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The United States Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy awards USD3m programme to TPI Composites, Incorporated.

Auto Business News-December 15, 2015--The United States Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy awards USD3m programme to TPI Composites, Incorporated

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The United States Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy has awarded USD3m programme to United States-based TPI Composites, Incorporated.

The funds were allocated under the 2015 Vehicle Technologies Program to design, develop, and demonstrate an ultra-light hybrid composite door. The company will be leading a team of industry and academic participants with knowledge in vehicle design and composite materials, including Creative Foam Corporation, Hexion Inc., KraussMaffei, SAERTEX USA LLC, Center for Composite Materials at the University of Delaware, and a global automotive OEM.

Steve Lockard CEO & president TPI Composites, said, 'We are excited about the opportunity to design, develop and validate the materials and manufacturing technologies that can transition lightweight structural composites into the high-volume automotive mainstream.'

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