Apprentices lined for a photo at Cassel Works, UK, Lucite Intl

New apprentices provide fresh boost of energy to Lucite International

Lucite International’s Cassel site in the UK is set for its biggest intake of Production Technician Apprentices in recent years when eight join shift teams at the Billingham facility in August to complete the next stage of their training. The three former military service personnel and five school/college leavers are approaching the end of their […]

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Celebrating ISO certification success

Two of Lucite International’s (LI) UK-based manufacturing sites have gained new ISO certifications following successful assessments. Darwen site received the ISO14001 Environmental Management Standard, and Cassel was pleased to gain the International Energy Management System Standard, ISO50001. Darwen site has had various SHE management systems in place for many years. However, given the Sheet and […]

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passers by admiring the Perspex kitty mobile

A Purrrtastic journey with Perspex® acrylic

Little did Thomas Vles suspect that momentarily losing one of his beloved pet cats would end up in him taking them on a wild adventure from Amsterdam to London in a ‘kitty mobile’ made with Perspex® acrylic. While cleaning the litter tray for his two cats, Mushi and Cheesy, Mushi decided to use the bag […]

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Perspex® acrylic goes sky high at new HarperCollins HQ in The Shard

From cutting-edge publications to the cutting ‘edge’ of Inplas Fabrications’ precision machinery and expert craftsmanship, HarperCollins is settling in to its new home on the 16th floor of The Shard in central London surrounded by Perspex® acrylic. Having recently moved its headquarters to the new building, the world-famous English-language publisher required a fast turnaround for an inspiring […]

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UK-based apprentices take centre stage this week

We are delighted to share the stories of a couple of our apprentices who took part in the UK’s National Apprenticeship Week. Introducing Nathan Hunter and Rachel Carr: NATHAN is in the second year of a four-year full-time Production Technician programme delivered by the TTE* Technical Training Group and will join our Cassel site team […]

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Spring wonderland at GlobalShop 2015

Meeting some old friends and making new ones, the LuciteLux® team is just back from an enriching experience at GlobalShop, the international exhibition aimed at the retail industry, which ran in Las Vegas, USA from March 24-26. For this year Lucite International invited husband and wife designer duo Aaron R. Thomas and Stefanie Phan-Thomas to highlight the significant potential of […]

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Embracing originality: JUST IMAGINE Awards 2015

Lucite International Inc. is excited to make a call for entries to its 2015 LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards programme in North America. The third annual JUST IMAGINE Awards were unveiled at GlobalShop, the international exhibition aimed at the retail and hospitality industry, which took place in Las Vegas, USA from March 24-26. The JUST IMAGINE […]

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Lucite® SPA: Inspiration by Nature

Excited visitors  and potential business supporters for 2015 surrounded the Lucite® SPA booth at the 2014 International Pool, Spa & Patio Expo (IPSPE), held in Orlando, USA. Buzzing with optimism and with a sense that ‘the industry is back on a more solid footing’, the event was a great success for the team. Chris Robinson, […]

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Industry perspectives: Insight into a biotechnology adventure

To enter biotechnological processes or not? What factors need to be considered? How does a chemical company select the best manufacturing route once it has entered the biotechnology arena? These are some of the questions Dr David Johnson, Research Associate and Technical Leader of Biotechnology Process Development at Lucite International (LI), will consider as part […]

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Celebrating 25 Years of LOVING LUCITE®

Described as ‘one of the greatest jewelry designers of the 21st century,’ Alexis Bittar will celebrate 25 years of working with his brand’s signature material – Lucite® – in 2015. And on 18 February, as part of his first ever show at New York Fashion Week, Bittar will reveal pieces from his Fall 2015 Collection. But that […]

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