Merlett Tecnoplastic is a leading European manufacturer of flexible plastic technical hoses. It has been around since 1952 in Italy and and it has successfully moved with the times and stayed at the top of the market. Among Merlett’s strengths are the materials that it uses, which are already suitable and certified at the time of their processing. In addition to its original PVC only output, the company has expanded its range to include PP, EVA, PU and thermoplastic elastomers.
But now Merlett is Continental. The international technology company was established in 1871 and supplies solutions for vehicles, machines and other transportation. In 2018, the corporation generated sales of 44.4 billion Euro and currently employs more than 244,000 people in 60 countries and markets. Our expertise in Industrial hoses complements the Industrial Fluid Solutions business unit. This belongs to the ContiTech business area within the Continental Group, where more than 100 years’ experience make it the expert in hoses and hose lines for all industrial applications.
These include oil and gas extraction, food, water, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, mining, mechanical engineering and many other sectors. Continental’s Industrial Fluid Solutions business unit possess extensive know-how in the processing of rubber and metal and in thermoplastics.
The Industrial Fluid Solutions business unit and the Merlett Group – together made up of almost 3,000 employees at 40 sites worldwide.