• Growing importance of thermoplastics in aerospace

    Thermoplastics of growing importance for aerospace industry

    The growing need of the aerospace’ industry for higher volumes may accelerate the move to more applications of thermoplastic composites, like the automotive sector’s shift to thermoplastics.

    Advantages of thermoplastics include notably faster manufacturing and better performance.

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  • Geosynthetics for high-profile infrastructure Saemangeum

    Geosynthetics Saemangeum

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dyke as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea.
    The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving of over 50% on CO2 emissions and a substantial
    reduction in the construction time of the overall project.

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  • Heerema Fabrication Group opts for TenCate fabrics

    Heerema Fabrication Group crew

    For the past year employees of Heerema Fabrication Group have been wearing work clothing based on the latest fabrics from the TenCate Tecapro® collection. Protection is paramount at this company.

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  • Airbus A350 XWB completes Route Proving Tour

    Airbus A350 XWB Route Proving Tour 1

    When landing in Toulouse, France, on August 13, the composites-intensive Airbus A350 XWB successfully completed a 14-city world Route Proving tour. At the technical Route Proving the aircraft had to demonstrate its readiness for airline operations on a global scale.

    The exercise took the flight test aircraft, MSN 005, across the globe on a 20-day trip flying over the North Pole, each ocean and stopping at 14 major international airports worldwide. During its tour, the aircraft flew approximately 81,700 nm (151,300 km) in some 180 flight hours, with all flights performing on schedule.

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  • Hamilton Accies promote on TigerTurf pitch

    Hamilton Accies promote on TigerTurf pitch picture

    With Hamilton Academical FC securing promotion to the Scottish Premier League, the club is now able to boast the only synthetic turf pitch in Scotland’s top division. After a dramatic final victory over Hibernian FC in the playoffs, the Accie’s promotion will see the club’s New Douglas Park stadium host top level SPL fixtures, including iconic matches against Celtic, for the first time since 2008. 

    In the hours following the club’s promotion, the club also celebrated the renewal of its FIFA 2* pitch accreditation, as the FIFA-approved test house Sportslabs judged the Accie’s playing surface suitable for the highest global standard for synthetic turf.

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  • Xennia enables high performance digital polyester fabric printing with advanced sublimation inks

    Xennia Technology today launches a full range of sublimation digital textile printing inks for proofing and production-scale decoration of polyester fabrics. Xennia Corundum™ offers unsurpassed colour vibrancy and industrial reliability.

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  • TenCate records 22% organic growth in EBITA in second quarter of 2014

    Summary of first half of 2014

    • Revenues for the first half of 2014 remain unchanged in organic terms; 5% organic growth in revenues in the second quarter.
    • Substantial increase in revenues from composites and synthetic turf offsets virtually the entire decrease in defence-related revenues.
    • EBITA for the first half declines in organic terms by 13%; EBITA in the second quarter increases by 22% in organic terms.
    • Earnings per share €0.38 (H1 2013: €0.50).
    • Net debt / EBITDA ratio virtually unchanged at 2.87.
    • TenCate maintains expectation for the year as a whole; increase in defence revenues in second half of the year.

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  • TenCate Advanced Composites at the 2014 Farnborough International Air Show

    Airbus A400M ice protection plate

    TenCate showcases aerospace capabilities at Farnborough International Air Show from 14th - 18th July.

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  • GreenFields® TX new standard in international top hockey

    Kyocera Stadion wedstrijd wolken

    The Hockey World Cup 2014 was a great success. For fourteen days the world could enjoy hockey at the highest level. The high-quality GreenFields® TX synthetic turf system made from TenCate fibres and backing was a perfect base for the World Cup Hockey. Players were able to get the best out of themselves. The audience could enjoy fast and technically advanced top hockey.

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  • TenCate Advanced Armour shows next generation helicopter armour at Eurosatory

    140617 helicopter armour

    TenCate Advanced Armour has developed a helicopter armour solution based on the Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology from DSM which will dramatically reduce the weight and increase aircraft payload. The solution will be supplied to a European aerospace OEM and will be in service in a European country. TenCate Advanced Armour is official launch partner of DSM Dyneema at Eurosatory.

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  • TenCate Advanced Armor to supply armor materials to Huntington Ingalls Industries

    naval armour

    TenCate Advanced Armor USA is selected to provide armor materials for Huntington Ingalls Industries for LHA 7. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ latest amphibious assault ship, Tripoli (LHA 7), will incorporate TenCate composite armor.   

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  • TenCate Geosynthetics at the basis of parking Hockey World Cup

    tencate geolon parkeerterrein

    TenCate Geosynthetics has supplied TenCate Geolon® PP for the construction of the temporary parking of the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 in The Hague.

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  • King Willem-Alexander opens 2014 Hockey World Cup

    Opening Haags Hockey Plein

    The World Forum in The Hague saw King Willem-Alexander declare the Hockey World Cup open. On his arrival there His Majesty walked across 15 World Cup carpets made of GreenFields© TX hockey synthetic turf. Each of these carpets bears the logo of the games and the GreenFields brand name. That same day Het Plein was handed over to Haags Hockey Plein Foundation.

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  • Football stadium ADO Den Haag converted for 2014 Hockey World Cup

    Kyocera Stadium laying of half circle

    The Kyocera Stadium of football club ADO Den Haag has today been delivered featuring a newly installed GreenFields® TX top-class hockey pitch as the main stadium for the 2014 Hockey World Cup. The nearby, temporary GreenFields Stadium – the second playing location of the tournament – was ready for play earlier.

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  • TenCate Advanced Armour to supply Nexter Systems for armoured vehicle requirement

    Press release TenCate Advanced Armour regarding armoured vehicle requirement Nexter Systems

    TenCate Advanced Armour Danmark A/S has won a contract for the supply of lightweight composite armour to Nexter Systems. The TenCate armour system to be supplied protects vehicle occupants against the effects of blasts, fragments, and projectiles. The solution is engineered to fit the Nexter vehicle platform. No financial details will be published.

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  • TenCate announces exchange ratio

    Following the dividend announcement relating to the dividend for the 2013 financial year of 17 April 2014, Royal Ten Cate hereby announces that the number of dividend rights in order to obtain one new ordinary share has been set at 43 dividend rights of ordinary shares with a nominal of €2.50 each.

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