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  • TenCate to supply digitally printed tent cloth to camping tour operators

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    TenCate Outdoor Fabrics is to supply Rent-a-Tent - as the first camping tour operator -  with digitally printed tent cloth for bungalow tents that will be rented to camping enthusiasts across Europe. At the Camping by Night event during the 2015 Vakantiebeurs (Holiday Trade Fair), which is being held this week in Utrecht (NL), consumers can already become acquainted with more colour for characterful camping. Digital printing techniques make it possible to create a specific camping atmosphere at camp sites and glamping locations both in the Netherlands and abroad.

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  • TenCate agrees to sell TenCate Enbi

    ENBI Transfer Rollers

    Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has reached an agreement with Platinum Equity, a US-based private equity investor, regarding the sale of TenCate Enbi. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2015. The divestment will be valued at an amount close to book value. No further financial detail will be provided.

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  • TenCate Advanced Composites signs long term supply agreement with Kestrel Aircraft for new all composite turboprop Kestrel K-350

    Kestrel K-350

    TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, have signed a long term composite materials supply agreement with Kestrel Aircraft, headquartered in Superior (Wisconsin), United States of America. The new all composite turboprop Kestrel K-350 will utilize the latest TC275-1 epoxy prepreg system of TenCate. The TC275-1 system features superior hot/wet strength retention, the ability to cure at either 275°F or 350°F, and can be processed with a free standing post cure for higher temperature performance. Financial details will not be provided.

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  • TenCate Cetex® thermoplastic composites featured on Airbus A350 XWB

    Airbus A350XWB

    TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading global composite materials company for aerospace applications, is a key supplier of thermoplastic composite materials for the Airbus A350 XWB, which completed a significant milestone event today with the first commercial delivery to Qatar Airways.

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  • TenCate protective fabrics selected by Twente safety region

    Ondertekening contract veiligheidsregio Twente

    TenCate Protective Fabrics in Nijverdal (the Netherlands) has received an order for the supply of advanced protective fabrics for firefighters’ uniforms for fire brigades in the Twente safety region, the Netherlands. These uniforms will be made by a partner of TenCate, the LHD Group in Germany. The order is for 1,028 firefighters’ uniforms, each of which, as an integrated system, is composed of multiple protective fabrics. Delivery of the first firefighters’ uniforms will start in March 2015. Financial details will not be disclosed.

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  • TenCate announces partnership with Abaris Training utilizing TenCate AmberTool® tooling prepregs

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    TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, announces a partnership with Abaris Training Resources in Reno (Nevada), USA, in which Abaris will utilize the TenCate AmberTool® tooling prepreg portfolio, including TenCate’s exclusive 3M™ Fortified Tooling Prepregs (FTP), in Abaris’ tooling design and fabrication educational workshops.

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  • Digital inkjet technologies in next development phase

    Continuous-Flow

    Digital finishing is the key technological innovation of this century for the textile industry. The drop-on-demand and continuous-flow techniques enable several substrates to be digitally finished, using fluids such as inks and coatings.

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  • TenCate composite materials replace titanium for Orion space capsule heatshield and backshell structure

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    TenCate Advanced Composites North America, a leading global composite materials company for space and aerospace applications, has developed and provided heat resistant composites for the heat shield and backshell structure of the Lockheed Martin Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle, successfully launched this week. The suite of advanced materials of TenCate in this space capsule replaces the traditional titanium solution for re-entry and splashdown requirements, while saving weight and cost. The composite heat shield design allows very large composite structures to be fabricated out of autoclave.

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  • TenCate supplies armour systems for Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of Royal Danish Navy

    TenCate Naval Armour

    TenCate Advanced Armour has secured an order from the Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for ballistic protection of the Iver Huitfeldt class frigates and Absalon class support ships of the Royal Danish Navy. The armour systems to be supplied will provide a fully engineered, lightweight solution for the protection of mission-critical areas of the Navy ships. The modular armour kits will be supplied and installed on the ships over the next months. No financial details will be provided.

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  • TenCate Grass intensifies cooperation with Johan Cruyff Foundation

    TenCate Grass intensifies cooperation with Johan Cruyff Foundation

    Since its inception in 1997 the Johan Cruyff Foundation has evolved into an organization that day after day gets youngsters moving and keeps them active. In the seventeen years of the Foundation’s existence the need to get children moving has only increased. That is why in recent years the Foundation’s target group has expanded from children with a handicap to children living in districts where there is little opportunity to play outdoors. There is often too little time, space and attention for children to play sports and games.
    The social relevance of this is greater than ever, as sports & games make a real difference in issues such as health, integration, development and participation: Getting youngsters moving again, in a healthy and responsible way.

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