Cassel supports fantastic Secret Santa Appeal

Secret Santa has been hard at work at our Cassel site, where employees have continued their Christmas tradition of helping those in need locally, by donating around 100 gifts to the ‘Mission Christmas – Cash for Kids’ appeal. The annual appeal, organised by local radio station TFM, provides presents to children across the North East […]

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Ten new apprentices join talented Cassel team as part of our investment in the future

We are delighted to be supporting a number of young people through an apprenticeship scheme as we look to support our plans for the future of the Cassel Site , which is Lucite International’s largest MMA production site globally. Working in partnership with two local training providers – TTE Technical Training Group and the Mouchel […]

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Maintenance shutdown at Cassel gets underway

The Lucite International Cassel site at New Road, is currently undertaking a planned shutdown for maintenance work which started on Friday 24th October. The purpose of this significant event, which we are carrying out, is to complete statutory maintenance work and to install a number of key improvement projects. As with past shutdowns, the work […]

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Supporting a local hospital through our safety excellence

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 Cystic Fibrosis Clinic Fund, which is based within The James Cook hospital located close to the Cassel site. The Fund is used to support local children and […]

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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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