Two amazing structures, both utilizing GRIP Metal’s outstanding capabilities in creating light-weight, structurally superior forms, have been nominated to the final stage of the Architizer 5th Annual A+ Awards. Selected from the huge number of global submissions, both the Steam Canoe and the Perplex Bench are now entered into the final voting, where a world-wide … Continued

GRIP Metal’s Capacity For Innovation in Construction Materials Highlighted In Canadian Architect Magazine Review

GRIP Metal’s abilities to change the conversation when it comes to using wood-metal composites in framing, and exterior and interior structural facings in construction came to the attention of Canadian Architect Magazine, resulting in a feature article on the potential of the material. Quoting Tye Farrow, a Toronto—based, internationally-active architect, GRIP Metal-based wood and metal … Continued

GRIP Metal Named one of the ‘Top 11 Exciting New Materials Designers Should Watch’

GRIP Metal was recently featured in Fast Company’s article, “11 Exciting New Materials, Designers Should Watch”. Posted as part of Fast Company’s Innovation Festival, the article featured the products and technologies that Andrew Dent, VP of Materials Research at Materials ConneXion, a leading global consultancy for material innovation, believed would be important to designers over … Continued

GRIP Metal-based structure, OCAD’s Steam Canoe wins 2016 Ontario Wood WORKS! Award

OCAD’s Steam Canoe, a structure originally developed to participate in the annual Toronto-based Winter Stations design competition, continues to ride a wave of accolades, winning the 2016 Ontario Wood Award. One of the 10 key awards delivered as part of the annual Ontario Wood Design celebration, the Ontario Wood Award honours new projects that push … Continued

ITHEC 2016 – 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites

Date: October 11-12, 2016 Where: Congress Centre Bremen (CC B) in Messe Bremen, Germany GRIP Metal will be attending the ITHEC 2016 3rd International Conference & Exhibition on Thermoplastic Composites. The 3rd International Conference on Thermoplastic Composites covers the latest developments in high performance thermoplastic composite applications in aerospace, automotive and energy applications, as well … Continued

GRIP Metal Invited to Present at 2016 Symposium of Hybrid Lightweight Structures in Wolfsburg, Germany

GRIP Metal has been invited to participate in the upcoming 2016 Symposium of Hybrid Lightweight Structures to be held in Wolfsburg, Germany on May 23-24, 2016. The symposium focuses on hybrid components, lightweight construction concepts, and innovative technologies for hybrid composite construction. An annual event organized by the Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology … Continued

Happy 2016 From GRIP Metal

Our Research and Design lab is always testing GRIP Metal’s limits. We are constantly testing new ways to use GRIP Metal in an effort to learn as much as possible about the technology. The metal hook technology is borrowed from NUCAP’s NRS technology used on backing plates. GRIP Metal technology allows us to use the … Continued