CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2018--APLIX Inc., a global fastening specialist, today announced that it has received approval for use of material through the Trex® Recycling Program. The Easy-Lock by APLIX® closure system is made from a blend of 100% LDPE resin, which lends itself to recycling opportunities in the packaging arena. Incorporating biodegradable and natural resources into their products and processes has allowed APLIX to continue towards their sustainability and environmental goals. Furthermore, APLIX has joined the Corporate Social Responsibility Program (ISO 26000) to limit their environmental impact and broaden its corporate social responsibility efforts.

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Easy-Lock by APLIX® 16mm closure (Photo: Business Wire)

“We have implemented sustainable strategies within our processes to develop ecofriendly and recyclable fastening solutions,” stated Quresh Sachee, vice president of global sales and marketing. “The Trex® accreditation demonstrates this commitment to our community and environment.”

Designing custom fastening solutions has allowed APLIX to develop various new products and applications for many specialized industries. The Easy-Lock by APLIX® closure system, developed for flexible packaging, offers consumers an easier solution to reclosing packages. Created with enhanced sensory features, the closure system provides audible and tactile feedback when opening and closing, assuring consumers their products stay fresh.

About APLIX

With over 60 years of experience, APLIX is one of the world’s leading hook and loop fastening system specialists. APLIX provides their clients with innovative products and solutions in numerous self-gripping fastening markets: Aircraft, Automotive, Cleaning, Hygiene, Medical, Packaging and other specialized industries. APLIX operates six ISO 9001 Certified plants in the U.S., France, Brazil and China as well as sales offices around the world.

For more information on Easy-Lock by APLIX® products, please visit www.easylock-aplix.com.

About Trex

Trex Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of high performance wood-alternative decking and railing, with more than 25 years of product experience. Stocked in more than 6,700 retail locations worldwide, Trex outdoor living products offer a wide range of style options with fewer ongoing maintenance requirements than wood, as well as a truly environmentally responsible choice. For more information, visit trex.com. You also can follow Trex on Twitter (@Trex_Company), Instagram (@trexcompany) Pinterest (trexcompany), or Houzz (trex-company-inc), “like” Trex on Facebook, or view product and demonstration videos on the brand’s YouTube channel (TheTrexCo).

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CONTACT: APLIX

Jenny Moore, 704-588-1920

packaging@aplix.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NORTH CAROLINA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER CONSUMER MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS PACKAGING ENVIRONMENT CONSUMER

SOURCE: APLIX Inc.

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