Thermoset Resin Formulators Association

The Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) creates value for member companies by facilitating educational and networking opportunities and sharing innovative epoxy and other thermoset industry advancements.

TRFA is the only organization dedicated to serving the needs and interests of all thermoset formulators and has a broader focus than just epoxy. Other chemistries that TRFA represents include polyester and vinyl ester composites, urethane, silicone, acrylic, and phenolics.

Prospective member companies in TRFA include thermoset formulators, raw material suppliers, distributors, equipment manufacturers, consulting firms, and academic institutions serving industries which include adhesives, coatings, civil engineering applications, electrical laminates, composites, tooling, castings, and moldings.


2022 Technical Papers

Now accepting submissions!

TRFA invites you to apply to present a Technical Paper at the 2022 Annual Meeting, May 2-5, 2022 in Dallas, Texas.

All innovative and timely topics relevant to the epoxy and other thermoset industry advancements, including their possible marketing impact and application for the end user, will be considered from the following market perspectives:
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Coatings, Civil Engineering, Flooring
  • Composites and Tooling
  • Potting, Encapsulation, Electrical 
Value to Presenters:  
  • Presentation before the premier forum in the thermoset industry, the TRFA 2022 Annual Meeting
  • Technical Paper Title, Abstract and presenter biography listed on TRFA 2022 Annual Meeting website 
  • Technical Paper and Presentation distributed to all TRFA 2022 Annual Meeting attendees prior to the 2022 Annual Meeting and via flash drive at the meeting
  • Technical Paper and Presentation available to TRFA members following the Annual Meeting on the Members-Only section of the TRFA website
  • TRFA 2022 Annual Meeting Technical Paper Flash Drive sales through our website
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The Benefits of Membership

Participation now in TRFA will offer your company:

  • Unparalleled opportunities for networking in the only association specifically representing the interests of the thermoset resin industry.
  • Attendance at discounted rates for annual meetings of the thermoset industry featuring technical papers and presentations along with other industry-specific programming.
  • Access to TRFA's substantial and growing body of technical papers.
  • Additional internet visibility for your company with links from the TRFA member list to your company's website.
  • And more!
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2022 Annual Meeting News

We look forward to seeing you for the TRFA 2022 Annual Meeting at the Fairmont Dallas from May 1-3, 2022!