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Tier 1 partners

We proudly present our Tier 1 partners. These partners have access to all the research generated in the field of thermoplastic composites and enjoy full voting rights in the Consortium Board. Would you like to know more about Tier 2 membership? Look here.

We believe that successful innovation is driven by a good fundamental understanding. Our understanding of material behavior in melt and the resulting unique characterization tests that we have 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? Feel free to fill in our contact form, we will make sure we will get in touch with you very quickly.

Testimonials

What do our members say about us?

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."

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.”



Solvay

Jim Pratte, Senior Research Fellow – Solvay Composite Materials Global Business Unit

“Solvay’s research and innovation experts will work hand in hand with the TPRC on selected projects where we see joint benefits. Solvay and the TPRC are both committed to increasing the adoption of TPC by the aerospace and automotive industries and our membership will strengthen our ability to contribute to industry developments.”

Coriolis Composites

Frank Lancelot, Chief Commercial Officer - Coriolis Composites

"Through their work the TPRC advances the knowledge and understanding of thermoplastic composites for the whole of the composites industry. With more than 10 years of experience in thermoplastic composites, Coriolis Composites is working hand-in-hand with the TPRC since the beginning and is grateful for the common efforts and successes in developing the process capabilities for thermoplastic composites."

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.”

Howmet Aerospace

Massimo Cella, Howmet Aerospace

“Through the TPRC activities we are increasing our application knowledge. We better understand the interactions between fasteners and thermoplastic materials. Knowledge allows product enhancements and evolution to offer better solutions to our customers.”

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Membership benefits

Being a member of the TPRC will give you:

  • Access to our expert network with 30+ years of experience
  • Access to all the research generated in the field of thermoplastic composites
  • Access to our state-of-the-art laboratory
  • 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?