Nordsjö was founded in 1903 under the name Nordström och Sjögren. Over the years, lots of Swedish houses have been painted with Nordsjö colour. Fine old wooden houses in the archipelago, new terraced houses, modern villas, schools and workplaces. Kitchen sofas, windows, walls, floors, garden furniture, ceilings and more.

Nordsjö is part of the AkzoNobel group. AkzoNobel is a multicultural company that supplies customers worldwide with paint and chemistry. Akzo Nobel currently has 55,000 employees in over 80 countries. The head office is located in the Netherlands. AkzoNobel is the world's leading paint company with operations in 60 countries and approx. 22,000 employees in the paint group.