Clax®Italia: Achieving the unachievable

For over 40 years Lucite International (LI) customer Clax®Italia has been pushing the boundaries of acrylic use in its work. This has resulted in the development of new casting processes involving specific integrated moulds, the use of large, thick monolithic blocks and special products for food, military, medical and scientific use, as well as adhesive […]

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World Youth Skills Day

At Lucite International (LI), we firmly value investment in learning and development as part of our commitment to those who work for us. Following the occasion of United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day (July 15th), we’re taking a look at the work being done across all of LI’s global regions to help young people working […]

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LICC 10th anniversary celebration

It’s hard to believe that it has been ten years since Lucite International (China) Chemical Industry Co Ltd (LICC) moved into the Metro Tower in Shanghai. To mark the 10th anniversary earlier this year, the Metro Tower management team invited us to celebrate with a themed event – ‘Happy Life Cooking Show’. HR Colleagues Angela […]

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Beaumont: a year in review

Fiscal Year 2016 for our Beaumont, US site could be described as a renaissance year. Renaissance means ‘rebirth’ in French, and that is the epitome of the culture change efforts being undertaken at the plant. The Beaumont team understands a strong culture of safety has a broad reach, affecting operations, the environment, processes and organizational […]

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Gravity defying garden

Perspex® acrylic domes made by Talbot Designs took center stage at this year’s London Design Week in the form of an aerial installation by acclaimed floral designer, Larry Walshe. They wowed visitors with a gravity-defying showpiece; a real life example of ‘Newton’s Cradle’. Luke Martyn of Perspex Distribution Limited shares the story of these exceptionally […]

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APPPEXPO 2017

Lucite International China (LICC) recently took part in APPPEXPO 2017, the international advertising, sign technology and equipment exhibition held in Shanghai. While being a regular exhibitor, this was the first time that the LICC team organized for cast sheet producers and acrylic fabricators to come together to show off the product’s qualities and their own […]

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Bee Strong, Bee Manchester

When Millie Fraser, a Year 9 student from West Yorkshire in the UK, wanted to raise money in support of the victims of the recent Manchester bombing, she had the idea of making pin badges in the shape of a worker bee – one of the best-known symbols of the city of Manchester. With the […]

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Newton Aycliffe site inspires students

When Lucite International’s Newton Aycliffe site (LISPR) set up a community involvement group in 2015, a key aim was to inspire and establish close links with the local community. Following on from the successful Apprenticeship Awareness Challenge with Woodham Academy in 2016, LISPR has now formed a relationship with University Technical College (UTC) South Durham. […]

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Passion for Safety: Violet Shen

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 interviews featuring our SHE specialists and their thoughts about […]

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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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