ContiTech High-Quality Hoses for the Food Industry

With more than 100 years of experience in the production of elastomer hoses and hose lines, ContiTech is one of the leading German manufacturers of high-quality hoses for the beverage industry. The company’s high-performance hoses and hose lines are in use wherever flexible connections are required to reliably conduct fluids, gases and solid substances. ContiTech’s hoses are ‘Made in Germany’ – a guarantee of the highest quality materials and workmanship.

Hoses for the foodstuff and beverage industries

ContiTech’s product range includes:

  • Water and potable water hoses
  • Hoses for the foodstuff, beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries
  • Steam and cleaning hoses
  • Compressed air hoses
  • Autogenous hoses
  • Construction and transport hoses
  • Large-sized hoses
  • Hydraulic hoses
  • Multi-purpose hoses
  • Chemical and refueling hoses

Each of these applications poses specific demands in terms of material and design. With:

  • Material expertise
  • Responsibility for development
  • Testing technology
  • Flexible production lines
  • Product-specific manufacturing processes
  • Quality assurance integrated in the process
  • Automated finish inspection
  • Eco-friendly production

ContiTech ensures that its brand-name hoses reliably and permanently satisfy all requirements they face in commercial and industrial use. Since sensitive areas such as the food and beverage industries also demand that users know a great deal about legal regulations and the latest cleaners and sanitizers, the development and product expertise of ContiTech is complemented with an integral support concept which includes qualified consultation with the customer as well as intensive training.

Tailor-made hoses and hose lines

The applications for hoses and hose lines are as diverse as the media they transport. Not every type of rubber, however, is suitable for transporting every kind of medium or for all conditions of use. From the many rubber types commonly available on the market, ContiTech develops elastomer compounds just right for the required parameters such as temperature, pressure level, strength, flexibility and – in the case of food, beverage and potable water hose – odour and taste neutrality. The reinforcements used are manufactured to ContiTech’s own specifications.

High-performance hoses for trouble-free operation

Specific rubber compounds, a sophisticated process technology, high-quality reinforcement materials and professional attachment of couplings ensure not only the hygienic flow of media but also a long hose life and maximum industrial safety – even under severe stress loads.

ContiTech’s brand-name hoses give it a defining influence on the establishment of market standards – as does its involvement in national and international standards committees. As a leading manufacturer of high-quality hoses, the company is also a development partner for its customers and a problem solver when it comes to specific applications and application fields.

ContiTech’s brand-name hoses are:

  • Aquapal®
  • Blaudieck®
  • Collector®
  • Euro Trix®
  • Goldschlange®
  • Lactopal®
  • Purpurschlange®
  • Trix® Autogen
  • Trix Blaustrahl®
  • Trix Rotstrahl®
  • Unitrix®

A strong partner for elastomer hoses and hose lines

ContiTech holds a global market leadership position for many non-tire rubber products and is a specialist in plastics technology. The company is a division of the Continental Corporation, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection.

Networking and intensive transfer of know-how within the Continental Corporation help accelerate product developments and modifications. And the corporation’s in-house testing and experimentation labs allow ContiTech to run trials of its products under more or less authentic operating conditions.

Ultra-modern production of hoses for the food industry

The hoses are produced in Europe on state-of-the-art production machines. Freely programmable controls reliably regulate the processing of every order. Precise extruding and product-specific braiding technologies and vulcanisation processes likewise contribute to the high quality of our hoses.

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Press Release

COLLECTOR® and COLLECTOR® FLEX Hoses Ensure Efficient and Safe Transportation of Milk

COLLECTOR® AND COLLECTO® FLEX hoses from ContiTech are ideal for dependable and safe use on milk collection vehicles.

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LACTOPAL®, LACTOPAL® L and PERLAPAL® Hoses for the Food, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industry

LACTOPAL® and LACTOPAL® L are multi-purpose hoses designed for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, and differ only in terms of their construction.


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26th November 2012

COLLECTOR® AND COLLECTO® FLEX hoses from ContiTech are ideal for dependable and safe use on milk collection vehicles.

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26th November 2012

PURPLE SNAKE® is a high-quality hose designed for use in beverage facilities such as breweries, wineries and bottling plants.

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26th November 2012

LACTOPAL® and LACTOPAL® L multi-purpose hoses from ContiTech are ideal for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

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14th December 2011

ContiTech has further enhanced the popular PURPLE SNAKE® beer and beverage hose. With its optimised product features, the latest-generation PURPLE SNAKE fulfils the ever more stringent demands raised by users with respect to cleaning and disinfection.

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29th November 2011

Equipment and parts such as hoses that come into contact with foodstuffs must be of such quality that they do not negatively influence the food material or liquids they transport.

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4th October 2011

Hoses are indispensible in creating flexible connections for safely transporting superheated steam. With the DAMPF TRIX® 6000 and the DAMPF TRIX® 5000, ContiTech is setting the benchmark for the market.

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12th September 2011

If fittings are not properly connected, hygiene problems and hose failure can occur. This applies particularly to coupling systems that utilize hose clamps, tension band, hose ties or assembly wire. In case such a line is strongly bent at the hose end, the hose may remove from the hose nipple, th

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12th July 2011

In the food industry, hoses are indispensable as a transport link for conveying the most diverse media. Thanks not least of all to their suppleness, hoses bring real flexibility into the workplace. With its TRlX-MULTI-FOOD® hose, ContiTech offers a product designed for the most diverse appli

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25th May 2011

Reliable hygiene is of the utmost importance in the food and beverage industry. Accordingly, hoses used to transport water for food companies must adhere to the stringent requirements of Germany's 2001 drinking water regulations, including compliance with the guidelines governing construction pro

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10th May 2011

Like the proverbial letter carrier, nothing can keep a milk collection truck inside - neither scorching heat, ice nor snow. Being forced to work under the most grueling conditions day in, day out is hard on people and machines. That is why many dairies, tank lorry makers and operators

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9th March 2011

Whether in the meat or fish processing industry, frozen food production or the confectionery industry — hoses are used throughout the food industry as flexible connections for transporting a wide variety of different products. With LACTOPAL® in its range, ContiTech is able to supply th

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30th January 2011

Reliable hygiene is of the utmost importance in the food industry. When ensuring this in hose lines, it is a matter of selecting the right hose material and coupling system. The high-quality rubber compounds and reinforcement materials used in the BLAUDIECK® foodstuff hoses from ContiTech sa

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Continentalstrasse 3-5

34497 Korbach


+49 5631 58 1688 +49 5631 52 241688