Lucite® SPA adds to its impressive color story

The Lucite® SPA team pride themselves on their expertise in design and color. It has been part of their heritage for over 75 years and they are continually adding to their impressive color story. This week, Lucite® SPA announced the addition of three brand new colors to their already striking range: Pacific Rim, Painted Desert […]

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Blanco – leading manufacturer of super sinks

Blanco is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium quality composite, stainless steel and ceramic sinks. It is the largest sink producer in Germany and has been sourcing MMA from Lucite International (LI) for its SILGRANIT® range of sinks for around 20 years. Blanco is recognised for its strong corporate values and award-winning approach to design, […]

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Celebrating a 25 year partnership with Cleanup Corporation

Lucite International (LI) is celebrating 25 years of a strong working partnership that has led to LI customer, Cleanup Corporation, becoming a leading kitchen and bathroom supplier in Japan. Running alongside is another special story of friendship; Nick Avino, now Composites Business Manager, based in Darwen, UK and Tom Tamaki, now President of LI Japan […]

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Akripol chooses Acrylic for environmental innovation

Akripol, D.O.O. was formed in 1989 to produce and process acrylic polymers for markets in Europe. However, its heritage goes back to 1974 when Novoles Straža first began production of cast acrylic sheet in Slovenia. Since the early days Akripol has bought MMA from Lucite international (LI) and has grown year on year developing a […]

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KMC- Leaders from the start

For the past 12 years, Kaohsiung Monomer Company Ltd (KMC), part of Lucite International, has been successfully stimulating interest in the Acrylics market in Taiwan with their Acrylic Design Competition initiative. Peter Ho, Downstream Business Manager tells us more about KMC’s success story. The Taiwanese acrylic industry began in the 1960s when Chi Mei Corporation introduced […]

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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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Grand Opening of Exhibition at MAD, NYC featuring LuciteLux®

Lucite International (LI), announced recently a partnership with the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) that included the in-kind donation of LuciteLux® acrylic material used to make display pedestals for the highly anticipated ‘Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital’ exhibition. Opening today, ‘Out of Hand’ is the first major museum show to examine the impact […]

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Join the Global Leader in Acrylics

At Lucite International (LI) we are committed to recruiting the very best talent in the chemical industry and creating opportunities for the next generation of innovators, engineers and business leaders. The LI UK Graduate Training Programme provides opportunities in chemical, mechanical and instrument/electrical engineering and attracts applicants from top universities, especially those with a strong […]

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Lucite International win Manufacturing Business of the Year Award

Lucite International’s (LI) Darwen site, proudly accepted the Manufacturing Business of the Year Award at the Chemicals Northwest Awards 2013 Dinner in Manchester last night. The team were given the prestigious award by the judges due to their swift response to the turbulent market conditions over the years- implementing actions and improvements to address the […]

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Manufacturing Milestone for the Speciality Resins and Polymers business

In September, Lucite International’s Speciality Resins and Polymers (LISPR) business marked the 25 year anniversary of the first batch of Colacryl® produced on the Newton Aycliffe site. The first batch was used as a coating for high-heel shoes but today it is sold globally for use in a wide range of industries. Colacryl® is an […]

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