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NORRES acquires Swedish industrial hose distributor Jarl Elmgren AB

Gelsenkirchen (Germany) / Halmstad (Sweden), 17 February 2020 - NORRES Group (”NORRES”) has acquired the Swedish hose distributor Jarl Elmgren AB (“Jarl Elmgren”). Terms and conditions of the transaction are not disclosed.

Jarl Elmgren is a specialist distributor of flexible hoses which offers a wide range of hoses and accessories. In particular, exhaust hoses, vacuum hoses, dental tubing, hoses for ventilation as well as for transportation of liquids are marketed.

The acquisition of Jarl Elmgren is the second acquisition in the history of NORRES after the recent acquisition of De Bernardi. This acquisition is also in line with NORRES' internationalization strategy and represents a significant strengthening of the company's market position in Scandinavia.


NORRES was founded in 1889 and focusses on the development, production and sales of branded industrial hoses used for pneumatic conveying of different media types (i.e. solids, gases or liquids) for a wide variety of end markets (e.g. fume & dust extraction, agriculture, food & pharma, plastics and wood processing). The company is headquartered in Gelsenkirchen (Germany) and employs approx. 300 people across three production facilities (DE, CN, US) and five sales & warehousing sites (CZ, FR, PL, TW, UK).

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