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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Making SHE performance really count

Lucite International’s passion for excellence in Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) continues to be rewarded. Cassel site’s strong safety performance is recognised by an award scheme which benefits local charities.  Provided that specific injury, environmental and health criteria are met, an award is donated to local charities, making a real difference to the community surrounding […]

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Aiming high after 2015 record for charity

Big hearted Lucite International employees have set themselves a challenging target as they seek to beat their record breaking charitable achievements. Staff at the Cassel Site in Billingham raised £3,000 in support of various local and national charities after forming their own fundraising committee in June last year and are confident of exceeding that amount […]

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Serving Those Who Serve Our Company

Living and breathing our core value of working together as a team helps us to shape a closer, more connected business at Lucite International (LI). Through collaborated efforts and caring for each other, LI employees are able to gain knowledge, share ideas and participate in an open and honest forum of discussion. This endeavor doesn’t […]

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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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