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Rheden, 9 February 2024

Cato Composites commissions new “Fast Forging” Manufacturing Cell  for structural TPC parts.

New TPC Manufacturing Solution for Doubling capacities of fast forged Carbon components with 50% weight reduction vs. forged aluminum.



Rheden, 16 January 2024

(NL) Europees project   'Manufacturing Next Materials'   ondersteunt mkb bij opschaling en duurzaamheid in  maakindustrie

Duits-Nederlandse samenwerking slaat brug tussen prototype en productie voor mkb-ondernemingen

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(DE) Europäisches Projekt "Manufacturing NextMaterials" unterstützt KMU bei Skalierung und Nachhaltigkeit in der Fertigungsindustrie

Deutsch-niederländische Zusammenarbeit verbindet Prototyp und Produktion für KMU

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Rheden, 20 December 2023

Manufacturing solutions for major industries in France

Cato is looking back on a succes full edition of B2B Composites meetings in Nantes (FR)

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Rheden, 6 October 2023

The Chair made of Wool.

From bio-based waste to high end thermoplastic composite materials. The story of 'useless' Dutch wool



Rheden, 27 July 2023

Cato Composites accelerates in surface finishes on Thermoplastic Composites. 

Case implementation - Mystic Brand (North Actionsports Group) - Digitally printed thermoplastic composite kite and wind surfing hard shells



Rheden, 17 April 2023

Cato partner in Thermoplastic Composite (TPC) manufacturing solutions

Materials, processes, components

As of 2023 Cato Composites is presenting its renewed proposition as TPC manufacturing solutions partner to the market

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Rheden, 9 november 2022

Cato is met thermoplastisch composieten technisch èn sociaal innovatief.

Cato Composites uit Rheden is een unieke speler in de ontwikkeling en levering van lichtgewicht productieoplossingen uit thermoplastische composieten. 

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Rheden, 28 April 2022

Cato Composites  replaced forged aluminum by Fast forged Carbon, “crafted by Cato”.

Cato Composites BV demonstrates the mass manufacturing of UD CFRTP forged Carbon structural components replacing forged aluminum components.

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Rheden, 31 May 2022

Strength, lightness and recyclability with SrPP materials

Cato Composites BV develops and manufactures light weight components and parts using Thermoplastic Composite materials and processes. Besides glass- and carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastics, the company has been focusing a lot on the processing of self- reinforced composites.

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Rheden, 2 April 2021

Prepared for growth. Cato Composites uses Corona to relocate to new plant.         

Cato Composites B.V. is continuing to invest for future growth in both thermoplastic composites manufacturing and development. Cato Composites BV uses the Corona pandemic to keep investing in resources and capacity by moving to new larger plant.

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Rheden, 17 July 2020

Bezoek Commissaris van de Koning provincie Gelderland John Berends.

Commissaris van de Koning John Berends heeft op 16 juli jl. een werkbezoek gebracht aan Cato Composites BV uit Rheden. 

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Rheden, 8 May 2020

Werkend aan een structurele oplossing voor het mondkapjestekort in Nederland

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Rheden, 20 April 2020

Cato Composites is building manufacturing capacity for FFP2 (FFP1) face masks

Cato Composites is working hard on the realisation of production capacity for FFP2 (FFP1) face masks and is adapting an existing automated production line for this purpose. 

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Rheden, 15 April 2020

Covid-19 update

With the appropriate safety measures in place, Cato Composites has been to continue its normal development and manufacturing operations. 

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Rheden, 9 April 2019

We have a job opening for a development technician

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Rheden, 24 October 2018

Cato will be present at the JEC World Conferences 2019

Composite materials are rapidly becoming a mainstream technology and materials of choice within many industries. 

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Rheden, 18 April 2018

Cato Composite Innovations B.V. in Proeftuinproject Thermoplastisch Composieten

Cato neemt deel aan een proeftuinproject waarin een kenniscentrum en netwerk opgebouwd wordt. 

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Rheden, 9 September 2017

Cato Composite Innovations B.V. in Dutch consortium for composite research

In het door EFRO gesubsidieerde programma “PRODUCE” ontwikkelt Cato Composite Innovations B.V. tezamen met een Nederlands consortium nieuwe processen voor het produceren en verwerken van thermoplastisch composiet.

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Rheden, 20 January 2017

Oolsen® helmets introduces “the composite helmetlighter than carbon” 

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Rheden, 4 July 2016

Cato Composite Innovations is an official SBB training Company

Since July 2016 Cato Composite Innovations is accredited by SBB as a training company for technical engineering and business administration. 

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Rheden, 15 January 2016

Im Memoriam Titus de Haan

We zijn diep bedroefd door het plotselinge overlijden van Titus de Haan als gevolg van een fataal ongeval op 30 december 2015 in Australië.

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Rheden, 23 October 2015

Cato announces business relocation

Cato Composite Innovations BV today announced that it has relocated its offices, development and manufacturing plant from Doesburg (NL) to Rheden (NL).

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Doesburg, 27 February 2015

Cato will be exhibiting at the JEC show in Paris again

Cato Composite Innovations will once again exhibit at the JEC show in Paris, the largest composites show worldwide, from 10th until 12th of March 2015. 

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Doesburg, 11 April 2014

Cato will exhibit at the Fakuma show, Friedrichshafen 

Cato Composite Innovations will exhibit at Fakuma - International trade fair, Messe Friedrichshafen in Germany from 14th until 18th of October 2014.

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Doesburg, 10 February 2014

Two thermoplastic composite pioneers are joining forces: Cato Composite Innovations BV and AMAC GmbH announce strategic partnership

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Doesburg, 8 February 2014

Cato Composite Innovations BV becomes a member of Aachener Zentrum für integrativen Leichtbau (AZL)

We are pleased to announce that Cato has become a member of the “Aachener Zentrum für integrativen Leichtbau (AZL)”

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Doesburg, 8 March 2013

Cato Composite Innovations BV (Doesburg, NL) acquires equipment and technology from Cato Composites AS (Halden, N).

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Doesburg, 11 February 2013

Cato will exhibit at JEC show, Paris

Cato Composite Innovations will exhibit at JEC 2013.

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Doesburg, 1 February 2012


Development of components from biobased thermoplastic composites

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Doesburg, 2 July 2011

Shoe Box Racing

Geir Bjönnes, a senior developer at Cato Composites, Halden (N) has built this drag race car and races it in a Scandinavian competition.

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