Top Track 100

Sales at Lucite International jumped £112m to £694m in 2003, and the company is constructing a new factory in China to cope with the demand. Lucite International was formerly Ineos Acrylics, the acrylics division of the chemicals giant ICI. It was bought in 1999 for £505m by Charterhouse Capital Partners. The Southampton company’s products include plastics, resins and materials such as Perspex and Lucite.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2004
Rank43
CompanyLucite International
ActivityPlastics maker
LocationSouthampton
Sales £m*694
Profit £m*69
Year endDec 03
Principal shareholdersCharterhouse Capital Partners (78%)
Staff1,995
Founded1999
Websitewww.luciteinternational.com

If applicable:

* Supplied by company † Annualised figure **Estimated