PEP - Technical Centre of Plastics Engineering


PEP is the technical centre of innovation in plastics industry specialised in thermoplastics injection. It was founded in 1989 by Rhône-Alpes' industrialists, with the support of the profession and government.

PEP's mission is to provide to the industrialists of the Plastics sector means, expertise and services with high added value.

PEP offers R&D activities (collaboratives projects or private contract), benefits (business services) and industrials diffusion.

Its skills are based around five main areas of expertise:

  • design and simulation of parts and processes
  • injection process and tools
  • thermoplastics materials
  • plastronics
  • composites

Five themes (or Programs Lines) animate the PEP's R&D:

  • Optimal Design
  • Advanced Tools
  • Polymers Recycling
  • Mycrosystems on Plastics
  • Hybrid Products

At the heart of Plastics Vallée, PEP is:

  • Annual sales of 9 M€ in 2014, 40% R&D
  • 80 staff experts
  • industrials technological facilities
  • a network of partners (Matériautech , Plastics EcoDesign Center, Plastipolis, etc…).

PEP is available to all companies of the plastics industry (molders, converters, compounders and material producers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, ...), whatever their size and location.

Working with PEP, is the guaranty of quality (PEP is certified Iso 9001V2008 and Iso 17025 and of confidentiality respect of work assigned.

It is finally the opportunity to benefit from the Crédit Impôt Recherche (CIR) for your research and innovation projects (PEP is approved CIR).

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Condition générale de vente

Our customers pay increasingly attention to the quality of services offered.

The ISO 9001 certification, obtained in 2004 demonstrates our ability to innovate and progress. Through this certification, PEP values its commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.