GFL - America

About

GFL Americas LLC is Texas based wholly-owned subsidiary of Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL) – one of the leading producers of Fluoropolymers globally. GFL Americas LLC, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, offers a wide range of Fluoropolymers to its customers across North and South America. GFL Americas LLC is run by a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals with rich background in the fields of Chemicals and Polymers. With a well-stocked warehouse, GFL Americas LLC supplies fluoropolymers to all countries in North and South America. Mumbai and New York sea ports are directly connected by sea route.

REGULATORY COMPLIANCES

Compliance of products related to various end use applications prevalent in the American Fluoropolymer Industry such as FDA, California Prop65, SVHC, RoHS, EU food contact directives (EC 10/2011, EC 1935/2004), Drinking Water Regulations (W270 & WRAS), REACH, etc.

Customer Support

Local support to optimize & troubleshoot product processing and application development.

WAREHOUSE & FORWARDING

WAREHOUSE
  • Modern warehousing operations with temperature and climate control

  • Dedicated stirring facility for aqueous dispersions

  • Refrigerated warehousing facility for products requiring cold storage

  • FORWARDING
  • Well connected transportation network across Europe

  • Temperature controlled trucking wherever necessary

  • Servicing one pallet to full truck loads

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    Contact Us

    PUNEET BHATNAGAR

    Business Head – North & South America

    puneet@gflamericas.com |(M) +1 817-504-4778

    Puneet Bhatnagar resident of Dallas, Texas joined GFL family in 2012. He is responsible for GFL’s business operations in Americas. Puneet an Engineer with MBA degree is with over 20 years of experience in Domestic & International sales, Supply Chain, Global Business Management, Business Leadership and Strategic planning in Polymer Industry. Prior to joining GFL, Puneet was Director Sales and Marketing and Supply chain for over 9 years for a US based Polyester film manufacturing company. His hobbies are watching sports and current affairs. During his free time, he loves to spend time with his wife and two boys.

    JAMES WHITE

    Key Accounts Manager - North America

    james.white@gflamericas.com | (M) +1 770-235-2941

    Jim joined GFL in January of 2017 with over 30 years’ experience with DuPont and Chemours in a variety of manufacturing, engineering, and sales and marketing assignments. Jim has over 20 years of experience in the Fluoropolymers industry with his previous assignment being the NA Fluoropolymers Sales Director for Chemours.

    MANUJ NANDWANI

    Business Manager - Midwest, South & West USA and South America

    manuj@gflamericas.com | (M) +1 512-269-8280

    Manuj has been a Business Manager with Gujarat Fluorochemicals Limited (GFL) since 2014. He joined at our head office in India and gained necessary knowledge of Fluoropolymer products initially. Eventually, he got relocated to our Texas office in 2015. Manuj is a Mechanical Engineer and also completed his Masters in Business Administration specializing in Marketing. Manuj handles Mid-west, South, West regions of USA and also South American markets. His hobbies include playing soccer, listening to music and he enjoys spending time with his family.

    JEEVAN THOMAS

    Business Manager - East coast & Canada

    jeevan@gflamericas.com | (M) +1 254-913-8538

    Jeevan holds an MBA with focus on Marketing and worked extensively in various industries in business management profile. He started working with GFL during early 2014. He joined our corporate head quarters in India as an International Business manager for North America and later moved over to United States for better servicing his customers. Jeevan focuses on GFL’s business in East Coast of USA and Canada. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and piano.

    BRIAN BARKES

    BUSINESS MANAGER – FKM

    brian.barkes@gflamericas.com | (M) +1 269-615-1470

    Currently, Brian Barkes is the Business Manager for Fluonox® Fluoroelastomers. Brian joined the GFL team in March 2017.
    Brian has over 30 years of industrial experience in the areas of rubber, plastics, coatings, films, chemicals, and finished goods. He has spent the last 14 years in the area of Fluoropolymer developments.
    Brian is the current Chair of the Rubber Division, ACS.
    He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and minor in Business Administration from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN and a Master of Science degree in Polymer Science from The Akron University, Akron, OH. Presently, he lives with his wife Kristin in Paw Paw, Michigan.

    LAURA SHEKLETON

    BUSINESS MANAGER

    laura@gflamericas.com | (O) +1512-446-7700 ext 101, (M) +1 484-883-5148

    Laura Shekleton joined the GFL Americas LLC team in January 2014 and currently manages the US Office in the Dallas Fort Worth, Texas area. Laura has over 30 years of industrial experience in the areas of rubber, plastics, coatings, and chemicals.
    She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University at Ames, IA and a Master of Science degree in Material Science & Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology at Rochester, NY.
    Presently, she lives in the Dallas Fort Worth, Texas area and enjoys sports, gardening and puzzles in her spare time.

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    Address

    1212 Corporate Dr., Suite-540,
    Irving, TX 75038 USA
    +1 512 446 7700