Lucite International’s Largest MMA Facility Breaks All-Time Production Record

The Cassel site in the North East of England has broken an all time record for monthly production of MMA – achieving 20,545tes during March 2013. As Lucite International’s (LI) largest MMA production facility this is a significant achievement for the team and demonstrates how LI’s philosophy of continuous improvement combined with a systematic process […]

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Launch of LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

Today, Lucite International launched the inaugural LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards at GlobalShop 2013 and announced the prestigious panel of judges who will select the winner: Alexandra Von Furstenberg, designer of modern furniture and president of AVF, LLC Anne-Louise Ewen, fine artist and Lucite® painter/sculptor Jamer Hunt, chair of urban and transdisciplinary design at Parsons The […]

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New Microsite for the EAME Monomers Business

A new microsite for Lucite International’s (LI) methacrylate monomers business in EAME went live this week. Developed in close consultation with our customers and supply chain partners, the new site provides a wealth of information on our team, our products and applications and our partners across the region and should be a valuable source of […]

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Re-invigorating the GP sheet market in the US with LuciteLuxability

  Following on from the launch of the LuciteLux® brand in the US 2010 and the highly successful Carry Me! handbag design competition, LuciteLux® is returning this year with added LuciteLuxability. As the International Sign Expo (ISA) gets under way today in Las Vegas, the LuciteLux® team (booth # 4627) will be unveiling the full […]

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The Start of the European Coatings Season

The European coatings season is getting into full swing with over 26,000 visitors and 962 exhibitors at the European Coatings Show (ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany last week. Despite wider economic forecasts, at Lucite International we believe there are plenty of reasons for optimism in the industry as MMA-based coatings usage in EAME grew between 1-2% […]

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A Catwalk for Cars

A catwalk for cars – why not? In the fiercely competitive world of car sales, one brand shone out from the crowd at the 2013 North America International Automobile Show (NAIAS) held in Detroit, Michigan in January. John Crisanti, Account Manager in the Americas region, for Lucite International recently shared the story of how General […]

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Lucite International at ADEX 2012

Lucite International at ADEX 2012

Lucite International China (LIC) exhibited at ADEX 2012, 11-14 July 2012 in Shanghai. Working alongside its downstream cast acrylic sheet manufacturer partners, LIC organised the creation of ‘Acrylic Shops’, an area of the exhibition that showcased and promoted the creative opportunities offered by acrylic. Covering an area of 180,000m2 Acrylic Shops attracted thousands of visitors over the four-days and was recognised as one of the highlights of the show.

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Increased MMA and new MAA capacity in the Americas

Lucite International, Inc. (LI) announces that it is progressing with its investment to establish 150kte per year production of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) in 2012 at its Beaumont, Texas facility. The Company will continue to produce MMA at its Memphis, Tennessee facility, uniquely offering two world scale MMA assets to serve the growing demand of the Americas customer base.

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25 years without a Lost Work Case injury

25 years without a Lost Work Case injury

Lucite International’s (LI) Fite Road plant in Memphis, Tennessee, USA celebrated 25 years without a Lost Work Case (LWC) injury. This means that more than 10,000,000 hours have been completed without a LWC; particularly noteworthy for a chemical manufacturing site.

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Cast sheet expansion at Darwen, UK site

Cast sheet expansion at Darwen, UK site

LI announces that it will increase capacity at its facility in Darwen, Lancashire, UK with work commencing in 2012.

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