Long traditions and solid craftsmanship
Our oldest company, C Kristoffersen & Sønn AS in Horton, was established in 1853. While it is the group’s oldest company, many of the companies within HG build on more than 50 years of tradition and experience.
There is strength in numbers
Håndverksgruppen was established as a membership organisation in 2012. At that time, we were 14 companies under a shared umbrella, and together we won our first tendered framework agreements.
Håndverksgruppen established as a corporation
FSN Capital took on ownership, together with 30 of our original companies, and together we established a corporation in 2020. Our ambitions are to get better together, and to be Scandinavia’s largest painting, walling and tiling corporation.
The first Swedish company joins
Borås-based Magnus Målar’n becomes the first Swedish company to join Håndverksgruppen.
op line doubled to NOK 2.2bn
It took us 11 months to double our top line from NOK 1 billion to NOK 2 billion. During this time, we also welcomed 22 new companies
HG is Eco-Lighthouse certified
Håndverksgruppen AS is Eco-Lighthouse certified according to the following set of criteria: i) building contractor, ii) shared criteria, iii) head office for corporations and municipalities iv) tenant), v) master painter and vi) master bricklayer.
The first HG School is held
The first HG School for project managers was held in Oslo, with Marius Opdal from Rosenborg Malerteam acting as lecturer. HG School is Håndverksgruppen’s own training institution, made up of culture, leadership, projects and professions.
Best practices put into system – toolbox launched!
The toolbox for best practice was launched for HG’s employees. The toolbox is a platform for sharing best practice in the form of standard documentation such as checklists, offer templates, etc.
M-TEK and M-TETT are incorporated into Håndverksgruppen
M-TEK and M-TETT joined Håndverksgruppen as the first companies in the Specialist priority area, as well as playing an important role in HG’s sustainability efforts.
NOK 3 billion in turnover
A turnover of NOK 3 billion made us Scandinavia’s leading surfacing corporation, with  companies and [2,100] employees.
100 HG employees have been through the HG School
In January, everyday management was also launched at the HG School, and by the end of March 2022, 100 HG employees had been through the HG School.