‘Year of Giving’ partnership with RMHC, Memphis

(Pictured: The Pantry Drive Team) A year-long commitment to support the Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) in Memphis, USA with monthly themed events is going brilliantly! Earlier this year, The Lucite Center (TLC) held a pantry drive to fill up the house’s communal kitchen cupboards. Employees donated enough home essentials to fill three cars full of […]

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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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Perspex® acrylic brightens hospital

Celebrated UK artist Gerry Halpin MBE was recently commissioned by Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Hospital to create artwork for its new buildings. The pieces integrate laser cut Perspex® acrylic, printed Perspex® acrylic and LED illumination and are examples of how the material continues to play an important part in the world […]

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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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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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Making a difference in our local communities

As a Company committed to enhancing the lives of people all over the world, Lucite International (LI) is always seeking ways to make a difference. And ‘being a caring neighbor’ is one of our core values that drives us in this respect. Over the past few months, LI employees everywhere have given something back to […]

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Success for Lucite International at TTE Group’s 2016 Awards

On Tuesday 21 June TTE Technical Training Group held its annual “Celebrate Success” Awards evening at Middlesbrough Theatre. Guests from local employers, local MPs and former apprentices came together to recognise and celebrate the successes of current apprentices and trainees and to present Awards to individuals who have made extra efforts in their training and/or […]

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Supporting Sirindhorn International Environmental Park (SIEP)

At the end of last year the TPA team spent time planting mangrove seedlings and working with the renewal of aquatic life at SIEP located in the Petchaburi province, approximately 200km south of Bangkok. SIEP has a vision to become an international center for learning about the environment, energy and natural resources and is forging […]

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Shining through for women

Nichole Bradford, Regional PSM Programs Manager based at our Fite Road plant in Memphis, gave a keynote speech at a recent event organized by Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), the largest three-service municipal utility in the US, to promote non-traditional careers for women. We talked to Nichole about the rewarding experience of participating in […]

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Moden Glas acrylic chosen for Pao Keng Teng shrine

Over the past 30 years, the shrine to vegetarianism at Nakhon Chai Si Riverside in Nakhon Pathom province has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the most famous in the province. It now hosts Thailand’s annual Vegetarian Festival. During the 10-day event, Thai Chinese people come in white robes to pray. It was time to […]

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