Hockey Hangout, the system players have been searching for.

June 19, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
–Hockey Hangout –true innovation hockey needs-
FARMINGTON, N.Y. – GLOBAL POINT USA®, designer and manufacturer of innovative products for the consumer and manufacturing sector, recently launched the Hockey Hangout™. A unique equipment drying and organizational system, The Hockey Hangout is the first of a new product line designed to help organize, air out and dry sporting equipment. Designed to carry everything today’s hockey player needs, but folds down to save space. Eleven mesh pockets, labeled for each piece of equipment, promote airflow to aid in the drying process as well as allow players to take a quick inventory of their gear. No more arriving at a tournament to learn you are missing a pad or skate. Built-in skate guards protect the blades from damage, plus heavy gagged elastic closures help keep the gear from excessive movement.
“I have played hockey all of my life and I have looked for a solution to the wet equipment issue for years,” said John Hoff, president, GLOBAL POINT. “Working with an innovative Canadian inventor, Rob Hawthorne, we were able to design a bag that fits a wide array of equipment quickly and once hung the hangout promotes airflow around all of the gear helping it dry”
The Hockey Hangout is available in black with black trim, other colors planed for next year. The hangout has a MSRP of $37.95 (U.S. Funds) and comes with the following features:
· Porous mesh fabric allowing maximum air flow to aid in drying
· Innovative design keeps gear organized-no more missing equipment
· Eleven easy access pockets stores all of your hockey gear
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· Hangs anywhere great for home, locker, dorm or hotel rooms.
· Rolls flat for easy storage
· Elastic pockets holds all of the gear safely in place
· Tear-resistant color fast fabric for years of service
· Team customization available
· Weight: 2. Lbs. empty

The Hockey Hangout is available at participating specialty hockey stores and quality sports retailers. Dry equipment is not only more comfortable, but it reduces the occurrence of odor and almost eliminates the chance of bacteria and fungus growth in the equipment. Dry equipment will help prolong the lifespan of the padding, reducing the change of rashes and potential skin irritation.
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GLOBAL POINT TECHNOLOGIES, founded in 1974, is a worldwide company headquartered in Farmington, N.Y. The company is best known for its ability to provide sourcing solutions and services for a variety of business clients from automotive to consumer goods, and has recently broadened its product offerings to include its own line of products in the sports and specialty food industries. Global Point operates design, business services and manufacturing operations from its worldwide network of office in New York; Oakville, Ontario; Hong Kong; Shenzen, China. And Taipei Taiwan. For more information on GLOBAL POINT TECHNOLOGY, call 877-902-5486, or visit the company online at
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