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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Sharing knowledge with our logistics partners in Singapore

As a member of the Singapore Chemical Industry Council, Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd. (LISPL) works in accordance with Responsible Care® – the global chemical industry’s initiative that drives continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental performance through each country’s national chemical industry associations. LISPL recently invited a number of logistics service providers to be […]

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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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