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The Orkla guest recidence at Løkken Works

History

Orkla is one of Norway’s oldest business conglomerates. The company’s history dates back over 350 years and reflects both good times and bad. Orkla started out as purely a mining company extracting the rich ore deposits at Løkken Verk in Sør-Trøndelag County.

  • Major events

    Major events

    Here is an overview of milestones and major events in the history of Orkla.
  • The advertising film collection

    The advertising film collection

    Lilleborg has always been aware of the importance of preserving its history, and has a very large collection of its own advertising films dating as far back as the days of silent film in the 1920s.
  • Cultural treasures

    Cultural treasures

    Orkla administers such cultural treasures as Borregaard Manor and the Løkken Works.Today they are all in active use as course and conference centres. All of these properties at one time risked fal...