Perspex® acrylic adds visual impact to new GippsTAFE Academy

  A landmark academy building has undergone an impressive transformation which includes the use of Perspex® acrylic.   The GippsTAFE Academy is the newest of six locations for Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE (now known as Federation Training); standing proud as the flagship building for the entire campus. Being located in the heart of Traralgon, […]

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Mini Museum

Mini Museum is a pocket-sized collection of rare specimens from Earth and beyond. It houses unique, carefully selected contents spanning billions of years. These wonderful products are made using Lucite® acrylic resin, and they are also crafted by one of our long-term customers, Meisner Acrylic Castings. Creator and Chief Curator of Mini Museum, Hans Fex […]

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Acrylic – the product designer’s dream

When they hear the word ‘acrylic’ most people think immediately of paints, signage, display, advertising, or other traditional uses. However, for product designers, transparency, high optical clarity, texture and many other fantastic aesthetic and performance qualities make acrylic an ideal material to work with.   Designers truly do break the traditionalist’s view of acrylic. Let’s […]

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The beauty of Valspar

Valspar is a global giant in the manufacture of high performance paints and coatings. Based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, with annual revenues of $4.6bn, it is currently ranked the fourth largest producer of paints and coatings in the world. Valspar is one of the largest suppliers of paint into the North American DIY market and […]

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Perspex® acrylic – Illuminating signage and Beyond!

The award-winning National Space Centre in Leicester, UK, experienced first-hand the design possibilities of Perspex® acrylic in an astronomical renovation to boost enthusiasm and excitement for guests of all ages visiting the facility. Compared with the previous entrance, the new design is like stepping into another universe. The dark and mysterious walls create an eerie […]

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Inspiring Schools

At the end of 2015, Lucite International’s team in Newton Aycliffe (LISPR) set up a community involvement group. One of its key aims was to establish closer relationships with the local community and it seemed immediately obvious that a potential way of doing so was to work with local primary and secondary schools. Jackie Brown, […]

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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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Perspex® brand supports Movember Foundation

Lucite International’s (LI) customers, partners, employees and their friends and families all got behind a fantastic initiative to support the Movember Foundation, the leading worldwide charity committed to improving men’s health. In support of those brave enough to grow their own moustache during the month of November, the LI team supplied fun packages containing wearable […]

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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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Beaumont Wildlife – Friend or Foe?

The Beaumont Industrial Complex (BIC) is an 800-acre area located along the Neches River in the heart of a bio-diverse zone in southeast Texas. Their industrial facilities along with LI’s  operations occupy around 300 acres. The marshy area provides the perfect habitat for a wide variety of wildlife that call the BIC home. Environmental Manager, […]

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