Celebrating our Apprentices Success

TTE Technical Training Group is the UK’s leading provider of technical training to the oil and gas, process, manufacturing and engineering sectors. At its recent awards ceremony, our Instrumentation/Electrical apprentice Luke Marshall, who studied at TTE alongside gaining experience at Lucite International (LI), was presented with the most prestigious Managing Directors 2018 Award! At the […]

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TufCoat™ – the new scratch and abrasion resistance PMMA

Welcome to a new generation of acrylic polymer technology from Lucite International. TufCoat™ is specifically designed to provide proven enhanced scratch and abrasion resistance for injection moulding applications. The introduction of TufCoat™ by Lucite International demonstrates our continued willingness and technical ability to provide bespoke acrylic polymer grades to meet the requirements of our customers. […]

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Perspex® acrylic: Did you know?

A household name across the world and a market leader in the plastics industry, many are familiar with Perspex® acrylic. However, do you know any of our following ten facts?   1. Perspex® acrylic has been used in many major feature films including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James Bond, Harry Potter and Thunderbirds.   […]

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Acrylic: Fashion & Beauty

Acrylic has remained hugely popular in the fashion and beauty industry for decades. From handbags, accessories and shoes, to makeup organizers and displaying the world’s biggest brands, it’s a clear trend-setter! The design flexibility of acrylic makes it an ideal material solution whether in creating a one-off statement piece or injecting excitement and energy into […]

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Thinking innovatively at Lucite International China

Being innovative, questioning what might be and pushing the frontiers for acrylic in Asia and the world beyond are nothing new for the Lucite International team in China (LICC). However, a recent ‘Leader’s Path for Innovation’ workshop held in Shanghai’s Congming suburb took the potential for team creativity to a whole new level. This novel […]

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Through the eyes of an intern at Lucite International

Sarah Zhu is working as an intern at our Lucite International Shanghai offices in China. For eight months, Sarah will be working as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) alongside current employees to gain valuable skills and experience. We speak to Sarah to find out about her current responsibilities and plans for the future. What are […]

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Acrylic: Health and Medical

It’s no surprise that acrylic is all around us; we come across it being used in and around towns and cities, art and architecture, in our homes and vehicles, even at sea. What may come as a surprise, however, is that acrylic is often used within the health and medical sector, helping to improve our […]

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Silver medal win at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The Myeloma UK Garden has received a Silver Gilt medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018. The garden explores the juxtaposition between contemporary sculptures and naturalistic planting, featuring a gigantic Perspex® acrylic sculpture. The garden is designed by John Everiss and Francesca Murrell with the objective of increasing awareness for Myeloma, an incurable form […]

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Growing the world of acrylics

In the early days of acrylic, Taiwanese people knew the material simply for its use in advertising signs. But things have changed dramatically since then thanks largely to our associate company in Taiwan, Kaohsiung Monomer Company’s (KMC’s), strong leadership, and its downstream department, which has worked tirelessly since being formed in 2005 to promote the […]

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Saskia Hoekx: Experiencing being a Chemical Engineer at Lucite International

Saskia is a Chemical Engineering student at Manchester University in the UK, and is currently doing a 12 month placement at Lucite International (LI) Cassel Site during her intercalating year. We speak to Saskia to find out what it’s like being a student at LI. What is your job description at LI and what are […]

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