Bauer Performance Sports have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Combat Sports.
As part of the labor agreement, all major league baseball players will now wear the new Rawlings S100 Pro Comp batting helmet designed to provide greater protection. The mandatory implementation of Rawlings’ batting helmet is outlined in the 5-year collective bargaining agreement signed in November 2011 by MLB and the MLB Players Association. Approximately 200 [...]
NASCAR will allow the teams to use carbon fibre hoods and decklids for the new 2013 Sprint Cup car as it tries to give teams more options for creating downforce. In the past the hoods and decklids have been made of steel but in an attempt to make the cars drive better NASCAR is reducing [...]
DSM has been working with the Dutch Olympic Team to make the best rowing boat possible for the London Olympics 2012. To achieve this they used carbon reinforcements. The result is a faster boat as a direct consequence of reduced weight and increased stiffness. Edwin Hendriks, Project Manager Building, Infrastructure and Sport at DSM comments: [...]