North Thin Ply Technology

A world leader in lightweight prepreg materials, supplying UD tapes from 30-300 g/m2, conventional prepregs, multiaxial preforms, machinable carbon fiber blocks as well as highly uniform composite tubes and automated tape laying (ATL) machines.

Chemin du Closel 3
Renens, 1020 CH

Additional Locations:
North Thin Ply Technology Sp. z.o.o. Ul. Pukowca 38 a
Żory, 44-240 PL
+48 32 470 30 70

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Spread tow brings new life to legacy markets
Spread tow and thin ply open new opportunities in composites for golf shafts/driveshafts, boats and spacecraft thanks to improvements in lead time, weight and performance.

spread tow applications

The spread of spread tow
Advancing from “lighter and thinner” to boosting strength, stiffness, impact resistance and productivity, spread tow unlocks new applications and markets.

RM 11-03

NTPT's latest materials used in new Richard Mille/McLaren Automotive timepiece
The RM 11-03 required the creation of an orange quartz-based composite echoing the historic livery of McLaren’s racing cars.

JEC World 2018 preview: NTPT
NTPT, specialists in thin ply prepregs, preforms and parts and experts in automation technology, is showcasing a range of thin ply solutions, with particular focus on tubes, blocks and structural components.

NTPT and Richard Mille enter long-term collaboration agreement
Lightweight prepreg company North Thin Ply Technology signs supply and R&D agreement with luxury watch brand Richard Mille.

NTPT discontinuous carbon fiber tube

NTPT researches discontinuous fiber tubes
North Thin Ply Technology is collaborating with the Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Centre of Technology and other partners to demonstrate proof of technology of tubes made with discontinuous carbon fiber.

Need for standardization in composites manufacturing
CW Talks is “on” and already proving to be well worth a listen. 

CW Talks: James Austin, CEO, NTPT
Our guest in episode 6 of CW Talks: The Composites Podcast is James Austin, CEO of Switzerland-based North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT). Austin talk about his early work in composites serving aerospace customers, before migrating to marine composites and, now, his current job leading material and automation specialist NTPT.

Episode 6: James Austin, CEO of North Thin Ply Technology
James Austin, CEO of North Thin Ply Technology, talks about the company’s start in the marine environment and how it continues to grow in other sectors.

NTPT, Fibre Mechanics collaborate on prepreg panels for the boatbuilding sector
Through the automation of this process by NTPT and Fibre Mechanics, key challenges for – and often barriers to - composite construction of both custom and series production boats are addressed.

NTPT materials featured in new sporting and consumer good products
Applications include luxury sports accessories, F1 motorsport, golf and the America's Cup.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

NTPT’s 736LT prepreg system receives Lloyd’s Register approval
This latest certification confirms the company’s continued commitment to new developments in the marine sector.

North Thin Ply Technology launches new composite tube manufacturing process 
The new TPT Golf shafts is the first application manufactured using NTPT’s new composite tube manufacturing process.

NTPT thin ply carbon fiber picked for space telescope
The 20m diameter Thin Aperture Light Collector (TALC) space telescope will feature significantly improved sensitivity and resolution.

Groupama Team France yachts using NTPT prepregs
Groupama Team France has successfully completed a month long program of on the water testing with its AC Test (AC45 Turbo) catamaran.

North Thin Ply Technology opens new Polish production plant
The Zory facility is now fully operational and will supply NTPT's complete portfolio of products.

Technology Marketing Inc. to serve as U.S. distributor for NTPT
The distribution agreement covers NTPT's complete range of prepreg materials and engineered composite products.

North Thin Ply Technology adds new prepreg production equipment
The new machine dedicated to high-volume prepreg production has been successfully installed in NTPT’s new plant in Zory, Poland.

The composites super cycle — are we still living the dream?
Predicted before the 2008 recessionary crash, the super cycle’s foundations were to be built on an increasing use of composites in aircraft. How did it play out?

Product Categories of North Thin Ply Technology

Materials
  • Prepregs, thermoset
    • Cyanate ester
      • Cyanate ester, Other tape
      • Cyanate ester, Other broadgoods
    • Epoxy, 250 F cure
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other tape
      • Epoxy, 250 F cure, Other broadgoods
    • Epoxy, toughened
      • Epoxy, toughened, Other tape
      • Epoxy, toughened, Other broadgoods