SP80 starts building the boat to break the record with TPT® carbon kits
16th August 2021
• The boat will be on the water by spring 2022
• The first sail will take place in summer 2022, with the goal of reaching 80 knots (150 km/h)before the end of the year
• The boat is built with TPT® carbon kits, an innovation in the world of sailing
NTPT, as technical partner of the project, is delighted to have RICHARD MILLE teaming up with SP80 to break the World Sailing Speed Record!
20th April 2021
• The goal: to pass the 80-knot mark (150 km/h)
• The hull of the SP80 sailing boat as well as the Richard Mille watches are made from Carbon TPT®
• An exciting synergy between the 3 companies
NTPT™ and FES develop lighter and stiffer TPT track cycling disc wheels for the German Olympic Team
12th März 2020
NTPT™ and the ‘Institut für Forschung und Entwicklung von Sportgeräten’ (FES) have recently collaborated to develop the next generation of track cycling disc wheels for the German Olympic Track Cycling Team using NTPT’s revolutionary Thin Ply Technology.
NTPT™ and Richard Mille launch first round-cased automatic watch in Carbon TPT®
22nd Januar 2020
NTPT™ and Richard Mille have launched the first round-cased automatic watch featuring NTPT’s revolutionary Carbon Thin Ply™ Technology (Carbon TPT®).
NTPT™ and Guenat S.A. Montres Valgine (GMV)-Richard Mille announce the opening of new cleanroom production facility
4th September 2018
NTPT™ continues long-term collaboration with GMV-Richard Mille by opening a state-of-the-art cleanroom dedicated to the manufacture of quartz and other non-carbon fibre materials.
NTPT™ and HyFiSyn collaborate to offer an exciting research position.
12th Juni 2018
NTPT™ is collaborating with the HyFiSyn project, which has funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, and is inviting applicants for a new research position, which will lead to a PhD.
NTPT presents at IDTechEx in Berlin this week
10th April 2018
NTPT will be explaining the benefits of Thin Ply Technology as a key enabler for future technologies when Wayne Smith – Technical Director - presents at IDTechEx in Berlin this week.
NTPT’s latest TPT® developments used in Richard Mille and McLaren Automotive’s jointly-commissioned timepiece.
26th März 2018
NTPT™ is proud to see its latest Thin Ply Technology material developments showcased in the new RM 11-03 McLaren Automatic Flyback Chronograph.
NTPT and Richard Mille confirm exclusive long-term supply and R&D collaboration agreements.
15th Februar 2018
NTPT™ is delighted to announce the signing of a new, exclusive long-term agreement with Richard Mille continuing the close collaborative working relationship that the two companies started together in 2013.
NTPT™ announces new research study into discontinuous fibre composite tubes, in collaboration with EPFL
25th Januar 2018
NTPT™ are collaborating with the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne - Swiss Centre of Technology (EPFL) and other partners, to further demonstrate proof of technology.
NTPT and 4a manufacturing GmbH - world's thinnest carbon fibre prepreg sandwich materials
6th November 2017
NTPT™ has recently begun an exciting new collaboration with 4a manufacturing, a specialist in thin foams and micro sandwich materials for acoustic and lightweighting applications.
North Thin Ply Technology Licenses VABS Software
20th Oktober 2017
North Logan, Utah (USA), October 16th, 2017 - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today that North Thin Ply Technologies has licensed its VABS software for simulation of high end composite golf club shafts and other tubes for use in aerospace, industrial and sports applications.
NTPT™ collaborates with FIBRE Mechanics on prepreg panels
12th Juli 2017
NTPT™ and FIBRE Mechanics, experts in composite boat construction and project management, are collaborating to bring advanced composite solutions to boatyards in a package that addresses labour time, cost, performance and quality.
NTPT™ looks forward to a summer of sporting excellence
1st Juni 2017
NTPT™’s composite solutions showcase their versatility and performance capabilities across various sporting disciplines.
NTPT™ showcases unique Thin Ply Prepregs at JEC World 2017
20th Februar 2017
NTPT™ will showcase its range of Thin Ply Prepregs, processing technologies and products for performance sports at JEC World 2017.
NTPT™ announces Lloyd's Register approval for TP 736LT
5th Dezember 2016
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) is pleased to announce the recent approval of its ThinPreg™ 736LT prepreg system by Lloyd's Register.
