New ALPHA MMA plant to be constructed on the US Gulf Coast

We’re pleased to announce a project to design and construct a 350,000 metric tonne methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in the USA utilising our proprietary ethylene-based ALPHA technology.  The project is in its design phase and is expected to be fully operational in 2025.  The specific location of the facility will be the subject of another […]

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In conversation with NEPIC Awards winner Adam Cullen

The NEPIC (North East of England Process Industry Cluster) Annual Industry Awards are a fantastic celebration of company and individual achievements across the chemical industry in North East England. This year, our ninth year sponsoring the event, was made even more special by seeing Adam Cullen, Senior Research Scientist at our Wilton site in the […]

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The Shortlist: Acrylic Design Awards 2020

We’re delighted to reveal our Acrylic Design Awards 2020 finalists! This year has been even bigger and better than last. Almost 200 entries came in from students in 32 universities across Turkey – an important acrylic market (as Alan Gallagher, EMEA Sales & Marketing Director, explains here) – and our panel of esteemed judges had […]

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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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‘Shaping the future’ Acrylic Design Awards returns for 2020

As a world-leading supplier of acrylic products and material solutions, Lucite International (LI) is committed to working with our partners across Europe to help shape the future in an inspiring, sustainable and responsible way. As part of this commitment, we’re continuing to focus on the Turkish design community to drive innovation and explore potential for […]

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EPCA 2019 – Lucite International heads to Berlin

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 53rd EPCA Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany this month. Europe’s largest chemicals industry event is dedicated this year to “Writing together the next chapter of the European petrochemical industry.” More than 2,000 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend this year’s […]

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Celebrating a ‘passion for SHE’ in China

“Having a passion for safety, health and the environment (SHE)” is Lucite International’s number one priority and underpins the KAITEKI values we hold as a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical. It’s a core value for all who work for the Company and sees us strive to continuously improve the SHE performance across our entire business. […]

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Polymer learning at Distrupol customer open day

Last month, Distrupol – responsible for distribution of Lucite International’s PMMA polymers in the UK – hosted a customer open day for the sharing of knowledge around polymer development and the solutions the industry can offer. We spoke to Garry Phillipson, EMEA Polymer Grade Developments Manager, about his day at the event and our enduring […]

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Presenting automotive solutions at PIAE 2019

At the beginning of April, Lucite International (LI) exhibited at PIAE 2019 – the world’s largest conference for Plastics in Automotive Engineering, held in Mannheim, Germany. LI attended as part of our parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical’s exhibition, presenting our acrylic polymer (PMMA) technology alongside a range of solutions provided by other group companies. With over […]

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