ALMELO, Netherlands, March 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TenCate Protective Fabrics supplies the protective fabric TenCate Defender(TM) M for the uniforms of the special units of the Dutch army on its mission in Mali. The new Multicam® combat clothing is fit for military operations under extreme conditions. The new uniforms meet the high demands of combat clothing for special units, such as flame retardancy, insect repellence and optimal wearing comfort.
The Netherlands herewith makes the same choice as did 19 other countries, including the United States and NATO partners like Norway.
The uniforms are manufactured by NFM, a garment maker in Norway, which together with textiles technology company TenCate supplies high-quality protection solutions for, among others, armies.
TenCate Protective Fabrics
Nijverdal, the Netherlands, Friday 7 March 2014
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TenCate Protective Fabrics is the global leader in the development, production and marketing of protective and safety fabrics for industry, services, fire-fighting and defence. TenCate Protective Fabrics has manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
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