Seven Out of 10 U.S. Firefighters Wear TenCate
The first manufacturer of flame-resistant (FR) fabrics to supply a fire department with aramid fabrics: TenCate Protective Fabrics. That was in 1969 and the garments went to the Cleveland, Ohio, Fire Department.
Since then, TenCate Protective Fabrics has been the leader in FR fabrics for the fire service industry.
With more than 1.1 million firefighters in the United States, more than 70 percent wear a textile from TenCate Protective Fabrics.
TenCate Protective Fabrics manufactures innovative fabrics for the fire service.
- The structural firefighting fabrics including TenCate outer shells and thermal barriers are second to none, rhino tough and incredibly comfortable.
- The technical rescue options include the lightest weight and most durable option available today.
- With a wide range of comfort and crisp appearance, TenCate stationwear provides another layer of protection.
- TenCate began supplying FR fabrics for the U.S. Forest Service in 1982 and gives wildland firefighting outstanding performance and quality along with a wide variety of options.
Respected and recognized worldwide for aggressive Research and Development, superior quality and cutting-edge manufacturing processes, TenCate sets the pace as the world’s leading supplier of inherently flame-resistant fabrics for fire services.