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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Robert Yates: Commercial Graduate

Robert Yates began his journey at Lucite International (LI) as a 12 month Commercial Placement Student in 2014 during his studies at The University of Hull. After completing his degree in Economics, he returned to LI in 2016 as a Commercial Graduate. We speak to Robert to find out more about why he enjoys his […]

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Thinking innovatively at Lucite International China

Being innovative, questioning what might be and pushing the frontiers for acrylic in Asia and the world beyond are nothing new for the Lucite International team in China (LICC). However, a recent ‘Leader’s Path for Innovation’ workshop held in Shanghai’s Congming suburb took the potential for team creativity to a whole new level. This novel […]

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Saskia Hoekx: Experiencing being a Chemical Engineer at Lucite International

Saskia is a Chemical Engineering student at Manchester University in the UK, and is currently doing a 12 month placement at Lucite International (LI) Cassel Site during her intercalating year. We speak to Saskia to find out what it’s like being a student at LI. What is your job description at LI and what are […]

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Creating a little green paradise at Lucite International, Singapore

Last year a group of keen gardeners looking to improve their working environment at the Lucite International Singapore site (LISPL) decided to form a club dedicated to do just that. 18 months on we find out how both the people and the plants have been flourishing.   The gardening club started with humble beginnings – […]

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Cassel SHE Recognition Award benefits Redcar charity Jessica’s Smile

Lucite International’s Cassel site Safety Health & Environment (SHE) team proudly gives recognition for efforts in SHE performance with their SHE Recognition Award. Local charities can benefit from a £1000 donation, provided specific SHE criteria are met, making a real difference to the community surrounding the Cassel site. A recent SHE Recognition Award donation was […]

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Investing in young people across the globe

Lucite International (LI) believes that people are its greatest strength. One of the most vital parts of the Company’s diverse workforce across the globe is the young people who work across many different disciplines and LI continues to invest in learning and development opportunities to ensure they continue to flourish. Trailblazing apprenticeship in the UK […]

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Youth Skills: Thai Poly Acrylic

Developing Youth Skills To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day, we began a series of features looking at how Lucite International’s (LI) sites across the world invest in young people, and we continue to demonstrate our commitment in the learning and development of youth skills. When looking at the work done in this […]

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Youth Skills: Darwen

To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day, we introduced a series of features looking at how Lucite International’s (LI) sites across the world are committed to investing in the learning and development of young people. One site with a great history of supporting young people is Darwen, UK which has experienced recent success […]

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It’s cool to be in chemicals!

The Chemical Industry Manpower Advisory Committee (CHIMAC) is a steering committee formed by the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC), industry partners, and the Economic Development Board (EDB) to look at manpower needs in the chemical industry. One of the key objectives of CHIMAC is to attract and improve retention of people being trained initially as […]

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