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Pearl toilet receives coveted design award

(Wednesday, April 02, 2014)
The Pearl toilet made by Jets™ has received the coveted Norwegian Design Council's 2014 Award for Design Excellence.
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Norwegian companies sharpen competitive edge with new Vietnam facility

(Monday, March 17, 2014)
On March 20th, Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry Mrs. Monica Mæland will officially open the new production plant of Vinomarine Co. Ltd. in the coastal city of Hai Phong in the northern part of Vietnam. Behind Vinomarine and its new facility are three Norwegian industrial companies: IMS group, Jets Vacuum and Libra-Plast. The common goals of these three companies are to improve their access to the important Asian ship building markets, and to strengthen their own competitiveness.
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Jets™ donates 3D printer to Ålesund Technical College

(Monday, December 23, 2013)
Christmas came early to Ålesund Technical College in Norway this year. On December 17th, its staff received a very special Christmas present, which will improve the school’s educational facilities considerably: an industrial 3D printer worth approximately NOK 500,000 (USD $85,000).
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Opening hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays

(Monday, December 23, 2013)
These are our opening hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays (all times are GMT+1). Please note that if you send us an e-mail during the holidays, we may take a bit longer than usual to respond.
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Jets™ sets world record for largest vacuum sanitary installation

(Thursday, June 27, 2013)
The Castelão stadium in Fortaleza, Brazil, is nearing completion for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The stadium has already seen its first victory, setting a new record with the world's largest onshore vacuum sanitary installation.
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Environmental commitment secured support for Mongolia trip

(Thursday, June 20, 2013)
July 16th marks the start of the Mongol Rally, which despite its name is anything but a competition to reach the finish line in Mongolia first. Norwegian adventurer Audun Scheide from Ulsteinvik is participating in the rally with two friends, and they have secured the support of Jets Vacuum and others to join the rally with their team “The Rat Pack”.
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Jets™ launches the Ecomotive™ sewage treatment plant

(Friday, April 05, 2013)
Jets™ is making headway into a new niche in the maritime market, where the company is already the world’s leading manufacturer of vacuum toilet systems. The new and flexible Ecomotive™ sewage treatment plant made by Jets™ is considerably smaller than those of its competitors, and combined with excellent treatment results and minimal maintenance needs, it offers increased peace of mind to both shipyards and shipowners.
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World Water Day 2013

(Friday, March 22, 2013)
The UN has declared 2013 the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, and 22 March is the World Water Day.
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Jets™ set a new standard for event toilets

(Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
In the wake of the Cup Final celebrations at Youngstorget square in Oslo, Norway, Jets Vacuum has received nothing but praise for the toilets used at the event. The Dutch event toilet supplier Port-O-Let, a Jets™ customer, was hired to provide temporary toilet facilities with Jets™ vacuum toilets for the Cup Final celebrations. This ensured the sanitary conditions at Youngstorget square were far better than at most other events, where simpler outhouse-type event toilets are commonly used.
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