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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Inspiring Women: Kerry Duncan

To mark International Women’s Day, we announced a series of features celebrating the many talented women working at Lucite International (LI). Kerry Duncan, EMEA IT Manager based at our Cassel site in the UK, spoke to us about her career so far.   I first joined the Company – then ICI – in September 1989, […]

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Lucite International recognised for service to community

Lucite International (LI) has recently been commended for “outstanding contributions to the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees” in an annual awards ceremony held by Stockton Borough Council.   The Civic Awards Panel nominated LI in the ‘Service to Community Award for Business’ category. Referencing the work done by LI’s Cassel site, the nomination read, “LI is committed to […]

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Taking a closer look at the Methacrylates Markets

Malcolm Kidd, Commercial Director for EMEA Monomers, shares his valuable insight into the dynamics of today’s methacrylate monomers market.   Global dynamics Recent developments have provided a strong and timely reminder of the fact that the MMA market has developed over the last decade to become truly global, and will now surely continue to be […]

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Inspiring Women: Clare Wheeler

To mark International Women’s Day, we announced a series of features celebrating the many talented women working at Lucite International (LI). Clare Wheeler, Manufacturing Improvement Team Leader at our Newton Aycliffe site in the UK, spoke to us about her time with us so far.   When did you join LI? CW: February 2005. How […]

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Inspiring Tomorrow’s Talent

Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd (LISPL) continues to support an internship program started in 2014, which gives two Chemical Engineering students from Singapore Polytechnic a 24-week taste of what life is like on a busy manufacturing plant. Ong Beng Lee, the Technical Manager at LISPL and line supervisor for the two students, introduced us to […]

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Lucite International becomes part of Mitsubishi Chemical

On 1 April, 2017, Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC), Mitsubishi Plastics (MPI) and Mitsubishi Rayon (MRC) became one global company. Being part of the MRC group means Lucite International now becomes part of the new Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC). A rich tradition of chemistry The new MCC organization has roots that go back many years both within […]

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Inspiring Women: Tricia Foster

To mark International Women’s Day, we announced a series of features celebrating the many talented women working at Lucite International (LI). Tricia Foster, Reliability Engineer at our Fite Road site in the US, spoke to us about her career so far.     I joined LI in January 2013 and I’ve been in the role of […]

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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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Inspiring Women: Catherine Lloyd

To mark International Women’s Day, we announced a series of features celebrating the many talented women working at Lucite International (LI). Next up in this series, we speak to Catherine Lloyd, Graduate Process Engineer at our Cassel site in the UK, about her career so far.   When did you join LI? CL: September 2012 […]

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