Innovation & development

Innovations & development fastening industry Aplix self grippingA culture of innovation

Standards for the fastening industry are always changing as markets, consumer products and trends evolve.By making innovation a top priority, we are able to stay current and develop new and improved self-gripping products and solutions that provide optimum value for the fastening market.

 

APLIX’s innovation effort is supported through various collaborations between its clients, engineers, designers and manufacturing team.Through product development and design improvement, APLIX has filed over 200 patents and streamlined processes which have resulted in unparalleled self-gripping products for a variety of markets.

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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

The APLIX R&D Department is supported by a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, specializing in textile and polymer fields.By utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology, the R&D team can provide product support and expertise for injection molding, extrusion, adhesives and lamination systems.Furthermore, the research and testing conducted by the department has resulted in technological breakthroughs in product development and manufacturing processes.

Our major innovations

APLIX is committed to providing innovative products that meet technical markets needs such as:

2010

Non woven frontal tape for softness

2009

EASY-LOCK by APLIX® for flexible packaging

2005

Inter-mold® technology hooks directly molded into plastic parts

2000

Stretch products for the hygiene market

1994

Plastic hook miniaturization and frontal tape development

1975

Extruded plastic hook for the automotive market

1971

Mushroom tapes for high gripping strength

1967

Texturized loop for superior cycle life