NTPT™ thin ply in the world of luxury goods
17th November 2016
The quest for supreme lightness, exceptional strength and captivating aesthetics means more and more luxury product manufacturers are developing new ways to incorporate North Thin Ply Technology’s unique thin ply materials into their products.
NTPT™ launches new composite tubes for golf shafts
13th Oktober 2016
NTPT™ has launched a unique new composite tube manufacturing process. The patent pending process effects a unique fibre placement capability that has enabled the first real major technological development in golf shaft manufacturing since the mass adoption of graphite golf shafts in the 1980s.
NTPT™ chosen as partner for the space telescope project
21st September 2016
NTPT™ has been chosen as the composite materials partner for a proposed Thin Aperture Light Collector (TALC) space telescope project – talc-telescope.eu.
Groupama Team France completes testing on AC cat
5th September 2016
NTPT™ is pleased to report that Groupama Team France has successfully completed a month long program of on the water testing with its AC Test (AC45 Turbo) catamaran.
Celebrating a month of sporting achievement with NTPT™
31st Juli 2016
July has been a great month for showcasing the unique benefits of NTPT's thin ply prepreg in the most challenging of aviation, motorsports and yacht racing applications. Thin Ply Technology® enables the production of extremely durable composite structures combining the lightest possible weight with optimal mechanical properties, key objectives for innovative teams striving to perform at the highest level.
Congratulations to Solar Impulse on round-the-world flight
28th Juli 2016
Décision SA, official supplier of the composites structures for the Solar Impulse team, and NTPT™ celebrate Solar Impulse 2's successful completion of the world's first round-the-world solar-powered flight.
Mike Mettenet, 1954-2016
29th Juni 2016
We are saddened to report that on Monday June 20th Mike Mettenet, NTPT's US sales manager for the last two years, passed away at his home in Sandy, Utah, following his battle with cancer.
NTPT™ celebrates officially opens new Polish production plant
17th Juni 2016
As part of its ambitious growth plans NTPT™ has officially opened its new production facility in Zory, Poland. The ceremony on 15th June was attended by the company's investors and staff, as well as Andrzej Zabieglinski, Vice President, Member of the Board, of Katowice Special Economic Zone Co., the region's development agency.
NTPT™ continues global expansion with appointment of TMI
7th Juni 2016
To support its ambitious growth strategy North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™), a world leader in lightweight prepreg materials, is pleased to announce the appointment of Technology Marketing Inc (TMI) as its distributor for the USA.
CompositesWorld interviews NTPT™ for Solar Impulse feature
11th Mai 2016
NTPT's sales & marketing director Joe Summers discusses the application of thin ply prepregs in the Solar Impulse 2 zero-fuel plane in the May 2016 issue of CompositesWorld magazine.
NTPT™ installs new prepreg production equipment in Poland
3rd Mai 2016
As part of a significant growth programme, NTPT™, the prepreg specialist renowned for its award-winning thin ply materials, is expanding its offering of conventional weight prepreg following the installation of new equipment at its facility in Poland.
NTPT™ unveils plans for significant growth at JEC World 2016
22nd Februar 2016
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) will be unveiling plans of growth and expansion at JEC World 2016. These include a significant increase and investment in its production facilities with the relocation of its main production plant in Poland, the expansion of its global distribution network, the appointment of senior management figures, and a move to new Swiss headquarters.
NTPT™ wins JEC World 2016 Innovation Award
16th Februar 2016
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) has won a JEC World 2016 Innovation Award for its TPT® Quartz thin ply prepreg, which was engineered to enable the manufacture of intricately-shaped watch cases for prestigious Swiss brand Richard Mille. This 52 g/m2 material – the world's first thin ply quartz fibre prepreg – made its debut in the RM 27-02 Rafael Nadal watch.
NTPT™ expands European distribution network
22nd Januar 2016
To support its ambitious growth strategy, North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™), is pleased to announce the appointment of Bodo Mӧller Chemie GmbH as its distributor for the France, Spain and Benelux regions.
NTPT™ appoints 100% Marketing for PR and Communications
11th Januar 2016
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) is pleased to announce the appointment of 100% Marketing, the full-service B2B marketing communications agency specialising in the composites industry.
