A leading response in a time of crisis by Lucite International China

Wherever you are in the world, 2020 has been dominated by one thing. Even though it’s a time of great human need, it’s heartening to see how well so many people have adapted and how companies producing essential products take such pride in the role they’re playing. For our team at Lucite International China (LICC), […]

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Training our people to better understand what it would feel like to respond to an emergency outside our business

During February, seven members of our Cassel site in the UK conducted a training day in conjunction with Suttons Group, one of our logistics partners, at their Stockton-on-Tees depot. Alex Plummer, Logistics, Compliance & Improvement Manager, told us about the purpose and importance of this type of real-time simulation exercise. What’s the value of off-site […]

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From the sea to the city – our Acrylic Design Awards 2020 winners!

While we sadly weren’t able to meet our talented group of student entrants, the design community, customers and partners at the originally planned Acrylic Design Awards event, we’re so proud to have released our 2020 winning entries, as chosen by our expert jury. The level of effort and ingenuity from all 175 entrants has amazed […]

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Lucite International and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation increase the pace on a Circular Economy for PMMA with Agilyx Corporation

Lucite International (LI), together with Agilyx Corporation (Agilyx), is working to deliver a significant contribution to the Circular Economy for PMMA (initially in Europe) with the support of LI’s parent company, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC). MCC’s vision is based on “the sustainable well-being of people, society and our planet Earth” – a philosophy known as […]

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A rewarding chance to help local families in Singapore

Everyone at our site in Singapore takes huge pride in community work, with a growing team of CSR (corporate social responsibility) volunteers leading the way. Earlier this year, before the days of social distancing, the team took part in ‘Project We Care – Jalan With Your Buddy’ – organised in part by the People’s Association […]

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Great safety performance lets us help our hospitals and communities

At our Cassel site in the UK, we help to encourage excellent safety, health and environmental (SHE) performance with an award scheme which awards a local charity £1,000 every 90 days if certain SHE criteria are met. In March, the great efforts of everyone at Cassel meant we could make another donation. This time, however, […]

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Phil Bailey, EMEA General Manager, on adapting to COVID-19

Just a brief update from Lucite International’s EMEA business to let you all know how we’re tackling the COVID-19 crisis… This is first and foremost a public health crisis, so I really hope all your employees and their families are staying safe. Sadly, too many of us are now starting to hear of people close […]

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New ALPHA MMA plant to be constructed on the US Gulf Coast

We’re pleased to announce a project to design and construct a 350,000 metric tonne methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in the USA utilising our proprietary ethylene-based ALPHA technology.  The project is in its design phase and is expected to be fully operational in 2025.  The specific location of the facility will be the subject of another […]

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An energetic week for Sport Relief at Cassel

As the largest methyl-methacrylate production site in Europe, our Cassel site in the UK is naturally abuzz with activity. This was especially true last week, as Cassel’s people got active and had great fun raising money for Sport Relief to help vulnerable people both in the UK and the world’s poorest countries. What went on? […]

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Teambuilding on the bay: a memorable day for our team in China

The modern Buddhist resort of Nianhua Bay is a popular getaway for those looking to experience a slower pace of life on the shores of China’s third-largest lake, Taihu. For our team in China, it was also the scene of their recent annual teambuilding program, designed to develop teamwork skills, communication and a sense of […]

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