Lucite International’s (LI) Darwen site, proudly accepted the Manufacturing Business of the Year Award at the Chemicals Northwest Awards 2013 Dinner in Manchester last night.

The team were given the prestigious award by the judges due to their swift response to the turbulent market conditions over the years- implementing actions and improvements to address the many challenges the industry has faced of late.

Ian Lambert Chief Executive Officer, LI commented on last night’s success,

“This is a fantastic achievement and testimony to the team’s focus on customer service, high standards and tenacity over a long time.”

Phil Bailey, General Manager for the EAME region, added his congratulations,

“The achivements of the Darwen team have been truly outstanding over many years, and this award is a great piece of recognition. The judges have recognised the success of the team in dealing with the economic and market downturn over the last few years- the flexibility and creativity they have shown in dealing with this have been both excellent and very important. Our whole team feel very proud of this achievement.”