Koninklijke Ten Cate NV : TenCate Books Asian Order For Advanced Naval Armour Systems

ALMELO, Netherlands, Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
TenCate Advanced Armour has booked a three year contract with a Singapore-basedshipyard to design, develop and manufacture lightweight ballistic protection forcrew and mission critical equipment on a number of large maritime vessels for aMiddle Eastern end-user, ensuring increased survivability for the crew on boardthe vessels without impairing speed or performance. With this new order among anumber of other recent commercial successes TenCate Advanced Armour furtherstrengthens its position in the EMEA and APAC maritime markets. The amount ofthe order will not be published.At the beginning of 2012 TenCate Advanced Armour opened a new marketing andsales office in Singapore and has since then been validated with new orderscoming in from Asian shipyards and Asian vehicle manufacturers. Currently, thereis substantial growth in this maritime market with considerable new orders for awide variety of armour solutions for all maritime platforms including largepatrol vessels, crew boats, raiding craft and Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats.'Over the years, TenCate Advanced Armour has gained much experience frommaritime projects in Europe and we apply this experience to a growing number ofprojects in Asia Pacific now. The TenCate Advanced Armour team in Singaporeoffers fully engineered and proven solutions and they understand the localrequirements in Asia Pacific' says Steen Tanderup, Managing Director of TenCateAdvanced Armour EMEA & APAC. 'We are globally leading in the design andproduction of lightweight armour solutions for a wide range of vehicles, fromlight patrol vehicles to heavy transport vehicles and main battle tanks, as wellas for naval vessels, aircraft and personnel. TenCate Advanced Armour alsodesigns and manufactures armour solutions for civil security and policingapplications'.Royal Ten CateAlmelo, the Netherlands, Tuesday 10 September 2013________________________________________________________________For further information:Digital pictures are available on your request via: media@tencate.comTenCate corporatePieter Zwinkels, Investor Relations ManagerTelephone   : +31 546 544 318Mobile        : +31 610 886 338E-mail         : ir@tencate.comInternet       : www.tencate.comTenCate Advanced Armour is a leading global supplier of a wide range of armourcomposite materials for ballistic protection. TenCate Advanced Armour developsand produces a portfolio of composite and ceramic materials and designs activearmour solutions for the protection of police, army, air force, navy andcivilian service personnel, vehicles and vessels. TenCate Advanced Armour hasfacilities in Europe, Asia and North America.Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) is a multinational company that combines textiletechnology with chemical processes and material technology in the developmentand production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics. TenCateproducts are sold throughout the world.Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: safetyand protection; space and aerospace; infrastructure and the environment; sportand recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics,composites for space and aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and syntheticturf. TenCate is listed on NYSE Euronext (AMX).Press release as PDF: http://hugin.info/130798/R/1728120/577058.pdf[HUG#1728120]

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