Presenting new technologies for 3D printing

Last month, Lucite International (LI) joined parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical at Rapid + TCT in Detroit, USA – North America’s most influential 3D manufacturing event. With over 400 exhibitors in attendance, it was the ideal location to introduce the industry to 3Diakon™ – a joint development between LI and Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers (MCPP) to […]

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TufCoat™ – the new scratch and abrasion resistance PMMA

Welcome to a new generation of acrylic polymer technology from Lucite International. TufCoat™ is specifically designed to provide proven enhanced scratch and abrasion resistance for injection moulding applications. The introduction of TufCoat™ by Lucite International demonstrates our continued willingness and technical ability to provide bespoke acrylic polymer grades to meet the requirements of our customers. […]

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Acrylic boost to Taiwan’s agricultural sector

Increasing consciousness of the need to protect our world for future generations means that industries, individuals and businesses everywhere are looking for ways to make a difference. Government policies put in place to support this movement, with saving energy and cutting carbon emissions as top priorities, require a commitment to change, along with new technologies […]

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Mini Museum

Mini Museum is a pocket-sized collection of rare specimens from Earth and beyond. It houses unique, carefully selected contents spanning billions of years. These wonderful products are made using Lucite® acrylic resin, and they are also crafted by one of our long-term customers, Meisner Acrylic Castings. Creator and Chief Curator of Mini Museum, Hans Fex […]

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New-wave LEDs open the door to PMMA in future lighting

The lighting sector has long been a key area of development potential and commercial focus for Lucite International’s (LI) downstream businesses. Over time, we’ve seen some significant changes in the nature of technical developments in lighting, which have given us regular opportunities to re-evaluate our own offer for the sector. While any change brings its […]

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15th KMC Acrylic Creative Design Contest

  The 15th Acrylic Creative Design Contest Awards ceremony was held by KMC, Lucite International’s operation in Taiwan, on 21 May. Almost 400 people from across the country, including 250 students and teachers and 150 manufacturers, joined in the celebratory event to honour the ideas and creative solutions that resulted from the last year of […]

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Two Teams One Mission

Taipei International Building, Construction & Decoration Exhibition just gets bigger and better every year. With the latest visitor figures reaching almost 80,000 that means a lot of potential for conversations about acrylic! As usual, Kaohsiung Monomers Co. (KMC), our operation in Taiwan, didn’t miss this yearly event. What made it so special this time was […]

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