Latest news from the EMEA Methacrylates Market

We continually invest time and energy into understanding the marketplace and its dynamics. Our local representatives in the field together with our world-class business systems mean we have the best possible access to reliable information to share with you as part of our regular market review.  The latest version of our FreeFlow magazine is now […]

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Further Strengthening of the Cassel Workforce with new apprentices

Lucite International’s Cassel site has enlisted the support of two more former military personnel as it strengthens its skilled workforce. Former Royal Navy Engineering Technician Matthew Angus and Sean Flattley formerly in the Royal Artillery of the British Army have joined five young people taking part in the Production Technician Apprenticeship programme starting on the […]

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TALENTED YOUNGSTERS SECURE JOBS AS CASSEL LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

UK Methacrylate production site, Cassel, has once again proven the value of the apprenticeship route in to work by taking on a team of talented new recruits. Six youngsters, all sponsored by Lucite International throughout their 3 and 4-year apprenticeships at TTE in Middlesbrough, have been offered Production Technician roles. A quarter of the Lucite […]

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Local autism charity benefits from Cassel’s safety performance

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 local charity Daisychain. Daisychain provides a haven for families affected by autism from a large farm in Norton, where it offers a range of services, including support and […]

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CEFIC issues new glove guidance for methacrylates

CEFIC has recently issued a revised document giving guidance on glove choice when handling methacrylates. This latest information has been communicated to all of our customers and for reference can be found on our website, along with the methacrylate Safe Handling guides. We recommend that all users of methacrylates review the publication and make any […]

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Excellent safety performance pays

At Cassel, where EMEA methacrylate monomers are produced, the site’s strong safety performance is recognised by an award scheme which benefits local charities. Provided that specific injury, environmental and illness criteria are met for 90 days continuously, an award of £1000 is donated to local charities, making a real difference to our local community. The […]

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Blooming Success of Cassel Wildflower Meadows

Back in February, we shared the excellent work that had gone on at Cassel (EMEA methacrylate monomers production location) as part of the Biodiversity Action Plan.  We are delighted to say that the efforts have paid off and that a rich variety of wildlife thrives amidst our busy production site. With the advent of the […]

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World’s largest MMA plant moving ahead

We are delighted to be able to confirm progress towards the establishment of a second Alpha MMA plant and that plans are developing for a third.  This is important news for the industry given that demand for methacrylates globally is showing positive growth year on year and it reinforces MRC & Lucite International’s commitment to […]

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Solid Partnership in Turkey for over 20 years

2014 marks the 20th anniversary and also the start of a new phase of development of Lucite International’s partnership with one of Turkey’s leading chemical distributors, Ak-tas. Why Turkey? Turkey’s rapidly growing economy and excellent geographic location, as well as the expansion in use of methacrylates there in recent years, make it ideally suited for […]

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Supplying Kolpa for over 30 years

Lucite International (LI) has been working closely with Kolpa d.d. for over 30 years, supplying them with both methacrylate monomers and acrylic sheet. Kolpa,  a renowned high-end bathroom equipment and solid surface producer, celebrated 35 years as a company  last year, and have come a long way from their original primary markets in the former Yugoslavia.  […]

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