CHARLOTTE, N.C.--APLIX Inc. has earned certification for compliance with the British Retail Consortium (BRC), under the prominent Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked for food safety standards. APLIX Inc. met all of the BRC Global Standard requirements for Food Safety within the Packaging scope, receiving an “A” rating.
“Meeting the BRC Global Standards for Food safety demonstrates our commitment to providing our customers with high quality and safe products,” stated APLIX Inc.’s President and CEO Rick Little. “We are proud of this accomplishment and will continue to focus our efforts on best manufacturing and quality practices.”
APLIX manufactures EASY-LOCK by APLIX®, the hook-to-hook resealable closure for flexible packaging, at their Charlotte, NC production facility. The closure system is comprised of self-mating micro hooks, allowing consumers to easily reseal their package without the need for precise alignment. EASY-LOCK by APLIX® provides an audible feedback when opening and closing and continues to work with particulates in the hook area. It is an ideal closure for cheese, dried fruit, snacks, pet food, flour, cereal and many other household packaging applications.
BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification program, used by over 23,000 certificated suppliers in 123 countries, with certification issued through a worldwide network of accredited certification bodies.
With over 50 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 plants in the U.S., France, Brazil and China as well as sales offices around the world.
To learn more about APLIX or EASY-LOCK BY APLIX®, please visit us at www.aplix.com.