NTPT™ sponsors Cyclitech 2015 technology conference
8th Dezember 2015
The NTPT™ team will demonstrate how Thin Ply prepreg technology can help bicycle designers develop lighter, stronger and faster frames at Cyclitech 2015 in Brussels on 8-9 December.
NTPT™ team attends Yacht Racing Forum, Geneva
7th Dezember 2015
James Austin, NTPT's CEO, and Thomas Ricard, Engineering Manager, will be meeting with engineers and designers in the international yachting community at the Yacht Racing Forum in Geneva on 7-8 December.
NTPT™ at the Composites Engineering Show 2015
27th Oktober 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) will be showcasing its lightweight prepreg and automation solutions for the marine, motorsports, industrial, aerospace, sports and luxury goods markets at the Composites Engineering Show in Birmingham, UK, this November.
NTPT™ partners R-TECH Materials to further explore Thin Ply
20th Oktober 2015
R-TECH Materials announces the commencement of a four year Engineering Doctorate project, with our partners North Thin Ply Technology of Switzerland
The New NTPT™ Brochure
15th September 2015
NTPT™ is pleased to present its new brochure.
Meet NTPT™ at Composites Europe 2015 in Stuttgart, Germany
14th September 2015
If you want to know everything about NTPT’s innovative prepreg materials and automation solutions, visit us at Composites Europe in Stuttgart, Germany this year. From 22 to 24 September 2015, NTPT™ will showcase the latest inventions in Hall 5, booth F50.
Top positions for NTPT™ sponsored Formula Student Teams
14th August 2015
The Formula Student Teams sponsored by NTPT™ are again booking great results.
NTPT™ shows its support for exciting University projects
16th Juli 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) supports exciting projects of several Universities all around the world.
NTPT™ makes world's thinnest prepreg even thinner
16th Juni 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) continues to innovate in the world of composites by bringing much thinner prepreg material to the market.
Rafael Nadal's new watch made of NTPT™ carbon and quartz
28th Mai 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) is proud to be the supplier of the composite materials used in the new Richard Mille RM 27-02 Rafael Nadal watch.
High ranking for NTPT™ sponsored team at Formula SAE
20th Mai 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) is proud to be official prepreg supplier of several university race car projects.
NTPT™ provides a proven solution for lightweight bodywork
7th Mai 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) is the worldwide leader in lightweight prepreg solutions. NTPT’s multi-axial prepreg preforms are perfectly suitable for the body panels of motorsport and road car applications, as they increase performance and reduce manufacturing time and costs.
NTPT™ plays key role in thin ply research for aerospace
14th April 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™), together with academic and industrial partners, officially started a new research project on Toughened Thin Ply Composites for Aerospace Applications (TPCA) at the end of March.
NTPT™ appoints James Austin as new CEO
25th März 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) announces the recent appointment of James Austin as the new CEO.
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19th März 2015
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Our team is ready for you at JEC
12th März 2015
If you are at JEC in Paris, France from 10-12 March 2015, don’t forget to visit the North Thin Ply Technology booth D43 in Hall 7.3.
NTPT™ increases capacity with additional ATL machine
10th März 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) has drastically increased the production capacity for its multi-axial prepreg preforms since the new state-of-the-art Automated Tape Laying (ATL) machine has become operational this month.
NTPT™ congratulates Solar Impluse
9th März 2015
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) is proud that the Solar Impulse around the world campaign started successfully on 9 March 2015.
Meet NTPT™ at JEC 2015 in Paris, France
10th Februar 2015
If you are heading to JEC Composites show in Paris, France this year, be sure to pay a visit to the North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) booth D43 in Hall 7.3.
SAMPE awards NTPT's technical paper at CAMX 2014
18th Oktober 2014
North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT™) reached the second position in the Outstanding Technical Paper ranking of SAMPE, the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineers, during the CAMX Conference in Orlando FL, USA in October 2014.
New production unit in Poland
29th September 2014
We are proud to announce the opening of our new production unit in Poland. Production started in July 2014 with UD prepreg tape and we will soon expand to our full range of high performance prepreg materials.
Innovation Awards Europe 2014
24th Februar 2014
We are very pleased to announces that North Thin Ply Technology has won an award in the marine category at JEC Europe 2014.