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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A closer look at the global methacrylates markets: April 2019

Changing market dynamics During the second half of 2018 there was a change in the market dynamics for many petrochemicals, including for methacrylates. A wave of poorer company results and conservative outlooks were being circulated from the automotive and construction segments among others. National trade policies were being cited as a reason for stifling inter-regional […]

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Welcome on board, Protea Chemicals…

In just over 50 years, Protea Chemicals – part of South Africa’s diversified chemical holdings group Omnia – has become one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world, ranked number 39 globally and number five in the African/Middle Eastern region by the ICIS Chemical Business journal. Representing Lucite International (LI) in South Africa […]

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