Akripol helps to bridge the Moselle

A major strategic bridge in the West Eifel region of Germany, linking the Frankfurt area and Belgian and Dutch ports, has recently been completed – including robust acrylic sheet wind barriers. The original proposal for this, one of the largest bridges in Germany, was first made some thirty years ago. However, construction of the Hochmoselbrücke […]

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A leading partnership in Iberia and beyond

You won’t find anyone in the chemical industry around the Mediterranean who hasn’t heard of Quimidroga S. A. With 496 employees, a turnover approaching a billion euros a year and sales offices in Spain, France, Italy, Turkey, Morocco and Algeria, the business has transformed out of all recognition since its formation as a family business […]

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Acrylic takes centre stage at Sign China 2019

In September, Lucite International (China) Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (LICC) attended Sign China 2019 in Shanghai as one of over 1,200 exhibitors presenting the best of today’s signage solutions. This is the first time LICC has attended Sign China – a global event of seventeen years known as ‘the Oscars’ of the industry thanks to […]

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Get to know… David Gajda

As a company committed to our people, we take pleasure in welcoming new members into our teams as they begin their journey with us. David Gajda joined our Cassel, UK site in September this year as Facilities Manager. We spoke about his role and got to know some more about him… What attracted you to […]

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Bahrain: our fast-track gateway to the Middle East

Lucite International (LI) has had a regional representative office in the Middle East for more than 40 years. Originally located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the current office relocated to Manama in Bahrain in 2009. Bahrain has an amazing history and was one of the first Middle East countries to find and exploit oil and gas […]

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A closer look at the markets: The Americas (October 2019)

Our local representatives in the methacrylates field together with our world-class business systems and global presence mean we’re in the best possible position to help our customers and industry partners understand the marketplace and its dynamics. Here, Jay Smith, USA Monomers Business Director, shares his latest views and insight (as of October 2019). What is […]

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A closer look at the markets: Asia (October 2019)

Our local representatives in the methacrylates field together with our world-class business systems and global presence mean we’re in the best possible position to help our customers and industry partners understand the marketplace and its dynamics. Here, Etsuko Kobayashi, Asia Monomers Senior Manager, shares her latest views and insight (as of October 2019). Can you […]

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A closer look at the markets: EMEA (October 2019)

Our local representatives in the methacrylates field together with our world-class business systems and global presence mean we’re in the best possible position to help our customers and industry partners understand the marketplace and its dynamics. Here, Malcolm Kidd, EMEA Monomers Business Director, shares his latest views and insight (as of October 2019). Weaker demand […]

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Success as ‘One MCC’: our report from K 2019

“The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber” – K 2019 makes no secret of its status as the largest and most important event for companies involved in this industry but, as any visitor will confirm, its scale can only really be appreciated first-hand. This was certainly the case for our team, who […]

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Newton Aycliffe site hosts ‘Apprenticeship Awareness’ visit

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. In 2016, a link was established with Woodham Academy which has seen visits hosted every year since as part of its Apprenticeship Awareness Challenge. This program […]

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