Silver medal win at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The Myeloma UK Garden has received a Silver Gilt medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018. The garden explores the juxtaposition between contemporary sculptures and naturalistic planting, featuring a gigantic Perspex® acrylic sculpture. The garden is designed by John Everiss and Francesca Murrell with the objective of increasing awareness for Myeloma, an incurable form […]

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Growing the world of acrylics

In the early days of acrylic, Taiwanese people knew the material simply for its use in advertising signs. But things have changed dramatically since then thanks largely to our associate company in Taiwan, Kaohsiung Monomer Company’s (KMC’s), strong leadership, and its downstream department, which has worked tirelessly since being formed in 2005 to promote the […]

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Saskia Hoekx: Experiencing being a Chemical Engineer at Lucite International

Saskia is a Chemical Engineering student at Manchester University in the UK, and is currently doing a 12 month placement at Lucite International (LI) Cassel Site during her intercalating year. We speak to Saskia to find out what it’s like being a student at LI. What is your job description at LI and what are […]

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Lucite International Showcased at NPE2018 Plastics Trade Show

  Lucite International’s acrylic products are currently being showcased on the Mitsubishi Chemical America (MCA) stand at NPE2018: the Plastics Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. MCA have looked to the strength of collaboration and coordination to enhance their presence at the world’s leading plastics trade show and conference, NPE2018, this […]

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New Perspex® Royals – The jewels in the Perspex® acrylic crown

2018 is set to be the year of the British Royal family. With two weddings, two babies, and the Queen marking the 65th year of her Coronation in 2018, never in the history of the House of Windsor has there been so much to celebrate. In honour of this, and the many other Royal celebrations across Europe, […]

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5* Bathrooms from Saturn Bath

Our loyal customer, Saturn Bath has supplied bathtubs and washbasins made entirely of Lucite® Acrylic Resin for the prestigious Seamarq Hotel in Gangneung-Gyeong-pyo, South Korea, which has been awarded First Prize in the category of Hotel Culture by the Korean Tourism Organization. It is a super-stylish hotel that has received much recognition for its high-end […]

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Tranquilic Acrylic

Husband and wife team Ana and Val Armano Linta founded their self-titled architecture and design company in 2013, based in Zagreb, Croatia. They have created the innovative ‘Table Yourself Acrylic’ coffee tables, which are made using a single sheet of Perspex® acrylic and can be self-assembled by the owner. We find out more about the […]

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A Students Life at Lucite International: Lucy Talbot

Lucy Talbot is a Chemical Engineering Placement Student at our Cassel site in Billingham, UK. Her placement with Lucite International (LI) started in July 2017 and is integrated into her Chemical Engineering degree at the University of Manchester. For 12 months Lucy will be spending time with a number of our employees on our site […]

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Acrylic: At Sea and Underwater

Applications for acrylic are not limited to the land on which we live; it is also ideally suited for use at sea and underwater due to its high performance qualities that include brilliant optical clarity and exceptional strength and durability. From helping scientists to explore the depths of the ocean in submersibles, to giving people […]

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MMA Monomer and PMMA Plants Start Commercial Operations in Saudi Arabia

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, President and CEO: Masayuki Waga, “MCC” hereafter) is pleased to announce that The Saudi Methacrylates Company (“SAMAC” hereafter), a joint venture between MCC and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Headquarters: Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, CEO: Yousef Al-Benyan, “SABIC” hereafter), has successfully completed performance test of its plants for production […]

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