Children Challenging Industry Visit January 2017

LCUK host visit of Overfields Primary School, Ormesby as part of the Children Challenging Industry initiative… Over 45,000 children have taken part in the Children Challenging Industry programme since its development in 1997. This year the initiative celebrates 20 years of inspiring young people to connect with Science and Industry. One of the most inspiring…

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High Tide Foundation Engineering Week

As a supporter of the High Tide Foundation, LCUK agreed to host a number of students as part of the Foundation’s Engineering Week. High Tide is a charitable foundation created and driven by businesses on Teesside and its aim is to bring together industry and education across the area to provide an insight into how businesses…

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Teesside Collective Press Release – SABIC Joins Growing Clean Industry Network

Teesside Collective today announced the addition of a major industrial player to the group of companies working to decarbonise the UK’s industrial base. SABIC, which manufactures petrochemicals on Teesside, has become the latest member of the project, alongside BOC, Lotte Chemical UK, CF Fertilisers and Sembcorp Utilities UK, Tees Valley Unlimited and NEPIC. SABIC is…

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LCUK donates iPads to local school St Benedict’s RC Primary

Following staff nominations, Lotte Chemical donated ten redundant iPads to St Benedict’s Voluntary Primary Catholic Academy. The photo above shows John Atkinson, IT Manager, and Denis Fountain, Mechanical Technician of LCUK, presenting St Benedict’s children with the equipment. The donated iPads will be used by the Foundation Stage’s three to five year olds where the…

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Lotte Chemical UK Apprentice Success

Two Lotte Chemical UK apprentices, Andrew Lodge and Jack Kerr, received awards at the annual Tees Valley Production Technician (TVPT) ceremony held at Redcar & Cleveland College on October 9th. The Tees Valley Production Technician programme is aimed at equipping talented young people with the essential skills required to contribute to the ongoing and future…

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Lotte Chemical First Line Manager development programme goes from strength to strength with this year’s students receiving their awards at the graduation ceremony

The Directors and Senior Managers of Lotte Chemical UK celebrated the achievements of the latest graduates from the Lotte FLM Development programme designed and delivered by LDR Squared Ltd. Presenting certificates to Paul Bickley, Jayne Impett, Jordan Mudd and Carl Melling (pictured left to right) Manufacturing Director Malcolm Horne said “We are delighted with the…

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Lotte Chemical UK are looking for new talent and have 3 sponsored apprenticeship opportunities – closing date for application is July 26th

Lotte Chemical UK are pleased to announce that we will be sponsoring three apprentices starting in September this year. LCUK has been at the forefront of apprenticeship reform and these apprenticeships will be based on the new Trailblazer Standards which we have been instrumental in developing. Investing in apprentices is one of our key strategic objectives…

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Three more Lotte Apprentices successfully complete their apprenticeship

Congratulations to Callum Baker, Cameron McIntyre and Dale Ward for successfully completing their apprenticeship framework ahead of schedule and presentations were made to each of them by Jeremy White, Business Engineering & Services Director and Dave Yardley, Engineering Manager. All three gained excellent grades and completed their NVQ 6 months ahead of schedule. Jeremy White, Business Engineering…

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LCUK are very pleased to announce that they have signed up to work with the High Tide Foundation

The picture shows Mark Kenrick (CEO) being presented with a member certificate presented by Kevin Shakesheff, the Foundation’s Chairman. The High Tide Foundation is a registered charity created and driven by port related businesses. Its aim is to improve learning and employment opportunities whilst raising aspirations for young people across the region through their unique…

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Lotte Chemical UK support launch of Teesside Collective vision for the UKs first Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (ICCS) facility

For the past 12 months, Lotte’s Senior Technologist, John Baker, has been working alongside other Teesside Companies on an Industrial Carbon Capture and Storage feasibility project.  The group of companies known as the Teesside Collective has been developing the case for the establishment of Europe’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) equipped industrial zone in…

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Science Industry Skills Awards 2015

Lotte Chemical were shortlisted for two of the prestigious awards at this year’s Science Industry Skills Awards for the UK, held in London on May 7th.  We were shortlisted for the “Employer Of The Year” and Stephen Trillo our HR OD Director for “Outstanding Leadership In Skills”. Being shortlisted is a great achievement as these…

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LCUK are proud to be awarded “Investor In Apprenticeship Award”

Lotte Chemical UK are proud to be awarded the prestigious “Investor In Apprenticeship Award” (IIA). This is an award from the “National Apprenticeship Services” and recognises those employers who have made a significant investment in apprentices within their organisation, Lotte are only the second company within the North East to achieve this national award. Stephen…

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Children Challenging Industry Visit January 2015

Lotte Chemical UK Ltd hosted a visit of Errington Primary School in Marske as part of the Children Challenging Industry initiative that we participate in on a regular basis. The children spent a morning finding out about PET and what it is used for, participated in an experiment to demonstrate the durability of PET and…

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Save The Children Christmas Jumper Lunch

The Lotte Christmas Lunch in aid of Save The Children was a woolly affair with a colourful assortment of festive jumpers being sported by those who attended. We raised a very impressive £182. Many thanks to everyone who made the effort, contributed the raffle and brought in food for the lunch.

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Issue 1 of the Science Industry Partnership Bulletin

The SIP Bulletin is designed to keep you informed about the progress of the SIP and associated programmes. In this first issue the SIP Bulletin showcases the latest results of employers taking charge of skills. The Science Industry Partnership investment, which totals £52m, when employer cash investment is included, is supporting an ambitious programme of…

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Community Calendar Launch 2014

Mark Kenrick CEO of Lotte Chemical opened the ceremony of the Community Calendar launch at the Riverside stadium on Tuesday 2nd December 2014. This is an annual event where schools local to both the Wilton and Billingham sites take part in a competition to draw a picture based on a particular theme. This year’s theme was “the…

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TTE Case Study 2014

This tte-case-study-2014 has been prepared by TTE and will be used in their brochures, website, promotional materials and fairs to promote apprenticeships in general. It showcases Daniel Thompson who was sponsored through his apprenticeship by Lotte Chemical and after successfully completing in 2013 was taken on as a Mechanical Technician. Daniel also won the NEPIC…

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