Turning Imagination Into Reality

Acrílicos Serna (AS), located in Colombia, manufactures and transforms acrylic sheets into innovative, technically advanced products. With over 30 years in the industry, founders of the business, Dario and Luis Serna prefer not to talk about what stock they hold or the products they make, because at AS every day is new, and imagination is […]

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Contemporary ‘Time’ in the Modern World

Tempus is a unique, state of the art, illuminated timepiece by long-standing Perspex® acrylic fan, artist and designer, Ben Rousseau. It is inspired by science fiction films and luxury sports car instruments and simply screams to be looked at. And guess what? It features lots and lots of clever Perspex® cast acrylic that is perfect […]

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Perspex® CC Rejuvenates Zürich Botanical Gardens

The Botanical Gardens in Zürich, Switzerland are famed for their tropical greenhouses mimicking three diverse climates: wet lowlands, hot and humid tropics, and dry and arid. They house many specialist plants, which would not otherwise be seen in the city, and have become an iconic feature within the gardens at the University of Zürich.   […]

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1 Million Reasons To Cheer!

There are plenty of reasons for the Lucite International Singapore (LISPL) team to celebrate. Firstly, there’s achieving accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 and then there’s reaching the production milestone of one million tonnes of MMA from the Alpha technology plant.   ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 The ‘International Organization for Standardization’ (ISO as […]

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16th KMC Acrylic Design Contest

KMC concluded its annual 16th Acrylic Creative Design Contest with an award ceremony. 220 guests, including the finalists, university lecturers, and acrylic manufacturing partners came together to celebrate another year of achievement. Bella Wang shares the story.     Tough Competition   In addition to students from Taiwan, 2017 saw participants from China and Southeast […]

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Youth Skills: Thai Poly Acrylic

Developing Youth Skills To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day, we began a series of features looking at how Lucite International’s (LI) sites across the world invest in young people, and we continue to demonstrate our commitment in the learning and development of youth skills. When looking at the work done in this […]

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Excellence is the name of our game!

While the name OMNOVA is less than 20 years old, the company’s roots go back to 1915 when The General Tire and Rubber Company was founded in Akron, Ohio by William F O’Neil. For over 100 years using science to enhance the performance of products has been at the heart of what the company does. […]

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Youth Skills: Darwen

To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day, we introduced a series of features looking at how Lucite International’s (LI) sites across the world are committed to investing in the learning and development of young people. One site with a great history of supporting young people is Darwen, UK which has experienced recent success […]

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Dedicated to Continuous Improvement

Only a handful of acrylic production sites across the world utilize a MCC-developed continuous cast process, a highly specialized and sensitive method for making acrylic sheet. Yet, for over 40 years, Lucite International Inc’s (LI) Fite Road plant has excelled by utilizing this very process. Here, Cast Sheet Plant Leader, Steve Jones, takes us through […]

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It’s cool to be in chemicals!

The Chemical Industry Manpower Advisory Committee (CHIMAC) is a steering committee formed by the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC), industry partners, and the Economic Development Board (EDB) to look at manpower needs in the chemical industry. One of the key objectives of CHIMAC is to attract and improve retention of people being trained initially as […]

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