Union City, Ga.-based TenCate Protective Fabrics has announced that in addition to the continued
high-volume sales of its TenCate Defender™ M fabrics, it has received a $35 million order for
TenCate Gen2™ fabrics to be used to make US Army combat uniforms.
TenCate Defender M Lenzing® FR/ para-aramid-blend fabric is the standard material used for
flame-resistant US armed forces military combat uniforms. TenCate Gen2 fabric also is used for
defense applications, and is made of aramid fibers. The fabrics are manufactured at TenCate’s
Southern Mills plant located in Union City.
December 9, 2008