Blanco – Leading Manufacturer of Super Sinks

Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is used in a truly diverse range of applications: from finding its way in to bone cement for hip replacements to being used in coatings for bridge super-structures which span continents. MMA is also used to produce state-of-the-art sinks and one such customer with whom we work within this sector is Blanco. […]

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Biodiversity at Cassel continues to ‘grow’

Species galore thrive amidst our UK methacrylates production centre. The Cassel site’s Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) received an extra boost at the end of 2013 when hundreds of plants and several kilograms of wild flower seed were added to a newly excavated area at Cassel. The Lucite International team have an on-going relationship with INCA […]

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Global Growth of MMA

Lucite International features in the latest edition of Industry Europe, where the continued growth in demand for MMA is described.  You can read the full version here. With MMA being the major building block for a diverse range of acrylic applications in industries worldwide, including: automotive, construction, retail and electronics, demand is growing year on year […]

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Taking Emergency response training to new levels

Lucite International (LI) is passionate about safety health and the environment.  Recently we have been working alongside our logistics partners to develop our safety and emergency response capabilities even further. LI employees form a 24/7 duty team for emergency response cover and this team receive incident training on a regular basis.  At one such recent […]

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Normal Service for Cassel Methacrylate Production

We are pleased to advise that we are operating at normal levels of service, further to our announcement on 13th December 2013 of possible impact on Cassel’s ability to supply product after the severe weather in December caused local flood damage. The Cassel site returned to normal operations in December, after a short interruption, and continues to […]

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Happy Christmas from Lucite International

We would like to take this opportuinity to say a big thank you to our valued customers, distributors, agents and supply partners. Wishing you and your families a wonderful Christmas and all the very best for the New Year 2014. Best wishes from us all at EAME Methacrylate Monomers

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SHE performance pays dividends for local charities

Lucite International is passionate about Safety, Health and the Environment.  At the Cassel site, where EAME methacrylate monomers are produced, the site’s strong safety performance is recognised with a quarterly award scheme which benefits local charities. Provided that specific injury, environmental and illness criteria are met, a quarterly award of £1000 is donated to local […]

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CASSEL POTENTIAL SUPPLY INTERRUPTION

Last week extreme weather hit many parts of the UK. A consequence of this is that a storage facility used by Lucite International in North East England suffered flood damage and this is impacting LI’s ability to supply product manufactured at its Cassel Site. We are continuing with normal order acceptance and dispatches to our customers, meanwhile […]

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Prestigious award for Lucite International Apprentice

Lucite International remains committed to investing in apprentices and has an excellent track record in sponsoring and training young people. Recently, apprentice Cameron Appleyard, 20, won the Salters’* City & Guilds prize for his achievements in Level 3 Process Technology. He is currently working towards the Tees Valley Production Technician (TVPT) apprenticeship and is sponsored […]

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Delivering value through continuous development

In the latest edition of Freeflow, we talk about the importance of teams.  The EAME Monomers sales team are taking development and team work to the next level through a structured sales development programme, tailored for Lucite International. Why? We want our customers to have the best possible experience when dealing with LI and our […]

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