Sustainable practices: not just words

As a dedicated methacrylates business, which continuously evaluates its production and operating procedures, we are pleased to have our efforts noticed in the communities where we operate. Recently, the US State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognised Lucite international (LI) as a Three-Star Partner within the Tennessee Green Star Partnerhip (TGSP) environmental […]

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CIA Gold Standard Award received for investment in our workforce

Lucite International (LI) is proud to accept the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Gold Standard Skills Award in recognition of employee development in the UK. The award is presented to the employer that has contributed most to the acquisition of skills by the workforce through an active programme. As a global leader in the design, development […]

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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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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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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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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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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 International win Manufacturing Business of the Year Award

Lucite International’s (LI) Darwen site, proudly accepted the Manufacturing Business of the Year Award at the Chemicals Northwest Awards 2013 Dinner in Manchester last night. The team were given the prestigious award by the judges due to their swift response to the turbulent market conditions over the years- implementing actions and improvements to address the […]

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5th Acrylic Design Competition winner announced in China

Zhao Jianxiong, a student from Tongji University, has won first prize in Lucite International’s (LI) Acrylic Design Competition with a fabulous piece of work entitled, Diamond Vestibule Light. Now in its fifth successful year, LI’s Acrylic Design Competition (ADC) attracted 175 entries from seven top institutions, including the prestigious Taiwan National Cheng Kung. The ADC […]

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