-04

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has launched an innovative solution that brings simplicity, predictability and optimal quality to the process of marine onboard maintenance.

Increased sales, but weaker results for Jotun

2018-06-03

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun had a turnover of NOK 16 401 million in 2017, an increase of four per cent compared to 2016. At the same time, operating profit ended at 1 354 million, a decrease of 23 per cent. A sharp rise in raw material prices is the main reason for the decline in earnings.

Jotun Australia is formally open for Yacht business with complete yacht coating solutions

2018-05-22

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun Australia is very pleased announcing the introduction of yachting products to the Australian Yacht and Superyacht industry. With reputation for quality, technical support and service, customers are now offered complete yacht coatings solutions.

Jotun’s unique offshore maintenance system builds market position by slashing coating application cost and extending maintenance intervals

2018-04-30

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has revealed that since launching the world’s first NORSOK compliant system 1 for application by brush and roller on mechanically prepared steel one year ago, its innovative solution has gone on to gain approval for more than 20 different specifications with major asset owners.

DNV GL & Jotun provide practical guide to antifouling management

2018-03-27

DNV GL has hosted a one-day course addressing antifouling management and performance monitoring, which brought together representatives from ship owners, operators, yards and Intertanko.

Operators eyeing opportunities to improve vessel performance

2018-03-23

Ship operators getting to grips with measuring hull and propeller performance, but there’s no one solution that fits all. Hull Performance & Insight Conference highlights developments, challenges and advances that could help to further improve vessel performance.

Growing interest in hull performance management

2018-03-14

Hull Performance & Insight Conference (HullPIC) attracts high attendance of ship operators and industry representatives to discuss and share advances, challenges and opportunities in hull performance management.

Jotun Powder Coatings announce price increase of all its products with immediate effect

2018-02-12

PRESS RELEASE: Due to significant and continuous raw material cost increases throughout 2017 and early 2018, Jotun Powder Coatings announce price increase of all their products with immediate effect. The necessary increase will be in a range, of up to 20 per cent, depending on the specific compositions of the products.

Sales growth, but weaker profitability for Jotun

2018-02-06

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun had a turnover of NOK 16 401 million in 2017, an increase of four per cent compared to 2016. At the same time, operating profit ended at 1 354 million, a decrease of 23 per cent. A sharp rise in raw material prices is the main reason for the decline in earnings.

Benelux Overseas expect reduced maintenance costs and enhanced efficiency with fleet-wide Jotun SeaStock agreement

2018-01-25

PRESS RELEASE: Benelux Overseas, a leading owner and operator of advanced LPG carriers, has signed a two-year agreement with Jotun for its SeaStock maintenance solution. The Smart Pack solution, which includes a range of tailored high quality Jotamastic primers and superior topcoats, will enable the Greek-headquartered firm to slash maintenance costs and reduce waste while enhancing efficiency and environmental performance across a portfolio of 15 globally trading vessels.

Jotun meets extreme demands of onshore oil, gas and chemical industries with new Thermosafe range providing better corrosion protection, hence less maintenance for the operators

2017-11-15

PRESS RELEASE: The onshore oil, gas and chemical industries are evolving, and they need protective coating solutions to keep pace with ever more extreme demands. That’s the message from Jotun, one of the world’s leading global paints and coatings provider, which today launches the unique Thermosafe range, enabling customers operating at higher temperatures, with enhanced safety, efficiency and productivity.

Regulations encouraging innovation and incentives ‘vital’ for sustainable future

2017-11-08

Regulations are the backbone of shipping and a key part of the level field demanded of shipowner and operator representatives. But are the regulations working? What needs to be reformed? And can they be more inclusive to meet the needs of current industry?

Increased sales, but earnings decline for Jotun

2017-10-03

PRESS RELEASE: The Jotun Group recorded sales of NOK 11,048 million during the first eight months of the year. Results are impacted by weak demand in shipbuilding and the offshore industry.

Jotun celebrates successful trial of wave energy system

2017-09-22

Together with other partners supporting Waves4Power, as Swedish-based clean energy company, Jotun sees potential in the new innovative wave energy system. The system was presented for HM King Harald and a wide audience in Runde, Norway on 21 September.

Jotun increases sales in a demanding market

2017-05-30

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun’s results for the first four months of the year are characterised by good growth in the Decorative Paints segment but difficult conditions in the shipbuilding and offshore markets. An increase in raw material prices and the negative effects of currency exchange rates also contribute to a weaker result compared to last year.

New standard will benefit responsible suppliers, owners and the environment

2017-05-05

ISO 19030 standard for measurement of changes in hull and propeller performance as ship owners and operators work to improve their fleet and hull performance, and reduce their fuel bills and emissions.

