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PORON Cushioning Blog

Vasque introduces new Spring ’14 Trail Running and Hiking Shoes with PORON® Cushioning

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 | No Comments »
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Vasque Footwear, one of PORON® Performance Cushioning Partners, is introducing new footwear with PORON Cushioning at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market – the Grand Traverse and Pendulum – which will be available for the consumer market this coming spring.

Science Gives New Meaning To The Phrase “Runner’s High”: Technology Behind New Insole Material PORON® Vive™ Energy Activated Cushioning

Posted by Christine Matias on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 | No Comments »
PORON Vive Cushioning Resilency and Impact Demo

We’ve received a lot of exciting feedback about our latest video demo featuring the newly launched PORON® Vive™ Energy Activated Cushioning. PORON Vive Cushioning offers the footwear industry’s best combination of shock absorption with added energy return, which make it a perfect insole material for athletic footwear including running, court and aerobic shoes. Due to its uniqueness, many have wondered – how did Rogers R&D develop an insole material that is resilient yet cushioning? How does it compare to other PORON formulations used in other athletic gear? Our engineer, Christine Matias, explains how.

“More Cushioning” is the reason most people purchase insoles

Posted by Joe Blair on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 | No Comments »

A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of attending the Hartford Marathon with our good friends at the Special Olympics, CT.  What a great event…I heard there was anywhere from 13,000 to 16,000 runners who participated.  The day started out cooler then normal for mid-October in Hartford but the runners in the marathon loved […]

High Standards and Values at PORON® Cushioning and Danner®

Posted by Joe Blair on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 | No Comments »

When one opens the Danner catalog, they see “Our Badge” followed by this statement “We are craftsmen.  We pay attention to details.  We forgo quantity for quality, knowing that the product we build is no better than the hands that create it.”  This to me is a very powerful statement.  Go ahead, read it again […]

Gentle Souls Go Easy on The Feet Without Sacrificing Style

Posted by Nicole Perry on Saturday, February 11th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Gentle Souls has created a way to combine fashion, comfort and care for your feet using a patented technology that uses the finest natural materials for organic comfort. Let’s consider them from the ground up!

The North Face® Introduces New Footwear Line at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 | No Comments »

The North Face®, one of our PORON® Performance Cushioning Partners, will present its new fall/winter ’12 footwear line at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, January 19-22 in Salt Lake City, UT.

People “Want It All” When Choosing Their Most Important Feature for Today’s Minimalist Shoe

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | No Comments »
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It may be called a “minimalist shoe” but our poll results show that today’s minimalist shoe must contain innovative features and benefits such as protection from the elements, elastic support, thin cushioning, and uncompromising room for the toes…yet still remain stylish.  605 people responded to our recent poll:  “What is the most important thing you […]

Cast Your Vote Today! Two PORON® XRD™ Brand Partners Nominated for ISPO BrandNew Awards!

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | No Comments »

‘Tis the start of another winter season and we’ll be honest, the cold chill around us causes mixed emotions to the Rogers team in New England!  But we try to look on the bright side and new seasons also bring exciting new innovations to the market and winter trade shows to spotlight these styles! The […]