Rheden, 17 April 2023


Cato partner in Thermoplastic Composite (TPC) manufacturing solutions

Materials, processes, components

As of 2023 Cato Composites is presenting its renewed proposition as TPC manufacturing solutions partner to the market. Already since its foundation Cato has been building up a broad knowledge and understanding of using 3D formed thermoplastic composite technologies for a wide range of applications. This knowledge results in a unique proposition where Cato will positioning itself as a manufacturing solutions partner focusing on applications for sport, consumer and leisure, light weight mobility & renewable energy, aircraft interior and anti-ballistic markets. Our broad network of world class suppliers combined with a deep understanding of TPC materials and material systems and Cato’s fully equipped manufacturing solutions centre (MSC) gives Cato its unique position in the TPC market.


Partner in TPC manufacturing solutions


As a full service partner Cato support its customers on the entire road map towards commercialization of mass manufactured TPC products. Starting feasibility and development of parts and components, towards scaling up and the mass manufacturing itself. The latter  can be done starting from Cato’s manufacturing solutions centre, at the the customer site or a partner of custumers' choice.

Guïdo Isselman, Commercial & Operational manager “The drive is to deliver maximum value for the customer in doing so Cato partners up with world class suppliers. Over the years Cato developed and refined several material systems with lay-ups that improve strength, stiffness, aesthetics while delivering light weight, sustainable and wear resistant solutions. The manufacturing solutions centre is equipped with unique processing technology from efficient material preparation, fast forming and robotic trimming technology to an inhouse engineering and toolshop for the development of tooling and manufacturing processes”.

During the JEC 2023 in Paris customers, suppliers and other stakeholders are invited to meet us at our booth in Hall 5 stand E80. We can talk you trough this renewed proposition a find new opportunities to work together a make the world a lighter and more sustainable place.