Halex Corporation of Pomona, California announced recently the acquisition of APL Group LLC / Arnold Precision LLC Corporation of Bensalem, PA.  This purchase includes the APL Bensalem operation, and APL Brands of flooring underlayment, carpet tack strip, carpet seam tape, and fastener product lines.

This acquisition will immediately give Halex a manufacturing and distribution base in the Northeast U.S.  Halex management plans to expand the Bensalem operation to carry all of the major floor installation brands under the Halex banner – Orcon, Capitol, Accuply, Roberts, SureGrip, and VersaShield. This facility adds to Halex’s current network of manufacturing and distribution sites in California, Georgia and China.

“The APL acquisition furthers Halex’s commitment to deliver the best products, services and values in the Flooring Installation Accessory Industry,” says Mark Chichak, President and CEO of Halex Corporation.   “The strategic acquisition of APL allows us to provide our customers the broadest service platform in our industry.   This service platform along with all our leading brands gives our customers the most choices and the best values.”  Additionally, Mr. Chichak commented on APL’s strong management team.  He said, “APL’s management will be a great addition to Halex’s leadership team.  Len Arnold and Wayne Harley are great managers who are committed to serving customers by providing good values.  They fit well at Halex.”