AAI joins Green Chemistry & Commerce Council

Akron, OH. Akron Ascent Innovations (AAI), is proud to announce its membership in the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3), part of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at the University of Massachusetts. GC3 is an organization that works to develop and promote environmentally friendly and innovative practices for businesses in the chemical industry. They also work to connect small businesses with other members, including several Fortune 500 companies.

“The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) is a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of green chemistry by catalyzing and guiding action across all industries, sectors and supply chains.”

“The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) is a multi-stakeholder collaborative that drives the commercial adoption of green chemistry by catalyzing and guiding action across all industries, sectors and supply chains.”

According to the GC3, green chemistry is “the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances throughout their lifecycles.” To qualify for membership, AAI demonstrated that ShearGrip products fulfilled some of the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry, including reduced waste, decreased chemical impact, and design for degradation and recycling. AAI looks forward to its involvement in the GC3 and working towards a greener future.

About AAI:

AAI is a start-up company based in Akron, OH that has developed a revolutionary new type of ultra-low tack, removable adhesives material made from nanofibers. This new class of materials is able to achieve a strong, but easily removable, bond between surfaces through nanoscale interactions. This approach to adhesion was inspired by nature and is widely used in the animal kingdom, including beetles and geckos.  AAI’s platform approach to dry adhesion can be used for a range of applications, ranging from temporary signage, wall hanging hooks, and picture frame tabs, to automotive assembly, food packaging, and smart clothing.

Helpful Links:

Learn more about ShearGrip®, AAI’s revolutionary new bio-inspired dry adhesive, at ShearGrip.com.

Consumer products made with ShearGrip® dry adhesive now available at ThePinless.com.