A closer look at the markets: EMEA (October 2019)

Our local representatives in the methacrylates field together with our world-class business systems and global presence mean we’re in the best possible position to help our customers and industry partners understand the marketplace and its dynamics. Here, Malcolm Kidd, EMEA Monomers Business Director, shares his latest views and insight (as of October 2019). Weaker demand […]

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Success as ‘One MCC’: our report from K 2019

“The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber” – K 2019 makes no secret of its status as the largest and most important event for companies involved in this industry but, as any visitor will confirm, its scale can only really be appreciated first-hand. This was certainly the case for our team, who […]

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Newton Aycliffe site hosts ‘Apprenticeship Awareness’ visit

When Lucite International’s Newton Aycliffe site (LISPR) set up a community involvement group in 2015, a key aim was to inspire and establish close links with the local community. In 2016, a link was established with Woodham Academy which has seen visits hosted every year since as part of its Apprenticeship Awareness Challenge. This program […]

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Get to know… Rex Liu

As a company committed to our people, we take pleasure in welcoming new members into our teams as they begin their journey with us. Rex Liu joined our Kaohsiung Monomer Company site in Taiwan in July this year as a Maintenance Engineer. We spoke about his role and got to know some more about him… […]

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A helping hand for local communities in China

As a company committed to improving people’s lives and making the world a better place, Lucite International (LI) is always seeking ways to contribute in the communities it serves. Our core value of ‘being a caring neighbour’ is one of the most important things that drives us in this respect. Our team in China have […]

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USA comes together for annual ‘Day of Caring’

As firm believers in making a difference to our local communities through teamwork, Lucite International (LI) has been a long-term supporter of United Way in the USA – a national non-profit organisation comprised of volunteers, contributors and local charities. Recently, a team from our Lucite Center and Fite Road sites got involved in one of […]

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‘Shaping the future’ Acrylic Design Awards returns for 2020

As a world-leading supplier of acrylic products and material solutions, Lucite International (LI) is committed to working with our partners across Europe to help shape the future in an inspiring, sustainable and responsible way. As part of this commitment, we’re continuing to focus on the Turkish design community to drive innovation and explore potential for […]

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EPCA 2019 – Lucite International heads to Berlin

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 53rd EPCA Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany this month. Europe’s largest chemicals industry event is dedicated this year to “Writing together the next chapter of the European petrochemical industry.” More than 2,000 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend this year’s […]

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Celebrating long service: Trevor Wyatt

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. Trevor Wyatt, Senior Process Engineer at our Wilton site in the UK, […]

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From Japan to the UK – a valuable secondment story

Our Newton Aycliffe, UK site has recently said goodbye to a valuable team member returning to his native Japan. Akira ‘Harry’ Sato, Senior Scientist at our parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical’s Research & Development Centre in Aichi, Japan, spent five months at Newton Aycliffe to promote closer collaboration between Lucite International (LI) and Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC). […]

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