SOURCE: Axion International Holdings, Inc.

AXION International Holdings, Inc.

May 17, 2013 07:00 ET

AXION Receives $3.1 Million Settlement From Lawsuit

Proceeds to Provide Company With Additional Non-Dilutive Capital for Growth

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ--(Marketwired - May 17, 2013) - AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX™ rail ties and STRUXURE™ building products, today announced it has received approximately $3,100,000 from the settlement of a lawsuit.

In April 2006, the Company commenced an action against certain defendants in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York for disgorgement of short-swing profits pursuant to Section 16 of the Exchange Act. In an opinion and order dated September 26, 2008, the District Court granted AXION a summary judgment in the amount of approximately $5 million. After the defendants' appeals were denied, on May 14, 2013, AXION received approximately $3,100,000 which represents the amount of the appeal bond net of attorney's fees and costs.

AXION plans to use this $3,100,000 in non-dilutive capital to fund operations and growth.

About AXION International Holdings, Inc.
AXION (OTCQB: AXIH) 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 railtie 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.

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