Nature flourishes as Cassel hosts biodiversity visit

At our Cassel site in the UK, we’re lucky to operate within a rich, complex, biodiverse area that sees us share our space with a vast range of species – from the smallest flower to large roe deer. The site’s ‘biodiversity action area’ is part of an expansive ‘green corridor’ providing habitats aplenty, from semi-mature […]

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Malcolm Kidd: moving towards a Circular Economy

Public sentiment towards plastics has changed radically over the last decade with a growing awareness of the problems caused by unnecessary plastic waste in our environment. Whilst many acrylic products are long-life rather than single-use or ‘throwaway’, our industry needs to adapt to changes in society and embrace working towards a Circular Economy – keeping […]

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Singapore supports ‘Clear Shores, Clean Waters’ campaign

On 31st May 2019, Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd (LISPL) participated in the ‘Clear Shores, Clean Waters’ event organised by the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC) as part of the industry’s promotion of awareness and commitment towards environmental protection, coinciding with World Environment Day. Pictured [L-R]: LISPL’s clean-up team – Beng Lee, Madhan, Li Yi, […]

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KAITEKI: Value for Tomorrow

As a Group Company of Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC), Lucite International’s (LI) vision is ‘the sustainable well-being of people, society and planet Earth’ which we strive towards through embracing the core values of Sustainability, Health and Comfort, and by the innovative solutions we create globally. Within MCC, this approach is known as KAITEKI. LI’s Global KAITEKI […]

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Investment in sustainable supply of methacrylate monomers

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) is the world’s largest manufacturer of methacrylate monomers and is continuing to invest to improve the supply of these products for our customers. Methacrylates are a core product line with the MCC portfolio which means that investment in both new and existing assets continues apace. Here, we share some of the key […]

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Sharing knowledge through the supply chain

Earlier this year, Lucite International China (LICC) invited the Company’s Sustainability Manager, Andy Bragg to its Shanghai facility for a workshop on the safe handling of methyl methacrylate (MMA). As well as his global role in sustainability Andy also acts as both a product steward for the EMEA Monomers business and as a sustainability expert […]

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SafeTrack comes to the Americas

SafeTrack is a springboard for reinforcing the SafeStart program introduced by Lucite International Inc. (LI) in the Americas region in 2015. Regional Training and Development Supervisor, Kevin McDougall explains how SafeTrack teaches employees and facilitators to record and track observations made during the manufacturing processes then analyze data to develop strategies that will improve safety […]

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Passion for Safety: Alan Marsh

At Lucite International (LI), “having a passion for safety, health and the environment (SHE)” is our number one priority and a core value for all who work for us. Following the United Nations’ World Day for Safety and Health at Work, we introduced a series of features speaking to SHE specialists at LI about their […]

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Today is the United Nations’ World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This annual international campaign promotes safe, healthy and decent working environments, and has been observed by the International Labor Organization since 2003. “Having a passion for safety, health and the environment (SHE)” is Lucite International’s number one priority and underpins the KAITEKI […]

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Preparation. Teamwork. Flexibility.

QUESTION: What do you get when 160 dedicated Lucite International Inc. (LI) employees and nearly 600 contractors come together for a month on our site in Beaumont, Texas? ANSWER: A revitalized monomer plant and an overhaul for the record books; one that was on time, under budget, delivered safely and flexibly to accommodate the changing […]

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