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Tier 1 partners

The TPRC Tier 1 partners have access to all the research generated in the field of thermoplastic composites, and Tier 1 partners enjoy full voting rights.
Catch the overview of Tier 1 partners.

The TPRC believes that successful innovation is driven by a good fundamental understanding. Our understanding of material behavior in melt and the resulting unique characterization tests that the TPRC has created, for example, are well appreciated by numerous aerospace companies, whom we help to produce defect-free thermoplastic composite parts.

Is your company willing to get involved with thermoplastic composites? Then get on board, fill in our contact form and we will make sure we will get in touch very quickly. We are looking forward to your request!

Testimonials

What do our members say about us?

Aniform

Sebastiaan Haanappel, Managing Director – Aniform Engineering

“Our collaboration with TPRC researchers leads to matured, recognized, and standardized material characterization methods for forming simulations, which are eventually of great benefit to all our clients.”

Collins Aerospace

Teresa Kruckenberg, R&D Director - Collins Aerospace

“TPRC and its consortium members are leaders in the industry for thermoplastic composite materials, processing and process simulation, and design for the manufacture of thermoplastic composite structures.”

Aviacomp

Sebastien Cochais, Industrial Manager - Aviacomp

“As thermoplastic materials pave the way for high-rates, cost-efficient and sustainable production processes, Aviacomp joins the TPRC to make use of its know-how and develop international research and technology partnerships, from upstream to applied research and product development. Through TPRC membership, Aviacomp is enhancing its position to support its customers for the technological revolution of future aircraft programs. TPRC expertise combined with our innovation DNA should lead us to tomorrow breakthroughs!"

Vaupell | sbAERO

Robert Shick, Business Director – Composites

“Vaupell has a division that specializes in composite parts production, primarily for aerospace applications. We joined the TPRC to help us expand in the market of thermoplastic composites, and to assist with these hybrid molded prototype demonstrations and basic process/property relationships that are necessary to move these novel approaches forward into innovative new products with improved performance. We appreciate the TPRC’s open, collaborative approach, and have been very impressed with their high quality R&D programs.”

Boeing

Alex Rubin, Senior Technical Fellow – Boeing Research & Technology

“Thermoplastic materials and processes enable us to reduce the weight and cost of aircraft components, and to produce composite components at a very high rate of production. This allows designers to explore new applications previously dominated by metallic components. I would describe research conducted at TPRC as World Class. Boeing’s collaboration with TPRC researchers results in a new generation of materials and processes, driving new applications for Boeing products.”



Victrex

James Myers, Head of R&D - Aerospace & Composite Applications

"As a world-leading research hub for thermoplastic composites, the TPRC provides access to leading-edge composite research. Their open, collaborative approach and high-quality R&D, assist Victrex in advancing the commercial development of composite technologies."

Membership benefits

  • Access to our state-of-the-art laboratory
  • Access to all the research generated in the field of thermoplastic composites
  • Full or partial voting rights (depending on the type of membership)
  • In addition to memberships, TPRC also works on bilateral and multilateral projects

Is your organization interested in becoming involved with thermoplastic composites?