Turning Imagination Into Reality

Acrílicos Serna (AS), located in Colombia, manufactures and transforms acrylic sheets into innovative, technically advanced products. With over 30 years in the industry, founders of the business, Dario and Luis Serna prefer not to talk about what stock they hold or the products they make, because at AS every day is new, and imagination is […]

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Youth Skills: Thai Poly Acrylic

Developing Youth Skills To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day, we began a series of features looking at how Lucite International’s (LI) sites across the world invest in young people, and we continue to demonstrate our commitment in the learning and development of youth skills. When looking at the work done in this […]

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Excellence is the name of our game!

While the name OMNOVA is less than 20 years old, the company’s roots go back to 1915 when The General Tire and Rubber Company was founded in Akron, Ohio by William F O’Neil. For over 100 years using science to enhance the performance of products has been at the heart of what the company does. […]

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Dedicated to Continuous Improvement

Only a handful of acrylic production sites across the world utilize a MCC-developed continuous cast process, a highly specialized and sensitive method for making acrylic sheet. Yet, for over 40 years, Lucite International Inc’s (LI) Fite Road plant has excelled by utilizing this very process. Here, Cast Sheet Plant Leader, Steve Jones, takes us through […]

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It’s cool to be in chemicals!

The Chemical Industry Manpower Advisory Committee (CHIMAC) is a steering committee formed by the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC), industry partners, and the Economic Development Board (EDB) to look at manpower needs in the chemical industry. One of the key objectives of CHIMAC is to attract and improve retention of people being trained initially as […]

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Clax®Italia: Achieving the unachievable

For over 40 years, Lucite International (LI) customer Clax® Italia has been pushing the boundaries of acrylic use in its work. This has resulted in the development of new casting processes involving specific integrated moulds, the use of large, thick monolithic blocks and special products for food, military, medical and scientific use, as well as […]

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World Youth Skills Day

At Lucite International (LI), we firmly value investment in learning and development as part of our commitment to those who work for us. Following the occasion of United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day (July 15th), we’re taking a look at the work being done across all of LI’s global regions to help young people working […]

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LICC 10th anniversary celebration

It’s hard to believe that it has been ten years since Lucite International (China) Chemical Industry Co Ltd (LICC) moved into the Metro Tower in Shanghai. To mark the 10th anniversary earlier this year, the Metro Tower management team invited us to celebrate with a themed event – ‘Happy Life Cooking Show’. HR Colleagues Angela […]

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Beaumont: a year in review

Fiscal Year 2016 for our Beaumont, US site could be described as a renaissance year. Renaissance means ‘rebirth’ in French, and that is the epitome of the culture change efforts being undertaken at the plant. The Beaumont team understands a strong culture of safety has a broad reach, affecting operations, the environment, processes and organizational […]

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APPPEXPO 2017

Lucite International China (LICC) recently took part in APPPEXPO 2017, the international advertising, sign technology and equipment exhibition held in Shanghai. While being a regular exhibitor, this was the first time that the LICC team organized for cast sheet producers and acrylic fabricators to come together to show off the product’s qualities and their own […]

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