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Advancing Thermoplastic Composites Technologies

The ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) is a consortium of industrial and academic members active in the thermoplastic composites industry. The TPRC believes in thermoplastic composites as the material for lightweight manufacturing in large volumes. The primary aim of the TPRC is to enable a more widespread use of thermoplastic composites by eliminating technological barriers.


Aerospace has always been a highly demanding industry driven by technological innovations. Nowadays, thermoplastic composites are paving the way for reaching even newer heights.

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The automotive industry is continuously discovering lightweight materials to achieve a future increase in efficiency and a decrease in CO2 emissions.

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A major industry that is introducing high-end thermoplastic composite materials is oil & gas. This is thanks to the clear benefits that thermoplastic composites offer.

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Consumer applications for thermoplastic composites are varied, such as sports and consumer electronics, and benefit from the lightweight characteristics of thermoplastic composites.

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About the TPRC

The TPRC believes that a thorough understanding of thermoplastic composites materials and processes on a fundamental level is required to deliver on the promise of thermoplastic composites as the material of choice for light-weight components.

Upcoming TPRC events and training

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    SAMPE Summit 21 Paris Read more
  • 01-06
    JEC World 2021 Read more
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TPRC is a not-for-profit organization that is open to new members who would like to take part in its joint research programs. Boeing, Toray Advanced Composites, GKN-Fokker and many others are already shaping the future of their industry with TPRC's research center!

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