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Velcro Companies joins Cyclyx

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Hydrocarbon Engineering,

Cyclyx International, a consortium-based post-use plastic innovation company with a mission to increase the recycling rate of plastic from 10% to 90%, has announced that Velcro Companies has joined Cyclyx as the newest member of the consortium.

As the inventor of the original and iconic hook and loop fastener, Velcro Companies is a global leader in the creation and manufacture of innovative fastening solutions known for strength, reliability, durability and versatility. It is committed to sustainable product development and brings ORIGINAL THINKINGTM to help solve the real-world challenges that people face every day.

Velcro Companies continues to optimise its sustainable manufacturing processes to reduce the use of natural resources and is in the midst of a transformational journey to use more recycled content and create more sustainable products for its customers.

“As we focus on meeting the current needs of our customers while preserving the planet for future generations, we pledge to incorporate sustainability into everything we do,” said Chitra Ebenezer, Chief Marketing Officer, Velcro Companies. “Joining the Cyclyx consortium strengthens our ability to determine our baseline global plastic material profile and enables more opportunities to participate in customised post-use plastic take-back programmes that help supplement our in-house sustainability efforts.”

“We’re excited to welcome Velcro Companies to Cyclyx,” stated Joe Vaillancourt, CEO of Cyclyx. “Their commitment to sustainable manufacturing and diverting solid waste from landfills is in line with everything that Cyclyx is working to achieve. Their membership will be a great addition to our mission to help increase the recycling rate of plastic from 10% to 90%.”

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