Jorge O. Bühler-Vidal studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Buenos Aires, received a BA degree in Physics at Macalester College and a Master in Mechanical Engineering at the Catholic University of America. He joined Union Carbide in 1976, and was at the Bound Brook laboratories from 1978 to 2001, where he had responsibility for a diverse range of technologies associated with the UNIPOL polyethylene and polypropylene processes. He specialized in PE and PP, pelleting and compounding and in LLDPE and HDPE film products.

Within Union Carbide and later Univation Technologies, the licensor of the UNIPOL PE and PP Process technology, he was a Licensing Product Technology Manager with responsibility for Latin America and portions of Asia-Pacific. He was also the Team Leader in charge of providing product and marketing support to the global licensing activities of Univation Technologies.

He is currently Director of Polyolefins Consulting, L.L.C., which provides market, product and process technology selection consulting to the polyolefins industry, from producers to extruders, converters and transformers. Clients are olefins producers, polyolefins producers, polyethylene and polypropylene extruders, transformers and converters, international organizations and professional and trade associations.


Please send an e-mail if interested in the full text of one of the publications.
"Products for the Latin American Polyolefins Markets," Chemical Week - South America Chemical Industry Conference, June 15 to 16, 2000, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
"UNIPOL PE and UNIPOL PP Process Technology - A History of Continuous Innovation," Aseanplas, March 1999, Singapore.
"Easy Processing Resins for Film Applications," Specialty Plastics Films '98 - Global Resins, Markets, Applications, Düsseldorf, Germany, October 19 to 21, 1998.
"UNIPOL PE and UNIPOL PP Process Technology - A History of Proven Innovation," 1st Mercosur Chemical & Petrochemical Industry Congress, September 6 to 9, 1998, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
"UNIPOL II LLDPE - First Gas Phase LLDPE for the Shrink Market," 1998 Polymers, Lamination & Coatings Conference, August 31 to September 2, TAPPI, San Francisco, CA. Also J. of Plastic Film & Sheeting, Vol. 15, No. 2, April 1999.
"EZ Processing LLDPE for LDPE Replacement," Chinaplas '97 Shanghai, China.

"Easy Flow: A LLDPE That Extrudes Like HP-LDPE," Plastimagen '97, Mexico D.F., Mexico.

"UNIPOL II LLDPE Polyethylene Blown Film Resin for Extrusion on HP-LDPE Equipment," 1997 Polymers, Laminations & Coatings Conference, pp. 557-608, TAPPI Toronto, Canada.

"UNIPOL II - A New Blown Film Extrustion Resin to Replace High Pressure LDPE," CMM 1997 Chicago.
"Easy Flow - Um Linear Que se Extrusa como um PEBD," Workshop Caracterizacao Degradacao e Reciclgem de Polimeros, ABPOL, p. 45-47, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1997.
"Easy Flow - A LLDPE that Extrudes like HP-LDPE," Brasilplast '97, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Previous Market Report Experience

2001 VLDPE and EVA Markets in North America, South America and Asia-Pacific
2000 Markets and Customers Forum Regional Update: Latin America
2000 Film Global Demand Growth
2000 Markets for an HDPE Project on the Pacific Coast of South America
1999 International Product Market Review Latin America
1999 Markets and Customers Forum Regional Update: Latin America
1999 Metallocene PE Market Penetration
1999 Markets for a PE Plant in Argentina
1996 Polyethylene Products for the Brazilian Market
1995 Venezuela and PE Markets
1993 VenMiddle and South America Market Analysis - Oil, Ethylene, Propylene, PE and PP - 1993ezuela and PE Markets

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