TenCate Advanced Composites, as a leading company in the manufacture of advanced thermoplastic and thermoset materials, is now joining as tier 2 member the National Composites Centre based in Bristol, United Kingdom.
As multinational company, TenCate aims at working together with primary centres of excellence on research and application of these advanced composite materials.
Thermoplastic composites are an integral part of the aerospace and automotive industry, offering real rate production and performance benefits on secondary and primary structures. Nick Tiffin, Sales and Marketing Director of TenCate Advanced Composites EMEA says: 'We are very pleased to announce our tier 2 membership of the National Composites Centre in the UK. This centre of excellence has an extensive range of processing equipment for handling these advanced composite materials. Being a member will help us to understand in more depth about how our materials can be applied to new production environments and products'.
Peter Chivers, Chief Executive of the National Composites Centre, adds: 'We are delighted to welcome TenCate to our ever growing number of members. The National Composites Centre looks forward to their contribution to the exciting developments which are going on at the centre, particularly the recognised expertise of TenCate in the areas of thermoplastic processing'.