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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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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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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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Celebrating ISO certification success

Two of Lucite International’s (LI) UK-based manufacturing sites have gained new ISO certifications following successful assessments. Darwen site received the ISO14001 Environmental Management Standard, and Cassel was pleased to gain the International Energy Management System Standard, ISO50001. Darwen site has had various SHE management systems in place for many years. However, given the Sheet and […]

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