Emanuel has 18+ years of company and chemical marketing research experience. Emanuel joined IHS Markit (legacy SRI Consulting acquisition) in 2000 as a Research Analyst. As an Associate Director at IHS Markit, his focus is in the Specialty Chemicals department of the Polymers and Elastomers Group; mainly focusing on specialty elastomers and high performance thermoplastics marketing research reports for global clients. Emanuel has been supporting clients in both multi-client and single-client projects. He has good command of market report methodology of primary and secondary research as well as market projection analysis and forecasting.
Emanuel's professional expertise includes identifying market trends and forecasting chemical market growth for a wide variety of chemistries. Areas of expertise include the elastomers chain: (styrene-butadiene rubber, polybutadiene rubber, ethylene-propylene rubber, butyl rubber, nitrile elastomers, polyisoprene rubber, polychloroprene rubber, SBC elastomers, natural rubber, chlorinated polyethylene resins and elastomers, chlorosulfonated polyethylene elastomers, fluoroelastomers, polysulfide elastomers and thermoplastic polyolefin elastomers). Emanuel has also been involved in market studies concerning ABS and SAN, other lower-volume styrenic copolymers, isoprene, styrene-butadiene latexes, methyl methacrylate, polymethyl methacrylate resins, plastics recycling, plastics additives, rubber processing chemicals and high performance thermoplastics products.
Emanuel holds a BS in Biological Sciences from California State University, East Bay.