History

Please see the exciting story from Rjukan. It all started after Norsk Hydro was established in the early 1900's.
1907
The Beginning
Norsk Hydro was established by Samuel “Sam” Eyde in 1905 at Notodden, in 1907 it was decided to build factories at Rjukan. This was the springboard to the rest of the story at Rjukan.
1907
1966
Rjukanmaskiner was established
Rjukanmaskiner was established as a daughter company of Norsk Hydro. The company produced (among other things) forklifts.
1966
1975
Norsk Hydro Verksteder
Rjukanmaskiner changed name to Norsk Hydro Verksteder (NHVR). The valve remote control production started to the ship industry.
1975
1986
Skarpenord Control Systems
The business was transferred to Erik Rødser. Skarpenord Control Systems AS was established. The same year Skarpenord Shanghai Service station was established together with Skarpenord Langesund (now Krohne).
1986
1990
Scana Skarpenord
Scana Industrier takes over Skarpenord Control Systems and changes the name to Scana Skarpenord.
1990
2001
Joint venture in Korea
Joint venture established in Korea. Name of the new establishment: Scana Korea Hydraulics. The establishment was a success in 2001-2002.
2001
2005
Refurbishment
Complete refurbishment of the workshops was done at Rjukan. Owners, partners and suppliers were invited to the re-opening in September.
2005
2007
Steady revenue
The yearly revenue has passed 100 MNOK.
2007
2016
30 years
Scana Skarpenord celebrates 30 years!
2016
2019
Restructuring, increasing the yearly revenue
Restructuring of the business internally. Yearly revenue 135 MNOK. More than 70 employees. Scana Skarpenord continues the steady work and has major orders for retrofit offshore and new sales for marine vessels.
2019
2020
Skarpenord
The company changed name from Scana Skarpenord AS to Skarpenord AS. The administration moved to new and modern office facilities.
2020