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Garment Manufacturers

Close the gap between your garments and the people who wear them

It’s time to start seeing the collaboration with your protective fabrics supplier as your secret weapon. We’re here to help you seamlessly connect the dots between the market, your end users, and the protective clothing that we join forces to create.

Let’s reimagine protective clothing together

In a rapidly changing world, it’s an exciting time to be a garment manufacturer. Across industries, workers look to you to keep them safe on the job. You can count on TenCate Protective Fabrics for the up-to-date expertise and advanced tech you need to design innovative collections for your customers.

Get up close to end users

Design your collections around our in-depth end user data for a real-life boost in both performance and comfort. Join us in exchanging a “one size fits all” approach for smart custom solutions that truly match your end users’ needs.

Future-proof your collections

You can rely on our forward-thinking R&D team to help you design durable garments that tick the box on sustainability without compromising on protection. Together, we can create the highest quality, most comfortable protective workwear with the smallest environmental footprint possible.

Create with confidence

When you work with us, you harness the broadest FR protective fabrics portfolio in the market. Millions of professionals around the world rely on our high-tech fabrics — and your garments — to carry out their work safely and confidently.

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What’s the market really saying?

Innovative garment design requires you to keep a finger on the market’s pulse. With our extensive experience across the workwear, industrial safety wear, military, police and firefighter industries, our collaboration with you is always informed by the latest hard trends from our market research.

Insider insights geared to you

Uplevel your protective fabrics knowledge with blogs, trend reports, case studies and whitepapers from our in-house experts.

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What does a future-proof textile services sector looks like according to our industry experts?

“Breathing circularity, towards a green economy: facing challenges with...

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The impact of hyperinflation on working capital and cashflow in the protective clothing industry

When it comes to supply chains in the protective clothing industry, we are...

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How hyperinflation in the supply chain affects the protective clothing industry

At present, many industries are facing huge challenges in their supply chains....

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Choosing the right FR-fabrics made simple: meet the Fabric Selector

If we could grant Health & Safety Managers a wish when it comes to the...

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The four global trends that affect the protective clothing industry

The world around us is developing at a rapid pace, and these changes have a...

Audi chooses comfort & looks for workwear
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Audi chooses comfort & looks for workwear

Read how Audi chose to renew their workwear to increase comfort & feel in their...

Healthcare meets sustainable fibers: nij smellinghe
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Healthcare meets sustainable fibers: nij smellinghe

Read how Dutch hospital Nij Smellinghe switched to workwear made with...

New uniforms of dutch ambulance personnel
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New uniforms of dutch ambulance personnel

These new uniforms take care of people and environment with no compromise on...

The journey of engie towards protective workwear that is ‘made for life’
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The journey of engie towards protective workwear that is ‘made for life’

How do you create workwear that is safe, durable, comfortable and in line with...

Damen shipyards group takes safety to a higher level
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Damen shipyards group takes safety to a higher level

Discover how Damen Shipyards Group takes safety to a higher level with a new...

6 trends in firefighting suits
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6 trends in firefighting suits

With this trend report, you are the first to hear about the latest trends...

 The Protective Clothing Audit Guide
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The Protective Clothing Audit Guide

This step by step guide takes you through the process of conducting a...

 The FR fabrics guide
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The FR fabrics guide

Learn how to build a strong safety culture and feel confident in all your...

5 Global Trends in PPE-Clothing for the Industrial Safety Industry
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5 Global Trends in PPE-Clothing for the Industrial Safety Industry

Don’t miss out on the latest exciting opportunities when it comes to selecting...

A data-driven approach to garment design

Looking for a smarter way to bring end user data into your product development process? Our protective clothing audit tool is a treasure trove of end user insights for garment makers like you.