Summer 2012

Danish Minister of Defence in Vissenbjerg

The TenCate Advanced Armour facility in Vissenbjerg (Denmark) played host to Nick Hækkerup, the Danish Minister of Defence, on Thursday, 26 April. The visit was part of a two-day trip the minister was making to Danish defence companies.

Peter Bertelsen, director, product development and strategic markets, gave a presentation about the company. Michal Knudsen (plant manager) and Helle Specht (director of operations, TenCate Advanced Armour EMEA) then took the minister and his party on a tour of the factory.

Minister Hækkerup speaking to Helle Specht. Michal Knudsen, Jonas Holck (marketing & offset manager) and Peter Bertelsen listen in.


The tour began at the finished product solutions and went through the materials, pressing and cutting departments to the business unit where the patented TenCate Liba® system is manufactured.


The minister was also shown examples of protection solutions against roadside bombs, such as the TenCate ABDS™ active blast countermeasure system (not on the picture).

Blue fabric (Tecawork Blue 65287)