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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: (Sandefjord, June 13, 2019). Jotun has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyards for a new type of marine paint that reduces solvent emissions by up to 90 percent.

Solid sales and profit growth for Jotun

2019-05-28

PRESS RELEASE: Jotun recorded sales of NOK 6 245 million in the first four months of the year, an increase of 10 per cent compared to the same period last year. Operating profit increased by more than 50 per cent rising to NOK 851 million.

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

2019-04-17

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 on hand to help the ‘Golden Gate of The North’ withstand arctic extremes

2018-12-18

PRESS RELEASE: Last week saw the opening of Hålogaland bridge in Narvik, Norway, the longest suspension bridge within the Arctic Circle. The construction has been coated with Jotun Protective solutions to ensure long-lasting anticorrosive performance in temperatures that can fluctuate by 40 degrees throughout the year, with winds in excess of 80 miles per hour.

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.