Sustainable practices: not just words

As a dedicated methacrylates business, which continuously evaluates its production and operating procedures, we are pleased to have our efforts noticed in the communities where we operate. Recently, the US State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) recognised Lucite international (LI) as a Three-Star Partner within the Tennessee Green Star Partnerhip (TGSP) environmental […]

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Scouting for next generation technology trends

As the renowned American industrialist and innovator Henry Ford once stated: “If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.” His words are a perfect illustration of the vital need for businesses to be inquisitive and always ready to experiment with their offer. Today, it’s simply not enough just […]

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CIA Gold Standard Award received for investment in our workforce

Lucite International (LI) is proud to accept the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Gold Standard Skills Award in recognition of employee development in the UK. The award is presented to the employer that has contributed most to the acquisition of skills by the workforce through an active programme. As a global leader in the design, development […]

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Team photo of those involved in the United Way project

Helping hand in our US communities

One person can lift a rock, but a team can move a mountain. Lucite International (LI) has been a long-term supporter of United Way (UW), a national non-profit organisation comprised of volunteers, contributors, and local charities helping people in their own communities through education, income stability and healthy living. The organisation has local chapters that […]

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A butterfly on our Cassel meadow

Happy World Environment Day: We’re off to an English Meadow!

A vast green horizon speckled with wild flowers; an otter, a badger and a couple of foxes, maybe some rabbits and ducks peeping through and you get the picture? Trying to tweet all this natural beauty while the sun’s still up – it’s a snapshot not to be taken for granted. Humans are part of […]

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Lucite International Inc (LI Inc) teams up with ISNetworld in the USA

Lucite International (LI) is pleased to announce a partnership with ISNetworld to further enhance efficiencies for processing safety pre-qualification, insurance requirements and compliance for contractors applying to work with the Company in the USA. As the global leader in contractor and supplier management with operations in over 75 countries, ISN® collects and verifies safety, environmental, […]

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Recognising winning design in our 2014 LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

We are delighted to announce ‘Louvers by Design’, a custom home project located in the picturesque San Diego suburb of Point Loma, as the winner of our annual JUST IMAGINE Awards. The eye catching louvers made with LuciteLux® Frost in Glacier Green cast acrylic form part of a residential property project by Elliott Rabin of […]

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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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