GFL is India’s largest PTFE producer with hi-tech state of the art technology plants at Dahej, Gujarat. With its backward integration right up to caustic soda, hydrofluoric acid and captive power, GFL is one of the world’s most integrated PTFE producers. The Dahej complex is ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified by Intertek.
To strengthen its physical presence in the strategic markets, GFL has incorporated subsidiaries - GFL Americas and Gujarat Fluorochemicals GmbH.
GFL Americas operates its own blending facility & warehouse at Rockdale, USA and caters to PTFE and PTFE compounds customers in USA and Latin American countries.
Gujarat Fluorochemicals GmbH operates from Hamburg, Germany and has tie up with a well known international warehousing company to service PTFE customers in European territory.
With the introduction of PFOA free PTFE resins and dispersions in the year 2013, GFL has emerged amongst a handful of the world’s major players offering PFOA free products.
PTFE is a versatile and advanced engineering plastic, which has multiple applications across industries due to its outstanding chemical resistance, heat resistance, insulation, low-friction and non-stick properties. PTFE is used in chemicals, textile, automobile, electrical, semiconductor, aerospace and a host of other sectors.
As PTFE products are served to niche segments, GFL always strives for serving best quality products to its customers. A stringent quality assurance (QA) system has been put in place to evaluate processes at each step of manufacturing to maintain consistent best quality. Gujarat Fluorochemicals Research Centre (GFRC) is a dedicated research and development centre certified by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR). GFRC also includes an application development laboratory to meet customer requirements and industry needs. PTFE manufacturing units maintain clean room class 1000 – 100000 standards.
A team of highly qualified and experienced personnel supports the functions of the fluoropolymers business. The division has adopted a business approach of contacting the customers directly and thus working closely in partnership with them. This approach helps the division to be able to provide solutions to customer’s problems, technical services and requirements speedily. The division is fast acquiring the reputation for providing tailor made products and solutions to customers.