Committed to investing in apprentices

This month seven new college and school leavers (pictured) embarked on their first step towards a career in the chemical industry with an apprenticeship at Lucite International (LI)’s Cassel site in the North East of England. LI is committed to providing opportunities to school leavers who are interested in taking up an apprenticeship in a […]

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Celebrating 50 years of Diakon® at Rozenburg

On Saturday 21st September, Lucite International (LI)’s Rozenburg celebrated 50 years of producing Diakon® on site. The Rozenburg site, based in The Netherlands, manufactures Diakon® bespoke PMMA polymer solutions, which are used in cosmetic packaging, lighting, medical diagnostics equipment and fascia for electronic appliances amongst other applications. The plant has a dedicated team of talented […]

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Perspex Distribution Limited- 10 Magnificent Years

This month Perspex Distribution Limited (PDL) is celebrating its 10th anniversary. We wanted to share the remarkable story of how, under the strong leadership of the company’s Managing Director, Keith Piggott, and through the commitment of his loyal team, PDL has become the UK market leader in the supply of cast sheet acrylic and achieved […]

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Lucite International continues to attract talent

Over 2000 Lucite International (LI) people serve customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. They are the unique energy and driving force behind our distinctive business, which continues to expand into new product and geographic markets as the demand for acrylic products grows. LI people go further every day. They are creative, share a wealth […]

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Adreani Gioielli – A passion for Perspex® acrylic

The JUST IMAGINE Awards were introduced in the US earlier this year to celebrate the creativity and innovation of designers who have chosen to work with LuciteLux®. As the deadline to enter closes later this month on September 27th, we are speaking to a range of designers who have specialised in using LuciteLux® or Perspex®, […]

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5th Acrylic Design Competition winner announced in China

Zhao Jianxiong, a student from Tongji University, has won first prize in Lucite International’s (LI) Acrylic Design Competition with a fabulous piece of work entitled, Diamond Vestibule Light. Now in its fifth successful year, LI’s Acrylic Design Competition (ADC) attracted 175 entries from seven top institutions, including the prestigious Taiwan National Cheng Kung. The ADC […]

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Perspex® acrylic in fashion

Perspex® approved fabricators Floreeda Fabrications Ltd has launched Cleargear – a stunning range of Perspex® homeware, fashion accessories and stationery. Proving that Perspex® (known as LuciteLux® in America) is the hot new trend for 2013, Cleargear’s Bubblebag proved to be the fashion ’must have’ for cocktail parties, proms and celebratory balls this summer. The versatile […]

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MRC celebrates its 80th anniversary

Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd (MRC) will celebrate the 80th anniversary of its foundation on 31 August 2013. To mark this occasion MRC has produced a commemorative poster expressing how they have passed along the traditions and corporate culture built by Group employees over the past 80 years while striving to create new businesses with global […]

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LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards: One month to go

Designers have just one month from today, to submit their entries to Lucite International’s inaugural LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards 2013 before the deadline for entries on September 27th. The JUST IMAGINE Awards were introduced earlier this year to celebrate the creativity and innovation of designers from a wide range of industries, who have chosen to work […]

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Lucite International welcomes new General Manager to Thai Poly Acrylic

Lucite International is pleased to welcome Chate Pattanakul as the new General Manger to Thai Poly Acrylic (TPA), in Thailand. Chate was appointed in January and takes over from Suchitr Srivetbodee, who stepped down after 19 happy years of leading the company. Today, TPA is known as a leading producer of high quality acrylic sheet […]

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