Tenmat ltd

Tenmat ltd

TENMAT is a leading manufacturer of advanced materials and components with over 100 years of experience. The diversified product range includes wear parts and bearings, engineering ceramics, high temperature resistant materials, hard metals, and passive fire protection solutions. The company’s headquarters is situated in Trafford Park Manchester UK where the first composite engineering components were created at the turn of the twentieth century. The TENMAT group is a multinational corporation with presence in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Italy as well as a global network of vendors and distributors. TENMAT is fully committed to technical excellence through heavy investment in ongoing research and development. TENMAT has extensive in-house technical resources to develop innovative and high quality products.

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Ashburton Rd West , Manchester , M17 1RU United Kingdom
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Manufacturing, Other
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Globally (various continents)
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Our unrivalled innovation and technical expertise has consistently led to the development of various industry standard products. TENMAT’s main focus is on extending the performance characteristics of existing product ranges and taking the company forward into totally new and exciting growth areas such as advanced passive fire protection materials and hard metals.

In order for TENMAT to achieve this objective our relationship with our customers is of paramount importance. Outstanding service, unsurpassed quality and a commitment to excellence are hallmarks of our Customer Service Department. TENMAT’s goal is to provide a complete service, from material selection to component delivery while developing a long term working relationships with our clients.


At TENMAT, we strongly believe that it takes exceptional people to invent, design and create the outstanding products necessary to constantly exceed industry standards and meet the demands of our customers’ challenging applications. Our highly skilled workforce is essential to TENMAT’s success, and through significant investment in recruitment, training, and personal development we continue to strengthen our position as one of the leading developers and manufacturers of advanced materials and components.


TENMAT’s diversified range of exceptional materials and components includes composite wear parts and bearing materials, high temperature resistant materials, engineering ceramics, hard metals, and passive fire protection solutions.


As a result of TENMAT‘s engineering expertise and strong tradition of innovation, many of our products are market leaders in terms of wear performance and extreme temperature resistance. TENMAT‘s advanced materials view advanced materials combine high strength with excellent wear characteristics and durability, delivering exceptional performance in even the most demanding applications.

The TENMAT Story

The TENMAT success story began more than 100 years ago in Trafford Park, one of the first planned industrial estates in the world and still the largest of its kind in Europe

It has been here at TENMAT, where some of the world’s first non-asbestos composite materials were developed, manufactured and supplied around the globe.

Since the 1990’s the company has experienced unparalleled growth, expanding to become a multinational corporation with presence in the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, the USA, Germany, and France.

In 2006 TENMAT acquired Railko Ltd., further strengthening its leading position in the rail and marine markets.

Today, TENMAT is part of Diamorph AB and employs over 300 people worldwide in the manufacturing and distribution of technically advanced materials and components.

To meet tomorrow’s needs for innovative solutions, TENMAT operates a state-of-the-art in-house R&D laboratory and continuously develops highest quality products.

You can count on TENMAT to deliver the next generation of advanced materials for the world’s most demanding applications.