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Lucite to Restart Production of Methyl Methacrylate in Texas

Published on 2011-01-06. Author : SpecialChem

Lucite International, Inc will re-start the production of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) at its Beaumont, Texas facility. The production will start in the first quarter of 2011. Though Lucite will produce MMA at a reduced rate in the year 2011 but will start full scale production after the completion of new plant.

Neil Sayers, President Lucite Americas says that the company has seen a strong increase in global demand for MMA, which has led them to re-start production and invest to improve the efficiency of this key facility. He adds that even though their initial production will be somewhat limited it nevertheless marks a positive step for the employees, the local community and Lucite's ability to better support the customers in the future.

About Lucite International

Lucite International is the world's leading supplier of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA), and the only organization with production, R&D, sales and marketing facilities in all three major geo-economic regions; the Americas, Europe and Asia. The Company employs 2000 people to develop, manufacture and sell acrylic based products to customers in more than 100 countries. Lucite International has 14 manufacturing sites and 34 sales offices around the globe.

Written By : Specialchem Editorial Team
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