TenCate Advanced Composites Expands Morgan Hill CA Site

MORGAN HILL, Calif. — November 4, 2011 — TenCate Advanced Composites North America in Morgan Hill
(California), USA, expands into adjacent facility. New world class space will encompass
thermoplastic composites manufacturing, R&D labs and office space. TenCate produces mainly
thermoplastic and thermoset composites to the aerospace industry. There is a growing demand for
durable lightweight composites, both from the traditional composites markets and other industrial

The expanded facility represents an important addition to the thermoplastic composite
manufacturing capabilities of TenCate. Thermoplastic composites offer a unique combination of
processability and durability, which make them well suited to serve applications ranging from
aerospace to high-end industrial markets such as oil and gas and transportation.  

Joe Morris, President at TenCate Advanced Composites North America states: “This additional
facility will provide the needed space for growth of TenCate in the composites market while
allowing flexibility for continued expansion in thermoplastic composite manufacturing”. TenCate
will maintain its current Morgan Hill thermoset manufacturing and corporate offices. The adjacent
facility in Morgan Hill CA will be specifically focused on thermoplastic composite manufacturing
and research and development.

Posted on November 8, 2011

Source: TenCate Advanced Composites North America