Masterflex SE specialises in solving complex connection challenges. It engages in development, manufacturing and processing of high-tech spiral hoses. The company operates its business through High-Tech-Hose-Systems that provides hose construction designs, connection systems and solutions, and engineering services. It distributes its products and services under the following brands: Masterflex, Matzen & Timm, Novoplast, Fleima-Plastic, and Masterduct. Masterflex was founded by Friedrich-Wilhelm Bischoping and Wolfgang Raschen in 1987 and is headquartered in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.