21 April 2010

Royal Ten Cate nominated for King Willem I Prize 2010

Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has been nominated for the King Willem I Prize (Koning Willem I Prijs) 2010. The nomination of TenCate for the Dutch enterprise award is in the category for companies of more than 250 employees. The other two nominated companies in this category are Stage Entertainment and the VDL Group from the Netherlands.

The King Willem I Prize is awarded once every two years by the Dutch King Willem I Foundation, with active support from the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands. TenCate received the prestigious King Willem I Prize once before, in 1992.

Mr Loek de Vries, President and CEO of TenCate, said: ‘The Executive Board and the employees of TenCate are delighted with this nomination. It is a recognition of our entrepreneurship.’

The presentation of the King Willem I Prize will take place on Friday 25 June in the Royal Theatre in The Hague by HRH the Prince of Orange.

Royal Ten Cate
Almelo, the Netherlands, Wednesday 21 April 2010

For futher information:

The digital photo of the presentation of the award which belongs to the nomination for the King Willem I Prize 2010 is available upon request via: media@tencate.com.

Frank Spaan, Director Corporate Development
Telephone : +31 546 544 977
Mobile  : + 31 612 96 17 24
E-mail  : f.spaan@tencate.com
Internet  : www.tencate.com

Royal Ten Cate nv (TenCate) is a multinational company that combines textile technology with chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics. TenCate products are sold throughout the world.
Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of applications: safety and protection; space and aerospace; infrastructure and the environment; sport and recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics, composites for space and aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf. TenCate is listed on NYSE Euronext (AMX).

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