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Introducing the XRD® 810 Delta: Exceptional Movement, Lightweight Impact Protection

Posted by Dave Sherman on Thursday, February 12th, 2015 | No Comments »
810 Series: Delta Shape designed for the forearm.

We’re proud to introduce one of the newest members to the XRD® Impact Protection family: the XRD 810 Delta. In previous posts we’ve outlined the supreme impact protection of the XRD 810 Hex and Mini Hex patterns. The all-new XRD 810 Delta pattern offers an unparalleled level of conformity and range-of-movement while remaining very light […]

Designed for Flexibility, Engineered for Impact: Introducing the New XRD® Mini Hex Prototyping Pattern

Posted by Dave Sherman on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Flexibility – it’s one of the key trends for impact protection apparel and equipment designs.  We understand it may be difficult to take the leap from using traditional hard shell or bulky foams to soft, flexible XRD® Impact Protection solutions.  So we’ve developed a design, testing and prototyping system to help you get there more […]

Design – Prototype – Test. 3 Steps for Designing Innovative Protective Gear.

Posted by Dave Sherman on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 | 2 Comments »
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In today’s fast paced world, getting your designs off the drawing board and into reality is essential. Unfortunately, we’ve all known those great ideas that simply couldn’t get jumpstarted. Getting to that first prototype quickly, and being able to see and test how the product will perform is a key step towards market success. The […]

POMPIDOO Camera Bags Launch New Styles with XRD® Impact Protection

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 | No Comments »
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POMPIDOO camera bags are designed to make a statement, take care of your camera equipment and last for years to come. The mission of POMPIDOO is to make functional things stylish. We had the chance to ask the following questions to Jevgenija, Marketing & Sales Director of POMPIDOO. Q: How did the POMPIDOO camera bag collection start? […]

New Blundstone 980 Underground Mining Boot Wins Health and Safety Innovation Award

Posted by Nicole Perry on Monday, May 26th, 2014 | No Comments »
Blundstone 980

We would like to send a HUGE “Congratulations” to our XRD® Extreme Impact Protection partner, Blundstone for winning the coveted 2014 NSW Minerals Council Health and Safety Innovation Award!   The new Blundstone 980 Underground Mining Boot was recognized by Rob Regan, Director of Mine Safety Operations for the NSW Department of Resources and Energy, as […]

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 […]

Concussions in sports is still a “hard hitting” subject, but when will we see results?

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Monday night’s NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams included a short report about one of the many on-going investigations that’s currently taking place on concussions. This time, Stanford researchers are using special electronic mouth guards to measure hits that 20 players from their own Cardinals football team receive during practices and in games. Included in this study is Chris Owusu who has suffered two concussions already this year. Additionally, players from Notre Dame and Washington are also participating in the study.

Introducing The New PORON Cushioning Blog

Posted by Dave Sherman on Monday, December 20th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
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All your wishes have come true.

Finally there is a blog dedicated to the foamy goodness of PORON® Cushioning. You’ve waited a long time, and now there’s a place where you can learn about foam and other innovative material choices. We will answer your questions about testing, design options and much more.