Latest edition of FreeFlow magazine now available

Issue 23 (October 2018) of our FreeFlow magazine is now online – here. Malcolm Kidd, EMEA Monomers Business Director, provides his usual valuable insight into the methacrylate monomers market in the EMEA region. In this issue, Malcolm is supported by colleagues in Asia and The Americas who provide wider insight into the methacrylate monomers market […]

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Launch of the ‘Shaping the future’ Acrylic Design Awards 2019

As a world-leading supplier of acrylic-based products and material solutions, Lucite International (LI) is committed to working with our partners across Europe to help shape the future in an inspiring, sustainable and responsible way. As part of this commitment we are focusing on the local design community in Turkey to drive innovation and explore potential […]

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EPCA 2018 – Lucite International heads to Vienna

  Members of Lucite International’s (LI) commercial team are set to attend the 52nd EPCA Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria next month. Europe’s largest chemicals industry event will this year be dedicated to “Petrochemicals and the Low-Carbon Economy: Versatile Solutions for Greater Sustainability”. More than 2,000 delegates from across the globe are expected to attend […]

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Update on the supply of methacrylate monomers

Lucite International has successfully achieved sustained operations at its Cassel Site, UK following the major overhaul, and has resumed the despatch of methacrylate monomers. Lucite International EMEA Monomers therefore lifted its declaration of Force Majeure on 14th June 2018, however will continue to operate a formal sales control process until further notice. Available volumes of […]

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Interruption to the supply of methacrylate monomers

The Cassel Site has been undergoing a major overhaul event over the last couple of months. During the start-up process, a technical issue was encountered which prevented the re-start from being able to be completed. Work was initiated immediately in order to rectify the issue and to allow progress to a safe and successful resumption […]

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Petrochemicals Europe website revamp

Petrochemicals Europe is an industry sector of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry council, representing about 29,000 chemical companies, including Lucite International. They are the voice of the European petrochemical industry and advocate for conditions that will allow the industry to operate successfully in a highly competitive global environment. Petrochemicals Europe have recently revamped their website, […]

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MMA Monomer and PMMA Plants Start Commercial Operations in Saudi Arabia

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, President and CEO: Masayuki Waga, “MCC” hereafter) is pleased to announce that The Saudi Methacrylates Company (“SAMAC” hereafter), a joint venture between MCC and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Headquarters: Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, CEO: Yousef Al-Benyan, “SABIC” hereafter), has successfully completed performance test of its plants for production […]

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