A little help for local communities across the globe

As a company committed to improving people’s lives and making the world a better place, Lucite International (LI) is always seeking ways to do its bit to contribute. And ‘being a caring neighbour’ is one of our most important values that drives us in this respect. Looking back over the past few months, we’ve managed […]

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Perspex® acrylic – Material Sponsor of 100%Design 2015

The Perspex® acrylic brand is proud to be named Material Sponsor for the UK’s largest design trade event: 100%Design. The exhibition will take place on 23-26 September 2015 at Olympia, London. Design in Colour Perspex® acrylic will transform the Central Bar into a dynamic structural coloured ‘pavilion’ in the central space of the show, presenting […]

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Through the eyes of an intern at Lucite International

Students are drawn to Lucite International’s (LI) US internship programme in various ways: some hear about it from family or friends’ parents who are LI employees, some learn about the programme through college administrators. However they join, their experiences are a valuable insight into the workings of our Company. Last week we introduced two of […]

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Internship programme – adding value all round

Lucite International’s (LI) internship programme in the US offers the best and brightest college students an opportunity to nurture their passions, develop their career potential and network with people around the world. Each student brings with them their own skill set and perspective to our business. We caught up with four of our 2015 interns, […]

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Catalysis speeds its way to centre stage

Remember sitting in Chemistry, the teacher explaining catalysis to you and you nodded at what seemed to be a fairly straightforward concept; increasing the rate of a chemical reaction by adding a special substance called a catalyst? Well Dr Jonathan Iggo, Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at Liverpool University, has a wider view to share. He commented: “Catalysis is a key […]

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Happy International Youth Day

Celebrating the achievements of the world’s youth and to encourage their participation in enhancing society, the United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day theme for this year is “Youth Civic Engagement.” We’d like to recognise some of the contributions the “youth” at Lucite International (LI) is making and the ways we support them for mutual development. […]

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Sustainable practices: not just words

As a dedicated methacrylates business, which continuously evaluates its production and operating procedures, we are pleased to have our efforts noticed in the communities where we operate. Recently, the US State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognised Lucite international (LI) as a Three-Star Partner within the Tennessee Green Star Partnerhip (TGSP) environmental […]

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CIA Gold Standard Award received for investment in our workforce

Lucite International (LI) is proud to accept the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Gold Standard Skills Award in recognition of employee development in the UK. The award is presented to the employer that has contributed most to the acquisition of skills by the workforce through an active programme. As a global leader in the design, development […]

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Team photo of those involved in the United Way project

Helping hand in our US communities

One person can lift a rock, but a team can move a mountain. Lucite International (LI) has been a long-term supporter of United Way (UW), a national non-profit organisation comprised of volunteers, contributors, and local charities helping people in their own communities through education, income stability and healthy living. The organisation has local chapters that […]

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A butterfly on our Cassel meadow

Happy World Environment Day: We’re off to an English Meadow!

A vast green horizon speckled with wild flowers; an otter, a badger and a couple of foxes, maybe some rabbits and ducks peeping through and you get the picture? Trying to tweet all this natural beauty while the sun’s still up – it’s a snapshot not to be taken for granted. Humans are part of […]

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