Celebrating long service: John Chang

At Lucite International, we are immensely proud that so many of our people enjoy long and rewarding careers with us. Many have worked with us for decades, growing personally as well as professionally and seeing the industry, and the wider world, evolve greatly. John Chang, Manufacturing Manager at our Kaohsiung Monomer Company (KMC) site in […]

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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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Alan Gallagher: change and challenge for EMEA Monomers

Earlier this year, Lucite International (LI) appointed Alan Gallagher to the role of Sales and Marketing Director for the EMEA Monomers team. Alan has spent several years as LI’s Sales Director for Africa, Middle East and Turkey, and has made the transition following the retirement of Peter Snodgrass, who previously held the role since 2001. […]

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Turning ideas into reality: Acrylic Design Awards

One of the standout moments of this year’s Acrylic Design Awards in Turkey was being able to reveal the winning entries as real, fully-fabricated objects. After the months of thought, ingenuity and effort put into these designs, it was fantastic to see the students’ elation at having their ideas standing in front of them. The […]

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A closer look at the global methacrylates markets: April 2019

Changing market dynamics During the second half of 2018 there was a change in the market dynamics for many petrochemicals, including for methacrylates. A wave of poorer company results and conservative outlooks were being circulated from the automotive and construction segments among others. National trade policies were being cited as a reason for stifling inter-regional […]

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Farewell, Peter Snodgrass

This spring we say a fond farewell to EMEA Monomers Sales & Marketing Director Peter Snodgrass, a much-respected pillar of the business, whose career in the chemical industry has spanned over 30 years and two continents. After qualifying with a degree in Mining Engineering, Peter joined ICI Nobel explosives as a commercial assistant in 1985. […]

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Apprentice Talia’s experience at Lucite International

At Lucite International (LI), we firmly value investment in learning and development as part of our commitment to those who work for us. The work being done to invest in young people’s development across all of our sites bridges the gap between education and business and helps LI move forward with a skilled, talented and […]

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Inspiring tomorrow’s talent in Singapore

Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd’s (LISPL) internship program, started in 2014, continues to provide valuable opportunities to students from Singapore Polytechnic who are looking to experience life on a busy manufacturing plant. September 2018 saw two new students, Chew Yu Xiang and Chee Zhi Hao, join the company. Now at the end of their internships, […]

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An intern’s experience at Lucite International Singapore

Jun Hao, a student from the National University of Singapore, is currently undertaking an internship at Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd (LISPL) as part of working towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering. We spoke to him about life at Lucite International. Why did you choose Lucite International? I felt that the job scope described would […]

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Lucite International people support Alpha 2

The Alpha technology journey has been one of continuous advancement and improvement in MMA production since its beginnings in the 1990s in Wilton, UK. After the successful start-up of the first Alpha production facility in Singapore in 2008, the decision was made to construct Alpha 2 in Saudi Arabia. Commercial operation of Alpha 2 began […]

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