NORRES Group - History

NORRES receives the "TOP JOB" award
2018
NORRES receives the
NORRES received the "TOP JOB" award on February 23th in Berlin. The „TOP JOB“ mentor appreciated the NORRES group for its strategic and sustainable assurance for skilled labour and its steady and systematical development of its employers performance. NORRES is characterized by a high level of employees satisfaction regarding their tasks as well as social interaction and communication with colleagues and superiors. There is a high commitment to the business objective, the business culture and the communication.
NORRES Group in the World Market Leader Index
2018
NORRES Group in the World Market Leader Index
NORRES Group in the World Market Leader Index! With an objective and transparent selection process, the large-scale project "World Market Leader Index" identifies leading companies in the DACH area of various industries. The NORRES Group is now listed in the current world market leader index. This listing is an honour for an internationally active and successful organization with innovative products and technology.
AIRDUC® PUR 355 AS receives the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 award!
2018
AIRDUC<sup><sup>®</sup></sup> PUR 355 AS receives the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 award!
AIRDUC® PUR 355 AS receives the INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018 award! With the “INDUSTRIEPREIS 2018”, Huber Verlag für Neue Medien GmbH honors advanced industrial products that showcase high economic, social, technological and ecological benefits. The NORRES Group applied for this award with one of our most popular selling products our AIRDUC® PUR 355 AS. The NORRES Group convinced the judges with our AIRDUC® PUR 355 AS, making it one of the best-placed applications in 2018.
CLAMP 210 BRIDGE CLAMP expands the portfolio
2018
CLAMP 210 BRIDGE CLAMP expands the portfolio
NORRES presents continuous product innovation: CLAMP 210 BRIDGE CLAMP expands the portfolio. The patent pending bridge clamp CLAMP 210 BRIDGE CLAMP can be used for attaching externally corrugated spiral hoses and is suitable for many of our current AIRDUC®, PROTAPE® and TIMBERDUC® hoses. NORRES continues product innovations with the introduction of CLAMP 210 BRIDGE CLAMP.
The NORRES Group receives the German Brand Award
2018
The NORRES Group receives the German Brand Award
The NORRES Group received the German Brand Award on June 21, 2018. The award comprehends and awards brands holistically. With its criteria and competition classes, it takes into account the diverse aspects of professional brand management – winning the German Brand Award proves and underlines the NORRES brand capability.
NORRES is one of the innovation leaders in 2018!
2018
NORRES is one of the innovation leaders in 2018!
Success at TOP 100: NORRES is one of the innovation leaders in 2018! This was the result of an analysis of the scientific director TOP 100, Prof. Dr. med. Nikolaus Franke. In the independent selection process the NORRES Group impressed with our innovation processes.
NORRES expands the portfolio – NORPLAST® PUR 385 FOOD
2018
NORRES expands the portfolio – NORPLAST<sup><sup>®</sup></sup> PUR 385 FOOD
NORRES expands the portfolio – NORPLAST® PUR 385 FOOD. The efficiency of the NORPLAST® PUR 385 FOOD is primarily achieved by its internal smoothness. The wall is certified food safe according to EU Regulation 10/2011 and EC 1935/2004 and the latest EU Regulation 2015/174 as well as FDA FCN 21 CFR 177.1680 and 177.2600.
VTH elects the Supplier of the Year – and the winner is NORRES
2018
VTH elects the Supplier of the Year – and the winner is NORRES
VTH elects the Supplier of the Year – and the winner is NORRES! Every year since 1984, VTH – the professional association for industrial distributors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – has conducted a survey to determine the “Supplier of the Year”; all industrial distributors who are VTH members are invited to assess their main suppliers for a particular product group on the basis of standardised evaluation criteria. The product group chosen for 2018 was “Industrial Hoses (Any Material)”. The distributers not only voted NORRES as their “Supplier of the Year, they also gave NORRES the best result in the 34 year-long history of this award.
