2008

  • Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:40 AM

    Investor Relations

    TenCate share to AMX

    NYSE Euronext has announced that, as per 2 September 2008, the share Royal Ten Cate will be added to the AMX index.

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  • Monday, July 21, 2008 7:10 AM

    Investor Relations

    US Military notifies TenCate of at least $ 100 M sales of Defender™M over next 12 months

    TenCate is expecting demand for military products to continue to grow. The sales of existing TenCate Defender™M fabrics will continue to accelerate. New TenCate Defender™M fabrics are also being developed in close coordination with the US Military and will start contributing later this year. 

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  • Thursday, July 17, 2008 12:05 PM

    Investor Relations

    Heracles starts using new synthetic turf system

    ‘Mileage counter’ measures hours of play, impact on pitch and the state of pitch maintenance

    Heracles’ new synthetic turf system in the Polman Stadium in Almelo, the Netherlands, latest (r)evolution in synthetic turf systems for football. This is an evolution because of its exceptional characteristics and the combination of all the components of the synthetic turf system, and a revolution due to its unique measurability, through the use of sensors. Heracles Almelo now has the very first ‘smart synthetic turf system’ in the world. The pitch satisfies the highest standards set by FIFA and UEFA, which is a requirement for top-flight football.

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  • Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:18 AM

    Investor Relations

    Increase in TenCate profit for the first half of 2008 approx. 40%

    - Very strong second quarter as a result of large defense orders -

    In anticipation of the publication of the half-year figures on 20 August and on the basis of the preliminary figures TenCate announces that for the first half of 2008 an increase in net profit before amortization (cash earnings) will be reported of approx. 40%, compared with the first half of 2007.

    The growth in net profit before amortization amounted to approx. 45% in the second quarter.

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  • Monday, July 14, 2008 7:26 AM

    Investor Relations

    Lenzing increases fiber production capacity for TenCate Defender™M military fabrics

    The production capacity of Lenzing®FR – The Heat Protection Fiber – is being increased substantially by Lenzing AG of Austria. The capacity expansion enables TenCate to supply larger quantities of TenCate Defender™M fabric to the US military, taking effect late 3rd quarter. TenCate Protective Fabrics, based in Union City, Georgia, USA is the leading supplier of various types of flame retardant (FR) fabrics to the United States armed forces. The Lenzing Group is the leading supplier of specialty rayon fibers in the world, with a clear focus on innovation.

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