Horn Publishing in Norway
What is it exactly about the Kingdom of Norway? With a population of less than five million, how can this remote country at the top of Europe nonetheless punch so far above its weight in the global business arena?
Our publications featuring Norway are part of a series in which we identify, characterize and assess the strengths of key industries, country by country. Each publication is typically divided into two sections: editorial, covering the history, recent developments and technology of the sector, and commercial, presenting many of the companies that made it all possible.
The aim is to generate direct inquiries to our profiled companies while enhancing their brand image. In the process, we also help you find the companies you are looking for, pinpoint the business information you need... and highlight your own company so that others will find you.
We attend all the major international industry exhibitions and trade fairs, where we hand out thousands of our beautifully produced books for free – a most effective way of targeting the important people that our profiled companies want us to reach. Our books are also distributed free of charge to chambers of commerce, embassies, industry organizations, government, and more... and are of course always accessible in electronic form at this website, together with links to all our clients.
Norwegians have always lived by the sea and made their living on the sea. Understandably, shipping has been one of the country's most important industries since the days of sail. Today Norway is Europe’s most diversified maritime nation, commanding worldwide respect for its shipping expertise, equipment and ability to exploit new market niches.
Petroleum is by far Norway's largest industrial sector. Since the discovery of North Sea oil in 1969, the quest to extract it has transformed a rustic seafaring nation to a global powerhouse: not since the Viking era have events in this small northern kingdom had such an impact on distant lands and peoples.
This publication pays tribute to the inspiring achievements of Norwegian industry in all its diverse sectors, including banking, finance, biotechnology, building and construction, food, furniture, health and medical, fisheries, mining and quarrying, offshore and shipping, intellectual property rights, software and electronics, retailing, transport, and wood and paper.
The book pays tribute to the inspiring success of the this exciting sector, to the companies that develop and produce the technology, and to those who strive to minimize and even reverse the environmental impact of their activities and products by using it.
Growth in Norway's defence and security industries, particularly in exports, has been striking in recent years as the sector has proven increasingly competitive. More than 25,000 highly skilled individuals, accounting for at least 5000 man-years, are directly employed in defence-related activities.
Venture Norway is Norway’s first and only national product manual. Its sole purpose is to acquaint tour operators, travel agents and others involved in the tourism industry with Norway, one of the truly great tourist destinations, and a land for all seasons.