Under the expanded cooperation, TenCate as a supplier of materials will focus on the production of composite materials for tooling applications that are used in various production processes, such as the aerospace and automotive industries.

The cooperation is expected to result in the creation of new composite materials with improved performance in the area of durability and material properties.

"The tooling market offers significant opportunities for TenCate," says Joe Morris, President TenCate Advanced Composites USA.

"It is an important market for the composites industry. The increasing use of composites in aircraft, automobiles, and high performance industrial applications will also increase the demand for composite tooling materials."