Jotron AS acquires Skipper Electronics AS

Jotron, a renowned manufacturer with over 50 years of industry experience delivering safety products is pleased to announce the acquisition of Skipper Electronics AS. Skipper was established in 1984 and is a leading brand within the maritime market. As part of this strategic alliance, to integrate yet preserve the widely recognized brand, Skipper Electronics AS will be renamed Jotron Skipper AS. 

June 2023 – Introducing Jotron Skipper AS, preserving the strong SKIPPER Brand.

Merete Berdal, CEO of Jotron AS, expresses her excitement about the acquisition: “We are thrilled to welcome Skipper Electronics AS to the Jotron family. Their strong brand presence and exceptional reputation within the maritime market will build a more solidified position for Jotron as a global leader. Renaming the company to Jotron Skipper AS ensures the continuity of the SKIPPER brand while capitalizing on the synergies between the organizations.”

Sigurd Paulsen, Managing Director of Skipper Electronics AS adds “This strategic alliance marks a new era for Skipper Electronics AS. We are proud to be a part of Jotron AS, continuing to operate under the SKIPPER brand, which has gained significant trust and recognition in the maritime market. Together, as Jotron Skipper AS, we are confident in our ability to provide innovative solutions and exceptional service to our customers.”

Jotron Skipper AS and Jotron AS are committed to preserving the strong brand presence of SKIPPER while leveraging their collective resources to drive growth and innovation.

With this acquisition and the creation of Jotron Skipper AS, both companies reaffirm their commitment to providing top-quality solutions and upholding the esteemed SKIPPER brand. Together, they will continue to prioritize customer needs and deliver outstanding products and services to the maritime market.

Photo: Erik Mustad, Owner, Skipper & Merete Berdal, CEO, Jotron AS

For more information, please contact: Vegar Pettersen, Sales and Marketing Director, Maritime, Jotron AS +47 3313 9700 or Sigurd Paulsen, Managing Director, Jotron Skipper AS +47 23 30 22 70

About Jotron Skipper AS (Formerly Skipper Electronics AS): Skipper was established as a brand by Simrad in 1973. In 1984 Skipper became an independently Norwegian owned company. Located in Oslo, Norway. SKIPPER Electronics AS is a flexible and reliable supplier of navigational electronics, manufacturing marine electronics for the merchant fleet as well as for fishing and navy purposes. Visit website: Jotron Skipper