2013

  • 12 December 2013

    Geosynthetics

    TenCate Geosynthetics joint winner of Water Innovation Award 2013
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    The entry ‘Vertical sand-tight geotextile' submitted by the Rivierenland Water Board in the Netherlands, has won the Water Innovation Award for 2013 in the category Dry Feet. In the words of the chair of the jury, Ms Annemieke Nijhof of Tauw Group B.V., the geotextile produced by TenCate Geosynthetics is ‘the most innovative idea that can be used within the duties and responsibilities of Dutch water boards’. The award ceremony took place on the evening of Tuesday, 10 December.

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  • 26 November 2013

    Advanced Armour

    Highly Protected Risk Award for TenCate companies
    131126 Primarette

    On Monday, November 25th, the facility of TenCate Advanced Armour Primarette (France) received the Highly Protected Risk Award from FM Global. Earlier this year, this award has been presented to the spinning and non-woven factory of TenCate Protective Fabrics USA in Senoia (Georgia). The number of TenCate companies with this award has thus grown again.

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  • 26 November 2013

    Advanced Composites

    Airbus A400M features composites ice protection plates
    131126 Airbus A400M

    The new Airbus A400M features ice protection plates produced from TenCate Cetex® glass PPS semipreg. TenCate Advanced Composites in Nijverdal (NL) supplies this thermoplastic composite material for a wide range of structural and semi-structural aircraft components. Fokker Aerostructures (Hoogeveen, NL) processes the material into finished panels.

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  • 21 November 2013

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate advanced composites launched for Mars again on MAVEN orbiter
    131121 MAVEN in construction

    TenCate Advanced Composites, as a key supplier of advanced composite materials to Lockheed Martin, is proud to be supporting NASA on the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) orbiter that was successfully launched this week. The MAVEN orbiter will analyze the upper atmosphere of Mars, which will help scientists examine how the climate of Mars has changed over time due to the loss of atmospheric gases.

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  • 20 November 2013

    Advanced Armour

    TenCate selected by Embraer for supplying ballistic protection for Embraer A-29 Super Tucano military aircraft

    TenCate Advanced Armour has been selected by aerospace manufacturer Embraer as the supplier of aerospace armour for the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano military aircraft. The aircraft will be supplied in partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) as the prime contractor for the aircraft. No financial details will be published.

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