Code Product Solutions partners with Brightlands Materials Center to improve the performance prediction of thermoplastic composite parts
Schinnen – (May 2018) – Code Product Solutions, an engineering company specialized in lightweight high-performance parts, announced a collaboration with Brightlands Materials Center, a recently established R&D center in the field of polymeric materials.
With this collaboration, Code Product Solutions and Brightlands Materials Center will deepen the simulation knowledge in the field of over-molded thermoplastic composite parts. The improved performance prediction via dedicated material models that describe the material behavior during various loading conditions will lead to lighter as well as more robust part designs.
“We feel proud to partner with Brightlands Materials Center. We both share the same long-term vision, especially in the field of Lightweight Automotive: A market in constant need for innovative material solutions leading to higher performance, reliability and predictability. By teaming up with Brightlands Materials Center, both organizations can synergise, leading to a deeper understanding and know-how build-up, which is essential to thrive in the Lightweight Automotive market,” says Paul Habets, Commercial Director at Code Product Solutions.
“By partnering with Code Product Solutions we fill in an important value chain link. We are delighted to cooperate with an expert engineering company like Code. Code’s experience and continuous drive to innovate in lightweight high-performance automotive applications and Brighlands Material Center’s strategic focus to grow material and modeling expertise is a perfect match; a foundation for innovative growth,” says Marc Huisman, Program Manager Lightweight Automotive of Brightlands Materials Center.
About Code Product Solutions
Code Product Solutions is an international, independent provider of engineering and consulting services. Code is a development partner for various leading parties in various value chains from raw material suppliers up to OEMs. All partners Code works with have a need for lightweight high-performance parts, which find their use in the automotive, consumer, sports and E&E markets. Code is able to cover the entire product cycle; from the initial concept and engineering phase to testing and production. Code applies a proven highly-efficient engineering methodology, called CAE-driven design. This approach in product development saves clients time and money, enabling them to bring high-quality products to market significantly faster. More information: www.code-ps.com.
About Brightlands Materials Center
Brightlands Materials Center is an international R&D center in the field of polymeric materials with the aim to bring innovative and sustainable materials solutions meeting tomorrow’s societal challenges. Its three major shared research programs are in the fields of Lightweight Automotive, Sustainable Buildings and Additive Manufacturing.
Brightlands Materials Center is a joint innovation center of TNO, the Dutch innovation organization for applied scientific research (www.tno.nl), in collaboration with the province of Limburg, and is located at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, The Netherlands. More information: www.brightlandsmaterialscenter.com.