About Us

A Leader in Hose and Ducting Manufacturing

Our Story

Flexible Technologies - Abbeville, SC

Flexible Technologies is a leader in Flexible Hose and Ducting Manufacturing. We were founded in Connecticut in 1947 and opened the Abbeville, South Carolina plant in 1964. The Abbeville plant has grown and still serves as one of our key manufacturing plants today, but through expansion in other key locations we have the ability to serve customers in a global capacity. Flexible Technologies employs approx. 400 dedicated associates in Abbeville, South Carolina and Lubeck, Germany.

Our Vision

Flexible Technologies - Abbeville, SC

Through our participation in programs such as ISO-9001, ISO-14001, and OHSAS-18001, we strive for quality improvement of products, quality of life for associates, environmental stewardship, and community partnerships. The facilities consistently earn recognition for excellence in safety and maintain key performance indicators for sustainability. Flexible Technologies is proud that our flexible hoses and ducting products have been used in many diverse and historic applications.

Hoses and Ducting for a Variety of Industries

U.S.S. Nautilus

Ducting for the ventilation system of the first nuclear-powered submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus.

Iron Lungs

Ducting that was specified for the ventilation systems used in iron lungs used in the 1950’s to save the lives of polio victims.

Military and Aerospace

Hoses used on space shuttles to prevent ice buildup during launch and involvement in the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs. Our on-board drinking hose was used on the moon missions.


Automotive hoses used on NASCAR vehicles.

World Trade Center

Insulation products used in the late 1960’s construction of the World Trade Center.


Our hoses are used in CPAP devices for the treatment of moderate to severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea, which affects an estimated 1 in 15 adults. 

Year Founded

Wide Range of Hoses

Flexible Technologies manufactures a wide range of hoses for the floor care industry. Discover our capabilities.