Tokyo, Japan – Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. and GRIP Metal™ have entered into a strategic Joint Development Agreement to develop innovative, lightweight composite applications. GRIP Metal™ is derived from the PACE award winning NRS technology which enables metal surface modification resulting in mechanical bonding between friction material and steel backing plates in brake pads.
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