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TenCate Advanced Composites completes acquisition of PMC Baycomp


TenCate Advanced Composites has completed the acquisition of Performance Materials Corporation Baycomp. The acquisition of PMC Baycomp provides TenCate Advanced Composites a strong position for the growing industrial composites markets worldwide, in particular the automotive market.

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Green Team Twente wins Shell Eco-marathon in
Urban Concept class

The Green Team Twente has won the first prize in the Shell Eco-marathon in the Urban Concept category (hydrogen) with 75 km / kWh (727.5 km on 1 liter of petrol). TenCate is a sponsor of the team. The company provided the participants of composite material, pilots overalls and three modern tents made ​​from TenCate materials: two for the team and one for the vehicle.

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Promoted football club PEC Zwolle opts for a GreenFields woven artificial turf field

After an absence of eight years, PEC Zwolle is now preparing to re-enter the Dutch premier league. PEC Zwolle endeavours to become a stable premier league club. The club has chosen an artificial turf field produced according to a patented 3D technique from TenCate for producing artificial grass clumps, which is sold worldwide by GreenFields, a subsidiary of TenCate.

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TenCate announces conversion ratio

Following the dividend announcement relating to the dividend for the 2011 financial year of 19 April 2012, Koninklijke Ten Cate nv hereby announces that the number of dividend rights in order to obtain one new ordinary share has been set at 22 dividend rights of ordinary shares with a nominal value of € 2.50 each.

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TenCate begins 2012 in line with expectations

TenCate trading update for the first quarter of 2012

Sales and operating result

X € million First quarter 2012 First quarter 2011 Change
Sales 257 279 -8%
EBITA 13.2 20.1 -34%
Net profit 5.1 10.0 -49%

The sales and profit achieved in the first quarter of 2012 are in line with expectations. The comparison with the first quarter of 2011 is not representative, as an exceptionally high level of sales of TenCate Defender ™M was generated last year.

The expectation for 2012 as a whole announced earlier will be maintained, barring unforeseen circumstances.

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TenCate and KPMG distance themselves from VEB reporting

TenCate and KPMG have distanced themselves from the report in a recent newsletter of the Vereniging van Effectenbezitters (VEB) [Asociation of Securities Holders] in respect of an alleged statement by KPMG Accountants during the TenCate Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on Thursday, 19 April 2012.
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Declaration of dividend TenCate for 2011

During the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Ten Cate, which was held on Thursday 19 April 2012, the dividend for the 2011 financial year was declared at € 0.95 (2010: € 0.75) per ordinary share of € 2.50 par value.

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TenCate gives premier league club Heracles Almelo a world first

TenCate has been working on innovative, multilayer, three-dimensional weaving technology, which enables a number of characteristics in a sports pitch to be combined. Through its partners such as GreenFields and Edel Grass, TenCate has gained experience in the production and installation of woven synthetic turf products. All the available technological innovations will be combined in the new pitch.

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Heracles Almelo honorable second in KNVB Cup Final 2012

Heracles Almelo has reached an honorable second place in the KNVB Cup Final 2012. On Easter Sunday in the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam, Heracles had to bow for PSV. The team from Eindhoven won 3-0. The KNVB Cup may not go to Almelo, Royal Ten Cate compliments Heracles with the team effort.


TenCate Advanced Composites joins National Composites Centre in UK

TenCate Advanced Composites, as a leading company in the manufacture of advanced thermoplastic and thermoset materials, is now joining as tier 2 member the National Composites Centre based in Bristol, United Kingdom. As multinational company, TenCate aims at working together with primary centres of excellence on research and application of these advanced composite materials.

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