PORON Cushioning Blog Blog

PORON Cushioning Blog

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 […]

Tips for Choosing Aftermarket Insoles – Support or Cushioning, Experts Offer Help

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 | 2 Comments »

Our lowly feet tend to get snubbed when beauty, health and well-being trends are reported. Well, not for long! According to foot-care experts, men and women are paying more attention to their feet for better health and wellness. As a result, sales of aftermarket insoles and foot-care products are on the rise.

Hikers And Trail Runners Test PORON Insoles During The 100km Death March

Posted by Stephanie Van Beversluys on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 | No Comments »
100km Dodentocht

Each year, the small town of Bornem, Belgium gets invaded with hikers and runners from all over Europe.  Well prepared with the right amount of training, food, drinks and a pair of PORON Insoles – these enthusiasts are geared to take the trail and try their best to conquer the 100km Dodentocht (aka Death March). The Dodentocht is […]

Put Your Best Foot Forward: Insole Manufacturer, débé, Offers Insights on Choosing the Right Insole for Your Daily Needs

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 | No Comments »

débé, named for its founder, J. De Beukelaer, has been a key player in the shoe business since 1953. Over its 60 years, débé has grown to become one of the most respected producers of quality insoles in the world, and has successfully kept its production in Deurne near Antwerp, Belgium. Its insole line is marketed under the débé brand name, and the company also specializes in supplying private label insoles and designs worldwide. Goswin Timmermans, Commercial Manager of débé, offers some insights on the growth of “aftermarket” insoles and share tips for selecting the right insole for your needs.

Stories From the Field – PORON® Insoles Help Cushion the Road Towards Accomplishing a First 7K

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
James Whitney, Rogers Corporation

We are fortunate and proud to have an amazing team that is not only is dedicated to innovating new PORON® Cushioning products, but who are also committed to incorporating these products into their everyday lives. Our new From the Field blog series allows our Rogers Corporation crew to share their experiences with our latest PORON Cushioning products in action.

“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 […]

Runners Turn to Online Reviews to Find Reliable Information on Running Shoes

Posted by Nicole Perry on Monday, May 21st, 2012 | No Comments »

We just wrapped up or Reach The Beach Relay Sweepstakes where we gave away a few pairs of New Balance Insoles with PORON® Cushioning.
As with every promotion we run, we like to ask a question to help us gather a bit more information from the community. For this sweepstakes, we wanted to know where people turn to find the most reliable information on running shoes.

PORON® Material Highlighted in SGBW’s Insole Review

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 | 2 Comments »

If you have not seen this weeks’ issue of SGBW Performance, we recommend taking a look at Tom Ryan’s informative article, “Taking the Mystery Out Of Insoles”, which provides some great selling tips for retailers. The story mentions Sole’s new insoles with PORON® Cushioning.