Emergency Response



Fire fighters and rescue services are protected by TenCate

TenCate Protective Fabrics earns its reputation as the most trusted name among the world’s most demanding professionals by maximizing their peace of mind with maximum protection. Our fabrics become lifesaving garments for firefighters and search and rescue personnel working under hazardous conditions in danger zones around the world.

We provide firefighters with the industry’s broadest range of choices in protective fabrics for turnout gear and stationwear, outer-shells, reinforcements and thermal liners.

Emergency Response news

  • You’ll be very welcome at RETTmobil 2017 in Fulda (Germany)

    RETT mobil 2017

    TenCate Protective Fabrics will be present on the RETTmobil 2017. This is the European leading exhibition for rescue and mobility. It is being held in Fulda in Germany on Wednesday 10 May until Friday 12 May. We look forward to meeting you at our booth (hall K, stand 1605). Here you can see and feel the latest, innovative products from TenCate that protect against heat and fire and reduce heat stress.

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  • Positive feedback from firefighters on the TenCate Millenia™

    TenCate offers the lightest, strongest and most comfortable fabrics for firefighter turnout gear, such as the TenCate Millenia™ - 450 System, which offers great performance even in the toughest conditions. You don’t have to take our word for it though. It’s also what firefighters are saying who have tried the material in practice.

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  • TenCate Experience Day 11 and 12 April

    TenCate Experience 2016

    Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 April 2016 TenCate Protective Fabrics organizes a TenCate Experience of two days for about 25 firefighters from Germany. This TenCate Experience is organized in collaboration with our partner garment maker Vorndamme.

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  • Brabant-Zuidoost firefighters get new firefighting gear based on TenCate materials

    Brabant-Zuidoost gets TenCate Millenia

    TenCate Protective Fabrics has received an order for the premium TenCate Millenia™ system from the Sioen Apparel Division in Belgium. This integrated system for personal protection consists of three protective fabrics. It will be used in the approximately 1,100 new units of turnout gear for the firefighters of the Brabant-Zuidoost safety region in the Netherlands. The agreement to this effect was signed today.

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  • Win a TenCate Experience Day

    Experience day 2015

    Do you want to experience the difference between your current firefighting gear and gear developed with the latest high-tech fabrics that are tough, heat stress reducing and comfortable? Then register now and get a chance of a TenCate Experience Day.

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  • TenCate introduces military combat fabrics for firefighter turnout gear


    TenCate Protective Fabrics in Europe is launching new thermal barrier and liner fabrics for use in firefighting turnout gear, based on the TenCate Defender™ M flame-resistant fabrics already used for military combat uniforms. These new fabrics for firefighter turnout gear use TenCate Coolderm™ technology to provide better insulation and protection from heat while offering an evaporative cooling effect to keep the skin cooler and drier. This contributes to a reduction in the heat stress suffered by firefighters and further increases their overall safety. The introduction will be at the forthcoming Interschutz 2015 international trade fair in Hannover, Germany.

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  • TenCate Millenia™ fabrics selected by Dutch Zaanstreek-Waterland fire brigade

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    The Dutch Zaanstreek-Waterland fire brigade has opted for TenCate high-tech fabrics in their turnout gear. These protective materials from TenCate will be used in 800 new fire-fighting suits for their brigades. The suits will be supplied in partnership with the LHD Group in Germany. TenCate Millenia™ fabrics will be used for the lightweight outer shell, the protective thermal liner and reinforcement parts. The first 285 suits are expected to be delivered in July 2014.

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