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NORRES – About us

NORRES at a glance

Portrait of Mr. Burkhard Mollen: CEO NORRES Group
Burkhard Mollen: CEO

NORRES develops, manufactures and distributes hoses and flexible hose system solutions worldwide.

With over 300 employees and global locations, we are a National and International leader in the industrial hose industry. The NORRES Group will continue to grow strongly in the future - as a professionally managed medium-sized group with branded products, we are set up solidly.

We align our goals and actions with the strategic objectives of our customers and offer value-added made to order products. NORRES serves resellers to supply the spare parts market with operational excellence in the processes and industrial OEMs, we are trendsetters with innovative hose systems.

The goal of NORRES remains solid, qualitative and continuous growth for the sustainable development of the Group through internationalization, consistent and professional market development and innovation.

NORRES Group – expertise in quality and service

NORRES Germany
NORRES Germany

Founded in 1889, NORRES has 130 years of experience and tradition.

Today, NORRES is a global player and leading manufacturer of technical hoses and hose systems: Highly abrasion proof Pre-PUR® polyurethane hoses, suction and transport hoses from PVC, TPE, PE, EVA, silicone etc., high temperature hoses up to 1,100 °C, electrically conductive and antistatic hoses, connecting elements and accessories, many certified products (e.g. ATEX Directive, EU Directives, FDA compliance, UL approvals and numerous others, customised solutions.

NORRES products are available as suction and transport hoses and for transportation of bulk solids in the food and pharmaceutical industry, in agriculture, for mobile and stationary extraction systems, for machines in the wood and plastic industry, for municipal vehicles, as cable protection hose system in the electro-technical area and as energy-saving and long-lasting membrane diffuser in sewage plants.

Mission statement and vision

Meeting regarding Misiion statement
  1. We want to be the world leader in our core business. Solid, qualitative, continuous growth through internationalisation, consequent and professional market treatment and innovations.
  2. We develop, produce and sell worldwide industrial hoses and flexible hose system solutions. Apart from supplement products, we produce with a high depth of production.
  3. We align all actions and targets towards the strategic targets of our customers in order to offer an added value from the customer’s point of view: increase productivity + decrease costs + decrease complexity.
  4. We offer every market segment an individual offer-package, which is designed to eliminate the disadvantages of the customers. Our slogans are “operative excellence” for distributors and “trendsetter for flexible hose system solutions – since 1889 simply flexible” for OEMs (We are the problem-solver).
  5. We are a professionally managed, international medium-sized concern with brand-products.
  6. We direct our global network from our headquarters in Gelsenkirchen: the “navel” of the world of flexible hoses.


NORRES growth is driven by:

  • Internationalisation
  • Innovations
  • Efficient marketing
  • Special concept for distributors

About Triton

The acquisition of a majority stake of the NORRES group is completed
The acquisition of a majority stake of the NORRES group is completed

Building better businesses

NORRES is owned by Triton since 2018. Triton is an international investment firm, founded in 1997. The company seeks to contribute to building better businesses for the longer term through partnership.

Triton invests in medium-sized businesses with management located in Europe that fall within the Industrial, Business Services and Consumer/Health sectors.

Triton funds’ approximately 100 investors include, among others, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and endowments. Triton includes environmental, social and governance criteria into investment considerations and decision-making processes which help to capture long-term value.

Since its founding, Triton has completed more than 60 investments and supported more than 260 acquisitions.

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