TPI Composites Inc.

The largest US-based independent manufacturer of wind blades and an innovation leader for composite structures in the transportation market. Services include composite design, in-house toolmaking, prototyping, testing and global production factories in North America, Europe and Asia.

8501 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 US

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People in Composites: October 2019
AOC Aliancys, Boeing, Composites UK, Hexcel, Michelman, TPI Composites and UTComp announce new faces in the composites industry and honors awarded to top contributors.

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People in Composites: May 2019
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.

SAMPE, advanced materials

Boston SAMPE to highlight advanced composite driver-side commercial passenger car door project
The featured project is an example of an automated low-cycle time solution that enables composites to become a viable alternative to metals in high rate automotive manufacturing.

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People in Composites – February 2019
CW’s monthly roundup of people news in the composites industry.

composite wind blades

TPI to open India-based wind blade manufacturing facility, signs supply agreement with Vestas
New manufacturing hub based in the Chennai region will provide composite wind blades from four manufacturing lines for India and export markets.

Great Dane

The long view for composites in long-haul trucks
Composite components on heavy trucks and trailers continue to grow, both in volume and in kind, but they won’t be carrying structural loads until the mid-2020s.

all-electric bus

A clean technology for clean, zero-emissions buses
Monocoque composite body designed to support all bus loads.

composite wind blades

TPI and GE extend partnership
The two companies have agreed to extend their composite wind blade supply agreement in one of TPI’s Mexico plants by two years and add two new lines.

Vestas

TPI Composites and Vestas add two production lines in Mexico
The companies will add two more V136 blade manufacturing lines under an existing multiyear supply agreement. 

TPI Composites and Vestas add two new wind blade manufacturing lines in Mexico
TPI Composites will produce blades for Vestas’ 4 MW wind turbine platform at TPI’s new facility in Matamoros, Mexico.

TPI Composites

TPI Composites enters wind blade partnership with Enercon
The 60m class blades will be produced at one of TPI’s facilities in Izmir, Turkey with production planned to commence in Q4 2018.

Wind blade spar caps: Pultruded to perfection?
Introduced to the market about five years ago, pultruded, carbon fiber-reinforced spar caps, incorporated as the reinforcing member of wind turbine rotor blades, are a byproduct of the evolution and increasing technological sophistication of the global wind energy industry.

Vestas wind turbine

TPI and Vestas partner to open new China-based facility
TPI Composites, Inc. announces a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas to provide blades for the new V150-4.2 MW wind turbine for global markets.

TPI composites; composite Class 8 truck

TPI and Navistar to build all-composite Class 8 truck
Class 8 truck comprised of a composite tractor and frame rails will result in an estimated 30% reduction in weight and improve freight efficiency.

Advancing technology in a multinational world
What collaborative scenarios can we create that leverage assets in multiple countries and get to solutions faster?

Tooling: 3D printing’s “killer app”
If 3D printing can be scaled to make tools for composite auto body panels ... it will be transformative

Highlights from Carbon Fiber 2015
Carbon Fiber 2015 once again offered an engaging roster of speakers, and some eye-opening presentations.

Wind blades: Progress and challenges
Despite double-digit wind energy industry growth, turbine blade manufacturers and materials suppliers acknowledge a pressing need to reduce costs and innovate.

Structural health monitoring: Angling for the air
Structural health monitoring (SHM) systems for composite aerostructures have been slow to deliver on their promise, but a system developed by Luna Technologies (Roanoke, Va.) is on a glide path to implementation on in-service aircraft

The evolution of infusion
As resin infusion continues to infiltrate composites, fabricators across the market spectrum drive materials and process developments in pursuit of process control.

Blade cycle time: 37 percent faster
Ongoing private/public effort to optimize blade manufacturing targets current production and anticipates “next-generation” offshore applications.

Product Categories of TPI Composites Inc.

Fabricating services
  • Thermoset materials
    • Cutting, finishing, and machining
    • Hand layup
    • Moldmaking and patternmaking
    • Prototyping
    • Vacuum forming
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Product design
  • Testing
    • Testing, materials
    • Testing, product
    • Testing, structural