Commodity Polymer Markets & Pricing Expert Witness Services

We bring to the table over 20 years of experience tracking prices, costs and market dynamics for commodity polymers.

Experience You Can Trust

ChemPMC’s leader, Esteban Sagel, brings more than 20 years of experience tracking, reporting, and forecasting commodity polymers supply, demand, cost, and price dynamics. Throughout his career, he has participated as an expert in commodity petrochemicals and polymers in multiple market research and bankable feasibility studies to support investments in petrochemical plants.

Additionally, Esteban has been selected as a polyolefins expert witness in litigation cases in the United States, requiring preparation of expert reports and participation in depositions by opposing counsel.

Recognized Expert in the Field of Plastics

Esteban Sagel is a sought-after speaker at industry events in North America, Latin America and Europe, and is regularly interviewed by specialized industry media. He has published articles covering market dynamics for commodity polymers in publications such as the Journal of Blow Molding, The Catalyst Review, La Revista del Gas Natural and Hydrocarbon Processing.

Making Complex Concepts Easy to Understand

For non-industry participants, the petrochemical industry can be very complex to understand. Relying on its experience teaching training programs for technical and non-technical audiences, Esteban is able to distill complex issues and dynamics into terms and concepts that are easier to understand.

Independent Opinions

Chemical & Polymer Market Consultants revenue does not depend on subscription services like price indexing reports, which allows us to remain independent and objective.

Access To a Network of Professionals

ChemPMC collaborates with a network of North American, Latin American and European petrochemical consultants, with an average experience of 30 years in the industry. These professionals, that combine experience as manager of petrochemical companies and as consultants, bring expertise in areas such as Energy Markets, Petrochemical Feedstocks, Polymers, Technology Consulting, Prices, Logistics and Supply and Demand Analysis.

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Free Report: What Drives Polymer Prices?

Gain a better understanding of the polymer business and prepare for the next round of volatility that will inevitably impact the polymer industry in the future.

Polymers (also known as plastics) are one of humanity’s most important materials. These products touch almost every aspect of our lives. The computer you may be using to read this article, the clothes you wear, the car you drive, the home you live in and the food you eat, are all are made of, have components that are made of, or are protected by packages that are made with… Yes, you guessed it, plastics.
However, the market dynamics of these ubiquitous materials are extremely hard to understand.  Why are polymer prices so volatile? What drives the rapid increases or reductions in prices? What can you do to understand those dynamics?
This report, based on ChemPMC’s Commodity Polymers Training Program, reviews the key drivers that impact the evolution of polymer prices and analyzes what dynamics have impacted prices during the initial months of the COVID pandemic.