INSTITUTE - INDUSTRY INTERFACE
CIPET acts as a catalyst in accelerating growth dynamics in the field of plastics and redefines innovation in plastics and its
usage by tackling the problems faced by the industry. CIPET's expert scientists and engineers analyze the complex challenges
with a combination of expertise, technology and innovation and successfully develop workable solutions.
Believing strongly in fostering better relationship with the industry, CIPET regularly organizes guest lectures, seminars, industrial visits etc. Besides, CIPET has taken various initiatives that result in establishing a firm foundation for corporate interface.
CIPET has been playing a pivotal role in shaping various national and international bodies by rendering its expertise. Some of the key roles are described as under:
CIPET has been playing an active role with the Plastindia foundation, the apex body for the plastic sector in the country, since 1989.
As a founder member, CIPET holds a special position and duly represents in all the managing committee of Plastindia foundation and
participates in their global meet organized once in three years across the world.
CIPET also plays an active role with various plastic manufacturer's associations like TAPMA, GSPMA, IPF, AIPMA, etc. and also
represents the RAC (Regional Advisory Committee) of respective bodies.
CIPET represents Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and International Organization for Standards (ISO) and plays an active part in
formulating Testing, Quality Control & Standardization in the development activities pertaining to plastic materials and products.
CIPET also represents various Sectional Committees as well as Sub-committees of BIS, besides active participation in the
meetings/deliberations pertaining to testing & quality assurance of plastic materials and products.
CIPET is a key member of the International Ring Test Committee for formulating an ISO Standard for
testing of Biodegradability of plastics materials & products.
Top professionals from CIPET management has been honoured with some prestigious assignment in continuation of its excellent service to the plastics industry.
Director General, CIPET has been nominated as Chairman for two important BIS Sectional Committees namely
CED 50 (Plastics Piping System Sectional Committee) & PCD 12 (Plastics Sectional Committee).
Director General, CIPET has been nominated as a Member of Task Group comprising Members from Canada,
USA, U.K. and Japan by ISO TC 61/WG-2 for "Terminology on Recycling".
CIPET's expertise as third party inspection agency for plastic products, has been recognized by various Central & State Govt. organizations for
third party inspection. The inspection services has been accredited by NABCB as per ISO/IEC-17020 as a TYPE-A inspection body with a
scope of around 23 products. CIPET undertakes the inspection services from all reputed industries across the country on behalf of
State & Central Govt. Organization.
CIPET established the Polymer Data Services (PDS) with sole objectives of enhancing the growth of polymer industries by interlinking
the industries through database. The service of PDS includes Creation of Database, Techno-Economic Feasibility Report (TEFR), EDP / FDP
Training Activity, National / International Conferences (APM), Seminars, Workshops & National Awards and support to R&D activity etc.
Overall this PDS Centre will act as a nucleus in providing required inputs which will ultimately ensure the sustainable development
of Petrochemicals upstream and downstream polymer processing and allied industries.