• 8 March 2011

    Investor Relations

    TenCate appointments

    The Executive Board of Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has appointed Mr Frank Spaan (55) as Corporate Director, Business Development and Mr Rob Janse LLM (43) as Director, Corporate Legal Affairs.

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  • Friday, March 04, 2011 8:00 AM

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate ABDS™ blast protection system successfully tested

    TenCate Advanced Armour and ABDS A/S in Denmark in collaboration with the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), have successfully completed a fullscale, underbelly improvised explosive device test on a 15ton flat-belly Armoured Personnel Carrier with fully integrated ABDS™ active blast countermeasure system.

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  • 3 March 2011


    TenCate Grass expands production capacity of TenCate XP Blade™ for sustainable synthetic turf

    TenCate Grass has substantially expanded the production capacity of its most sustainable synthetic turf product, TenCate XP Blade™. The start-up of an   additional production line in Dayton (Tennessee, US) will enable TenCate Grass to meet the sharp increase in global demand for these wear-resistant synthetic turf fibres.

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  • 2 March 2011

    Investor Relations

    TenCate net profit up 92% to € 46.0 million in 2010

    Highlights of 2010

    • Sales in 2010: €984.5 million (2009: €842.1 million; 17% of which +10% autonomous).
    • EBITA in 2010: € 85.0 million (2009: €41.5 million; +109% autonomous).
    • EBITA margin in 2010: 8.6% (2009: 4.9%).
    • Net profit in 2010: € 46.0 million (2009: € 23.9 million).
    • EBITA Advanced Textiles & Composites sector up 38% to € 43.8 million.
    • EBITA Geosynthetics & Grass sector increases by 87% to € 31.4 million.
    • Considerable recovery in the result of synthetic turf activities.
    • Strong growth in sales of TenCate Defender™ M products; sales in fourth quarter approx. US $ 60 million.
    • Dividend proposal: € 0.75 per share, in cash or as a stock dividend, at shareholder’s discretion (2009: € 0.60 per share, stock dividend option).

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  • 25 February 2011

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate appoints Mark Edwards as North American President at TenCate Advanced Armor

    TenCate Advanced Armor in Newark (Ohio, USA) is pleased to announce that Mark Edwards is appointed as President of TenCate Advanced Armor concerning the North American operations. TenCate Advanced Armor has been a participant in the majority of the American military vehicle and personnel protection armor programs with state of the art manufacturing for ‘build to print’ and ‘design to threat’ armor systems.

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