2011

  • 21 December 2011

    Investor Relations

    TenCate Advanced Composites receives quality certification

    TenCate Advanced Composites announces that both of its North American prepreg facilities in Morgan Hill and Fairfield are now AS9100:2009 Rev C quality certified. This certification also covers CCS Composites, a wholly owned subsidiary of TenCate focused on providing the aerospace industry with compression molded parts. These North American aerospace prepreg facilities of TenCate were previously certified to AS9100:2009 Rev B. 

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  • 19 December 2011

    Investor Relations

    TenCate Geosynthetics delivers strong performance with innovations and projects

    TenCate Geosynthetics is delivering a strong performance globally, with approximately 15% organic sales growth to date. This strong performance is the result of the introduction of new products, as well as a growing need for sustainable environmental concepts, water management and marine solutions. These new products are in response to developments in the markets for soil stabilization and soil reinforcement. Market opportunities are considerable.

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  • 15 December 2011

    Investor Relations

    Synthetic turf pitches in Scotland show the way for English Clubs

    There is growing pressure from English Football League Clubs to allow the installation of artificial turf. As the GreenFields artificial turf pitch at Scottish based Stenhousemuir receives its 6th annual FIFA 2 Star certification, clubs in the English Football League are starting to realise the long term, sustainable benefits an artificial turf pitch could bring to their clubs.

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  • 2 December 2011

    Investor Relations

    New synthetic turf baseball field Kyocera Dome Osaka

    In only 10 days’ time AstroCorporation, GreenFields’ strategic partner in Japan, installed a new baseball field at the Kyocera Dome Osaka. The Dome is one of the largest indoor covered spaces in Japan. Besides hosting numerous concerts, events, meetings and conferences, it is mostly known as home of the Orix Buffaloes, one of Japan’s Pacific League Baseball professional baseball teams.

    GreenFields is a part of TenCate. The company is specialized in the development, production, supply, installation and maintenance of synthetic turf systems. GreenFields has been awarded the FIFA and the IRB Preferred Producer status.
    Hugo de Vries, Sales Director of GreenFields is enthousiastic: “Has an artificial turf pitch been installed faster before? Regardless of the answer, AstroCorporation were able to install the 13,200m² synthetic sporting surface in a record time”.

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  • 1 December 2011

    Investor Relations

    TenCate USA plays host to members of Congres and Dutch ambassador

    In August the TenCate sites in Pendergrass (Georgia, USA) and Hebron (Ohio, USA) received visits from members of the United States House of Representatives, the lower house of the American Congress. In November, TenCate Protective Fabrics in Union City (Georgia, US) was honoured by the visit of three prominent guests. They were Renée Jones-Bos, the Netherlands ambassador to the United States, consul-general Simone Filippini and her senior commercial officer Barbara Staals. This formed part of a working visit by the ambassador to the state of Georgia aimed at further advancing the strong economic and cultural ties between the Netherlands and this southern state.

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