TenCate Protective Fabrics News

TenCate Protective Fabrics Announces Bert Truesdale To Deliver Keynote Address At The 30th Annual FLAME Conference

The Senior Director of Dyeing and Finishing Technology at TenCate Protective Fabrics, Bert Truesdale, will be delivering a keynote address at the 30th annual FLAME Conference in San Antonio, Texas, this May 19th through the 22nd. The FLAME Conference focuses on new advances in flame retardancy of polymeric materials. The conference is sponsored by BCC Research, a company that provides market research for clients looking to study new business opportunities. FR coatings science Over the course...

TenCate Protective Fabrics To Unveil Latest TurnOut Gear That Saves Firefighters’ Lives At FDIC International 2019

During FDIC International 2019, TenCate Protective Fabrics is slated to showcase TurnOut Gear that has seen multiple exposures. TurnOut Gear for Firefighters Concern over higher rates of occupation cancer among firefighters prompts additional efforts in decontamination and cleaning of turnout gear to reduce particulate accumulation. But the question on everyone’s mind is whether the turnout gear is able to stand up to more washing and drying along with the daily wear-and-tear owing to fi...

TenCate Protective Fabrics Takes Part In 2019 F.I.E.R.O. Fire PPE Symposium

Firefighters from all across the country converged on Raleigh, North Carolina this week to attend presentations given by F.I.E.R.O. (the Fire Industry Educational Resource Organization) at its 2019 F.I.E.R.O. Fire PPE Symposium. 2019 F.I.E.R.O. Fire PPE Symposium The biennial fire safety and security conference boasted a record attendance rate and offered informational sessions on a wide range of subjects of interest for firefighters globally. TenCate Protective Fabrics, along with other indu...

TenCate Protective Fabrics Supplies Heat- And Flame-resistant Materials To Fire Brigades In The Netherlands

The materials provide protection against chemicals, water, heat, fire and mechanical stress The IJsselland and North-East Gelderland fire brigades in the Netherlands have opted for the optimal protection of inherently heat- and flame-resistant materials from TenCate Protective Fabrics. The order, which will involve a total of 1,850 uniforms, is the result of two European tenders. TenCate has developed new protective fabrics that provide permanent protection as well as a high...

TenCate Protective Fabrics Secures Order For TenCate Tecashield® In Partnership With Lion Apparel

TenCate has secured the order for heat and flame retardant materials for the Amsterdam-Amstelland fire brigade TenCate Protective Fabrics in partnership with Lion Apparel has secured a major TenCate Tecashield® order for the delivery of inherently heat- and flame-retardant materials for the turn-out gear of the Amsterdam-Amstelland fire brigade in the Netherlands. The TenCate material used will be mainly for the lightweight outer shell, the protective thermal liner and rei...

Aero Sekur To Deliver Fire-resistant TenCate Defender™ M Fabric To "Soldier Of The Future" Programme

TenCate Protective Fabrics EMEA secures order from Italian Aero Sekur for fire-resistant Defender™ M fabric TenCate Protective Fabrics EMEA is has secured an initial order from the Italian manufacturer Aero Sekur S.p.A (Aprilia, Italy) for the delivery of inherently fire-resistant TenCate Defender™ M fabric to the Italian "Soldier of the Future" programme (Forza Nec). The aim of this programme is to modernise the equipment of the Italian infantry. This...

TenCate Reports A Net Profit Growth Of 47% In The Third Quarter

The company expects more growth in future due to increasing demand for industrial protective fabrics Despite the shortages, increased raw material costs, pressure on margins and integration costs at synthetic turf companies related to TenCate (downstream activities), profit growth amounted to 47%. Loek de Vries, President and CEO of TenCate: ‘Sales in the third quarter are at approximately the same level as recorded in the top year 2008. A significant rise in sal...

TenCate Will Supply Thermoplastic Composite For Airbus A350 XWB Program

Application of thermoplastic material  will enable serial production of Airbus A350 XWB in large numbers TenCate Cetex® material - that can be characterized as high strength and low weight - will be applied to the stiffening structure of the body of the Airbus A350 XWB. The TenCate Advanced Composites Europe announced that an enabled material contract has been signed to supply TenCate Cetex® carbon fabric laminates for use in the new Airbus A350 XW...

TenCate Releases Second Quarter And First Half Trading Update

There has been a considerable development in the financial progress of Tencate in the year 2010 In advance of the publication of the half-year figures on Thursday, 26 August 2010 and on the basis of provisional results, TenCate announced that its operating result (EBIT) amounts to approximately € 27 million in the second quarter of 2010 (second quarter of 2009: € 11.1 million). The operating result for the first six months of 2010 doubled to an amount of approximate...

TenCate Protective Fabrics Designed For Military Use To Double As Fire Fighter Garments

TenCate Defender M is a cost-efficient option for garments worn by wildland fire fighters  TenCate Protective Fabrics announces that TenCate Defender M, the leading protective fabric for combat uniforms of the United States military, is now being evaluated for use in the garment of fire fighters. Engineered with patented, inherently flame-resistant properties that will not wash out or wear out, TenCate Defender M is ideal for use as a thermal liner for fire fighters' turn...

TenCate Appoints New Global Group Directors

Royal TenCate is ready to makea difference with its new boardmembers TenCate decides to appoint Global Group Directors. The Executive Board of Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has appointed Dave Clarke (52) as new Global Group Director TenCate Advanced Composites, effective January 1, 2011.   It has also appointed Wally Moore (46), former Group Director TenCate Geosynthetics Europe, as Global Group Director TenCate Geosynthetics, effective since July 1, 2010. Jorg Huber (66)...

TenCate Showcases Tecasystem™ With Lightweight Highly Protective Layers For Firefighters

Firefighters all over the worldare protected by the TenCate protective fabrics At the international trade fair show Interschutz this week in Leipzig (GE), TenCate Protective Fabrics presents its multi layered fabric for fire fighting apparel. TenCate Protective Fabrics supplies all the protective layers called Millenia 450, at 450 grams per square metre in this light weight TenCate Tecasystem™. That integrated protective system is the lightest on the intern...

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