Welcome on board, Protea Chemicals…

In just over 50 years, Protea Chemicals – part of South Africa’s diversified chemical holdings group Omnia – has become one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world, ranked number 39 globally and number five in the African/Middle Eastern region by the ICIS Chemical Business journal. Representing Lucite International (LI) in South Africa […]

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Farewell, Peter Snodgrass

This spring we say a fond farewell to EMEA Monomers Sales & Marketing Director Peter Snodgrass, a much-respected pillar of the business, whose career in the chemical industry has spanned over 30 years and two continents. After qualifying with a degree in Mining Engineering, Peter joined ICI Nobel explosives as a commercial assistant in 1985. […]

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Skills training grant for Lucite International in the USA

The Lucite Center (TLC) in Memphis, USA has recently been awarded an Incumbent Worker Training (IWT) grant as part of a commitment to investing in the development of our workforce. The IWT is a competitive grant that provides funding to help eligible Tennessee businesses provide effective skills upgrades and process improvement training. Pictured: Phyllis Brunson […]

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Apprentice Talia’s experience at Lucite International

At Lucite International (LI), we firmly value investment in learning and development as part of our commitment to those who work for us. The work being done to invest in young people’s development across all of our sites bridges the gap between education and business and helps LI move forward with a skilled, talented and […]

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Celebrating long service achievements

Last month, a number of people from our UK sites attended an awards ceremony to celebrate their long service accomplishments with the Company. The evening at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium – close to our Cassel, Wilton and Newton Aycliffe sites – saw services of 20, 30, 35 and 40 years commemorated and recognised for the effort […]

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Inspiring tomorrow’s talent in Singapore

Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd’s (LISPL) internship program, started in 2014, continues to provide valuable opportunities to students from Singapore Polytechnic who are looking to experience life on a busy manufacturing plant. September 2018 saw two new students, Chew Yu Xiang and Chee Zhi Hao, join the company. Now at the end of their internships, […]

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Focusing on safe attitudes

To link and coordinate all aspects of safe and responsible workplace behaviours, a safety communications initiative at LI’s Cassel site in the UK focuses on developing new attitudes and behaviours to support existing rules rather than just trying to burden employees with new, ever more complicated procedures. Lucite International’s Safety, Health, Security & Environmental Manager […]

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The Shortlist: Acrylic Design Awards 2019

We’re delighted to reveal the 2019 Acrylic Design Awards finalists! After our roadshow tour of Turkish universities encouraging design students across the country to explore acrylic’s huge design potential, our panel of expert judges – renowned Turkish architects and designers – have narrowed down over 100 entries to just 24. The entries followed a brief […]

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An intern’s experience at Lucite International Singapore

Jun Hao, a student from the National University of Singapore, is currently undertaking an internship at Lucite International Singapore Pte Ltd (LISPL) as part of working towards a degree in Mechanical Engineering. We spoke to him about life at Lucite International. Why did you choose Lucite International? I felt that the job scope described would […]

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Lucite International sponsors 13th Annual NEPIC Awards

Lucite International (LI) recently sponsored the 13th North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) Annual Industry Awards, celebrating the achievements of the companies and individuals in the chemicals-processing industries in the North East of England. With 430 industry guests in attendance, the evening saw £18,000 donated straight to local schools to support STEM activities […]

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