Endless design possibilities with acrylic

There seems to be no limit to the design flexibility of acrylic. When Lucite® Liquid Acrylic Resin (LAR) is connected with advanced production technology, it can become something truly amazing and unique. When you combine the pioneering spirit of a visionary businessman with a talented designer, Lucite® LAR is transported into the realms of art […]

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Creating a little green paradise at Lucite International, Singapore

Last year a group of keen gardeners looking to improve their working environment at the Lucite International Singapore site (LISPL) decided to form a club dedicated to do just that. 18 months on we find out how both the people and the plants have been flourishing.   The gardening club started with humble beginnings – […]

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Investing in young people across the globe

Lucite International (LI) believes that people are its greatest strength. One of the most vital parts of the Company’s diverse workforce across the globe is the young people who work across many different disciplines and LI continues to invest in learning and development opportunities to ensure they continue to flourish. Trailblazing apprenticeship in the UK […]

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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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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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