Update on the supply of Methacrylates

Lucite International has successfully re-started operations at its Cassel Site, and has now resumed the despatch of methacrylate monomers; however inventories remain at very low levels. Lucite International will therefore lift its declaration of Force Majeure as of 1st November 2017, but will continue to operate a formal sales control process until further notice. Available […]

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The beauty of acrylic

Our new edition of FreeFlow magazine is now available on-line and in print, in which we are delighted to feature two impressive customer stories of innovation and growth. The image here is from one of those case studies (Blanson Ltd) and demonstrates the extraordinary feats of exploration being achieved through the use of advanced materials […]

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1 Million Reasons To Cheer!

There are plenty of reasons for the Lucite International Singapore (LISPL) team to celebrate. Firstly, there’s achieving accreditation to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 and then there’s reaching the production milestone of one million tonnes of MMA from the Alpha technology plant. ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 The ‘International Organization for Standardization’ (ISO as we […]

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Working with customers; striving for excellence

Lucite International (LI) is passionate about the products it makes. It’s one of the reasons why we support our customers from their purchase, product use and beyond. This is part of our KAITEKI philosophy to work in a way that balances the needs of our planet and our stakeholders. Being product stewards As product manufacturers […]

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Interruption to the supply of methacrylate monomers

Regrettably a decision was made to suspend despatches of MMA and MAA from Friday 22nd September 2017. As a result of an unforeseen technical issue at the Cassel Site we had no option but to temporarily shut down operations for a period of time in order to resolve the situation. Upon resumption of despatches, available volumes […]

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See you at EPCA

Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 51st  EPCA Annual Meeting in Berlin this weekend, Europe’s largest chemical industry event.  The theme this year is “The Chemical Industry and the 4th Industrial Revolution: People, Planet, Profit in the Digital Age” More than 2,500 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend […]

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16th KMC Acrylic Design Contest

KMC concluded its annual 16th Acrylic Creative Design Contest with an award ceremony. 220 guests, including the finalists, university lecturers, and acrylic manufacturing partners came together to celebrate another year of achievement. Bella Wang shares the story.   Tough Competition In addition to students from Taiwan, 2017 saw participants from China and Southeast Asia joining […]

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Youth Skills: Thai Poly Acrylic

Developing Youth Skills To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day, we began a series of features looking at how Lucite International’s (LI) sites across the world invest in young people, and we continue to demonstrate our commitment in the learning and development of youth skills. When looking at the work done in this […]

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It’s cool to be in chemicals!

The Chemical Industry Manpower Advisory Committee (CHIMAC) is a steering committee formed by the Singapore Chemical Industry Council (SCIC), industry partners, and the Economic Development Board (EDB) to look at manpower needs in the chemical industry. One of the key objectives of CHIMAC is to attract and improve retention of people being trained initially as […]

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World Youth Skills Day

At Lucite International (LI), we firmly value investment in learning and development as part of our commitment to those who work for us. Following the occasion of United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day (July 15th), we’re taking a look at the work being done across all of LI’s global regions to help young people working […]

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