Bauer Hockey, Inc. of Toronto, Ontario, announced a multi-year partnership with Propex Operating Company, LLC, of Chattanooga, TN, the producer of CURV Composite Technology. CURV is a high-tech composite material used in Bauer Hockey’s elite-level skates.
This partnership is exclusive to Bauer Hockey and utilizes patented
technology that was developed by Propex as part of Bauer Hockey’s
long-standing investment to elevate player performance and continuously
exceed expectations in product development.
state-of-the-art materials for our equipment is a priority because
players are always looking for maximum performance and protection, and
they know our brands meet these demands,” said Kevin Davis, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Bauer Performance Sports. “Our
partnership with Propex is a continuation of this commitment, and we’re
pleased this exclusive relationship has been extended.”
Composite Technology captures exceptional mechanical properties by
incorporating a process for weaving different composite materials
without requiring additional reinforcement, such as with an additional
structure, to maintain stiffness. As a result, the product also yields
high tensile strength and outstanding impact resistance at a
significantly lower weight than many other composite materials. CURV®
Composite Technology is one of the many high-end technologies that go
into Bauer Hockey’s high performance skates.
“Propex is thrilled
to be exclusively partnered with the leading hockey skate manufacturer
in the industry and believes BAUER has used CURV Composite Technology in
a way that showcases the technology’s key properties and benefits,”
said Dave Gartshore, Business VP for CURV Composite Technology at
Propex. “We anticipate many examples of ground-breaking, innovative
product developments happening throughout this mutually beneficial
Bauer Hockey utilizes CURV Composite Technology in
its current line of skates, including the Supreme Totalone NXG, the
Supreme One.9 and the Vapor APX.
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