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Inspiring Schools

At the end of 2015, Lucite International’s team in Newton Aycliffe (LISPR) set up a community involvement group. One of its key aims was to establish closer relationships with the local community and it seemed immediately obvious that a potential way of doing so was to work with local primary and secondary schools. Jackie Brown, […]

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New President for the Americas

Lucite International Inc. (LI) appointed a new President, Tim May, earlier this year. Tim assumed the role after three years spent heading up the Company’s manufacturing operations in the Americas. We share here some of his thoughts about his new position.   What appealed to you most about becoming President? I feel so fortunate to […]

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Win/Win for new Fite Road sponsored program

Our Fite Road facility has just sponsored the first course of the Industrial Readiness Training (IRT) in collaboration with the Memphis Workforce Development. The IRT, a four and a half week program held by Southwest Tennessee Community College, is designed to concentrate on the local community’s manufacturing industry, along with a focus on Mid-Southerners looking […]

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Adventures into the world of gardening

Inspired by the beautiful garden of a hotel entrance and being quite literally in ‘the City in a Garden’, which is how Singapore is known around the world, a handful of like-minded individuals at Lucite International Singapore (LISPL) decided to form a gardening group to improve their working environment. After all, as they said, it […]

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‘Year of Giving’ partnership with RMHC, Memphis

(Pictured: The Pantry Drive Team) A year-long commitment to support the Ronald McDonald House Charity (RMHC) in Memphis, USA with monthly themed events is going brilliantly! Earlier this year, The Lucite Center (TLC) held a pantry drive to fill up the house’s communal kitchen cupboards. Employees donated enough home essentials to fill three cars full of […]

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Lucite International employees lead the way with national Trailblazer apprenticeship

Three Lucite International (LI) employees are among the first in the country to complete pioneering new employer-led Trailblazer apprenticeships. L-R: Neil Middleton, Shift Manager, Craig Buckle, Jamie Armitage, Site Operations Manager, James Curtis-Dawson, Melanie Jury, Site Director, Derek Hornsey and Faith Hambley. Craig Buckle, James Curtis-Dawson and Derek Hornsey are the first in the UK […]

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Winner of prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award 2016

Dr David Johnson, who has worked for Lucite International (LI) for almost 40 years – most of those based at the R&D centre in Wilton, UK, is the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Applied Catalysis Award winner for 2016. The award was given for his seminal contribution to the invention of Alpha technology and to […]

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Lucite International’s passion for safety recognized again!

Lucite International’s (LI) Fite Road site in the US has been awarded Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) recertification as a Tennessee Star site after a recent, extensive audit conducted by Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA). Tom Eubank, Fite Road’s Safety, Health and Environmental Manager, was immensely proud to share this ongoing story of achievement. […]

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Success for Lucite International at TTE Group’s 2016 Awards

On Tuesday 21 June TTE Technical Training Group held its annual “Celebrate Success” Awards evening at Middlesbrough Theatre. Guests from local employers, local MPs and former apprentices came together to recognise and celebrate the successes of current apprentices and trainees and to present Awards to individuals who have made extra efforts in their training and/or […]

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Supporting Sirindhorn International Environmental Park (SIEP)

At the end of last year the TPA team spent time planting mangrove seedlings and working with the renewal of aquatic life at SIEP located in the Petchaburi province, approximately 200km south of Bangkok. SIEP has a vision to become an international center for learning about the environment, energy and natural resources and is forging […]

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