New President for the Americas

Lucite International Inc. (LI) appointed a new President, Tim May, earlier this year. Tim assumed the role after three years spent heading up the Company’s manufacturing operations in the Americas. We share here some of his thoughts about his new position.   What appealed to you most about becoming President? I feel so fortunate to […]

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Win/Win for new Fite Road sponsored program

Our Fite Road facility has just sponsored the first course of the Industrial Readiness Training (IRT) in collaboration with the Memphis Workforce Development. The IRT, a four and a half week program held by Southwest Tennessee Community College, is designed to concentrate on the local community’s manufacturing industry, along with a focus on Mid-Southerners looking […]

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LuciteLux® acrylic sponsors event commemorating Diana, Princess of Wales

This December, the LuciteLux® acrylic brand proudly sponsored “Diana: The Queen of People’s Hearts”, a 20th anniversary tribute exhibition held in Memphis, TN. The celebration was hosted by Pat Kerr, a Memphis-based collector and designer. Her remarkable Pat Kerr Private Royal Collection was on display, and featured over 100 items of fashion, costumes, textiles and […]

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Adventures into the world of gardening

Inspired by the beautiful garden of a hotel entrance and being quite literally in ‘the City in a Garden’, which is how Singapore is known around the world, a handful of like-minded individuals at Lucite International Singapore (LISPL) decided to form a gardening group to improve their working environment. After all, as they said, it […]

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Lucite® SPA at IPSPE 2016, New Orleans

The 2016 International Pool, Spa & Patio Expo (IPSPE) in New Orleans was the perfect place for Lucite International (LI) to announce the addition of two new colors, Whispering Winds and 7th Heaven, to the Lucite® SPA range. The event ran from November 2-4 and featured over 525 manufacturers showcasing the latest trends and technologies. […]

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Lucite International (LI) recognized by Mitsubishi Rayon Co. (MRC) top award

A Heat Recovery project, implemented at LI’s plant in Singapore (LISPL), has won MRC’s prestigious President’s Award for ‘Most Outstanding KAITEKI’. Ben Harris, previously General Manager of LISPL, paid tribute to the local team, which worked together with LI’s Strategic Projects Group, to achieve so much as he accepted the award on their behalf at […]

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Lucite International employees lead the way with national Trailblazer apprenticeship

Three Lucite International (LI) employees are among the first in the country to complete pioneering new employer-led Trailblazer apprenticeships. L-R: Neil Middleton, Shift Manager, Craig Buckle, Jamie Armitage, Site Operations Manager, James Curtis-Dawson, Melanie Jury, Site Director, Derek Hornsey and Faith Hambley. Craig Buckle, James Curtis-Dawson and Derek Hornsey are the first in the UK […]

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Winner of prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award 2016

Dr David Johnson, who has worked for Lucite International (LI) for almost 40 years – most of those based at the R&D centre in Wilton, UK, is the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Applied Catalysis Award winner for 2016. The award was given for his seminal contribution to the invention of Alpha technology and to […]

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EPCA 2016 – Lucite International heads to Budapest

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 50th Anniversary EPCA Annual Meeting in Budapest next month, Europe’s largest chemical industry event, which will be dedicated to “50 Years of Global Chemical Industry Evolution: What’s Next?” More than 2,500 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend this year’s event […]

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Perspex® Pods at Clerkenwell Design Week

Frem Group, one of our UK-based customers, showcased one of their most recent innovations, the Dimension Lite Pod featuring Perspex® acrylic, at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week in London. Frem Group is a leading UK-based manufacturer of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture and storage solutions. Passionate about providing solutions and unbound by convention, […]

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