Investing in the long term future of MMA production at Cassel

2018 saw the biggest ever overhaul of Lucite International’s (LI) Cassel plant at Teesside in the UK. Over three and a half years in the planning; costing in excess of £17 million ($20 million); and involving over 1,000 contractors, this year’s overhaul took place in March, just as the worst winter weather in living memory […]

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Commitment to investing in apprentices

Lucite International’s (LI) Cassel site in the UK has recently received a fresh boost of energy from three apprentices embarking on their first steps towards a career in the chemicals industry. LI is committed to providing apprenticeship opportunities in a variety of disciplines within the company. Quinn Hoban, Scarlett O’Hara and Nathan Burdon have recently […]

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Launch of the ‘Shaping the future’ Acrylic Design Awards 2019

As a world-leading supplier of acrylic-based 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 are focusing on the local design community in Turkey to drive innovation and explore potential […]

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Singapore – Community in Bloom

The Lucite International Singapore (LISPL) site is celebrating achieving Gold at the 2018 Community in Bloom (CIB) Awards. From beginning their gardening club in 2016 with just a few potted plants and a few passionate employees, they have grown through the help of the National Parks Board (NParks) and encouraging even more budding LISPL gardeners […]

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Lucite International Statement – Sale of Sheet and Composites and Perspex Distribution Ltd Businesses

Lucite International, part of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation’s world leading Methyl Methacrylate Business Unit, has agreed to sell its European cell cast acrylic Sheet and Composites business plus its separate UK distribution company, Perspex Distribution Ltd (PDL), to the Swiss firm Schweiter Technologies (Schweiter), owners of 3A Composites and Polycasa, in a £92 million deal. The […]

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EPCA 2018 – Lucite International heads to Vienna

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 52nd EPCA Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria next month. Europe’s largest chemicals industry event will this year be dedicated to “Petrochemicals and the Low-Carbon Economy: Versatile Solutions for Greater Sustainability”. More than 2,000 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend this […]

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WSH Performance Awards 2018

The annual Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards recognize companies and individuals who have upheld high safety and health standards at their workplaces, including Lucite International Singapore (LISPL). Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Manager at LISPL, Tan Soo Hong, gave more insight.   This year, 158 companies and individuals were honoured at the WSH Awards […]

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Meet the team: Natasha Connor

Natasha Connor started working for Lucite International (LI) at Cassel site in 2011 as a Laboratory Analyst Apprentice. Through her hard work and dedication and the continued support from LI through training and development, Natasha has become the Laboratory Supervisor. We speak to Natasha to find out more about her journey with LI. Describe working […]

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Three interns, three months, immeasurable difference

Lucite International’s (LI) Fite Road facility in the US has recently enlisted the help of three interns to support its new computer maintenance management software (CMMS) system, which will improve data accuracy on the plant. Reliability Engineer, Victor Foster proposed the idea of hiring interns who could dedicate their time to this project. He explains […]

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Celebrating our Apprentices Success

TTE Technical Training Group is the UK’s leading provider of technical training to the oil and gas, process, manufacturing and engineering sectors. At its recent awards ceremony, our Instrumentation/Electrical apprentice Luke Marshall, who studied at TTE alongside gaining experience at Lucite International (LI), was presented with the most prestigious Managing Directors 2018 Award! At the […]

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