Jets™ FAQs

Vacuum sanitary systems are a relatively new technology, used since the 1950s. For those who are new to Jets™ and our systems, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions.

What is a Vacuumarator™ pump?

Vacuumarator™ pumps are highly efficient and compact vacuum pumps with integrated macerators that grind sewage into tiny particles.


Who invented the Vacuumarator™ pump?

The Vacuumarator™ pump was invented by Jets™ founder Olav Hofseth, who also patent protected the Vacuumarator™ pump technology.


Where is Jets™ based?

Jets™ is based in the town of Hareid in Norway, a part of the internationally recognized maritime cluster in this Norwegian coastal community.


What does the "AS" used in all your company names mean?

The letters "AS" stand for "Aksjeselskap", which is the Norwegian term for a limited liability company.

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