Firehole Composites (Laramie, Wyo., USA), provider of software tools and engineering services designed to improve structural design and analysis with composite materials, has announced the sale of Helius:CompositePro to Easton Bell Sports for use in its Hockey Research and Development Group.
Easton Hockey technical prowess has made its stick the number one choice among NHL players and amateurs alike. The company's popular Synergy model demonstrates strategic application of advanced composite materials in performance sporting equipment.
"As a longtime user of CompositePro, I enjoy the ease of design analysis with CompositePro at such a reasonable cost. Additionally, CompositePro is a great teaching tool for my staff that may be newer to composite materials," said Mike Snow, manager, Hockey R&D."
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