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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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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LICC 10th anniversary celebration

It’s hard to believe that it has been ten years since Lucite International (China) Chemical Industry Co Ltd (LICC) moved into the Metro Tower in Shanghai. To mark the 10th anniversary earlier this year, the Metro Tower management team invited us to celebrate with a themed event – ‘Happy Life Cooking Show’. HR Colleagues Angela […]

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Beaumont: a year in review

Fiscal Year 2016 for our Beaumont, US site could be described as a renaissance year. Renaissance means ‘rebirth’ in French, and that is the epitome of the culture change efforts being undertaken at the plant. The Beaumont team understands a strong culture of safety has a broad reach, affecting operations, the environment, processes and organizational […]

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Preparation. Teamwork. Flexibility.

QUESTION: What do you get when 160 dedicated Lucite International Inc. (LI) employees and nearly 600 contractors come together for a month on our site in Beaumont, Texas? ANSWER: A revitalized monomer plant and an overhaul for the record books; one that was on time, under budget, delivered safely and flexibly to accommodate the changing […]

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Lucite International recognised for service to community

Lucite International (LI) has recently been commended for “outstanding contributions to the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees” in an annual awards ceremony held by Stockton Borough Council.   The Civic Awards Panel nominated LI in the ‘Service to Community Award for Business’ category. Referencing the work done by LI’s Cassel site, the nomination read, “LI is committed to […]

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