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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 […]

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 […]

When Does Summer “Really” Start?

Posted by Joe Blair on Sunday, June 26th, 2016 | No Comments »
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“When does Summer really start?” was a question I received from my five year old the other day.  I live in Colorado and my children have been out of school since the end of May.  But according to the calendar, Summer started June 20th and my niece in New York just graduated High School yesterday.  […]

NFL and XTech Not Slowing Down

Posted by Joe Blair on Friday, May 13th, 2016 | No Comments »

The NFL has grown at a rapid pace over the years and there are no signs of it slowing down.  But, for a few weeks from now until “camp” starts, football news will be slow.  The Super Bowl is well behind us and the draft is done so you would think it would be a […]

Super Bowl 50: Players Take 3D Printing and Flexible, Comfortable XRD Impact Protection to the Field

Posted by Nicole Perry on Friday, February 5th, 2016 | No Comments »
Carolina Panthers

It is no secret, having the right team behind you is one key to success. This is especially true when you are at a “win or go home” situation, such as this weekend’s Super Bowl 50. “On Monday, we received an urgent request for XRD® Technology solutions that would be suitable for a custom built […]

Fall…the Season to see XRD Impact Protection in Action

Posted by Joe Blair on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 | No Comments »
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The early Fall is always a great time to remember a great Summer and recognize all the different places where one can see XRD® Impact Protection in action.  Well, maybe you don’t but we do. For sports fans, football is in full action, it’s baseball playoff time, and hockey just dropped the puck to open […]

Carbon Fiber Soccer Shin Guards by IXO® featuring XRD® Impact Protection

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 | No Comments »
IXO w/ XRD

If you’re looking for the Lamborghini of soccer gear – then look no further!  We’re very excited to introduce a new XRD® partner – IXO® Ingenieria.  Based in Spain, the IXO® team takes pride in delivering the highest quality, most advanced, carbon fiber designs – or from our standpoint they’re simply works of art!  We […]

PORON® XRD® Put to the Test

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 | No Comments »

They say a picture, or in this case a video, is worth a million words. It’s also said that that seeing is believing. And some find it hard to believe that a product as soft, lightweight and flexible as PORON® XRD® absorbs up to 90% of the most intense force* – hit after hit.