Giving back to our local communities

Earlier this year, our Cassel site in the UK pledged to make a charitable donation of £10,000 to recognise good business performance and the efforts of all those involved in the site’s safe and successful 2018. Cassel’s people were invited to nominate charities to be considered and, following a site-wide poll, the decision was made […]

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Jamie Armitage speaks at PRC Europe 2019

Last month, Jamie Armitage, Site Operating Manager at our Cassel site in the UK, was one of 76 speakers at this year’s Petrochemical & Refining Congress (PRC) in Budapest, Hungary. Jamie attended with safety software specialists and the event’s Principal Sponsor, RAP International, joining over 200 other companies from 30 countries. Pictured: Jamie Armitage delivers […]

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Making a difference through SHE performance

Our Cassel, UK site is continuing its ongoing efforts to combine two of our company’s passions – excellent safety, health and environmental (SHE) performance and making a real difference to our local communities. Zoё’s Place Baby Hospice, based locally to Cassel site in nearby Middlesbrough, is the latest charity to benefit from a scheme which […]

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Farewell, Peter Snodgrass

This spring we say a fond farewell to EMEA Monomers Sales & Marketing Director Peter Snodgrass, a much-respected pillar of the business, whose career in the chemical industry has spanned over 30 years and two continents. After qualifying with a degree in Mining Engineering, Peter joined ICI Nobel explosives as a commercial assistant in 1985. […]

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Apprentice Talia’s experience at Lucite International

At Lucite International (LI), we firmly value investment in learning and development as part of our commitment to those who work for us. The work being done to invest in young people’s development across all of our sites bridges the gap between education and business and helps LI move forward with a skilled, talented and […]

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Celebrating long service achievements

Last month, a number of people from our UK sites attended an awards ceremony to celebrate their long service accomplishments with the Company. The evening at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium – close to our Cassel, Wilton and Newton Aycliffe sites – saw services of 20, 30, 35 and 40 years commemorated and recognised for the effort […]

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Inspiring tomorrow’s talent in Singapore

Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd’s (LISPL) internship program, started in 2014, continues to provide valuable opportunities to students from Singapore Polytechnic who are looking to experience life on a busy manufacturing plant. September 2018 saw two new students, Chew Yu Xiang and Chee Zhi Hao, join the company. Now at the end of their internships, […]

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Lucite International sponsors 13th Annual NEPIC Awards

Lucite International (LI) recently sponsored the 13th North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) Annual Industry Awards, celebrating the achievements of the companies and individuals in the chemicals-processing industries in the North East of England. With 430 industry guests in attendance, the evening saw £18,000 donated straight to local schools to support STEM activities […]

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Lucite International people support Alpha 2

The Alpha technology journey has been one of continuous advancement and improvement in MMA production since its beginnings in the 1990s in Wilton, UK. After the successful start-up of the first Alpha production facility in Singapore in 2008, the decision was made to construct Alpha 2 in Saudi Arabia. Commercial operation of Alpha 2 began […]

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Process Technology award for Lucite International apprentice

A Lucite International (LI) apprentice has been named among the UK’s best process technology students at the prestigious Salters’ Institute Annual Awards Ceremony in London. Quinn Hoban, aged 21, studied at The TTE Technical Training Group in North East England before embarking on a Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship at LI’s Cassel, UK site. Chris Weldon, […]

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