News

  • 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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  • 5 September 2014

    Geosynthetics

    Geosynthetics for high-profile infrastructure Saemangeum
    Geosynthetics Saemangeum

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dyke as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea.
    The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving of over 50% on CO2 emissions and a substantial
    reduction in the construction time of the overall project.

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  • 29 August 2014

    Protective Fabrics

    Heerema Fabrication Group opts for TenCate fabrics
    Heerema Fabrication Group crew

    For the past year employees of Heerema Fabrication Group have been wearing work clothing based on the latest fabrics from the TenCate Tecapro® collection. Protection is paramount at this company.

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