• Friday, December 04, 2009 12:00 AM


    Synthetic turf fibers TenCate Grass for East Asia Games

    The hockey matches during the East Asia Games from 5 – 13 December 2009 in Hong Kong will be played at Kings Park Hockey Ground, where the hockey pitch is based on TenCate Tapeslide™ LSR® turf fibre.

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  • 2 December 2009


    TenCate Geotube® environmental order in Malaysia

    TenCate Geosynthetics Asia has secured an order at Huntsman Tioxide in Teluk Kalong (Malaysia) for the supply of 105 TenCate Geotube® systems. These systems will be used in Malaysia as an environmentally-friendly solution for the dewatering and storage of calcium sulfate. The TenCate Geotube® containers will be produced by Ten Cate Industrial Zhuhai (China) and supplied through Ashland, a company that is involved in among other things the field of waste water treatment. Deliveries started in October and will continue for nine months.

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  • Tuesday, November 17, 2009 12:00 AM

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate Advanced Armour has been awarded a contract from Sagem to deliver TenCate Multi-light™ ballistic protective inserts for the French Army FELIN program

    From 2009 until 2011 TenCate Advanced Armour will deliver a total of approximately 22,500 systems that each consists of several ballistic inserts designed to protect against specific customised threats. The order from Sagem (Safran Group) emphasizes the position of TenCate Advanced Armour as a leading supplier of customised lightweight protection solutions for service men and women and their equipment. At Milipol 2009 in Paris from 17-20 November, TenCate Advanced Armour will exhibit the TenCate Multi-light™ inserts.

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  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009 12:00 AM

    Investor Relations

    TenCate trading update concerning third quarter of 2009

    Cost measures show positive effect on operating result (EBITA)

    • Operating result for the third quarter of 2009 rose by € 4.8 million compared with the second quarter
    • Positive cash flow of € 64 million (up to and including the third quarter)
    • Strong balance sheet position (solvency 47%) 
    • Debt position reduced to € 264 million (end of 2008: € 331 million)
    • Debt / EBITDA ratio 2.5
    • Cutback in workforce (FTEs) by 880 (-18%) since 1 January 2009

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  • Tuesday, October 06, 2009 8:15 AM


    Opening of the hundredth Cruyff Court with TenCate synthetic turf

    The hundredth Cruyff Court in the Netherlands will be officially opened in Venlo today, Tuesday, 6 October. This multisports pitch based on synthetic turf from TenCate is dedicated to Jeu Sprengers, the former chairman of the KNVB (the Royal Dutch Football Association) and a former UEFA committee member, as well as the former chairman of VVV Venlo. He was one of the driving forces behind the KNVB’s initiative to support the Cruyff Courts.

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