APLIX Inc. Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Charlotte, NC, January 28, 2014 – APLIX Inc. today announced that it has received the 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award.  The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.  APLIX Inc. maintained a Silver or better composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013.  This is the sixth consecutive year that APLIX Inc. has received the Performance Excellence Award.

"We are honored to receive the Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award,” stated APLIX Inc.’s President and CEO Rick Little.  “APLIX is committed to providing quality products and services to our customers and this is another example of our focus on customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.” 

With over 23,000 global suppliers, Boeing recognized 582 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award.  APLIX Inc. is one of only 459 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.  APLIX provides high performance self-gripping fastening solutions to Boeing and Aerospace manufacturers.  Through innovation, commitment to excellence and collaboration between its aircraft partners, APLIX continues to be the leading provider of hook and loop fastening solutions in the Aircraft and Aerospace Industry.


APLIX is one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-gripping fastening system components.  The company has been providing fastening system solutions for over 50 years and operates six ISO/TS16949 certified plants in the United States, France, Brazil and China.  APLIX strives to be the specialist at developing innovative products and solutions which provide optimum value for the global self-gripping fastener market. 

For more information on APLIX Inc. and our capabilities, please visit:  www.aplix.com or email Katrina Brittner at kbrittner@aplixinc.com.