Jotun inaugurates a new 20 million litres production facility in Qatar

Jotun inaugurates a new 20 million litres production facility in Qatar

By QLNews

A world-renowned paint and coatings manufacturer inaugurated a new production facility in the New Industrial Area of Doha, Qatar. The factory is equipped to produce up to 20 million liters of waterborne paints each year. In the next five years, Jotun plans to invest heavily in Qatar, beginning with this new factory. There will be a total of 40 employees at the new factory.

Designed for maximum manufacturing capacity and product innovation, the facility provides high quality paint solutions to the State of Qatar. It comprises multiple departments including production, quality control, raw material warehouses, and administrative offices, all built in compliance with the highest HSEQ standards. Automation is a high priority in the infrastructure, which boasts energy efficient mixing equipment, fully automatic filling lines, and automatic dispensing systems. 

The factory supports Jotun's GreenSteps initiative for improving environmental performance. To meet its sustainability goals, the facility features an energy-efficient lighting system, furniture made of recycled materials, and more than 80% of its waste is recyclable. Additionally, innovative powder handling systems have been implemented in order to keep the factory and its surroundings dust-free.

As part of Jotun's values, a safe and healthy work environment has been implemented at the new location by installing fully air-conditioned paint processing and filling areas. Moreover, the forklifts for operators are air-conditioned to ensure their safety in extreme heat. 

As Morten Fon stated, “Jotun has been represented in Qatar for almost 40 years and demand for our products continues to increase. In accordance with Jotun's organic growth strategy, we are building the business stone by stone, and now is the time to establish our own production in the country.”

With the inauguration of the factory, Jotun completed phase 1 of its investment in Qatar. As part of phase 2, work has begun on a new warehouse designed to hold finished goods (paints, powder coatings). Jotun HSE standard warehouse, with a storage capacity of 20 million liters, will begin operating in December 2022. Jotun's decision to invest in Qatar reflects the company's commitment and belief in Qatar National Vision 2030 - with a major role in Qatar's quest to become self-sufficient.

Shovan Das, General Manager, Jotun Paints Qatar W.L.L. said: “Jotun is proud of this milestone. The development of this production facility will enable us to better serve our growing network of dealers and diverse customer base of developers, consultants, architects and contracting companies."

--

Make sure to check out our social media to keep track of the latest content. 

Instagram - @qatarliving

Twitter - @qatarliving

Facebook - Qatar Living

YouTube qatarlivingofficial

 

Log in or register to post comments

More from Qatar Living

All you need to know: Omani Souq in Al Sailiya Central Market

All you need to know: Omani Souq in Al Sailiya Central Market

The new Al Sailiya Central Market is among the largest wholesale markets in Qatar – offering extensive range of goods, including traditional items.
Introducing the Zeeenah initiative

Introducing the Zeeenah initiative

The Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads and Public Places in Qatar launched Zeeenah initiative under the slogan Let’s celebrate with the aim of beautifying and decorating facades of workplaces, schools, universities and real estate, in addition to plazas, parks, and public facilities on the occasion of Qatar’s hosting of FIFA World Cup 2022
Padel - new sports trend in Qatar

Padel - new sports trend in Qatar

Find out how Padel came to Qatar. This unique sport has become a new sports trend in Qatar!
9 Entertainment centres in Qatar

9 Entertainment centres in Qatar

Explore a wide range of entertainment centres in Qatar, this summer 2022 with your friends and family.
Travel around the world with these restaurants in Qatar

Travel around the world with these restaurants in Qatar

Discover restaurants in Qatar whose ambiance and decor speak for different countries
Where to shop for fishing equipment in Qatar?

Where to shop for fishing equipment in Qatar?

Shop for a great choice of rods, reels, and other fishing gear from these fishing equipment stores in Qatar
‘Meryal’ revealed as the official name of Qetaifan Island North's Waterpark

‘Meryal’ revealed as the official name of Qetaifan Island North's Waterpark

Qetaifan Projects unveiled the name of Qetaifan Island North Waterpark during Cityscape Qatar’s 10th edition, scheduled to run until June 22 at the Doha Convention and Exhibition Centre (DECC).
 6 stunning restaurants with Garden interior in Qatar

6 stunning restaurants with Garden interior in Qatar

A room filled with plants and greenery is not only a stress reliever but also can be a great mood booster.