Working together for global SHE performance

Last month, members of Lucite International’s (LI) Global Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Managers Network met up in the historic city of Durham, close to LI’s UK manufacturing sites. The main objective of the workshop was to allow SHE professionals to connect on a more personal level, encouraging good practice sharing, ongoing collaboration and open […]

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Beaumont Wildlife – caring for our neighbors

Lucite International’s (LI) Beaumont site is part of the Beaumont Industrial Complex, an 800-acre area located along the Neches River in the heart of a bio-diverse zone in southeast Texas, USA. Our Beaumont team share the area with a wide variety of wildlife drawn to the perfect habitat created by this marshy area. The osprey, […]

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Dedicated to Continuous Improvement

Only a handful of acrylic production sites across the world utilize a MCC-developed continuous cast process, a highly specialized and sensitive method for making acrylic sheet. Yet, for over 40 years, Lucite International Inc’s (LI) Fite Road plant has excelled by utilizing this very process. Here, Cast Sheet Plant Leader, Steve Jones, takes us through […]

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APPPEXPO 2017

Lucite International China (LICC) recently took part in APPPEXPO 2017, the international advertising, sign technology and equipment exhibition held in Shanghai. While being a regular exhibitor, this was the first time that the LICC team organized for cast sheet producers and acrylic fabricators to come together to show off the product’s qualities and their own […]

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Mini Museum

Mini Museum is a pocket-sized collection of rare specimens from Earth and beyond. It houses unique, carefully selected contents spanning billions of years. These wonderful products are made using Lucite® acrylic resin, and they are also crafted by one of our long-term customers, Meisner Acrylic Castings. Creator and Chief Curator of Mini Museum, Hans Fex […]

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Acrylic – the product designer’s dream

When they hear the word ‘acrylic’ most people think immediately of paints, signage, display, advertising, or other traditional uses. However, for product designers, transparency, high optical clarity, texture and many other fantastic aesthetic and performance qualities make acrylic an ideal material to work with.   Designers truly do break the traditionalist’s view of acrylic. Let’s […]

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The beauty of Valspar

Valspar is a global giant in the manufacture of high performance paints and coatings. Based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, with annual revenues of $4.6bn, it is currently ranked the fourth largest producer of paints and coatings in the world. Valspar is one of the largest suppliers of paint into the North American DIY market and […]

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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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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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