Customer Focus: Saudi Industrial Resins (SIR)

Our methacrylates are used in an enormous number of varied and interesting applications around the globe and we are always delighted to showcase our customers as part of our FreeFlow publication . In our last edition, we focussed on the dynamic region of the Middle East, which is where one of our long-standing customers Saudi […]

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Solving the world’s problems

Can you imagine what our world will be like in 35 years’ time? Given the rapid pace of progress in recent years, it is hard to foresee some of the new technologies, products and services which may be around. There are however some things we can more reliably predict based on the current population, the […]

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Site safety performance gives boost to local charity

We are delighted to have again been able to recognise continued excellent SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) performance at the Cassel site with a £1000 donation to the charity Little Princess Trust. The Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs to boys and girls across the UK and Ireland, who have lost their own hair […]

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Meeting the needs of the world in 2050

The new edition of our FreeFlow magazine, focussing on innovation and future thinking, is now available on-line and in hard copy. By 2050 it is predicted that there will be 2 billion more people on this planet than there are today. Add in rapid urbanisation, changing infrastructure needs, increased energy demand and a host of […]

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CIA gold standard award received for investment in our workforce

A company’s people are its biggest asset which means that on-going investment in skills and training is essential.  We are delighted to have been presented with the Chemical Industry Association (CIA) Gold Standard Skills Award in recognition of our work in this area.  The award is presented to the employer who has done the most […]

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New intake of apprentices boosts Cassel workforce

Lucite International is set for its biggest intake of Production Technician Apprentices at the Cassel site in recent years when eight join shift teams working at Billingham, UK in August for the next stage of their training and development.  The eight – three former military service personnel and five school/college leavers – are currently coming […]

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Latest edition of our new look FreeFlow magazine now available on-line

The latest edition of our new look FreeFlow magazine is available on-line now. The ‘News in Brief’ section provides an instant overview of our latest news as well as snippets from the engaging content inside.  Find out about our latest awards and achievements and ‘meet’ new members of our team. Malcom Kidd– Business Director, provides the […]

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Growth at European Coatings Show 2015

We have just returned from the European Coatings Show (ECS) 2015 in Nuremburg, which was bigger than ever with over 1,000 exhibitors and nearly 28,500 visitors.  The fact that the show continues to grow in size matches what we see as a supplier to this key sector.  Changes in legislation, consumer trends, construction and economic […]

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World Water Day 22 March – Our Contribution

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as the first World Water Day. 22 years later, World Water Day is celebrated around the world shining the spotlight on a different issue every year.  In 2015, the theme for World Water Day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development’. At Lucite International we are committed […]

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PMMA Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Number Published

We are delighted to announce the publication of the Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).  The European LCA, which forms part of the EPD for PMMA, has now been officially published, which is a big step forward in providing publically accessible accurate environmental impact information. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is one way of providing […]

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