Jotun stories

Painted by Jotun: Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre

Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre (SWECC) is one of the three main buildings of the Shenzhen Airport New Town project. Jotun supplied high-end topcoat for the structural steel together with anticorrosive and fireproofing coatings.
Jotun Colour Academy: Continuous learning for architects and interior designers

In the 21st century, we never stop learning. To help interior designers and architects build their skills, Jotun launched its Colour Academy.
Investing in the future

With a new R&D Centre in Pune, India, Jotun can meet growing demands for products optimised for regional climate conditions.
Colour Design by Jotun reveals the colour trends of the coming decade

Jotun has launched 12 new colours, perfectly matched with eight timeless hues – a palette of 20 beautiful shades to reflect the optimism and opportunity that 2020 brings.
Color Hybrid: Painted by Jotun

Color Line’s new passenger ship Color Hybrid is the world’s largest plug-in hybrid ship. Four times a day, this elegant ship sails past Jotun’s head office in Sandefjord, Norway. Jotun is proud to be the paint supplier to Color Hybrid.

Making wood furniture green

Jotun has created Ultra Lite, a new way to protect the beauty of natural wood furniture without harmful VOCs.
Bold penguin

Martin Chew brings 30 years of experience – and a bold vision – to his new role as Jotun’s Group Executive Vice President for Performance Coatings.

Painting the wind

As a leading provider of specialised coatings for the wind energy industry, Jotun coatings protect wind farms from the elements.
From troll to penguin  

The penguin is strongly connected to Jotun through its long presence in Jotun’s logo. But did you know that Jotun’s first logo was a troll, and that the logo was changed several times before ending with the penguin?
Better results with new quality tools

A collaboration between Jotun and Orkla has resulted in the world’s first range of painting tools tailor made for industrial coatings. 
RC Jotun secures the summer fjord

– Thanks to the contributions of Jotun and the Gleditsch family, we are operational with a very solid and advanced boat in our fjord areas, says Kjell Atle Kjønnø, chairman of Sandefjord Red Cross. “RC Jotun” is well-prepared for the most hectic season of the year. 
China Expats

Six years ago, Ståle Nordlien was offered a dream job as Regional R&D Director for one of the world’s leading paint manufacturers. But there was a catch: He would have to move his family to China.
The Arctic

With the establishment of a test station on Svalbard, Jotun is the first to carry out testing of products and paint systems in the Arctic region. So far, the test results have been both reassuring and surprising.