Lucite International progresses plans for increased MMA and new MMA capacity at Beaumont, Texas facility
March 22, 2012
Lucite International, Inc. said it is progressing with its investment to establish 150kte per year production of methyl methacrylate (MMA) in 2012 at its Beaumont, Texas, facility. The company will continue to produce MMA at its Memphis, Tenn., facility, offering two world scale MMA assets to serve the growing demand of the Americas customer base the company said. In addition, Lucite is progressing to commence production of methacrylic acid (MAA) at its Beaumont, Texas, facility, in line with the significant investments at the site announced last year. The MAA asset will have a capacity of approximately 23kte per year.
In all industries, problem solving, technology developments, and challenging standard practices are key to improving performance. In extreme environments, or when wear is an issue, the challenge is to maintain high performance while ensuring ec…