Rethinking equipment purchasing strategies

June 1st, 2021

Gilman Gear in Gilman, Conn., pivoted from making sporting equipment to surgical gowns during the pandemic. Here, employee Colton Fuqua pulls off gowns as they are being cut by an Eastman cutting machine. Photo: Gilman Gear. Of all the adages that could be applied to the past year, “Necessity is the mother of invention” may […]

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Playing it safer: performance and protection for sports and recreation

June 1st, 2018

Today, people of all ages are embracing active lifestyles: playing team sports, hitting the slopes, biking, climbing and hiking in all kinds of weather conditions, testing their mettle in boxing rings and martial arts classes or going for the gentler forms of exercise, like yoga. People are on the move, including retiring baby boomers who […]

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