Our Company

Welcome to TFP

TFP was established 30 years ago and is part of James Cropper plc who have been trading for over 170 years. TFP is a speciality wet-laid nonwoven manufacturer, producing a diverse range of high performance veils and mats for an array of challenging applications. 

TFP primarily operate within the Automotive and Aerospace markets while also providing effective solutions in the Defence, Energy, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Construction and Healthcare markets.

Utilising extensive materials knowledge within polymers, particulates & speciality fibres together with high specification lamination, metal fibre coating and nonwoven manufacturing & converting capabilities, TFP provide a wide range of customised solutions. These include:-

  • Superior surface finish for composites
  • Lightweight veils, delivering conductive pathways in composite structures
  • Enhanced abrasive resistance for drive chains
  • Electromagnetic shielding for electronics
  • Static dissipation
  • Thermal insulation and cryogenic super insulation
  • Fire protection 
  • Power storage


TFP's core capability is working in partnership with customers to provide solutions for technically demanding challenges. Whilst the portfolio readily provides immediate solutions, many products are developed specifically to meet the unique needs of customers for both high and low volume requirements.

Sustainability is at the heart of the business. Whilst generating green energy and driving carbon footprint reduction, TFP's products may also include sustainable and recycled content such as recycled carbon fibre and provide solutions for more efficient means of fuel economy for Automotive and Aerospace applications.


Our committed team are passionate about TFP, and we look forward to sharing this with you.


Martin Thompson

Managing Director