Jotun develops world’s first NORSOK approved offshore maintenance coating system for brush and roller application on power tooled and water jetted surfaces

2017-05-01

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun has developed a unique maintenance coating system offering offshore operators the optimum in protection, durability and ease of application, while reducing costs. The new range - which consists of the Barrier Smart Pack, Jotamastic Smart Pack HB and Hardtop One – will be the world’s first NORSOK approved solution for brush and roller application on power tooled and water jetted surfaces.

Jotun wins marine coatings award

2017-04-28

Jotun’s work on developing the ISO 19030 coupled with its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) wins coveted marine coatings award for its innovation and dedication to improving coating performance and fuel efficiency.

Spotlight on hull performance management

2017-04-03

Efforts to improve hull and propeller performance are gaining momentum, though more discussion is needed to enhance the accuracy and transparency of performance monitoring, according to experts at the Hull Performance & Insight Conference (HullPIC).

Jotun consolidates passive fire protection coatings lead with GBP 4.5 million investment in Flixborough R&D facility

2017-03-31

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun is opening a state-of-the-art research and development centre at its site in Flixborough, United Kingdom. The GBP 4.5 million facility will focus on passive fire protection and insulation coatings innovation, cementing Jotun’s position at the vanguard of this demanding industry niche.

Next generation hull performance management on conference agenda

2017-03-22

The new ISO 19030 standard and advances in measurements of hull and propeller performance are key topics at the forthcoming Hull Performance & Insight Conference (HullPIC).

Trends in Coating Finishes for Modern Kitchen Appliances

2017-03-13 - Roy Frankland, Global Innovations Manager - Jotun Powder Coatings, published in the Appliance Design Magazine from March 1st, 2017

There are some trends building steam in the home appliance industry. After a long period of sameness, the major appliance industry is undergoing a design and innovation renaissance and the changes have only just begun.

Increase in cost of raw materials forces paint suppliers to raise their prices

2017-03-09

PRESS RELEASE: Over the last 12 months, the cost of raw materials used for manufacturing coatings has escalated significantly and affects the coatings industry worldwide, forcing Jotun to increase prices for marine-, protective- and powder coatings.

Jotun launches unique high temperature coating Jotatemp 1000 Ceramic for increasing demands of hydrocarbon processing industry

2017-02-16

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun is setting a new standard in coatings for hydrocarbon processing facilities with the launch of Jotatemp 1000 Ceramic, an innovative coating solution that can be applied to surfaces with temperatures reaching 1000ºC. This increased tolerance (previous advanced coatings offered a maximum endurance of 650ºC) is tailor-made for an industry where a shift to higher temperature operations is helping optimise processing and productivity.

ISO 19030 points way to reducing world energy fleet costs and GHG emissions

2017-02-10

Practical methods for measuring changes in ship-specific hull and propeller performance are included in the forthcoming ISO 19030 standard developed to enable the shipping industry to operate with enhanced efficiency and environmental performance.

Strong results in challenging markets

2017-02-08

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun delivered its second best result ever in 2016. Led by solid growth in the Decorative Paints and Powder Coatings segments, the company had an operating revenue of NOK 15.8 billion and an operating profit of NOK 1.8 billion.

Odd Gleditsch d.y. named chair of the year

2017-01-25

Chairman Odd Gleditsch d.y. of Jotun has been named “Chair of the Year” by the company Styreinformasjon. The winner was named by a jury of seven, with lawyer firm Haavind, staffing agency Mercuri Urval and Swedbank as partners.

New ISO standard attracts wide industry interest

2016-12-12

Jotun’s seminar on the new ISO 19030 standard attracts high attendance of industry representatives.

COSCO Europe shows dramatic reduction in fuel costs and emissions with selected Hull Performance Solutions from Jotun

2016-11-29

PRESS RELEASE: In the four years since its coating with Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) system, COSCO Europe has reached new heights of efficiency, cost control and environmental performance. Figures released by Jotun today show that the 2008-built, 10,062 TEU container ship has sliced fuel costs by USD 4.5 million and reduced C​O₂ emissions by some 29,500 tonnes (against market average figures), giving it market leading hull performance.

New ISO 19030 standard published

2016-11-28

Practical methods for measuring changes in ship-specific hull and propeller performance are included in the new ISO 19030 standard, which was developed to achieve a “step change” in enhancing environmental performance and vessel efficiency.

Jotun Paints doubles production capacity in Oman with new factory in Rusayl Industrial Estate

2016-11-24

PRESS RELEASE: In celebration of 30 years of successful operations in Oman, Jotun Paints, the No. 1 in paints in Oman and represented in over 90 countries across all continents, inaugurated its new, state-of-the-art factory in Rusayl Industrial Estate.

Set your oven properly - save energy, time and money!

2016-11-23

Proper determination of curing level ensures the required quality of coating. It can also significantly affect the cost level and help to achieve maximum capacity of the production line.