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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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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