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The All India Plastics Manufacturers’ Association established in 1945 is the oldest and the largest apex body to promote development and growth of Indian Plastics Industry. 90% of Membership of AIPMA is from MSME Sector. AIPMA promotes Plastic Parks and Job Fairs are held regularly jointly with Technical Institutes to address employment issues in Plastics Industry. Regular Seminars, Conferences and Webinars are held with meaningful topics related to the industry. Business delegations to Chinaplas, K, Koplas, Taipei Plas, NPE, etc. are organized regularly. 1st Global Plastics Packaging Virtual Expo & B2B Event Plastiworld 2021 held from 19th – 23rd January, 2021. 12th edition of Plastivision India 2023 to be held from 7th - 11th December, 2023 at Mumbai.


AIPMA shall passionately strive to lead Indian Plastics Industry to Process 25 kg of Plastic per head by 2025, Leveraging Knowlwdge and Innovation for Inclusive Growth.

The All India Plastics Manufacturers' Association - popularly known as AIPMA

The All India Plastics Manufacturers' Association (AIPMA) was founded by Industry visionaries 75 years ago making it one of the oldest & largest Apex bodies of the Plastic Industry in India. Through the years AIPMA has expanded and progressed by leaps and bounds in all fields of Plastics. Today our Head Offices are located in prime locations such as Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkata.

The Baton of Association was lead and passed on by the Past Presidents and Industry Doyens such as Shri I.V. Ruia, Shri. D.B. Garware, Shri. Chandrakant B. Garware, Shri. Ambalal Khilachand, Shri. R.V. Turakia, Shri. Vadilal Shah, Shri Shadilal Jain, Shri Dilip Piramal, and Shri M. P. Taparia, to name a few.

AIPMA already crossed its Diamond Jubilee milestone and is now poised for its Platinum Jubilee

Work towards making India an International sourcing base for plastics

Set up an Export Cell to provide information and assistance to all members with regards to plastics

Organize Training programmes for Blue collars as well as, skilled individuals in the plastic industry

Fight against any national or international challenges confronting the growth of the Indian Plastic Industry

Set up an Export Cell to provide information and assistance to all members with regards to plastics

AIPMA representation on government bodies and various industry associations

Being a Legendary Plastics Association, AIPMA is recognized by the Chemical & Fertilizers Ministry, Department of Petrochemicals, Government of India, and has representation at various Union & State Government Ministries to voice concerns and difficulties faced by the plastic industry. AIPMA also plays a role in budgetary structure recommendations, monitoring uniformity in government regulations and chalking out strategies and policies for the plastic industry.

AIPMA has over 22,000 members through our Affiliated Associations from all over India, representing more than 175 cities from various segments of the industry such as polymer manufacturers, machinery manufacturers, processors, mold & dye makers, traders, exporters, manufacturers, processors, consultants, institutions and many more. Also, almost 90% of AIPMA members are from the MSME Sector.

In its pursuit to achieve growth excellence, AIPMA organizes National as well as, International seminars, lectures, meetings, conferences, buyer & seller meetings, and training programs periodically and liaison between the Government and industry.

AIPMA enjoys representation in the following Ministries at State & Union Government bodies regarding the Indian Plastics Industry.

Union Government

  1. Chemical & Fertilizers Ministry (Department of Petrochemicals)
  2. Ministry of Commerce – regarding Budgets & Free Trade Agreements EXIM
  3. Policies for the Plastics Industry
  4. Ministry of Environment & Forests - regarding environmental issues
  5. Ministry of Industries - regarding issues relating to the Plastics Industry
  6. Directorate of Anti-Dumping – regarding Anti-dumping duty for various items

State Government
Re: Recycling of Plastics Solid Waste Management system and coordinating with Municipal departments for campaigning Plastic Waste Management.

Nodal Agents promote Global Plastics Exhibitions & Trade Delegations. Since 1992, AIPMA is the partnering and Sole Selling Principal Agent in India for premier Plastics Exhibitions like Arabplast, Dubai, Plastpack Africa, South Africa, NPE US, etc. We also organize Trade delegations to the K exhibition in Germany, Koplas - Korea, NPE, USA, Taipeiplast - Taiwan, Asiamold - China, Chinaplas, China and many more. The size of the Delegation is as big as the 250+ core buyers from all over India. We organize Trade meetings between our members and delegations from the Chambers of Commerce, Trade Bodies and other Associations from various countries frequently.

AIPMA is one of the founder parents of the Plastindia Foundation in 1987 with the objective to jointly promote the interest of the Indian Plastics Industry on an International platform.

  • CII - AIPMA President is a member of the National Council at CII
  • Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • The Small-Scale Acrylic Plastic Products Manufacturer's Association
  • Indian Plastics Institute
  • Indian Institute of Packaging
  • Indian Merchant's Chamber
  • Indian Chemical Council
  • Federation of Associations of Small Industries of India
  • Bureau of Indian Standards
  • All India Association of Industries
  • Daman Industries Association
  • Federation of Associations of Maharashtra
  • Indo German Chamber of Commerce
  • Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
  • MIDC (Marol Industrial Association)

AIPMA - at the All India Plastic Industry Forum comprising of more than 25 Plastics Associations of India, most of them affiliated to AIPM

  1. Indian Plastics Institute, Mumbai
  2. Bombay Small Scale Industries Association, Mumbai
  3. Federation of Industries of India, Mumbai
  4. Indian Plastics Federation, Kolkata
  5. Organisation of Plastics Processors of India, Mumbai
  6. Kerala Plastics Manufacturers Association, Cochin
  7. Gujarat State Plastics Mfrs. Association, Ahmedabad
  8. Andhra Pradesh Plastics Mfrs. Association, Hyderabad
  9. Daman Industries Association, Daman
  10. Maharashtra Plastics Mfrs. Association
  11. Plastics Mfrs. Association of Rajasthan, Jaipur
  12. Association for the Promotion of Plastics, Pune
  13. The Small-Scale Acrylic Plastics Products Manufacturers Association
  14. Saurashtra Plastic Mfrs. Association
  15. All India Flat Tape Mfrs. Association, Ahmedabad & Delhi
  16. Kerala PVC Pipe Manufacturers Association
  17. All India Industries Association, Delhi
  18. Tamil Nadu Plastics Manufacturers Association (TAPMA), Chennai
  19. Bhavnagar Plastic Manufacturers Association, Bhavnagar
  20. Indian Plastpack Forum, Indore
  21. Plastics Exports Promotion Council, Mumbai
  22. Surat Plastics Mfgrs Association, Surat
  23. Karnataka Plastics Mfgrs Association, Bangalore
  24. Federation of Panchmahal Industries.
  25. Ludhiana Plastics Mfgrs Association

Plastics News, a monthly magazine published by AIPMA keeps its members abreast with the current happenings in the industry within the country and around the world. AIPMA also publishes a Fortnightly New Bulletin containing all matters pertaining to statutory matters, government notifications, and related information.

We maintain a data Bank of 50,000+ belonging to all sectors of the Plastic Industry across the globe.

In service to the industry, we have in-house facilities like an elaborate Auditorium, Board Room, Business Centres, Projection facilities, a Plastics Library etc.
AIPMA is dedicated to the development and growth of the plastic industry. Thus, the organization contributes to national as well as, global progress through plastics.