Russell Athletic CarbonTek shoulder pad system made with same high-performance carbon fiber as Boeing 787 Dreamliner
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Aug. 27, 2014 -- Russell Brands LLC and Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that they are working together to incorporate excess carbon fiber from 787 Dreamliner production in Russell Athletic protective athletic gear.
"CarbonTek with OS Technology" Features Superior Protection with Revolutionary Design & Fit
Bowling Green, Ky. (June 3, 2014) - Russell Brands, LLC today introduced "CarbonTek with OS Technology™" (patent pending), the first ever Russell Athletic® football shoulder pad system. The CarbonTek shoulder pad system, which demonstrated a significant reduction in transmitted force in comparative testing with competitive products, will provide football players with the latest evolution in protective gear. The new shoulder pad system has been tested on-field by elite athletes and undergone scientific and field evaluations by leading experts to demonstrate superior impact management, fit and performance.