TPRC, the ThermoPlastic composites Research Center in the Netherlands, is an innovation, research and development centre that focuses exclusively on thermoplastic composites for a broad range of end use markets. TPRC executes joint development projects on new thermoplastic composite technologies and applications for its industrial members. In these projects TPRC takes into account materials, processing and design aspects. Next to the joint generic technology projects, TPRC also executes specific projects for its members and external parties and offers consultancy and training for thermoplastics composites. TPRC is an independent organization, accessible to all parties from different value chains in the thermoplastic composites sector, like raw material suppliers, engineering and design bureaus, production organizations, machine suppliers as well as knowledge and research institutes.