EU FP7, Byefouling - Low-toxic cost-efficient environment-friendly antifouling materials

Jotun A/S
Jotun A/S is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The group has 70 companies and 36 production facilities on all continents. Jotun products are available in more than 90 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. Jotun's total sales in 2013 were NOK 16,022 million, and the Group has more than 9,400 employees. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.

Jotun has a long history of developing and manufacturing high quality, cost efficient and environmentally compliant products and services. Innovation and product development are prioritised throughout the company to create value for our customers and to protect their property. Investments in research and development are increasing and there is a long term commitment to invest in innovation and product development.

Our R&D centre is located in Sandefjord Norway, and around 200 people are working in R&D on a daily basis. To ensure closeness to customers and markets, we also have several regional laboratories. This enables us to address global customer needs, but also meet local specifications or special requirements in markets where we are present.

Jotun has implemented a systematic approach to innovation. New products are followed closely from idea to market launch in order to secure quality and management involvement in important product decisions.

Jotun is a leading provider of coating solutions to the global marine fleet. Our Hull Performance Solutions is unique - with a new and transparent way of measuring hull performance along with a guaranteed maximum speed loss. Our antifouling solutions are regarded as the best in the market - which along with our Onboard Maintenance Solution offer significant cost saving for the shipping industry.

Full name of the organization: Jotun A/S
Short name of the organization: Jotun
Address: P.O Box 2021, N-3202 Sandefjord,  Norway
Telephone: +47 334 57 000
E-mail address:
Contact person: Kim Andreassen

Published March 20, 2014