Industry perspectives: Insight into a biotechnology adventure

To enter biotechnological processes or not? What factors need to be considered? How does a chemical company select the best manufacturing route once it has entered the biotechnology arena? These are some of the questions Dr David Johnson, Research Associate and Technical Leader of Biotechnology Process Development at Lucite International (LI), will consider as part […]

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How are design students in China expanding the horizons of acrylic?

Six years ago Lucite International in China (LIC) launched its Acrylic Design Competition (ADC) to students at some of China’s most prestigious fine arts universities. The goal was to build awareness and understanding of acrylic, and to encourage young people to use it as part of their studies as well as continuing to do so […]

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Trailblazing employers set the standard for new apprenticeships in the UK ahead of the Government’s 2017 reform

Lucite International (LI), along with Lotte Chemical UK and SABIC also based on Teesside in the north of England, has celebrated the enrolment of a group of new apprentices, who are joining their new employers as trainee Laboratory Technicians and Science Manufacturing Technicians – two totally new apprenticeships that form part of the UK Government’s […]

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Partnering with Plazit-Polygal Group for protective sound barriers and so much more

The Plazit-Polygal Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of plastic sheet products. It has been buying methacrylates from Lucite International (LI) for its acrylic offer for almost 15 years. We talked to Mr Tito Asher, Plazit-Polygal Group CEO, about the successful, growing partnership. From simple beginnings Both Plazit and Polygal began manufacture of extruded […]

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Taking a closer look at the EAME Monomers Market

This month, members of Lucite International (LI)’s Commercial Team attended the EPCA Annual Meeting in Berlin, where more than 2,500 delegates came together from all over the globe for the four day event. The team heard from customers and suppliers about the latest picture in the EAME and global methacrylates market on how the plastics and […]

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Continued Commitment to Safety

In April, Ian Lambert CEO Lucite International (LI) wrote about subtle signs of market optimism in his first article for the LI blog. As we enter the third quarter of the year, these remain but trading conditions around the world continue to be challenging. “Concerns about the Eurozone debt crisis, and its subsequent impact on […]

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Staying Focused on Sustainability

As a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic-based products, actively keeping the planet healthy is at the heart of our strategic planning and production processes. Such environmental considerations – alongside economic, social and cultural factors – define how we operate globally and we either meet, or exceed, current requirements at all […]

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Subtle Signs of Market Optimism

Ian Lambert CEO Lucite International (LI) sees subtle signs of market optimism in his first article for the LI blog: “It’s the start of 2013 and the dark nights of northern winter are receding, days are lengthening and (with a bit of luck) warmer days are approaching. “Markets are also showing renewed activity with the […]

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