It manufacturers both youth and men's lacrosse helmets, and women's lacrosse/field hockey eyewear. The company was founded by Bill Brine (part of the Brine family that founded Brine, Corp.) in 1986. It currently has five lines of helmets for men's lacrosse: CS (youth), CPV, CPV-R, CPX-R, R, and S. All helmets excepting the R meet or exceed NOCSAE standards. For women's lacrosse and field hockey it currently has 4 lines of eyewear: IRIS, MiniPro, PolyPro and PolyAir. The Iris and the MiniPro both meet the standard required by NFHS for field hockey. Cascade sponsors the MLL.
In 2012, Bauer acquired Cascade.