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Jotun Coatings Makes Connection with the World Expo 2010

Published on 2010-06-10. Author : SpecialChem

Jotun China is proud to announce the involvement in the World Expo 2010 through coatings projects in the Expo construction and close partnership with Norwegian Pavilion.

Norwegian Pavilion

As a leading coatings and paint manufacturer worldwide, Jotun has been involved in the construction work of the Shanghai World Expo, projects including coatings in Norwegian Pavilion, China Pavilion, Macao Pavilion, Shanghai Corporate Pavilion and Sun Valleys in the Expo Axis. Jotun's presence during the Expo will be spotlighted by the close cooperation with Norwegian Pavilion and a coming Sino-Norwegian cultural event in September.

Jotun is a main sponsor of the Norwegian Pavilion. With various high performance products and technologies, Jotun has painted the Norwegian Pavilion, in both interior and exterior sections, such as using Trebitt Oljebeis in wood structure, Majestic Pearl Silk in office interior, Durathane HB on walls and ceilings of kitchen and washroom, Hardtop AS on wall and ceiling of water treatment room, as well as Jotafloor SF Primer and JF Coating in office, kitchen and exhibition area.

Supplier to more than the Norwegian Pavilion

Along with the innovative work in the Norwegian Pavilion, Jotun is also present in other buildings of the Expo, as a coatings and paint supplier for several main pavilions and projects at the Expo garden.

"Expo 2010 is the largest world exposition ever. It generates a good opportunity for Jotun to demonstrate our appreciation to diversity of cultures and how our products and services are helping people to enjoy better quality life", said Bjorn Naglestad, GM of Jotun Coatings (Zhangjiagang) Co. Ltd.

Jotun China

With 1300 employees and an operating income of more than 2 billion RMB at the end of 2009, Jotun China is becoming one of the group's most important sections in global market. Jotun China has a proven track record of contribution to major local coatings projects, including Guangzhou TV tower, Beijing Wu Ke Song (Five Pines) Culture and Sports Center and the ongoing project-Taizhou Yangtze Bridge-the biggest three tower suspension bridge in the world.

Source: Jotun

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