Hilex Poly Co. LLC (Hartsville, SC) has settled two lawsuits with Sigma Plastic Group subsidiaries regarding its E-Z-Open intellectual property. Omega Plastics Corp. (Lyndhurst, NJ) and Omega Extruding Corp. (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) have purchased a license from Hilex Poly to utilize the technology as part of the settlement.
Hilex's E-Z-Open patents are licensed to manufacturers around the world. The E-Z-Open feature is part of Hilex's QuikMate EZ line of bags and dispensing systems. In addition to its headquarters in Hartsville, SC, Hilex operates nine manufacturing facilities in the U.S., in addition to a closed loop plastic bag recycling plant....