Acrylic Design Awards: Why Turkey?

As a world-leading supplier of acrylic-based products and material solutions, Lucite International (LI) is committed to working with our partners across EMEA to help shape the future in an inspiring, sustainable and responsible way. As part of this commitment, we have been focusing on the local design community in Turkey with our regional partner, Ak-tas, […]

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Process Technology award for Lucite International apprentice

A Lucite International (LI) apprentice has been named among the UK’s best process technology students at the prestigious Salters’ Institute Annual Awards Ceremony in London. Quinn Hoban, aged 21, studied at The TTE Technical Training Group in North East England before embarking on a Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship at LI’s Cassel, UK site. Chris Weldon, […]

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Sale of European acrylic sheet business completed

Lucite International confirms completion of the sale of its European cell cast acrylic Sheet and Composites business (now named Perspex International Ltd) plus its separate UK distribution company, Perspex Distribution Ltd (PDL), to the Swiss firm Schweiter Technologies, owners of 3A Composites and Polycasa. The sale completed on 28th December 2018.

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Our People: Sam Noble

Sam Noble joined Lucite International (LI) in 2012 on a ‘Year in Industry’ during his degree study. Having made great progress since re-joining the Company in 2014, this summer saw him make the exciting move from our Cassel, UK site to LI’s polymers business based in Rozenburg, The Netherlands. Sam spoke to us about this […]

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Perspex® and us: Abplas

Gaining ‘approved fabricator’ status from Perspex Distribution Limited (PDL) is a mark of quality craftsmanship, experience and dependability. Clients using Perspex® acrylic see their ideas transformed into reality by approved fabricators who, in many cases, enjoy a relationship with the material going back many years. At Lucite International, we really value the incredible work our […]

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Investment in sustainable supply of methacrylate monomers

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) is the world’s largest manufacturer of methacrylate monomers and is continuing to invest to improve the supply of these products for our customers. Methacrylates are a core product line with the MCC portfolio which means that investment in both new and existing assets continues apace. Here, we share some of the key […]

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Inplas Fabrications: Perspex® and us

Gaining ‘approved fabricator’ status from Perspex Distribution Limited (PDL) is a mark of quality craftsmanship, experience and dependability. Clients using Perspex® acrylic see their ideas transformed into reality by approved fabricators who, in many cases, enjoy a relationship with the material going back many years. At Lucite International, we really value the relationships approved fabricators […]

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Brexit update – November 2018

Lucite International is closely monitoring the developments of the Brexit debate and any potential impact upon its business units. Lucite International’s intention is that it will continue to be a reliable and competitive supplier of its methacrylate-based range of products irrespective of the outcome of these discussions, and it is taking steps towards achieving this. […]

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Rozenburg lends a hand to Dutch ‘Day of Chemistry’

Lucite International’s (LI) Rozenburg site in the Netherlands recently opened its doors to the public as part of a National Day of Chemistry event. Linda Mindertsma, Management Assistant and HR Officer at Rozenburg, helped organise LI’s involvement and told us about the day: “The Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry celebrated its 100th anniversary this […]

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Investing in the long term future of MMA production at Cassel

2018 saw the biggest ever overhaul of Lucite International’s (LI) Cassel plant at Teesside in the UK. Over three and a half years in the planning; costing in excess of £17 million ($20 million); and involving over 1,000 contractors, this year’s overhaul took place in March, just as the worst winter weather in living memory […]

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