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TenCate signs multi-year contract for delivery of Defender M

TenCate Protective Fabrics supplies TenCate Defender M to around 20 nations worldwide for the protection of their military personnel.

23rd October 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Almelo

Protective, Clothing/​Footwear, Industrial

TenCate Protective Fabrics USA has signed a contract with a new unnamed customer outside of the US for the delivery of TenCate Defender M inherently flame-resistant fabric regarding personal protective uniforms for national armed forces.

Initial deliveries of this multi-year contract will take place in the first quarter of 2015. On the basis of this contract, TenCate expects a substantial increase in TenCate Defender M revenues in the coming year.

Properties

The TenCate Defender M thermal barrier has been designed with the same fibre and technology used to protect US Army and Marine ground forces in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2007.

Uniforms made with TenCate Defender M fabrics are said to be inherently flame-resistant and provide protective comfort and optimal durability, such as breathability and moisture regulation.

As the leader in flame resistant materials, TenCate Protective Fabrics supplies TenCate Defender M to around 20 nations worldwide for the protection of their military personnel.

Uniforms made with TenCate Defender M fabrics are said to be inherently flame-resistant and provide protective comfort and optimal durability, such as breathability and moisture regulation.

TenCate

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 developed by the company come under four areas of application: 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.

www.tencate.com

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