ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center (TPRC)

The 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.

PO Box 770
Enschede, 7500 AT NL


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Solvay joins TPRC as Tier 1 member
Solvay’s new thermoplastic composites centers in the U.S. and Belgium will work closely with the ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center on collaborative research.

Highlights: Future of Thermoplastics Composites Conference, TPRC
The ThermoPlastic composites Research Center celebrates its 10th anniversary by looking forward to the growth in thermoplastic composite applications.

First Toray LM-PAEK laminate for Clean Sky MECATESTERS project
KVE Composites Group and Rescoll cooperate in GKN Fokker-led project to develop micromechanical characterization of thermoplastic co-consolidated joints for aircraft fuselages

recycled carbon fiber

The state of recycled carbon fiber
As the need for carbon fiber rises, can recycling fill the gap?

TPRC project to develop structural analysis capabilities for overmolded parts
The ThermoPlastic composites Research Centre is working to develop an optimal process window for overmolding for both aerospace and automotive materials.

thermoplastics, composites, next generation aerospace, aerospace composites

Thermoplastic composites: Poised to step forward
The evolving role of thermoplastic materials and processes and their future in next-generation commercial aircraft.


Latécoère joins TPRC
As a new Tier 1 member of the ThermoPlastic composites Research Centre, Latécoère offers expertise in various fields of composite technologies (RTM, LRI).

Product Categories of ThermoPlastic Composites Research Center (TPRC)

Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development
    • Consulting, other