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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In conversation with NEPIC Awards winner Adam Cullen

The NEPIC (North East of England Process Industry Cluster) Annual Industry Awards are a fantastic celebration of company and individual achievements across the chemical industry in North East England. This year, our ninth year sponsoring the event, was made even more special by seeing Adam Cullen, Senior Research Scientist at our Wilton site in the […]

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The Shortlist: Acrylic Design Awards 2020

We’re delighted to reveal our Acrylic Design Awards 2020 finalists! This year has been even bigger and better than last. Almost 200 entries came in from students in 32 universities across Turkey – an important acrylic market (as Alan Gallagher, EMEA Sales & Marketing Director, explains here) – and our panel of esteemed judges had […]

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Acrylic Design Awards: Why Turkey?

For the second year running, our Acrylic Design Awards have been encouraging innovation and exploring the potential for acrylic in Turkey as we work with our partner in the region, Ak-tas, to help shape the future in an inspiring, sustainable way. Entries to the competition closed last week and the response has been fantastic! An […]

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Get to know… Ike Nwanwuna

As a company committed to our people, we take pleasure in welcoming new members into our teams as they begin their journey with us. Ike Nwanwuna recently joined our Rozenburg, Netherlands site as a Customer Service Representative. We spoke to Ike about what’s involved in this role and got to know some more about him… […]

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