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TenCate to sell Xennia Technology to US colour manufacturer

The activities of Xennia Technology, an ink supplier for industrial digital inkjet processes for various industries, will become part of the Sensient Colors Group.

8th May 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Almelo

Industrial, Interiors

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of colours, flavours and fragrances. The activities of Xennia Technology will become part of the Sensient Colors Group.

Xennia Technology

Xennia Technology is predominantly an ink supplier for industrial digital inkjet processes for various industries. In recent years Xennia Technology successfully developed inks for various niche applications, mainly for the ceramic industry and the (technical) textile industry.

As an enabling partner, Xennia Technology has been part of the technological innovation of TenCate in connection with digital printing and finishing.

The current stage of this development has enabled TenCate to review its ownership position. As from 2014 TenCate successfully launched its first commercial products on the basis of digital inkjet technology in the market segment of outdoor fabrics.

Royal Ten Cate

Royal Ten Cate is a multinational company, which combines material technology and chemical processes in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics.

Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application, including: safety and protection, space and aerospace; infrastructure and the environment; sport and recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics, composites for space and aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf.

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