Lucite International Inc (LI Inc) teams up with ISNetworld in the USA

Lucite International (LI) is pleased to announce a partnership with ISNetworld to further enhance efficiencies for processing safety pre-qualification, insurance requirements and compliance for contractors applying to work with the Company in the USA. As the global leader in contractor and supplier management with operations in over 75 countries, ISN® collects and verifies safety, environmental, […]

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Recognising winning design in our 2014 LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

We are delighted to announce ‘Louvers by Design’, a custom home project located in the picturesque San Diego suburb of Point Loma, as the winner of our annual JUST IMAGINE Awards. The eye catching louvers made with LuciteLux® Frost in Glacier Green cast acrylic form part of a residential property project by Elliott Rabin of […]

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How are design students in China expanding the horizons of acrylic?

Six years ago Lucite International in China (LIC) launched its Acrylic Design Competition (ADC) to students at some of China’s most prestigious fine arts universities. The goal was to build awareness and understanding of acrylic, and to encourage young people to use it as part of their studies as well as continuing to do so […]

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Trailblazing employers set the standard for new apprenticeships in the UK ahead of the Government’s 2017 reform

Lucite International (LI), along with Lotte Chemical UK and SABIC also based on Teesside in the north of England, has celebrated the enrolment of a group of new apprentices, who are joining their new employers as trainee Laboratory Technicians and Science Manufacturing Technicians – two totally new apprenticeships that form part of the UK Government’s […]

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Partnering with Plazit-Polygal Group for protective sound barriers and so much more

The Plazit-Polygal Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of plastic sheet products. It has been buying methacrylates from Lucite International (LI) for its acrylic offer for almost 15 years. We talked to Mr Tito Asher, Plazit-Polygal Group CEO, about the successful, growing partnership. From simple beginnings Both Plazit and Polygal began manufacture of extruded […]

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Apprenticeships prove a great way of recruiting new talent

Our production sites at Cassel and Newton Aycliffe in the North East of the UK have again demonstrated the value of the apprenticeship route into work by taking on a team of talented new recruits. Six young people, all sponsored by Lucite International through their 3- and 4-year apprenticeships at a local college, have been […]

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Synthomer advances performance of every day consumer products

Synthomer was founded in 1963 in Frankfurt, Germany but the company´s origins go back to 1952 to a production site in Harlow, UK. Today Synthomer is one of the world’s major suppliers of latices and speciality emulsion polymers that are used in a growing range of market segments and applications including: coatings, construction, textiles, paper […]

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MMA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is published

Reducing environmental impact is increasingly important for all organisations. Now the European methacrylates industry has produced its first combined LCA for MMA produced via the ACH route, which includes an environmental product declaration. Generated using state-of-the-art methodology, the benefits of this brand new LCA to us, as producers, and to our customers, as users, are […]

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