TenCate Introduces MiraSpec Design Solutions Software To Assist In Flexible Pavement Designs

PENDERGRASS, Ga., September 7, 2010 — TenCate Geosynthetics North America introduces internet
based MiraSpec Design Solutions Software, an easy to use software program that will assist
engineers in flexible pavement design while demonstrating the many benefits of using TenCate
Mirafi® RS580i woven reinforcement  stabilization geotextile in roadway structures. 

The new software program, MiraSpec Design Solutions Software, will allow pavement designers
to perform AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) flexible
pavement Structural Number (SN) design calculations, either with or without geosynthetics. In
addition, the designer will be able to calculate the cost savings and green savings the use of
TenCate Mirafi® RS580i will provide in the design.

About TenCate Geosynthetics North America, Royal Ten Cate

TenCate Geosynthetics develops and produces synthetics fabrics, nonwovens, wovens and
geogrids, and creates design solutions and systems for infrastructure and civil engineering.
TenCate Geosynthetics has plants in Europe, North America and Asia.

Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) is a multinational company which combines textile technology with
related chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional
materials with distinctive characteristics. Products of TenCate are sold worldwide.

Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: safety 
protection, space  aerospace, infrastructure  the environment, and sport 
recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics, composites for space and
aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf. TenCate is listed on the NYSE Euronext

Posted on September 7, 2010

Press release courtesy of TenCate Geosynthetics North America