Jotun (company)

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Jotun Group
Industry Chemicals
Founded 1926
Headquarters Sandefjord, Norway
Key people
Morten Fon (President and CEO), Odd Gleditsch d.y. (Chairman of the board)
Products Paint
Owner Orkla Group (42.53%)
Number of employees
9,500 (2014)

The Jotun Group is a Norwegian chemicals company dealing mainly with paints and coatings. The company has a presence in more than 90 countries around the world, with 9500 employees, 69 companies in 44 countries, and 36 production facilities in 21 countries.


The Jotun Group has four divisions, with its head office in Sandefjord,[1] Norway.

Suspected corruption[edit]

In 2012 a maintenance manager of the company was indicted together with several subcontractors, in relation to suspicion of corruption within Norway.[2]

Jotun and famous landmarks[edit]

Jotun has been / is being used on several famous landmarks around the world.

These include:


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