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Outdoor Summer Market Trade Show Trends – Visible, Wearable Technology

Posted by Nicole Perry on Friday, August 16th, 2013 | No Comments »

We’re finally beginning to catch our breath from the frenzy of OutDoor Friedrichshafen and the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City. Like the holidays, months are spent in preparation for these events, but they go by in the blink of an eye!

It’s Showtime! New PORON® Shapes and Customer Innovations Introduced at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 | No Comments »

Over the next four days, thousands of outdoor industry folks will flock to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City. It is THE place to be for exhibitors to present, and retailers to preview the vast array of new Spring/Summer ’14 outdoor products that range from apparel, footwear and accessories, to backpacking, climbing and paddling gear.

The show is also a great gathering place for product developers to check out the many ingredients (textiles, materials and components) used in the innovative XRD 8 fold v3design of these products. That’s where we come in!

Off to the OIA Rendezvous

Posted by Joe Blair on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »

If you’re in the outdoor industry, you are very familiar with the OR trade show.  This show takes place twice a year in Salt Lake City where brands show their wears to retailers from around the country.  Now consider this…take the top brands at OR, the top employees of those brands and put them into […]

Chris Churchill, Rogers Senior Development Engineer, Gives us the Scoop on New PORON® Vive Energy Activated Cushioning

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 | No Comments »

We were lucky to catch up with Chris Churchill, Sr. Development Engineer, Rogers Corporation High Foam Division to discuss his role and involvement in our latest development, PORON® Vive Energy Activated Cushioning. If you are attending the Outdoor Retailer Show this week, we hope you will stop by our booth 155-601 and introduce yourself to Chris!

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Here We Come!

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 | No Comments »

Hello Salt Lake City! The PORON Team is here setting up our bo0th and looking forward to four days of meetings with partners, retailers and friends!
If any of you are headed this way, please come see us at booth # 155-601 in the fiber, fabrics and textiles area of the show.

PORON® Cushioning Winter Trade Show Wrap –Up Reveals Latest Trends

Posted by Nicole Perry on Sunday, April 1st, 2012 | No Comments »

From Salt Lake City to Munich and Beijing to Portland, our trade show travels have taken us around the world this winter to meet with product developers and designers looking for the latest developments in technical materials.

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.

Q&A with Elizabeth Simon, Rogers PORON® Cushioning Sales Engineer – West Coast USA

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 | No Comments »

Although her “official” territory is West Coast USA, Elizabeth’s expertise in technical materials for outdoor/athletic equipment, apparel and footwear is utilized throughout Rogers’ global regions.  Simply walk a trade show with her and you’ll only begin to get a glimpse of the amount of history and knowledge Elizabeth shares with the people, products and brands […]