Perspex® brand takes yellow at Le Tour de France 2014

Le Tour de France (TDF), the world’s biggest annual sporting event, kicked off on Saturday 5 July with a road race between Leeds and Harrogate in the north of England. A contemporary local jeweller, Element,  joined in the festivities by creating Perspex® acrylic bicycle rings! Element designed and produced hundreds of non-official Tour de France bike rings, and […]

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Mitsubishi Rayon Company (MRC) and SABIC to begin construction of joint venture MMA and PMMA plants in Saudi Arabia

In line with our earlier announcement of a joint venture to manufacture methyl methacrylate (MMA) and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), MRC and SABIC have recently confirmed incorporation of The Saudi Methacrylates Company (Saudi Methacrylates) and the appointment of CTCI Corporation as the EPC construction partner for the plants being built in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. MRC and […]

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Perspex® Spectrum LED at Design Miami/ Basel 2014

This June, experience the 2014 Design Commission Triangular Series by Jamie Zigelbaum made from Perspex® Spectrum LED acrylic sheet at Design Miami/ Basel’s Event Hall. Design Miami/ Basel is the global forum for design and each year the fair commissions a monumental work by an early-career architect or designer offering a platform for experimentation and […]

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LuciteLux® in the spotlight at Lightfair International 2014

LuciteLux® will showcase its entire Illuminations Series at LIGHTFAIR International 2014 from 3-5 June at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Among the LuciteLux® materials engineered to work with light and color is the latest addition Spectrum Block, which offers a new aesthetic for three-dimensional letters, numbers and characters illuminated with LEDs. Whether piping or diffusing light, […]

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‘Positively Stoke-on-Trent’ garden featuring Perspex® acrylic

Perspex® acrylic, supplied by Perspex Distribution Limited, formed an essential part of a Silver-Gilt Flora medal winning garden at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show. Once again Perspex® approved fabricator, Talbot Designs, was commissioned by London-based Bartholomew Landscaping, which teamed up with Stoke-on-Trent City Council to create the premier garden – ‘Positively Stoke-on-Trent’.  The award-winning garden […]

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Perspex® Frost meets the brief

A challenging design brief for a group of barristers’ chambers in Brisbane, Australia, required the space to be adaptable for both private meetings and a more open plan environment depending on the day-to-day schedules of those working there. Above all, the interior design had to create a comfortable space for both clients and staff alike. […]

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What’s the best way of illuminating a company’s rich heritage?

Braun Medical Inc, a medical device company with a rich history of breakthrough innovation, wanted to showcase its contribution to the medical world in the executive area of its United States headquarters. The aim was to share more than a century of the company’s history with employees, customers, suppliers and visitors alike. The marketing team at […]

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Synthomer advances performance of every day consumer products

Synthomer was founded in 1963 in Frankfurt, Germany but the company´s origins go back to 1952 to a production site in Harlow, UK. Today Synthomer is one of the world’s major suppliers of latices and speciality emulsion polymers that are used in a growing range of market segments and applications including: coatings, construction, textiles, paper […]

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MMA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is published

Reducing environmental impact is increasingly important for all organisations. Now the European methacrylates industry has produced its first combined LCA for MMA produced via the ACH route, which includes an environmental product declaration. Generated using state-of-the-art methodology, the benefits of this brand new LCA to us, as producers, and to our customers, as users, are […]

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EXQUISITE BATHS made from Lucite® Stone

Condor Balnéo SARL, based in Abbeville, north France is a boutique producer of high-end whirlpool baths that are aimed at architects, designers, wellness centres and sophisticated consumers looking for the ultimate bathing experience. Innovative by nature, and always challenging convention, Condor is one of the first Lucite International (LI) customers to introduce baths made with […]

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