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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 […]

Ground Force Transmission / Reduction in Footwear

Posted by Dave Sherman on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 | 3 Comments »
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By Samantha Brey, EMS Marketing Out of all the sports, dance classes, and every type of movement under the sun, the second most popular form of exercise in the world is running. Why is that? Many say running is a great stress reliever, it enables them to break free of the daily routine and burn […]

Memory Foam Footwear: An Inside Look at Responsive, Adaptive Comfort

Posted by Dave Sherman on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 | 1 Comment »
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By Samantha Brey, EMS Marketing You’ve heard of memory foam mattresses, but memory foam in footwear? I had heard and seen the ads many times, but until last week I had never actually believed that these shoes were as comfortable as they claimed to be. Then, a few days ago, I bought my first pair […]

New PORON insoles from Débé put to the test

Posted by Stephanie Van Beversluys on Friday, April 25th, 2014 | No Comments »
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The PORON® Team recently received new PORON insoles designs from our partners Débé.  We typically use these insoles as giveaways and samples for designers to test and trial, but we also like to hear first-hand feedback from our Rogers employees on their experience with PORON and XRD materials.  We’re very lucky to have such a […]

New 2014 ZEMgear Footwear Styles Available on KickStarter

Posted by Nicole Perry on Monday, April 21st, 2014 | No Comments »
ZEMgear KickStarter

We encourage you to visit the ZEMgear page on KickStarter to ensure you’re on the list to receive the first pairs of 2014 fall/winter ZEMgear styles.  You choose the style, color and size – the ZEM team delivers exceptional performance and comfort with the ‘WOW’ factor of total flexibility. We recently caught up with Christina Bracken, founder of ZEMgear, to […]

Thomas’s personal challenge with the help of PORON® Vive™ Energy Activated Cushioning insoles

Posted by Stephanie Van Beversluys on Friday, January 24th, 2014 | No Comments »
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As materials engineers and manufacturers, we’re all about the data.  And we put our PORON technologies to the test with various in-house and 3rd party testing to ensure our quality standards and material specifications are met.  But what matters most is how our products perform when they’re put through the daily use, intense game day […]

Preventing Foot Injuries…One Boot At A Time

Posted by Joe Blair on Friday, September 27th, 2013 | No Comments »
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The anatomy of the foot is extremely complex, with 26 bones, 30 joints, 19 muscles and over 100 ligaments. The good folks at Justin Original Workboots (“JOW”) understand how important all these parts are which is why they trust PORON® XRD® Technology to help protect many of those different pieces. The complex mechanics of the […]

Neon Colors Trending Hot in Athletic Apparel and Footwear

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 | No Comments »
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If you have been shopping for athletic apparel over the last several months, you can’t help but notice all the eye-popping colors that range from lime green, hot pink and electric blue to more the exotic orchid and tangerine. Having recently come off our spring/summer ’14 trade show circuit in the US, Europe and Asia, we can confirm that neon will continue to appear in your favorite fitness apparel and footwear brands – many of which will include PORON® Cushioning!