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XRD® Met Guard at the NSC Expo

Posted by Joe Blair on Friday, October 28th, 2016 | No Comments »
National Safety Congress Expo

The National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo was held last week in Anaheim, CA and XRD® Met Guards were there in full force.  As the pioneers of the soft internal met guard, it was great to walk the aisles of the NSC Expo and see XRD Materials all over the place. When XRD Technology was […]

Product Design: The Hard Case for Soft, Flexible Impact Protective Gear in Sports

Posted by Dave Sherman on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 | No Comments »
XRD Met Guard

By Dave Sherman, Technical Design Solutions Manager, XRD® Impact Institute More than 65 million years ago, an epic struggle for the World Championship played out. On the one side, the Dinosaurs were the defending champions with a style that tended to be bulky and slow; they relied on heavy, hard shell armor to keep them […]

Tessellation in Design: An Overview Of Uses

Posted by Dave Sherman on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 | No Comments »
Hexagonal Tessellations of a Honeycomb

What is this word “tessellation?”  Besides being fun to say, tessellation is comprised of the Latin root word “tessera” or small stone cubes, in particular used in a group to form a bigger picture.  Today, tessellation can take on slightly different meanings whether you are speaking in terms of design, architecture, mathematics or computer science. […]

2013 A+A safety footwear,workwear, security and health trade show deemed a success. “Function with fashion” a major trend amongst global brands.

Posted by Stephanie Van Beversluys on Thursday, November 28th, 2013 | No Comments »
Ejendals booth

After four successful days the A+A trade show ended on Friday (Nov. 8th) in Düsseldorf with a renewed increase in visitors. More than 63,000 trade visitors informed about the latest trends in the exhibition focus areas: Safety, health at work, occupational safety and special equipment for the industrial fire and disaster protection. The basic tenor: […]

Rogers to Exhibit at NE/NW Materials Show Introducing PORON® Cushioning with Adhesives, Fabrics and other Materials, not to Mention New Eye Popping Colors!

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 | No Comments »
spring-2012-color-trends

The NE and NW Footwear and Apparel Shows are a great opportunity for our PORON Cushioning Team to meet with product developers and manufacturers to discuss their various needs and share our how our expanded capability offerings can help them incorporate PORON® Materials into their latest footwear and protective apparel designs.

Meet Richie Song: Rogers’ PORON® Sales Engineer for Southern China

Posted by Nicole Perry on Monday, February 20th, 2012 | No Comments »
Richie Song

Please let us introduce to you Richie Song, Rogers’ PORON® Cushioning Sales Engineer located in our Shenzhen, China office. Richie services the Southern China region, but due to the high volume of manufacturing in his territory, he maintains close contacts with other PORON Sales Engineers and their customers throughout the world.

Comfort and High Fashion…Yes they CAN Live Together! Insole Choices for Your Favorite High Heels

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, February 9th, 2012 | 2 Comments »
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I’ll be the first to admit…I LOVE SHOES!!  But I’m certainly not alone.  With the start of New York’s Fashion Week just upon us, many girls and guys alike will be searching the internet, scanning magazines and watching TV for the latest styles and trends. But it never fails, each year there are also those […]

Gearing up for a Great Outdoor Retailer Winter Market!

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 | No Comments »

Look out Salt Lake City, here we come! The PORON® Cushioning Team is looking forward to seeing old friends and colleagues, and meeting new ones as well, at one of our all-time favorite trade shows -the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, which will be held at the Salt Palace January 19 – 22, 2012.