• 6 March 2012

    Aerospace Composites

    TenCate Advanced Composites delivers high performance composites for sunshield deployment structure of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

    High performance composites from TenCate Advanced Composites in Fairfield (California), USA, are utilized in the manufacture of the mid-boom sunshield deployment structure of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, world’s premier astrophysics observatory. The launch of this telescope is planned for 2018.

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  • Tuesday, March 06, 2012 12:00 AM

    Protective Fabrics

    TenCate Protective Fabrics wins order for Shropshire Fire & Rescue in U.K.

    TenCate Protective Fabrics has won an important order from the British producer FlamePro (UK) Ltd, for the delivery of inherently heat and flame resistant materials for the structural fire fighter clothing for Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service in the U.K. This seven-year contract employs a new lightweight system, the TenCate Tecasystem™ Millenia 450, in the construction for more than 1200 fire service outfits. The first 300 outfits are expected to be handed over in June 2012.

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  • 29 February 2012

    Investor Relations

    TenCate continues upward trend with profit increase of 28%

    Highlights of 2011

    • Growth in sales of 16% to € 1,139 million (+12% organic)
    • Operating result (EBITA) up 21% to € 102.5 million (+27% organic)
    • EBITA margin in 2011: 9.0% (2010: 8.6%)
    • Net profit up 28% to € 58.7 million
    • Advanced Textiles & Composites: strong growth in sales and substantial increase in operating result
    • Geosynthetics & Grass: growth in sales and non-recurring decline in operating result
    • Dividend proposal: € 0.95 per share (+27%), in cash or as a stock dividend at shareholder’s discretion (2010: € 0.75 per share, stock dividend option)

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  • 28 February 2012

    Investor Relations

    CCS Composites receives Silver Boeing Supplier Performance Award

    CCS Composites in Fairfield (California), USA – a wholly owned subsidiary of TenCate Advanced Composites – receives a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. CCS Composites has maintained a silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period.

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  • 16 February 2012

    Investor Relations

    TenCate Grass announces Heat Reflective technology to be added benefit of TenCate XP Blade™

    TenCate Grass, the leader in components for synthetic turf systems, will make Heat Reflective (HR) performance standard on all TenCate XP Blade™ produced for the US market. TenCate XP Blade™, since its introduction in 2004, has become recognized as the most durable fiber on the market and is now an even better performing fiber at no additional cost, offering heat reduction on warm sunny days.

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