• 25 October 2012

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate and BASF sign agreement on strategic alliance for thermoplastic automotive composites
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    • Significant market potential for continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastics
    • Objective: Rapid availability of new materials for automotive mass production
    TenCate Advanced Composites and BASF have entered into a strategic alliance to cooperate on the development, production and commercialization of thermoplastic composite materials suitable for high-volume vehicle production.

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  • 24 October 2012

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate expands cooperation with 3M
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    TenCate Advanced Composites North America expands the cooperation with 3M, which started in 2010. This cooperation has considerably strengthened the position of the partners, particularly in composite materials for the aerospace market.
    Addressing such partnerships fits into the strategy of TenCate to speed up the market development and growth of the company by means of cooperation and business to business network structures.

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  • 12 October 2012


    Royal Ten Cate official partner of KNHB
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    Royal Ten Cate has become the official partner of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Hockey Bond (KNHB, Royal Dutch Hockey Federation). Mr Loek de Vries, President and CEO of Royal Ten Cate, and KNHB President  Mr Jan Albers sign today the partnership agreement for a period of four years ending on 31 August 2016. The collaboration between TenCate and the KNHB will focus on among other areas the Men’s and Women’s Hockey World Cup, which will take place in and around The Hague in 2014. TenCate will deploy its state-of-the-art hockey synthetic turf systems for these championships.

    For more information see: www.knhb.nl

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  • 8 October 2012

    Advanced Composites

    Establishment of European Thermoplastic Automotive Composites consortium
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    DTC Dutch Thermoplastic Components, Kok & Van Engelen, NLR National Aerospace Laboratory of the Netherlands, TenCate Advanced Composites and VIRO have decided to collaborate in the European Thermoplastic Automotive Composites consortium (eTAC). These companies, each in their own area of expertise, play a leading role in the production and processing of fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites. Their aim is to promote the use of these advanced materials in the automotive sector.

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  • 9 August 2012


    Heracles Almelo starts using new FIFA Two Star synthetic turf pitch
    TenCate grass system

    The new synthetic turf pitch of premier league club Heracles Almelo in the Polman Stadium in Almelo was delivered by main sponsor TenCate and its project partners on Monday, 9 July. It has now been approved by FIFA in line with the FIFA Two Star standard for synthetic turf football pitches. The pitch is based on the patented 3D synthetic turf clumps technology from TenCate Grass and was installed in just a few weeks by Oranjewoud Realisatie, which was also responsible for the installation of the earlier synthetic turf pitches used by Heracles Almelo.

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