...Since 1989


To build a formidable professional body of Polymer Scientists, Engineers, Technologists and Industrialists of world-class status that will be universally accepted.


The Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN), is a professional non-profit making organization. It draws membership from all works of life, including Corporate and Allied Industries as well as the Academia. 

The Institute was inaugurated in October, 31st 1989, with the main trust in the areas of research and development, man power training and organizing of Seminars and Conferences in the areas of Polymer and Allied Industries.

In pursuance of her mandate, the Institute has successfully hosting Conferences for over two (2) decades and had organized several workshops and exhibitions for effective man-power development/skill acquisition.

The Institute is to, amongst others promote, advance and develop the application of Polymer Science, Engineering and Technology in the Polymer and Allied Industries in Nigeria and act as a Professional body for prescribing standard of experience and efficiency in the Research and Education in all facet of Polymer Science, Engineering and Technology.

It is also to liaise with Government and Private Institutions towards partnership in skills acquisition programmes and poverty alleviation schemes with the aim of enhancing key policy direction in rapid interventions for economic recovery.

With the pool of professionals in the Institute and proper utilization of their skills and knowledge such directions are achievable and attainable.