Jotul's origin started at Kvaerner Brug, which was founded in the outskirts of Christiania in 1853. Jotul AS has subsidiaries in USA, France, United Kingdom, Denmark, Spain, Italy and Poland. Jotul AS is part of the Jotul Group that sells and markets its high quality products under the brands: Jotul, Scan, Atra Ild and Warm. In 2010 The Jotul Group's turnover was approximately € 115 million. The manufacturing units are located in Fredrikstad and Halden in Norway, Portland - Maine in USA, Motz en Chautagne in France, Gdansk in Poland, and in Vissenbjerg in Denmark. The Jotul Group has approximately 750 employees.
Jotul cast iron is durable enough to last generations and is 100% recycled and recyclable.