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Rogers Takes the Ice at PyeongChang Olympics

Posted by Susan Reed on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 | No Comments »

Chances are you’ve tuned into the 2018 Olympic Winter Games over the course of the last few days. You may be surprised to learn that, in addition to the athletes, cheering fans, and news crews, Rogers Corporation has a presence at the Games.   PORON® Comfort polyurethane, our breathable and flexible cushioning material that delivers long-lasting […]

Rogers Helps HyTest® Revolutionize Metatarsal Safety Shoes

Posted by Susan Reed on Friday, January 26th, 2018 | No Comments »
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XRD® Technology Provides Innovative Top-of-Foot Protection Without Sacrificing Comfort Customer Problem HyTest® Safety Footwear, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, is known for its award-winning, innovative product development in safety. One of HyTest’s most innovative developments came when their designers were seeking to answer a client’s challenge to build a stronger, safer metatarsal boot for hazardous […]

XRD® Impact Protection and PORON® Comfort at Work

Posted by Joe Blair on Friday, January 12th, 2018 | No Comments »
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It’s the start of a new year, which means the start of another great trade show season. As we enter 2018, we’re excited about what the next weeks have in store. We got things started at AFCA, the American Football Coaches Association conference in Charlotte, NC. We love this show as it gives us an […]

Impact Protection in High Risk Sports

Posted by Susan Reed on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 | No Comments »

BMX cycling, mountain biking, and motocross racing are exciting, adrenaline-filled sports. They’re also high risk sports. All riders face the possibility of serious injury in the form of concussions, broken collarbones, pelvic fractures, broken wrists, ruptured ACLs, or broken ankles. While moving through obstacle courses, it is important for riders to have the necessary equipment […]

Minimizing Head Injuries by Improving Protective Headgear

Posted by Susan Reed on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 | No Comments »

Science has shown that repeated concussions from contact sports have long-term negative effects on an athlete’s physical and mental health. Head, neck, and muscle sizes are all factors in the damage caused by a blow to the head. Recent research has proven that even sub-concussive events can cause brain damage. The effects have been found […]

Protecting Baseball Players From High Speed Impacts of 100+ mph

Posted by Susan Reed on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 | No Comments »

Unlike the baseball or baseball bat, the baseball glove was initially not part of the game. Back when most of the throwing was underhand, players used their hands. Fast forward to today and it’s a very different ball game. The Guinness World Record for the fastest baseball pitch is 105.1 mph, thrown by Aroldis Chapman for […]

Celebrating Excellence: XTECH’s Five Year Anniversary

Posted by Susan Reed on Friday, May 5th, 2017 | No Comments »

Happy anniversary to XTECH – a group of talented folks who make truly exceptional impact protection products. Rogers is proud to partner with this leading provider of sports safety equipment. XTECH’s understanding of players’ performance needs, mastery of unique product designs, and use of the most innovative materials are keys to their success, as well […]

You Can’t Look Neat If Your Shoes Look Beat: Shoe Care and Repair

Posted by Lindsay Tenenbaum on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 | No Comments »
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By Lindsay Tenenbaum, EMS Marketing Have you ever wondered why your favorite pair of shoes didn’t last as long as you expected? Did you consider whether they were cared for properly? Shoe care can often be overlooked or forgotten because let’s face it, shoe care is likely not at the top of everyone’s list of […]