Internship programme – adding value all round

Lucite International’s (LI) internship programme in the US offers the best and brightest college students an opportunity to nurture their passions, develop their career potential and network with people around the world. Each student brings with them their own skill set and perspective to our business. We caught up with four of our 2015 interns, […]

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Catalysis speeds its way to centre stage

Remember sitting in Chemistry, the teacher explaining catalysis to you and you nodded at what seemed to be a fairly straightforward concept; increasing the rate of a chemical reaction by adding a special substance called a catalyst? Well Dr Jonathan Iggo, Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry at Liverpool University, has a wider view to share. He commented: “Catalysis is a key […]

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Happy International Youth Day

Celebrating the achievements of the world’s youth and to encourage their participation in enhancing society, the United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day theme for this year is “Youth Civic Engagement.” We’d like to recognise some of the contributions the “youth” at Lucite International (LI) is making and the ways we support them for mutual development. […]

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Sustainable practices: not just words

As a dedicated methacrylates business, which continuously evaluates its production and operating procedures, we are pleased to have our efforts noticed in the communities where we operate. Recently, the US State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognised Lucite international (LI) as a Three-Star Partner within the Tennessee Green Star Partnerhip (TGSP) environmental […]

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CIA Gold Standard Award received for investment in our workforce

Lucite International (LI) is proud to accept the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Gold Standard Skills Award in recognition of employee development in the UK. The award is presented to the employer that has contributed most to the acquisition of skills by the workforce through an active programme. As a global leader in the design, development […]

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Team photo of those involved in the United Way project

Helping hand in our US communities

One person can lift a rock, but a team can move a mountain. Lucite International (LI) has been a long-term supporter of United Way (UW), a national non-profit organisation comprised of volunteers, contributors, and local charities helping people in their own communities through education, income stability and healthy living. The organisation has local chapters that […]

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A butterfly on our Cassel meadow

Happy World Environment Day: We’re off to an English Meadow!

A vast green horizon speckled with wild flowers; an otter, a badger and a couple of foxes, maybe some rabbits and ducks peeping through and you get the picture? Trying to tweet all this natural beauty while the sun’s still up – it’s a snapshot not to be taken for granted. Humans are part of […]

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Apprentices lined for a photo at Cassel Works, UK, Lucite Intl

New apprentices provide fresh boost of energy to Lucite International

Lucite International’s Cassel site in the UK is set for its biggest intake of Production Technician Apprentices in recent years when eight join shift teams at the Billingham facility in August to complete the next stage of their training. The three former military service personnel and five school/college leavers are approaching the end of their […]

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UK-based apprentices take centre stage this week

We are delighted to share the stories of a couple of our apprentices who took part in the UK’s National Apprenticeship Week. Introducing Nathan Hunter and Rachel Carr: NATHAN is in the second year of a four-year full-time Production Technician programme delivered by the TTE* Technical Training Group and will join our Cassel site team […]

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Every Man Remembered artwork featuring Perspex® acrylic

As part of the Royal British Legion Every Man Remembered project, a 7m high obelisk was designed, manufactured and installed by Bay Plastics to complement Mark Humphrey’s bronze sculpture of the Centenary Soldier. Installed in Trafalgar Square before embarking on a four year UK tour, the soldier stands in a field of poppies, which flutter […]

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