Indian Plastics Federation (IPF) established in 1958, is regarded as the torchbearer of the Plastic Industry in India. The Federation is dedicated towards the development and growth of the Plastic Industry and is active in upholding the interest of the Industry for nearly 6 decades.
IPF has around 1000 members which include petrochemical producers, large and small plastic processors, machine manufacturers, traders, distributors, agents, etc.
IPF is one of the founder members of the Plastindia Foundation, the apex body of plastic industry in India.
IPF organizes “Indplas” series exhibition in Kolkata, India. IPF has the distinction of holding first ever Plastics Exhibition in India in 1981 in Kolkata. Since then IPF has successfully organised 7 Exhibitions. The 8th exhibition “Indplas’18 will be held 30th November -3rd December 2018 at ECO Park Exhibition Ground, New Town- Rajarhat, Kolkata.
IPF has developed Poly Park at Sankrail, Howrah, where more than 42 Plastic Processing Units have been established. IPF is under process of developing 2nd Poly Park near the existing poly park.
IPF is also constructing “IPF Knowledge Centre” on 1.02 acres of land at Poly Park, Sankrail which will be a landmark for training of manpower for Plastics. The centre is expected to start from early 3rd quarter of 2017.
Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. In 2011, the city had a population of 4.5 million, while the population of the city and its suburbs was 14.1 million, making it the third-most populous metropolitan area in India. In 2008 its gross domestic product (adjusted for purchasing power parity) was estimated to be US$104 billion, which was the third highest among Indian cities, behind Mumbai and Delhi.