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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Japanese 5-S philosophy helps improvements at US plant

Lucite International’s (LI) Beaumont site in Texas, USA is focused on a program of work aimed at improving safety and environmental performance as well as increasing process reliability while reducing costs and adding value to customers. New Site Director, Chris Healy shares an account of how the team is using 5-S as a means of […]

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Perspex® Sweet Pastels – So far, so sweet!

  Following on from the news we shared recently about the launch of the Perspex® Sweet Pastels acrylic range, we caught up with Jenna-leigh Harrison, Marketing and Communications Assistant for the EMEA acrylic sheet business, to see how the range has been received and what’s next. Jenna said: “We have been really happy to hear […]

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Lucite International’s passion for safety recognized again!

Lucite International’s (LI) Fite Road site in the US has been awarded Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recertification as a Tennessee Star site after a recent, extensive audit conducted by Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA). Tom Eubank, Fite Road’s Safety, Health and Environmental Manager, was immensely proud to share this ongoing story of achievement. […]

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15th KMC Acrylic Creative Design Contest

  The 15th Acrylic Creative Design Contest Awards ceremony was held by KMC, Lucite International’s operation in Taiwan, on 21 May. Almost 400 people from across the country, including 250 students and teachers and 150 manufacturers, joined in the celebratory event to honour the ideas and creative solutions that resulted from the last year of […]

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Spotlight on LuciteLux®

It was a busy spring for the LuciteLux® acrylic team in the US as they hit the road to Las Vegas. First stop was GlobalShop, 24-26 March, with a fantastic booth, newly enhanced with an education zone and bespoke exhibit pieces from our fabricator partners, followed by a return to the city for HD Expo, […]

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Big new branch for Perspex Distribution Limited

On 24 May Perspex Distribution Limited (PDL) celebrated the launch of its latest branch with a successful customer open day in Leeds. Phil Bailey, VP of Lucite International (LI) EMEA alongside Richard Lewis, Councillor at Leeds City Council, and PDL Managing Director, Keith Piggott, officially opened the new facility – PDL’s largest to date. Over […]

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Coast Spas feature brand new Lucite® SPA colours

Canadian customer, Coast Spas, held its International Dealer Meeting (IDM) in Vancouver recently to show off its latest models and new colours featuring Lucite®, and to take early orders to ensure dealer showrooms are stocked in time for the season. Coast is one of our premier, high quality, innovative Canadian customers, which sells throughout Canada, […]

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Two Teams One Mission

Taipei International Building, Construction & Decoration Exhibition just gets bigger and better every year. With the latest visitor figures reaching almost 80,000 that means a lot of potential for conversations about acrylic! As usual, Kaohsiung Monomers Co. (KMC), our operation in Taiwan, didn’t miss this yearly event. What made it so special this time was […]

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