SafeTrack comes to the Americas

SafeTrack is a springboard for reinforcing the SafeStart program introduced by Lucite International Inc. (LI) in the Americas region in 2015. Regional Training and Development Supervisor, Kevin McDougall explains how SafeTrack teaches employees and facilitators to record and track observations made during the manufacturing processes then analyze data to develop strategies that will improve safety […]

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Passion for Safety: Alan Marsh

At Lucite International (LI), “having a passion for safety, health and the environment (SHE)” is our number one priority and a core value for all who work for us. Following the United Nations’ World Day for Safety and Health at Work, we introduced a series of features speaking to SHE specialists at LI about their […]

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Today is the United Nations’ World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This annual international campaign promotes safe, healthy and decent working environments, and has been observed by the International Labor Organization since 2003. “Having a passion for safety, health and the environment (SHE)” is Lucite International’s number one priority and a core value […]

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Preparation. Teamwork. Flexibility.

QUESTION: What do you get when 160 dedicated Lucite International Inc. (LI) employees and nearly 600 contractors come together for a month on our site in Beaumont, Texas? ANSWER: A revitalized monomer plant and an overhaul for the record books; one that was on time, under budget, delivered safely and flexibly to accommodate the changing […]

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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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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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We achieved another GOLD!

KAITEKI is a Japanese word that encapsulates our Mitsubishi group philosophy to use science and innovation to create and nurture a society in which quality of life improves for all in a sustainable way. It’s a powerful concept that asks us to work in a way that balances the needs of our planet, our communities […]

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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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Reliability

On the face of it an 11-letter word, but ever stopped to think just how much is packaged into the promise of delivering ‘reliability’, especially when that promise is made in the context of a high-hazard chemical production company? Consider for a moment some closely associated words: dependability, consistency, trustworthiness – all elements that our […]

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EcoVadis Gold Sustainability Award for Lucite International

We are delighted to have achieved the internationally recognised EcoVadis Gold Award for our Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Visibility of where companies are on their sustainability journey and how their supply chains operate are becoming more important to our customers.  We are therefore, especially proud to be ranked in the top 2% of all suppliers assessed […]

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