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Toray Achieves Industry’s First Accreditation for Thermoplastic Prepreg Manufacturing from Globally Recognized NADCAP Program

16 March 2023

Morgan Hill, California (March 16, 2023) — Toray Advanced Composites is proud to announce becoming the first advanced composites company awarded with new NADCAP accreditation in Non-Metallic Materials Manufacturing – Thermoplastic Prepreg Manufacturing AC7124/6, granted by the NADCAP Management Council.

With large-scale thermoplastic adoption poised for the next stage of development, this certification is the first of its kind to set the foundation of standardized industry requirements. The accreditation AC7124/6 demonstrates Toray Advanced Composites‘ continued commitment to wide-scale thermoplastic manufacturing innovation. “Toray Advanced Composites becomes the first and only advanced composite company to hold this prestigious honor. We continually strive to provide the best thermoplastic prepreg composites solutions to our customers by producing and testing material under the stringent requirements of NADCAP,” comments Paul Adams, Director of Quality. With over four decades of innovation and pedigree with Toray Cetex®, Toray Advanced Composites continues to lead the wide-scale adoption of next-generation thermoplastic composites for aerospace, defense, commercial, and industrial applications.

NADCAP, or National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program, is a critical, rigorous conformity accreditation program that follows strict requirements standardized by government and industry leaders within the aerospace, defense, and related industries. With the accreditation, Toray Advanced Composites solidifies its total and complete commitment to quality and safety to customers and stakeholders with standardized quality assurance at each touchpoint of production for thermosets and Cetex® thermoplastic composite materials. To learn more about Toray Advanced Composites’ certifications, visit

Created in 1990 by SAE International, NADCAP is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute® (PRI). PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost, and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with the industry to understand its emerging needs and offers customized solutions. Learn more at or contact PRI at


For more information, contact Toray Advanced Composites at or visit the teams this April at the upcoming tradeshows SAMPE 2023 in Seattle, Washington, at booth J7 and JEC World 2023 in Paris, France, at Hall 6 – D28.

About Toray Advanced Composites

Toray Advanced Composites is a leader in the development and production of advanced thermoplastic and thermoset composite materials. The broad product portfolio is incorporated in high-performance products for aerospace, space, communications, automotive, consumer, and industrial applications. Toray Advanced Composites has a long heritage of combining state-of-the-art materials technology with world-class technical expertise to deliver a unique customer-centric business model. Production and operation facilities are in North America, Europe, and Asia. Toray Advanced Composites is a subsidiary of the Toray Group. For more information visit


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