About us


Quality Lay Flat Hoses & Accessories

TIPSA, as part of the Kuriyama Group, is a leading manufacturer of lay flat hoses and fire equipment for different industries, such as firefighting & emergency, agriculture, oil & gas, water wells and mining.

Founded in the early 1950s as a fire hose manufacturer, TIPSA is today a global organization with sales offices in 4 continents and worldwide distribution, which offers innovative and competitive solutions in fluid transfer. We are strongly committed to safety, quality, service, innovation and, above all, customer satisfaction.
TIPSA’s portfolio includes well established brand names such as ARMTEXBLINDEX, and OROFLEX in the hose range, as well as VIPER and BLUE DEVIL in the fire nozzle range. These recognized brand names have become a reference in the industry.
TIPSA has established itself as the only organization in Europe to produce both lay-flat hoses and firefighting nozzles, using the latest technology in order to supply high quality products that save lives, as well as offering a wide variety of couplings and hose related accessories.