TUFF-N-LITE INTRODUCES PRO-AIR SOCK, THE LIGHTEST, STRONGEST HOCKEY SOCK IN THE MARKET
Conover, NC (June 18, 2014) – Tuff-N-Lite®, a division of Conover-based Supreme Corporation that manufactures patented cut-, slash-, and abrasion-resistant safety clothing, announced the launch of its Pro-Air Hockey Sock.
Introduced at the Annual Meeting of the Professional Hockey Athletic Trainers Society (PHATS), the Pro-Air sock weighs about 32 grams each and offers a cut level protection rating of ASTM Cut Level 4.
“Pro-Air is a game changer,” said Matthew Kolmes, executive vice president of Supreme Corp. “The new cut-resistant technology feels like a super thin dress sock.”
The new lightweight protective sock is manufactured using breakthrough, patent-pending lightweight cut-resistant fabric. Pro-Air is available in medium and large sizes.
The PHATS Annual Meeting was held June 19 in Orlando, FL. It is dedicated to providing educational and problem solving opportunities for athletic trainers and equipment managers at every level of professional hockey.
Launched in 2007, Tuff-N-Lite® has quickly emerged as the worldwide recognized leader in engineering and manufacturing cut-, slash- and abrasion-resistant technology into performance textiles. Its patented innovation protects people across the globe in industrial safety, law enforcement, athletic and military environments everyday.
Over the last seven years, Tuff-N-lite® has changed the way consumers and workers look at safety clothing by providing apparel that is more than two times stronger than aramid fiber clothing while providing unparalleled safety, comfort and durability.
Tuff-N-Lite® unique safety apparel protects lives in the areas of industrial safety, sport and street motorcycling, police and military activities, and fast-paced sports such as ice hockey and speed skating. Tuff-N-lite® products are currently used all over the world including police forces in Kanagawa, Japan, factory workers in Mexico, glass manufacturers in the United States and by athletes participating in the recently concluded in the Sochi Olympic Games in Russia.
All Tuff-N-Lite® products are created with Supreme Corporation’s innovative composite yarns at their state of the art manufacturing facility in Conover, North Carolina.
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, Supreme Corporation is a leader in innovation in textile, yarn and protective apparel products. Located in Conover, NC, all Supreme’s products are engineered to the highest standards at its vertically integrated facility.
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