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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. We believe in thermoplastic composites as the material for lightweight manufacturing in large volumes. Our primary aim 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 us

We believe 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 events and training

  • 16-02
    Introduction to Thermoplastic Composites course Read more
  • 07-03
    SAMPE Summit Paris 2022 Read more
  • 08-03
    JEC World Paris 2022 Read more
  • 15-03
    Technical Advisory Board meeting Read more
  • 22-03
    Thermoplastic Composites Conference 2022 Read more
  • 25-04
    Advanced Forming of Thermoplastic Composites course Read more
  • 23-05
    SAMPE North America Read more
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We are a not-for-profit organization and we are open to new members who would like to take part in our 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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