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Business Description

TenCate Protective Fabrics designs, develops, manufactures, sources and sells fabrics used by garment makers for high-performance (protective) clothing. The fabrics provide protection against flame, heat, molten metal, chemical and other acids, achieved by strong know-how in blending fibres to incorporate, often patented, functionalities. TCPF is active in four segments; Industrial Safety (US, EMEA & APAC), Emergency Response (US, EMEA & APAC), Military (US, EMEA & APAC), and Workwear (EMEA).




Manufacturing & Industrials



Investment Thesis

TenCate Protective Fabrics aims to further build on its global leadership position, which is driven by its strong brand name, high quality mission-critical products and strong partnerships in both the US and Europe. The Company aims to drive continued growth by further diversifying its end markets, continuing its efforts to maintain technology leadership via new product launches, leveraging its long-term strategic partnerships across the value chain and streamlining its go-to-market strategy in the US, EMEA and APAC.

“Rivean has been a very valuable partner over the years and has given us access to significant resources and capabilities to support us in our international growth strategy.“

Maria Gallahue-Worl

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