Tutankhamun artefacts displayed in Perspex® acrylic

The ‘Discovering Tutankhamun’ exhibition at Oxford University’s Ashmolean Museum features some of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century. Each of the precious exhibits is housed in a bespoke display case made from Perspex® cast acrylic, which allows visitors to experience a crystal clear view of the objects while offering them protection from the […]

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Lucite International Inc (LI Inc) teams up with ISNetworld in the USA

Lucite International (LI) is pleased to announce a partnership with ISNetworld to further enhance efficiencies for processing safety pre-qualification, insurance requirements and compliance for contractors applying to work with the Company in the USA. As the global leader in contractor and supplier management with operations in over 75 countries, ISN® collects and verifies safety, environmental, […]

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Recognising winning design in our 2014 LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

We are delighted to announce ‘Louvers by Design’, a custom home project located in the picturesque San Diego suburb of Point Loma, as the winner of our annual JUST IMAGINE Awards. The eye catching louvers made with LuciteLux® Frost in Glacier Green cast acrylic form part of a residential property project by Elliott Rabin of […]

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Every Man Remembered artwork featuring Perspex® acrylic

As part of the Royal British Legion Every Man Remembered project, a 7m high obelisk was designed, manufactured and installed by Bay Plastics to complement Mark Humphrey’s bronze sculpture of the Centenary Soldier. Installed in Trafalgar Square before embarking on a four year UK tour, the soldier stands in a field of poppies, which flutter […]

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How are design students in China expanding the horizons of acrylic?

Six years ago Lucite International in China (LIC) launched its Acrylic Design Competition (ADC) to students at some of China’s most prestigious fine arts universities. The goal was to build awareness and understanding of acrylic, and to encourage young people to use it as part of their studies as well as continuing to do so […]

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Trailblazing employers set the standard for new apprenticeships in the UK ahead of the Government’s 2017 reform

Lucite International (LI), along with Lotte Chemical UK and SABIC also based on Teesside in the north of England, has celebrated the enrolment of a group of new apprentices, who are joining their new employers as trainee Laboratory Technicians and Science Manufacturing Technicians – two totally new apprenticeships that form part of the UK Government’s […]

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Partnering with Plazit-Polygal Group for protective sound barriers and so much more

The Plazit-Polygal Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of plastic sheet products. It has been buying methacrylates from Lucite International (LI) for its acrylic offer for almost 15 years. We talked to Mr Tito Asher, Plazit-Polygal Group CEO, about the successful, growing partnership. From simple beginnings Both Plazit and Polygal began manufacture of extruded […]

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Perspex® Frost creates a statement entry to new housing development in the south of England

A UK-based Perspex® approved fabricator, Floreeda Fabrications Ltd, has used Perspex® Frost tiles to add a splash of colour to a new housing scheme in the trendy town of Brighton on England’s south coast. The Perspex® pieces help illuminate and decorate four entrance atriums, designed by Stig Evans, for the 95-apartment development. Over 80 individual […]

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Apprenticeships prove a great way of recruiting new talent

Our production sites at Cassel and Newton Aycliffe in the North East of the UK have again demonstrated the value of the apprenticeship route into work by taking on a team of talented new recruits. Six young people, all sponsored by Lucite International through their 3- and 4-year apprenticeships at a local college, have been […]

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Perspex® acrylic features in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Hollywood blockbuster!

With a reputation for creating dramatic props for the film industry, approved Perspex® fabricators, Inplas Fabrications Ltd, has been commissioned to make a spaceship canopy using our Perspex® Clear cell cast acrylic (known as LuciteLux® Clear in the USA) for the new Hollywood blockbuster ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Inplas was commissioned to thermoform the cockpit canopy of […]

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