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The Polymer Processing Society was founded in March 1985 at the University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA. The intent was to provide a mechanism and format for interaction and presentation of research results in the international polymer processing community.

Our Goals
The goals of the Polymer Processing Society (PPS) as embodied in its constitution are to foster scientific understanding and technical innovation in polymer processing by providing a discussion forum for the worldwide community of engineers and scientists in the field. The thematic range of the PPS encompasses all formulation, conversion and shaping operations applied to polymeric systems in the transformation from their monomeric forms to commercial products.

Membership in PPS is open to all researchers in the field, and to all persons who feel the activities of the society advance their professional development.

International Polymer Processing

Full text archives are available to current members via the Hanser eLibrary. For registration instructions, see this page.

Conference Proceedings

Archives of conference proceedings are available online.  Full text archives are available to current members upon log-in. After log-in, follow the link "Access our papers here" on the "Conferences" page (click here to log-in).


Polymer Processing Society  will periodically recognize its members of high distinction in scientific and technological development in polymer processing as fellows. For  nomination please click here


 IPP Journal

 Upcoming Conferences


Kerala, India , Nov 29-Dec 2, 2023


Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, May 19-23, 2024

Auckland, New Zealand , April 27- May 1, 2025


Plastics Sustainability
Sept 27, 2023 , 7:30 am Eastern Standard Time


Miko Cakmak, Webmaster, cakmak@purdue.edu