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Jets Vacuum CEO turns to business development

(Monday, March 20, 2017)
Jan Tore Leikanger to become Vice President of Business Development at Jets Vacuum when the company succeeds in finding a new CEO.
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The Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment visits Jets™

(Tuesday, March 08, 2016)
The Norwegian Parliament's Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment visited Jets™ on Tuesday, March 8th, accompanied by County Mayor Jon Aasen and County Governor Lodve Solholm. Their one-hour visit allowed the committee members to get acquainted with the Jets™ group's resource-saving sanitary systems.
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New Jets™ board structure

(Friday, June 26, 2015)
After 17 years on the board at Jets™, chairman Jan Driveklepp has chosen to step back and enjoy his retirement. The company has taken this opportunity to make a change of pace in preparation for the future, by taking on new board members with skills that include environmentally rated buildings – an exciting international market in which the Norwegian firm is seeing very promising growth.
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Scanship and Jets™ cooperate with integrated systems for cruise ships

(Thursday, June 04, 2015)
Two of the world’s leading companies in maritime waste management have signed an agreement to join forces, in an effort to better serve cruise ship operators and yards globally. Scanship’s well-known Total Clean Ship System, which incorporates its Advanced Wastewater Purification and Waste Management solutions, will now be accompanied by Jets Vacuum’s highly acclaimed vacuum toilet system. The result is a fully integrated waste and wastewater handling package that combines the very best technologies available from the two Norwegian companies.
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Beware of counterfeit parts offered as OEM parts

(Monday, April 13, 2015)
It has been brought to our attention that the Chinese company “Shanghai VacDrain Vacuum Drainage Equipment Co., Ltd.” (VacDrain) is currently offering spare parts for several makes of vacuum sanitary systems - including Jets™.
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In loving memory of Kåre Audun Haddal

(Tuesday, November 18, 2014)
It is with great sadness that I inform you that our colleague and friend, Kåre Audun Haddal, passed away on Friday, November the 14th, after having for some time struggled with illness.
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Warning: employment scam

(Friday, August 15, 2014)
Jets Vacuum has recently received several job applications from South African nationals who believe they are applying for a job with Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL). Based on the information in these applications, it is evident that scammers are trying to pass themselves off as a recruiting agent for NCL, using Jets Vacuum’s name and postal address as the main point of contact.
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Jets™ wins the Norwegian Export Award 2014

(Wednesday, April 09, 2014)
The Norwegian Export Conference became an extra pleasant experience for Jets™ CEO Jan Tore Leikanger today, as he received the Norwegian Export Award 2014 from His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway in an award ceremony at the end of the conference.
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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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