The Fluoropolymers Division (FPD) represents Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) member companies that manufacture fluoropolymer resins or process, convert, compound or formulate fluoropolymers. The FPD received notices of upcoming related events and well as a bimonthly PFAS Media, Legislative, and Regulatory Monitoring Report.


The Fluoropolymers Division has launched the Guide To The Safe Handling of Fluoropolymer Resins, 5th Ed. It provides information on general guidelines for safe handling of fluoropolymer resins in processing. Download the Guide Now!

The group
  • Promotes the benefits of fluoropolymers to material suppliers and public opinion leaders through educational events, signing onto industry coalition letters explaining the necessary uses of fluoropolymers, etc.
  • Works with local, state, federal and international regulatory bodies to retire the use of chemicals that science indicates pose a threat to consumers, workers and the environment.
  • Highlights innovations in the fluoropolymers industry through PLASTICS communications and during the annual Fluoropolymers Division Conference.
  • Keeps members apprised of industry developments. 
Fluoropolymer Division Activities
  • The Division holds one or two conferences each year, convening with agencies and organizations that can guide the responsible use of these materials. 
  • The Wire and Cable Committee is a subsection of the Fluoropolymers Division that focuses on safe and effective usage of wires and cables.
The Annual Fluoropolymers Conference

Each year, the Division produces the Fluoropolymers Conference, usually held in October. This event typically covers PFAS regulatory, economic, and market updates, as well as innovations relevant to the Fluoropolymer and broader PFAS industry. Join us this year in Fort Lauderdale, FL from October 26-28, 2021 for the Fluoropolymers Division Conference.