NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.--(AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX™ rail ties and STRUXURE™ building products, is extremely pleased to confirm that the company’s Marketing Plan that was put in place in early 2012 is on schedule with major conference appearances this year and will continue into 2013. Axion will first showcase their 100% recycled plastic ECOTRAX™ railroad ties at this year’s AREMA 2012 Conference the railroad industry’s premier event, September 16-19 in Chicago. At the same time Axion’s STRUXURE™ industrial building products will be showcased at this year’s Northeast Bridge Preservation Partnership Conference and Meetings September 17-19 in Newport, Rhode Island.)--Axion International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:
“These two shows in particular are exactly the kinds of industry gatherings Axion should be participating in now that we’ve established ourselves in the railroad and infrastructure building industries”
“These two shows in particular are exactly the kinds of industry gatherings Axion should be participating in now that we’ve established ourselves in the railroad and infrastructure building industries,” stated Axion’s Director of Business Development, William Jordan. “They are opportunities where we can effectively market our products and meet with customers and prospects all in the same location. AREMA is the nation’s largest railroading exhibition and conference. Our 20x20 booth presence (#420) is part of a dedicated marketing effort to reach more prospects and customers with sponsorship positions, trade magazine advertisements, email campaigns and media events. The Northeast Bridge Preservation conference will be the first of its kind for Axion showcasing our STRUXURE™ brand industrial building materials at a dedicated construction conference and its perfectly location only 100 miles from one of the very first US Highway bridge structures in York, Maine built with Axion building products.”
Cory Burdick, Axion’s ECOTRAX™ Sales Manager added, “We’re very excited to be participating at AREMA. With this level of marketing we will have the opportunity to expose our products to so many. And we’re planning to participate at quite a few more railroad industry events in 2013, starting with the January NRC-REMSA Conference in Miami.”
As part of their marketing programs, Axion belongs to several railroad industry associations including: the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), the Railway Engineering Maintenance-Suppliers Association (REMSA), the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), and the company has become a Silver-Level corporate member of the American Association of Railroads (AAR). At various times of year Axion is also planning ad campaigns to complement their conference and trade show activities in such industry publications as Progressive Railroading, Railway Track & Structures, Railway Age and Mass Transit magazines.
Dave Crane, Axion’s Executive Vice President, Building Products, also added, “STRUXURE building materials are becoming ever more popular among engineering firms and contractors looking for simpler solutions for roadway bridge construction We have plans to integrate Axion’s products and our marketing message into the activities and events where our customers gather and we’re on target and very pleased with the progress we’ve made to date.”
Per Steve Silverman, Axion President and Chief Executive Officer, “We are really excited about the implementation of our 2012 marketing plans. William has done a great job maximizing exposure for our products through these events and activities, and this is evident in the amount of inquiries we’re receiving on a daily basis, the growth in our pipeline and the growth in our revenue.”
About Axion International Holdings, Inc.
Axion International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: AXIH.OB - News) develops, manufactures and sells rail ties and structural building products made from 100% recycled consumer and industrial plastics and plastic composites. It offers its ECOTRAXTM composite rail ties, and STRUXURETM composite structural building products such as, I-beams, pilings, tongue and groove planking, and various sizes of boards for use in engineered design solutions, such as rail and tank bridges, pedestrian and recreation bridges, marinas, boardwalks, and bulk heading, throughout the world. Axion markets its composite products to the railroad industry, military, and industrial engineering and contracting firms. Axion International Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey.
For additional information, please visit Axion’s corporate website: www.axih.com
This release contains "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Securities and Exchange Commission's "safe harbor" provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause Axion’s actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated, including the availability of materials at favorable pricing, sufficient manufacturing capability and the risk factors identified in Axion’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.