Through the eyes of an intern at Lucite International

Sarah Zhu is working as an intern at our Lucite International Shanghai offices in China. For eight months, Sarah will be working as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) alongside current employees to gain valuable skills and experience. We speak to Sarah to find out about her current responsibilities and plans for the future. What are […]

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Acrylic: Health and Medical

It’s no surprise that acrylic is all around us; we come across it being used in and around towns and cities, art and architecture, in our homes and vehicles, even at sea. What may come as a surprise, however, is that acrylic is often used within the health and medical sector, helping to improve our […]

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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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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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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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Seeing is believing: Perspex® Light at Light+Building 2018

The Perspex® acrylic team is currently exhibiting its latest range for lighting at the world’s leading trade fair for lighting, Light+Building 2018 in Messe Frankfurt in Germany. The brand new range of Perspex® Light acrylic, including Perspex® Edge and Perspex® Diffuse branded products have a multitude of applications, from commercial and retail use, to ambient […]

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Acrylic everywhere: Building with Acrylic

With its outstanding physical properties; exceptional optical clarity, excellent weatherability, UV resistance, and being light-weight, shock and abrasion resistance, there is no surprise that acrylic is the ideal material for architects, artists and interior designers to use in their work all around the world. Whether forming part of the fabric of a building or enhancing […]

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