Vaupell | sbAERO joins TPRC as new Tier 1 member

As of November 1st 2016, Vaupell|sbAERO has joined the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC) as a Tier 1 member. Vaupell|sbAERO, a business unit of Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd. (SB), will collaborate with TPRC, its industrial members and leading universities to accelerate scientific and technological developments for new applications of thermoplastic composites in aerospace, automotive and other value chains.

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Vaupell |sbAERO designs, engineers, and produces custom, high performance engineered plastics and composite components and assemblies for demanding applications. They are a global market leader in plastic components and assemblies for aircraft interiors and structures while also serving the broader aerospace, defense markets. In addition to parts, Vaupell | sbAERO has a wide variety of aerospace focused materials and intermediates in the portfolio, such as composite panels, thermoformable thermoplastic sheet, decorative film and long fiber moldable thermoplastic composite materials.

Henny van Dijk, Managing Executive Officer of Vaupell | sbAERO is looking forward to the partnership with the TPRC: ’Thermoplastic composite technology, in materials as well as parts, is instrumental to the future success of Vaupell | sbAERO. It is exciting to be part of this team, this diverse group,
united in their commitment to thermoplastic composites.’

ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC)

Enschede, the Netherlands, Monday November 7, 2016