Celebrating a ‘passion for SHE’ in China

“Having a passion for safety, health and the environment (SHE)” is Lucite International’s number one priority and underpins the KAITEKI values we hold as a group company of Mitsubishi Chemical. It’s a core value for all who work for the Company and sees us strive to continuously improve the SHE performance across our entire business. […]

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Get to know… Mark Hsu

As a company committed to our people, we take pleasure in welcoming new members into our teams as they begin their journey with us. Mark Hsu joined our Kaohsiung Monomer Company (KMC) site in Taiwan in March this year as an Instrument/Electrical Engineer. We spoke to Mark about what’s involved in this role and got […]

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Making a difference with internships in the USA

This summer, our Fite Road site in the USA enlisted the help of three interns to support its new computer maintenance management software, which is used to improve data accuracy on the plant. Victor Foster, Reliability & Maintenance Lead, explains how valuable they have been to the Fite Road team. Pictured [L-R]: Kiara Benson, Paul […]

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Polymer learning at Distrupol customer open day

Last month, Distrupol – responsible for distribution of Lucite International’s PMMA polymers in the UK – hosted a customer open day for the sharing of knowledge around polymer development and the solutions the industry can offer. We spoke to Garry Phillipson, EMEA Polymer Grade Developments Manager, about his day at the event and our enduring […]

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Sharing knowledge with our logistics partners in Singapore

As a member of the Singapore Chemical Industry Council, Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd. (LISPL) works in accordance with Responsible Care® – the global chemical industry’s initiative that drives continuous improvement in health, safety and environmental performance through each country’s national chemical industry associations. LISPL recently invited a number of logistics service providers to be […]

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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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Get to know… Anna Kamionka

As a company committed to our people, we take pleasure in welcoming new members into our teams as they begin their journey with us. Anna Kamionka joined our Cassel, UK site in April this year in the role of Recruiter. We spoke about making the move into this career area and got to know some […]

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Giving back to our local communities

Earlier this year, our Cassel site in the UK pledged to make a charitable donation of £10,000 to recognise good business performance and the efforts of all those involved in the site’s safe and successful 2018. Cassel’s people were invited to nominate charities to be considered and, following a site-wide poll, the decision was made […]

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Celebrating long service: Linda Mindertsma

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. Linda Mindertsma, Management Assistant & HR Officer at our Rozenburg, Netherlands site, […]

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Reflecting on industrial placements at Wilton

Lucite International (LI) places great value on investing in the next generation of skilled people to join the chemical industry. At our Wilton site in the UK, two Chemistry students have spent a year gaining industrial experience as they develop future career plans. Harriet Fowler (Durham University) and Morag Nixon (Newcastle University), spoke to us […]

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