NORRES expands its portfolio: AIRDUC® PUR 355 AS TWIN COLOR
2018
NORRES expands its portfolio: AIRDUC<sup><sup>®</sup></sup> PUR 355 AS TWIN COLOR
The NORRES Group has expanded its portfolio by introducing AIRDUC® PUR 355 AS TWIN COLOR. The antistatic multipurpose polyurethane hose is the first and only hose in the AIRDUC® range that can be coloured in two different colours. Every colour combination is possible.
Triton completes the acquisition of a majority stake in NORRES Group
2018
Triton completes the acquisition of a majority stake in NORRES Group
Triton completes the acquisition of a majority stake in NORRES Group! 14 November 2018 – The Smaller Mid Cap Fund advised by Triton (“Triton”) has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in NORRES Group (NORRES). This is a milestone transaction in the company’s history and this partnership will contribute to NORRES’ expansion strategy in its efforts to achieve global market leadership.
NORRES has increased our product availability
2017
NORRES has increased our product availability
NORRES has increased our product availability: The current expansion of the NORRES product range consists of stock levels totalling 25,000m² this enables a larger storage capacity and in return provides our customers a significant value. NORRES products are available in variable quantities, lengths and diameters. In addition, we are able to offer more flexibility to our customers’ requests and this ensures that product is readily available at all times in which we can serve our customers faster! Hence, Five-Meter-Lengths are available from now ex-stock.
NORRES North America expands its capabilities
2017
NORRES North America expands its capabilities
NORRES North America: NORRES North America has streamlined their production capacity and upgraded its warehouse capabilities for variable stocking lengths. NORRES has further extended its portfolio of AIRDUC®, PROTAPE® and Clamp Profile Hose offerings in North America. In combination with a full scale production facility with multiple lines, most stock products are available at all times. The result: Large orders and urgent demands can be handled promptly, efficiently and delivered in a timely manner..
NORRES UK receives Rising Star Supplier Award 2016/2017
2017
NORRES UK receives Rising Star Supplier Award 2016/2017
NORRES UK receives Rising Star Supplier Award 2016/2017. This distinction is another example that NORRES recognises the demands of its customers and offers its partners viable solutions that are beneficial to both sides. NORRES UK is delighted to be part of the award recipients.
NORRES welcomes new trainees
2017
NORRES welcomes new trainees
Since 1st August the NORRES Team has increased significantly: At the start of the new year, 2017 welcomed the addition of multiple new trainees to our headquarters in Gelsenkirchen.
NORRES launches two product innovations
2017
NORRES launches two product innovations
November: NORRES launched two product innovations.  PROTAPE® PUR 327 PP and PROTAPE® TPE 325 WEAR STRIP which further expands the depth of our product range. PROTAPE® PUR 327 PP - highly abrasion and crush resistant - further complementing our existing product range of hoses for sweeping and cleaning machines.  PROTAPE® TPE 325 WEAR STRIP - Fabric-reinforced and flexible – expands our portfolio of hoses offered for exhaust gas extraction.
Certified according to TRGS 727
2016
Certified according to TRGS 727
The new TRGS 727 comes into effect in April 2016. NORRES hoses are certified according to the new explosion protection regulation TRGS 727 and comply with the latest EU food regulations 10/2011 and 2015/174 and are FDA-compliant.
NORRES invites leading OEMs to the expert talks
2016
NORRES invites leading OEMs to the expert talks
NORRES invites leading OEMs from the field of pneumatic conveying and aspiration of powders and granules as well as technical dealers to the expert talks in early April 2016. Within this framework, the current transfer of TRBS 2153 into the new TRGS 727 as well as accompanying over 100 recommendations which were discussed and considered.
New catalogue of the product range "Technical Hoses"
2016
New catalogue of the product range
The new catalogue of the NORRES product range "Technical Hoses" is now available for our customers. Of course, with all new standards and modifications such as the TRGS 727, the latest food regulation 2015/174 and a classification of the hoses according to DIN 26057.
