Meet the team: Natasha Connor

Natasha Connor started working for Lucite International (LI) at Cassel site in 2011 as a Laboratory Analyst Apprentice. Through her hard work and dedication and the continued support from LI through training and development, Natasha has become the Laboratory Supervisor. We speak to Natasha to find out more about her journey with LI. Describe working […]

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Shaping our future together at Lucite International

At Lucite International (LI), we understand how important it is for our team to be able to collaborate and communicate effectively. This is why our site in Singapore (LISPL) has organised a team-building event titled ‘Shaping our future together’ to build on the individual potential of the LISPL team and enable us to work better […]

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Mini Museum Fourth Edition

Hans Fex is the Creator of the Mini Museum (MM), a pocket-sized collection of rare specimens from Earth and beyond, which are encased in Lucite® acrylic resin. The rare and carefully selected contents can span billions of years, making the Mini Museum a sought-after collector’s item. It all started in 2014 and is now onto […]

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Apprenticeship Challenge Winners

There are so many opportunities for young talent to seize at Lucite International (LI). Recently, Woodham Academy, a school close by our Speciality Polymers and Resins (LISPR) site in Newton Aycliffe, (UK), challenged its pupils to find the best apprenticeships on offer to them locally. We find out more about the challenge and why Woodham […]

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Three interns, three months, immeasurable difference

Lucite International’s (LI) Fite Road facility in the US has recently enlisted the help of three interns to support its new computer maintenance management software (CMMS) system, which will improve data accuracy on the plant. Reliability Engineer, Victor Foster proposed the idea of hiring interns who could dedicate their time to this project. He explains […]

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Teeth made from PMMA

Unless you are closely involved with the dental sector, you may not know that acrylic polymers (PMMA or Poly Methyl Methacrylate) are essential in creating the very highest quality, lasting solutions for dental procedures. Statistics show that there are huge percentages of the population in Europe and the Americas with missing teeth and affected with […]

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Robert Yates: Commercial Graduate

Robert Yates began his journey at Lucite International (LI) as a 12 month Commercial Placement Student in 2014 during his studies at The University of Hull. After completing his degree in Economics, he returned to LI in 2016 as a Commercial Graduate. We speak to Robert to find out more about why he enjoys his […]

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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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