A year of learning at Cassel with our placement students

Over the last year at our Cassel site in the UK, two talented Chemical Engineering students have been experiencing what life is like on one of the largest MMA (methyl methacrylate) production sites in Europe. Lydia Joynes, Chemical Engineering student at Newcastle University and Michael Sugden, Chemical Engineering with Chemistry student at the University of […]

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Representing Mitsubishi Chemical Europe in the Middle East with Saleem Khan

Saleem Khan, our Bahrain-based Sales Manager, has an evolving role representing other Mitsubishi Chemical Europe (MCE) businesses alongside his responsibility for our methacrylate customers in the Middle East and North Africa. On top of his main, methacrylates-based sales role, a significant percentage of Saleem’s time is now dedicated to working on behalf of Mitsubishi Polyester […]

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A rewarding chance to help local families in Singapore

Everyone at our site in Singapore takes huge pride in community work, with a growing team of CSR (corporate social responsibility) volunteers leading the way. Earlier this year, before the days of social distancing, the team took part in ‘Project We Care – Jalan With Your Buddy’ – organised in part by the People’s Association […]

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An energetic week for Sport Relief at Cassel

As the largest methyl-methacrylate production site in Europe, our Cassel site in the UK is naturally abuzz with activity. This was especially true last week, as Cassel’s people got active and had great fun raising money for Sport Relief to help vulnerable people both in the UK and the world’s poorest countries. What went on? […]

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Teambuilding on the bay: a memorable day for our team in China

The modern Buddhist resort of Nianhua Bay is a popular getaway for those looking to experience a slower pace of life on the shores of China’s third-largest lake, Taihu. For our team in China, it was also the scene of their recent annual teambuilding program, designed to develop teamwork skills, communication and a sense of […]

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Newton Aycliffe site hosts ‘Apprenticeship Awareness’ visit

When Lucite International’s Newton Aycliffe site (LISPR) set up a community involvement group in 2015, a key aim was to inspire and establish close links with the local community. In 2016, a link was established with Woodham Academy which has seen visits hosted every year since as part of its Apprenticeship Awareness Challenge. This program […]

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A helping hand for local communities in China

As a company committed to improving people’s lives and making the world a better place, Lucite International (LI) is always seeking ways to contribute in the communities it serves. Our core value of ‘being a caring neighbour’ is one of the most important things that drives us in this respect. Our team in China have […]

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USA comes together for annual ‘Day of Caring’

As firm believers in making a difference to our local communities through teamwork, Lucite International (LI) has been a long-term supporter of United Way in the USA – a national non-profit organisation comprised of volunteers, contributors and local charities. Recently, a team from our Lucite Center and Fite Road sites got involved in one of […]

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From Japan to the UK – a valuable secondment story

Our Newton Aycliffe, UK site has recently said goodbye to a valuable team member returning to his native Japan. Akira ‘Harry’ Sato, Senior Scientist at our parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical’s Research & Development Centre in Aichi, Japan, spent five months at Newton Aycliffe to promote closer collaboration between Lucite International (LI) and Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC). […]

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Singapore’s commitment to the local community

Our team in Singapore prides itself on corporate social responsibility, being an active member of local communities around the site and offering a helping hand wherever it can. Last month, another successful event was held which saw the team gather at the local Kebun Baru Community Centre for ‘Jalan With Your Buddy’. This needs-based initiative, […]

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