G-Form Reactive Protection Technology (RPT) Used in Co-Development of New Bauer Products
PROVIDENCE, RI (December 5, 2013) G-Form LLC, a leading developer and manufacturer of impact protection, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with Bauer Performance Sports (BPS). BPS is a recognized leading developer and manufacturer of ice hockey, roller hockey, lacrosse, baseball and softball equipment. This exclusive partnership will utilize G-Form’s proprietary Reactive Protection Technology (RPT) within Flexorb, an innovative new material to be used in numerous protective products across the BPS high performance sports platform.
Thom Cafaro, G-Form VP of Innovations, stated, “G-Form’s partnership with Bauer is the perfect marriage of our cutting edge impact and composite technologies with Bauer’s legendary commitment to relentlessly improving performance. The utilization of G-Form in the new Flexorb line of products creates a combination of comfort and protection never before possible.”
Flexorb will debut in Bauer Hockey’s latest line of protective base layer and the company’s newest elite helmet, the Bauer RE-AKT 100, both of which were unveiled at the company’s annual Bauer World event.
“We’re excited about this new partnership because our consumers demand state-of-the-art technologies and by working with G-Form we will once again be able to elevate player protection across all of our sports,” said Kevin Davis, President and CEO of Bauer Performance Sports.
About G-Form®: G-Form® LLC is a pioneer in the advancement of impact protection technology for athletes. The company's proprietary next generation materials and composites combine high-level impact protection with comfort, style and complete freedom of motion. G-Form® also makes protective cases for consumer electronics that feature their same innovative impact technologies trusted by athletes around the world. G-Form® has also become the chosen protective equipment of professional stunt men and women and athletes across multiple extreme sports categories. For more information on G-Form®, visit: http://g-form.com/.
About Bauer Performance Sports LTD: Bauer Performance Sports Ltd. is a leading developer and manufacturer of ice hockey, roller hockey, lacrosse, baseball and softball equipment as well as related apparel. The company has the most recognized and strongest brand in the ice hockey equipment industry, and holds the top market share position in both ice and roller hockey. Its products are marketed under the BAUER, MISSION, MAVERIK, CASCADE, INARIA and COMBAT brand names and are distributed by sales representatives and independent distributors throughout the world. Bauer Performance Sports is focused on building its leadership position and growing market share in all product categories through continued innovation at every level. For more information, visit www.bauerperformancesports.com.
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