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Win/Win for new Fite Road sponsored program

Our Fite Road facility has just sponsored the first course of the Industrial Readiness Training (IRT) in collaboration with the Memphis Workforce Development. The IRT, a four and a half week program held by Southwest Tennessee Community College, is designed to concentrate on the local community’s manufacturing industry, along with a focus on Mid-Southerners looking […]

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Adventures into the world of gardening

Inspired by the beautiful garden of a hotel entrance and being quite literally in ‘the City in a Garden’, which is how Singapore is known around the world, a handful of like-minded individuals at Lucite International Singapore (LISPL) decided to form a gardening group to improve their working environment. After all, as they said, it […]

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Beaumont Wildlife – Friend or Foe?

The Beaumont Industrial Complex (BIC) is an 800-acre area located along the Neches River in the heart of a bio-diverse zone in southeast Texas. Their industrial facilities along with LI’s  operations occupy around 300 acres. The marshy area provides the perfect habitat for a wide variety of wildlife that call the BIC home. Environmental Manager, […]

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Lucite International (LI) recognized by Mitsubishi Rayon Co. (MRC) top award

A Heat Recovery project, implemented at LI’s plant in Singapore (LISPL), has won MRC’s prestigious President’s Award for ‘Most Outstanding KAITEKI’. Ben Harris, previously General Manager of LISPL, paid tribute to the local team, which worked together with LI’s Strategic Projects Group, to achieve so much as he accepted the award on their behalf at […]

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‘Year of Giving’ partnership with RMHC, Memphis

(Pictured: The Pantry Drive Team) A year-long commitment to support the Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) in Memphis, USA with monthly themed events is going brilliantly! Earlier this year, The Lucite Center (TLC) held a pantry drive to fill up the house’s communal kitchen cupboards. Employees donated enough home essentials to fill three cars full of […]

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Lucite International employees lead the way with national Trailblazer apprenticeship

Three Lucite International (LI) employees are among the first in the country to complete pioneering new employer-led Trailblazer apprenticeships. L-R: Neil Middleton, Shift Manager, Craig Buckle, Jamie Armitage, Site Operations Manager, James Curtis-Dawson, Melanie Jury, Site Director, Derek Hornsey and Faith Hambley. Craig Buckle, James Curtis-Dawson and Derek Hornsey are the first in the UK […]

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Winner of prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award 2016

Dr David Johnson, who has worked for Lucite International (LI) for almost 40 years – most of those based at the R&D centre in Wilton, UK, is the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Applied Catalysis Award winner for 2016. The award was given for his seminal contribution to the invention of Alpha technology and to […]

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EPCA 2016 – Lucite International heads to Budapest

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 50th Anniversary EPCA Annual Meeting in Budapest next month, Europe’s largest chemical industry event, which will be dedicated to “50 Years of Global Chemical Industry Evolution: What’s Next?” More than 2,500 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend this year’s event […]

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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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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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