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We have a long and proud history

... this is some of our pin-points

2019 – Entry into Water Technology

Joint technology development project with four municipalities to clean water infrastructure

2018 – Momentum Partners divested

JO Capital acquires Momentum Partners to strengthen their focus on early stage investments.

2017 – Focused portfolio to fuel growth

2017 – Focused portfolio to fuel growth

W. Giertsen Hallsystem merged with Teltspesialisten W. Giertsen Services divested to Certex Certex relocated to Nygårdsviken

2016 – Momentum & New Leadership

2016 – Momentum & New Leadership

Entry into early phase investments in partnership with JO Capital Frank Mohn succeeds Wilhelm Giertsen as CEO Further industrialization of W.Giertsen

2014 – Renewable energy

2014 – Renewable energy

Solar panels added to aid and relief halls in new subsidiary Giertsen Energy Solutions AS 27 pilots (solar/hybrid) installed in Eastern Africa during 2014-2016

2003 – Group with 3 subsidaries

2003 – Group with 3 subsidaries

Ships chandler activity divested to Kraemer Maritime Focus on modern industrial group comprising: Services, Hall system and Tunnel

1990 – Tunnel Sealing Solutions

1990 – Tunnel Sealing Solutions

Launch of solutions for water and frost sealing of tunnels and caves

1965-70 Specialty canvas products

1965-70 Specialty canvas products

Experience in canvas evolves into PVC industry halls (Rubbhall).W. Giertsen introduces relocatable buildings and shelters, also to export and aid & relief market. Contracts secured with UN and NGOs to aid & relief sector in Eastern Africa. Entrance in the offshore and oil & gas market

1960 – Industrialised sling shop

1960 – Industrialised sling shop

Invested in several Talurit swage units, wire tension test bench, gantry cranes

1945-50 Market expansion

1945-50 Market expansion

Expanded market with same product portfolio towards land-based industry

1920-30 Strategic partnership

1920-30 Strategic partnership

Agency agreements with domestic and international corporations in marine market e.g.Texaco, Jotun and Norsk Ståltau (wire rope)

1875 – Company origin

1875 – Company origin

Company founded in Bergen as ships chandler, sailmaker and slingshop. Dry-docking of vessels