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  • TenCate and PROOF Research announce exclusive partnership agreement

    Jet fighter

    TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading supplier of advanced thermoset and thermoplastic composites materials, and Performance Polymer Solutions Inc. announce that they have entered into an exclusive partnership to jointly develop, market and offer high temperature prepreg materials to the aerospace industry. The materials will be produced at the production facilities of TenCate in Morgan Hill, California, USA, and will be formulated with the line of innovative, high temperature resin systems of Performance Polymer Solutions Inc., based in Columbia Falls, Montana, USA.

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  • TenCate Advanced Armour selected as supplier for GDELS EAGLE V 4X4 for Germany

    TenCate Advanced Armour selected as supplier for GDELS EAGLE V 4X4

    TenCate Advanced Armour has been selected as supplier for General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) for the delivery of lightweight and modular armour systems for a total of 176 vehicles for the German Bundeswehr to be supplied by 2015.

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  • TenCate at the Hannover Messe

    Hannover Messe Merkel Rutte

    Sunday 6 April, German chancellor Angela Merkel officially opened the Hannover Messe. Theme of the world’s largest industrial trade fair is the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution’. At the opening, the Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte stated that 'our innovation has to become just as famous as our tulips and dykes'. The Netherlands, partner country of the Messe, is represented by 270 companies and research institutions. The Dutch present themselves with the slogan ‘Global challenges, smart solutions’. TenCate is one of the participants.

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  • TenCate Millenia™ fabrics selected by Dutch Zaanstreek-Waterland fire brigade

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    The Dutch Zaanstreek-Waterland fire brigade has opted for TenCate high-tech fabrics in their turnout gear. These protective materials from TenCate will be used in 800 new fire-fighting suits for their brigades. The suits will be supplied in partnership with the LHD Group in Germany. TenCate Millenia™ fabrics will be used for the lightweight outer shell, the protective thermal liner and reinforcement parts. The first 285 suits are expected to be delivered in July 2014.

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  • GreenFields Stadium with black carpet

    GreenFields Stadium in black

    Before the green synthetic turf is rolled out , the temporary GreenFields Stadium for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 turns black. At this time, the E-layer is applied. This is the thin layer that allows for more elasticity and damping of the mat and also determines the ball behavior.

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  • Now available: Annual Review 2013

    This year, TenCate publishes an Annual Review. This 56 page review is a summary of the Annual Report 2013.

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  • Dutch Minister Kamp hands out innovation awards at JEC Show 2014

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    During his visit to the JEC Show in Paris on Tuesday 11 March, the Dutch Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs (EZ) handed out international awards to Dutch companies. TenCate was one of them.

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  • TenCate Advanced Armor signs teaming agreement with Air Cargo Containers

    140311 Air cargo container

    TenCate Advanced Armor USA has signed a teaming agreement with Air Cargo Containers, LLC to manufacture lightweight air cargo containers. The fully-certified, lightweight, composite air cargo carriers have a tare weight of 480lbs or about 350 pounds less than competing aluminum containers, a 42 percent weight savings. These innovative protective containers will be presented this week at the World Cargo Symposium held in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

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  • TenCate co-recipient 2014 JEC Innovation Award on composite aircraft seat

    140311 Titanium seat

    TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading supplier of advanced composite materials for the aerospace industry, is pleased to announce that the JEC 2014 Aircraft Interiors Innovation Award has been won for the Titanium Seat by Expliseat and its partners TenCate Advanced Composites, RocTool, Hexcel and A&P Technology. The Titanium Seat is the first composite aircraft seat to pass dynamic 16g crash tests and being twice as light as the nearest competition. This innovative seat is the most efficient economy-class seat for the Airbus A320 and Boeing B737 families. This prestigious award is awarded this afternoon at the JEC show in Paris, France, by Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs.

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  • Dutch aerospace companies and research institutions present themselves at JEC Composites 2014

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    Dutch aerospace companies and research institutions present themselves from Tuesday 11 to Thursday, March 13 at the JEC Composites 2014 in Paris. The companies and institutions each has its own specialty in the field of composites and engines in the aviation industry. Participants include Airborne Composites , Dutch Thermoplastic Components DTC , Fokker Technologies Holding , KVE Composites Group , National Aerospace Laboratory NLR , TenCate Advanced Composites and TU Delft. The cluster works with the Dutch government in the Partners for International Business ( PIB ) program with a focus on France. The Netherlands are partner of the JEC 2014. Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs will visit the trade fair.

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