Akron Ascent Innovations has reached its first sales milestone, with 100 online orders since the launch of ShearGrip adhesive products earlier this year. AAI would like to thank - and congratulate - Shelly from the 3M Company for placing the centennial order!
On May 22, 2019, the Bounce Innovation Hub celebrates the Grand Opening and Open House of their first floor, dubbed the Generator. The facility, which became Bounce in January 2018 after they replaced the Akron Global Business Accelerator, has been the home of Akron Ascent Innovations since August 2015.
This week, Akron Ascent Innovation’s Principal Scientist, Dr. Kevin White, is giving a presentation to the Cleveland Photographic Society (CPS) at their weekly meeting. The event will take place on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM in the CPS Clubroom at 9543 Broadview Road in Broadview Heights, Ohio.
In April of this year, the first line of consumer products to use AAI’s ShearGrip® technology was launched at ThePinless.com. The Pinless Collection is a vibrant family of products centered around home décor and organization. These products offer a new solution to an old problem — how to display without damage. With AAI’s new ShearGrip technology, it is possible to have removability and repositionability without sacrificing strength.
Dr. Kevin White, the Principal Scientist and Chief Operating Officer at Akron Ascent Innovations, has been invited to speak at the 63rd Annual May Meeting Conference of the Microscopy Society of Northeastern Ohio (MSNO).
Akron Ascent Innovations has been selected as a winner of the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) Startup Network 4th Annual Technology Showcase. AAI was chosen among a group of promising startups representing a broad range of industries, from energy to pharmaceutical products.
Akron Ascent Innovations has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) Startup Network 4th Annual Technology Showcase. AAI is one of 10 companies selected, which collectively represent Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States, in industries including personal care, building, apparel and textiles, cleaning products, electronics, adhesives and coatings, bioplastics, pharmaceutical, and energy.
Richard Weiner, Legal News Reporter for The Akron Legal News, published an article describing Akron Ascent Innovations’ recent launch of ShearGrip and Pinless brand products. The article is a follow-up to an prior report on AAI’s nascent development of dry adhesive technology and provides a particular focus on the consumer-oriented “Pinless Parenting” blog introduced to demonstrate different uses of Pinless products.
AAI’s recent launch of ShearGripdry adhesives was featured in The Devil Strip, Akron’s source for local music, art, and culture news, this week. The story was included as part of The Devil Strip’s “Akropreneurs” series, made possible by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and the Fund for Our Economic Future.