Lucite International is the global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic-based products. Our ICI and DuPont heritage is further strengthened by our current ownership by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation.
Innovation and technological advancement is core to our philosophy. We are committed to achieving excellence across all our operations, which helps us to deliver exceptional added value to our customers.
Corporate responsibility and sustainability are at the heart of our strategic business process. We are committed to implementing practices that promote safety, health and care for our stakeholders and the environment we share.
Lucite International Statement Sale of Sheet and Composites and Perspex Distribution Ltd Businesses
Lucite International, part of Mitusbishi Chemical Corporation’s world leading Methyl Methacrylate Business Unit, has agreed to sell its European cell cast acrylic Sheet and Composites business plus its separate UK distribution company, Perspex Distribution Ltd (PDL), to the Swiss firm Schweiter Technologies (Schweiter), owners of 3A Composites and Polycasa, in a £92 million deal.
Mini Museum Fourth Edition
Hans Fex is the Creator of the Mini Museum (MM), a pocket-sized collection of rare specimens from Earth and beyond, which are encased in Lucite® acrylic resin. The rare and carefully selected contents can span billions of years, making the Mini Museum a sought-after collector’s item. It all started in 2014 and is now onto its fourth edition in 2018.
Teeth made from PMMA
Unless you are closely involved with the dental sector, you may not know that acrylic polymers (PMMA or Poly Methyl Methacrylate) are essential in creating the very highest quality, lasting solutions for dental procedures.
TufCoat™ – the new scratch and abrasion resistance PMMA
Welcome to a new generation of acrylic polymer technology from Lucite International. TufCoat™ is specifically designed to provide proven enhanced scratch and abrasion resistance for injection moulding applications.
The introduction of TufCoat™ by Lucite International demonstrates our continued willingness and technical ability to provide bespoke acrylic polymer grades to meet the requirements of our customers.
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Lucite International a world of acrylics
For over 75 years methacrylate has formed the building blocks of Lucite International’s acrylic products like Perspex® & Lucite®. Find out more