New NORRES office in the Czech Republic
2016
New NORRES office in the Czech Republic
NORRES expands in Europe: The new NORRES office in the Czech Republic was opened on 1th August 2016! NORRES thus offers its customers and partners a further competent contact in Europe.
NORRES welcomes new apprentices
2016
NORRES welcomes new apprentices
NORRES Schlauchtechnik is developing new specialists in 2016! At the start of the new training year, the hose manufacturer welcomed new apprentices at its main location in Gelsenkirchen, which are now strengthening the NORRES team.
NORRES Schlauchtechnik expands the storage range
2016
NORRES Schlauchtechnik expands the storage range
NORRES Schlauchtechnik expands the storage range! In addition to the original PROTAPE® and AIRDUC® polyurethane hoses, which are certified according to the latest food law regulations 10/2011 and 2015/174, the new explosion protection regulation TRGS 727 and DIN 26057, NORRES extends the storage assortment in black dyed variants: new in the PROTAPE® PUR 330 AS BLACK and AIRDUC® PUR 350 AS BLACK.
New website design
2015
New website design
NORRES once again proves to be a trendsetter: At the beginning of 2015, the NORRES website www.norres.com was designed with flexibility in mind surrounding ease of accessability  whether logging on to a computer desktop, tablet and smartphone. The content can be recorded completely and quickly by the visitor. This makes NORRES customers worldwide well-informed prior to making a purchase, as well as a Web App, Converter and extended hosefinder all of which are tools in place to help make purchasing that much easier for our customers.
NORRES is doubling its production capacity
2015
NORRES is doubling its production capacity
NORRES is doubling its production capacity with two-year investment program that includes a sum of over € 2.7 million. The machine fleet and capacities are doubled, delivery times are shortened and production is made even more cost-effective.
NORRES presents two innovative hoses
2015
NORRES presents two innovative hoses
NORRES Schlauchtechnik presents two innovative, highly flame retardent hoses for the automotive industry: the AIRDUC® PUR 352 SE RAILWAY and the AIRDUC® PUR 352 SE RAILWAY PLUS complete the product portfolio of our technical hoses. The two certified suction and delivery hoses are especially suited for rail vehicles and commercial vehicles in public transportation.
NORRES recieves the NORDWEST Supplier Award
2015
NORRES recieves the NORDWEST Supplier Award
NORRES was awarded the NORDWEST Supplier Award within the innovation segment. The award proved: NORRES recognizes customer needs and offers its partners future-oriented, mutually beneficial solutions.
Anniversary year with 125 innovations
2014
Anniversary year with 125 innovations
NORRES is heading into its anniversary year of 125 innovations. From the very beginning, the focus here is on the multitude of new NORRES products, which from now on come with "anti-static" as a standard. Until the end of the year, following 125 technical and service oriented innovations
Start of the NORRES anniversary year
2014
Start of the NORRES anniversary year
In February, NORRES will officially begin its anniversary year. Congratulating politicians, economists as well as partners and friends of NORRES will be guests at the NORRES anniversary reception
New branch in South Bend, USA
2014
New branch in South Bend, USA
In South Bend, in the state of Indiana in the USA, NORRES is starting its new branch with affiliated manufacturing. On this occasion, the governor of the state of Indiana, Mike Pence, visited NORRES in Gelsenkirchen.
Conversion of the NORRES product range
2014
Conversion of the NORRES product range
NORRES would like that customers are able to quickly and comprehensively orient themselves in the catalogues. Therefore a conversion of metric and imperial values takes place over the entire range of products.
NORRES Goes Mobile
2014
NORRES Goes Mobile
NORRES Goes Mobile: With the new NORRES hose finder and the NORRES customer portal, starting at the end of August, the manufacturer will offer the NORRES hose world as an online web app. A multitude of functions, like order status and tracking service alleviates the daily work for customer and partners with the NORRES customer portal.