BAUER is synonomous with the sport of ICE HOCKEY. Years of experience has brought them to the forefront of the equipment industry as the dominant manufacturer. Their high quality equipment has made them a staple within the hockey diet for more years than I can imagine. Their customer loyalty is unbelievable, even in down years the die hards still stick up for the defective products. It is something to witness. They are a very large manufacturer able to offer a full range of products for all ages and skill levels. Whether you are 3 years old or 53 years old, they have the right equipment for you. With plants in Ontario and Quebec, Canada, they are at the heart of the HOCKEY world. This allows them to stay in touch with the general sentiment of those using the products. They have a very active team of REPS that travel extensively, in order to make sure that their users are enjoying the products. Their commitment to success is one reason why they make the BEST equipment in the game.