2014

  • 2 October 2014

    Outdoor Fabrics

    TenCate Outdoor Fabrics presents innovations at Kampeer en Caravan Jaarbeurs 2014
    The Freedom Collections

    Material technology group TenCate will present innovative previews of the possibilities that digital textile finishing will offer during the Kampeer en Caravan Jaarbeurs 2014 in Utrecht. At the experiences pavilion The Freedom Collections, TenCate Outdoor Fabrics will show how this revolutionary technology will give maximum freedom to the design and production of digitally finished cloth qualities for both tents and sun awnings.

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  • 1 October 2014

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate Advanced Composites plan for growth and expansion with UK Centre of Excellence
    growth strategy

    TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading global composite materials company, announce plans for the growth and expansion of equipment and facilities at their manufacturing facility in Langley Mill (Nottingham), United Kingdom, as part of their growth strategy. The UK plant will be a centre of excellence for thermoset chemistry systems serving the EMEA region. The substantial investment will bring additional capability and capacity for fabric and UD based products, which are ideally suited to serving existing markets like Formula 1 motorsport, automotive and industrial markets.

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  • 17 September 2014

    Investor Relations

    Consortium of TenCate, Norma and others receives €1.5 million from Province of Overijssel for smart production in The Factory of the Future
    Factory of the Future

    The Province of Overijssel has granted a €1.5 million development subsidy to a consortium headed by TenCate for the innovation centre The Factory of the Future. The size of the project amounts to approximately €6 million. The objective of the project is to make the production of advanced TenCate materials, such as protective fabrics, even more efficient, sustainable and smart, in what is known as smart production. Apart from initiator TenCate, Theo Rietkerk, a member of the Provincial Executive of Overijssel, has consistently done his utmost in recent years to promote this groundbreaking technological innovation in the manufacturing industry in the Eastern Netherlands, which is of great importance for the regional economy and direct and indirect employment.

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  • 16 September 2014

    Advanced Composites

    TenCate supplies composites to ICON Aircraft A5 Amphibious Sport Aircraft
    ICON A5 - 1

    TenCate Advanced Composites is a key supplier of advanced composites to ICON Aircraft for the innovative A5 Amphibious Sport Aircraft, which recently had its first flight and successful unveiling. The aircraft company has already received market response for more than 1,400 A5 positions.

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  • 8 September 2014

    Aerospace Composites

    Growing importance of thermoplastics in aerospace
    Thermoplastics of growing importance for aerospace industry

    The growing need of the aerospace’ industry for higher volumes may accelerate the move to more applications of thermoplastic composites, like the automotive sector’s shift to thermoplastics.

    Advantages of thermoplastics include notably faster manufacturing and better performance.

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