AXION Enters Southeast Asia Rail Market with ECOTRAX® Line

AXION Enters Southeast Asia Rail Market with ECOTRAX® Line

AXION's 100%-Recycled Plastic ECOTRAX® Composite Railroad Ties Begin Trials in Southeast Asia

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AXION announces the first trials of its ECOTRAX® composite railroad ties in Southeast Asia. Working in conjunction with distribution partners in the region, AXION is supplying its 100%-recycled plastic composite railroad ties for use in mainline mass rapid transit as a direct replacement for timber railroad ties. Cory Burdick, Manager of the division, said that ECOTRAX® ties "are perfect in the region, given the extreme humidity that degrades traditional railroad ties. Our ECOTRAX® ties provide a minimum life of 40 years. With complete resistance to insects and moisture and installation procedures equivalent to wood, ECOTRAX® is the future for railroads in Southeast Asia." Over the last 12 years, the ECOTRAX® composite railroad tie has undergone rigorous third-party laboratory and in-track testing in the United States, exceeding all standards as set forth by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association.

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About AXION International, Inc.

AXION (OTCBB: AXIH.OB) is green technology company, transforming waste plastics into structural building materials. Using 100%-recycled consumer and industrial plastics, AXION develops, markets and sells its recycled structural composite products through its ECOTRAX® composite railroad tie and STRUXURE® building material lines. From the railroading industry to the military to global engineering firms, AXION delivers tested, proven and superior green solutions to infrastructure needs around the world.

Forward-Looking Statements

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.

AXION International, Inc.
William Jordan, 908-542-0888 ext. 134

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