New-wave LEDs open the door to PMMA in future lighting

The lighting sector has long been a key area of development potential and commercial focus for Lucite International’s (LI) downstream businesses. Over time, we’ve seen some significant changes in the nature of technical developments in lighting, which have given us regular opportunities to re-evaluate our own offer for the sector. While any change brings its […]

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Perspex® Pods at Clerkenwell Design Week

Frem Group, one of our UK-based customers, showcased one of their most recent innovations, the Dimension Lite Pod featuring Perspex® acrylic, at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week in London. Frem Group is a leading UK-based manufacturer of innovative office, reception and meeting room furniture and storage solutions. Passionate about providing solutions and unbound by convention, […]

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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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Perspex® Sweet Pastels – So far, so sweet!

  Following on from the news we shared recently about the launch of the Perspex® Sweet Pastels acrylic range, we caught up with Jenna-leigh Harrison, Marketing and Communications Assistant for the EMEA acrylic sheet business, to see how the range has been received and what’s next. Jenna said: “We have been really happy to hear […]

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Lucite International’s passion for safety recognized again!

Lucite International’s (LI) Fite Road site in the US has been awarded Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recertification as a Tennessee Star site after a recent, extensive audit conducted by Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA). Tom Eubank, Fite Road’s Safety, Health and Environmental Manager, was immensely proud to share this ongoing story of achievement. […]

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Making a difference in our local communities

As a Company committed to enhancing the lives of people all over the world, Lucite International (LI) is always seeking ways to make a difference. And ‘being a caring neighbor’ is one of our core values that drives us in this respect. Over the past few months, LI employees everywhere have given something back to […]

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Success for Lucite International at TTE Group’s 2016 Awards

On Tuesday 21 June TTE Technical Training Group held its annual “Celebrate Success” Awards evening at Middlesbrough Theatre. Guests from local employers, local MPs and former apprentices came together to recognise and celebrate the successes of current apprentices and trainees and to present Awards to individuals who have made extra efforts in their training and/or […]

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15th KMC Acrylic Creative Design Contest

  The 15th Acrylic Creative Design Contest Awards ceremony was held by KMC, Lucite International’s operation in Taiwan, on 21 May. Almost 400 people from across the country, including 250 students and teachers and 150 manufacturers, joined in the celebratory event to honour the ideas and creative solutions that resulted from the last year of […]

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Spotlight on LuciteLux®

It was a busy spring for the LuciteLux® acrylic team in the US as they hit the road to Las Vegas. First stop was GlobalShop, 24-26 March, with a fantastic booth, newly enhanced with an education zone and bespoke exhibit pieces from our fabricator partners, followed by a return to the city for HD Expo, […]

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Big new branch for Perspex Distribution Limited

On 24 May Perspex Distribution Limited (PDL) celebrated the launch of its latest branch with a successful customer open day in Leeds. Phil Bailey, VP of Lucite International (LI) EMEA alongside Richard Lewis, Councillor at Leeds City Council, and PDL Managing Director, Keith Piggott, officially opened the new facility – PDL’s largest to date. Over […]

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