• 29 May 2015

    Protective Fabrics

    TenCate introduces military combat fabrics for firefighter turnout gear

    TenCate Protective Fabrics in Europe is launching new thermal barrier and liner fabrics for use in firefighting turnout gear, based on the TenCate Defender™ M flame-resistant fabrics already used for military combat uniforms. These new fabrics for firefighter turnout gear use TenCate Coolderm™ technology to provide better insulation and protection from heat while offering an evaporative cooling effect to keep the skin cooler and drier. This contributes to a reduction in the heat stress suffered by firefighters and further increases their overall safety. The introduction will be at the forthcoming Interschutz 2015 international trade fair in Hannover, Germany.

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  • 28 May 2015


    Geosynthetics for construction Lach Huyen Bridge in Haiphong
    2 geo haiphong web 2

    The longest sea-crossing bridge in Vietnam is under construction close to the Vietnamese city of Hải Phòng (Haiphong), situated near the Gulf of Tonkin. This massive infrastructure project involves the building of a new deep sea port for the northern region of Vietnam and the construction of a motorway. Geosynthetics from TenCate are used in constructing works platforms.

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  • 7 May 2015

    Investor Relations

    TenCate agrees to sell Xennia Technology Ltd

    TenCate has signed the agreements with Sensient Technologies Corporation (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA) to acquire the assets of Xennia Technology Ltd (Letchworth, UK). Consequently, the expectation is realistic that a final closing of the envisaged transaction can be reached shortly. Financial details of the transaction will not be made available.

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  • 1 May 2015

    Investor Relations

    TenCate sets exchange ratio for stock dividend

    With reference to the dividend for the 2014 financial year, Royal Ten Cate announces that the number of dividend rights of ordinary shares of € 2.50 nominal value giving right to one new ordinary share, has been set at 42.

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  • 23 April 2015

    Investor Relations

    TenCate trading update for the first quarter of 2015

    Key figures
    in millions of Euros
    First quarter
    First quarter
    Revenues 267.7 223.3
    Organic revenue growth + 9% − 6%
    EBITA 9.8 5.5
    Net interest-bearing debt 235.6 209.4
    Debt ratio, Net debt / EBITDA 2.69 2.80

    TenCate recorded a 20% increase in revenues in the first quarter of 2015. On an organic basis, adjusted in part for the higher dollar exchange rate, revenue growth was 9%. The strong revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 relating to composite materials and synthetic turf continued in the first quarter of 2015. Higher sales of TenCate Defender™ M and synthetic turf drove the improvement in margins and earnings. An earnings recovery at TenCate Advanced Armour has not yet materialised.

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