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Perspex® acrylic energy-saving fridge doors

UK-based retail refrigeration expert, Eis-kalt, has chosen Perspex® 10mm cast acrylic for its revolutionary new energy saving doors. With energy costs rising and food retailers looking to improve the shopping environment for customers, Eis-kalt has developed an effective solution to reduce the cost of in-store refrigeration while enhancing the customer experience. Eis-kalt’s doors are easy […]

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New leader for Lucite International in the Americas

  In October, Paul Moyer became the new President of Lucite International Inc. (LI). Prior to joining LI, Paul held senior management roles at Styron LLC, Dow Chemical and Univation Technologies. Paul was born in Midland, Michigan and worked for Dow Chemical for around 
25 years; first in sales and marketing then in executive business […]

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Perspex® brand – new visual identity and website

A new website for Lucite International’s Perspex® business has just gone live. The website has been developed in line with a wider refresh of the Perspex® brand and incorporates a number of key changes to add value to both potential and existing customers’ businesses. Since 1930, Perspex® (known as LuciteLux® in the US) has been […]

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The expanding acrylic LED market

Recently, Lucite International (LI) organised its 5th Acrylic Design Competition, an annual event, which encourages young designers to use acrylic in their designs. This year, Philips Lumileds sponsored a new award – LUXEON LED – to encourage students to combine LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) with acrylic in their entries. From the winning works and short […]

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Light at Play is first ever winner of the LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

Technology collective, Light At Play is confirmed as the winner of the inaugural LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards. Their design, the Radiance Dome, incorporates LED lights that are activated by music and illuminate more than 200 two-foot LuciteLux® Light Guide Panel (LGP) triangles. The original structure was created for the Burning Man 2013 festival, where it provided a 1,000 square […]

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Lucite® SPA adds to its impressive color story

The Lucite® SPA team pride themselves on their expertise in design and color. It has been part of their heritage for over 75 years and they are continually adding to their impressive color story. This week, Lucite® SPA announced the addition of three brand new colors to their already striking range: Pacific Rim, Painted Desert […]

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Blanco – leading manufacturer of super sinks

Blanco is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium quality composite, stainless steel and ceramic sinks. It is the largest sink producer in Germany and has been sourcing MMA from Lucite International (LI) for its SILGRANIT® range of sinks for around 20 years. Blanco is recognised for its strong corporate values and award-winning approach to design, […]

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Celebrating a 25 year partnership with Cleanup Corporation

Lucite International (LI) is celebrating 25 years of a strong working partnership that has led to LI customer, Cleanup Corporation, becoming a leading kitchen and bathroom supplier in Japan. Running alongside is another special story of friendship; Nick Avino, now Composites Business Manager, based in Darwen, UK and Tom Tamaki, now President of LI Japan […]

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Akripol chooses Acrylic for environmental innovation

Akripol, D.O.O. was formed in 1989 to produce and process acrylic polymers for markets in Europe. However, its heritage goes back to 1974 when Novoles Straža first began production of cast acrylic sheet in Slovenia. Since the early days Akripol has bought MMA from Lucite international (LI) and has grown year on year developing a […]

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KMC- Leaders from the start

For the past 12 years, Kaohsiung Monomer Company Ltd (KMC), part of Lucite International, has been successfully stimulating interest in the Acrylics market in Taiwan with their Acrylic Design Competition initiative. Peter Ho, Downstream Business Manager tells us more about KMC’s success story. The Taiwanese acrylic industry began in the 1960s when Chi Mei Corporation introduced […]

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