Orkla House Care (OHC) is the leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of painting tools in Northern Europe with strong heritage brands serving the end-customer needs across segments with innovative and sustainable products and solutions. The brand portfolio comprises of Jordan, Anza, Harris, Hamilton, Sam and Spekter – six market leading brands, offering painting tools and accessories to both DIYers and professional painters alike. The Nordic region, Benelux and United Kingdom are the home markets however the products can be found in a number of other countries as well. The business has grown profitably both organically and structurally over many years and currently has a turnover exceeding 1.5 BNOK with industry leading margins.
OHC is the market leader in most home markets and is the leading painting tools player in Northern Europe, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Benelux and UK in addition to selected positions in export markets. The categories include; Paint brushes, rollers, tools, tape and accessories, as well a distribution of sanding machines, spray painters and accessories. Orkla House Care has 4 production facilities – one in the UK and Sweden and two in China.
Orkla House Care is a wholly owned portfolio company in Orkla ASA – an industrial investment company with a brands and consumer-oriented scope with roots dating back to 1654. Orkla ASA is an active owner in Orkla House Care, representing Orkla on the Board of Directors of OHC. The Board is composed of external and internal representatives with relevant industry and functional backgrounds.