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Metal & Steel

Flame-retardant and flame-resistant fabrics: what’s the difference?

There is a lot of confusion between fabric that is seen as flame-resistant or flame-retardant. While these two phrases sound similar, their meaning is quite...

Industrial safety

Protective clothing as a secondary employee benefit

There’s no way around it: the past months have been extremely tough for many industries. Covid-19 has seen many skilled workers laid off, leading to a shortage...

Sustainability

Design for the Environment; a guiding principle for product innovation

As the market leader for sustainable protective fabric solutions, we feel responsible to help our entire industry reduce its ecological footprint. To do this,...

Sustainability

What sustainable fibres are available on the textile market?

As a health and safety manager, we understand that your employees’ safety and comfort are your priority. When it comes to selecting the right protective...

Standards & Norms

Today’s dilemma for firefighters: norms & restrictions vs real-world needs

Over the past few years, I have been in conversation with different brigades around the fears and challenges they face in their workplace. This has given me a...

Inside Our Company

A unique approach launching new products: placing end users at the core

At TenCate Protective Fabrics, we pride ourselves on our approach to launching new products. Whenever we introduce a new product to the market, we consider the...

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Comfort

Protection and sustainability: are you ready for the best of both worlds?

At TenCate Protective Fabrics, we’re gearing up to launch a new fabric that will revolutionise the future of protective workwear. While we can’t give away too...

Industrial safety

4 Essential Elements in the Sustainable Protective Clothing Supply Chain

As companies around the world make the shift towards becoming more environmentally aware, sustainability is a hot topic. But sustainability isn’t just about...

Metal and steel industry

Comfort

4 key characteristics of comfortable fabrics in the metal and steel industry

It’s no secret that protective clothing in the metal and steel industry often scores low on comfort and wearability. Do you want to make working in a high-risk...

Industrial safety

6 keys to getting stakeholder buy-in for your protective clothing tender

Imagine this: the end of your protective clothing tender process is finally in sight, when suddenly the timeline stalls. Your stakeholders all have different...