Award winning products increasing productivity

Lucite International were delighted to learn that our customer Scott Bader have won the ‘Innovation in Materials’ award 2013 for their Crestabond® MMA structural adhesives range. In developing their new adhesives range, Scott Bader have responded to a growing demand for better, faster performing universal structural adhesives capable of bonding not only composites together, but […]

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Adding performance to iconic structures

Some of the world’s most iconic structures make use of the properties of acrylic: from the linking of continents via the Bosporus Bridge in humid Istanbul to the waterproofing of the Oresund Crossing in the depths of a Scandinavian winter. Methacrylates add superior performance to a wide range of products in their applications:  including quality […]

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Committed to long-term sustainability

Lucite International (LI) is committed to building long-term sustainability into its business.  As part of this commitment, we are focussed on renewable resources and the implementation of energy efficiency programs across our global sites. As we continue to strive to meet our 2020 targets LI is pleased to announce that we have appointed a leading […]

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Acrylic for Inspired Design

The NEW edition of our Freeflow magazine features our customer Akripol in Slovenia, with whom we have a long working partnership.  Akripol have chosen to use acrylic for sound barrier manufacture due to acrylic’s exceptional qualities which make it an ideal replacement for glass in this application. We were delighted to hear recently that acrylic […]

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The dynamics of the EAME Methacrylates Market

The latest issue of our FreeFlow magazine is now available on-line and by post. In this edition Business Director for EAME Methacrylate Monomers Malcolm Kidd shares his thoughts on the latest picture in our region in our regular market review feature: “While the statistics suggest that we have not yet recovered to pre-recession demand levels […]

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Service Excellence From A Dedicated Team

The EAME Monomers Customer Service Team is always pleased to receive feedback from our customers and most recently we were delighted to receive an ‘A’ rating for H1 2013 from our long-standing partner Blanco, based in Germany. We look forward to sharing more about Blanco’s award-winning approach to design, innovation and high quality production in […]

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Strength in Spain

Lucite International’s relationship with agent and distribution partner Quimidroga in Iberia stretches back over a decade and since 2010 we have had a stock tank in Tarragona enabling us to satisfy customer needs better than ever before. During 2013 Quimidroga have achieved Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status and have expanded their business to new regions […]

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EPCA 2013, Berlin – See You There

Members of Lucite International’s Commercial Team will be attending the EPCA Annual Meeting next month in Berlin, where more than 2,500 delegates come together from all over the globe for B2B encounters over a four day period. The number of attendees at the EPCA Annual Meeting has been growing steadily over the last 46 years […]

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80th anniversary of MRC

We have just celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Mitsubishi Rayon foundation. It is now four years since Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd acquired Lucite International (LI) and our companies continue to work together to develop successful business. MRC chose the theme of evolving traditions to celebrate the strong corporate culture that its employees have built […]

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Proud to support apprenticeships

Lucite International (LI) remains committed to investing in apprentices and has an excellent track record in sponsoring and training young people.  Currently the Cassel site is supporting 23 apprenticeships. “We see Apprenticeships and the recruitment of graduates and others with the right mix of skills, competence and experience as fundamentally important to the success of […]

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