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G-Form Compression Apparel with PORON® XRD™ Impact Protection Technology – New for Motorcycle Riding and a Variety of Impact Sports

Posted by Nicole Perry on Friday, May 25th, 2012 | No Comments »

Many of us on the PORON® Cushioning Team are happy to see that motorcycle riding season is in full swing! Each day the parking lot sees a few more bikes in those spots that once occupied cars, and there are at least a few rides with friends that you can choose from on the weekends. Furthermore, the start of riding season also brings many launches of new gear with PORON® XRD™ Protection that we’re excited to share!

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 | No Comments »

Longer days, warmer weather…. it’s the time of year when motorcyclists tune up their bikes and head for the open road. The beginning of the riding season is an exciting time for motorcycle enthusiasts of all riding styles. Regardless of your preference for bike, type of road or riding group, there are many safety tips and precautions we can all take note of. It is also marks the time when riders need to be reminded of the many safety precautions to take before hopping on their motorcycles.

Designing Protective Equipment and Cushioning Gear for Pets – Big and Small

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, April 26th, 2012 | No Comments »

Typically we’re accustomed to working with designer and product developers on next season’s innovative new products for consumer related goods such as footwear, apparel, protective equipment and more. But more and more, we’re reminded that we can never forget the needs of our beloved pets.

American Football Most Favorite Sport to Watch During Baseball Offseason

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | No Comments »

The results are in from our recent Gearing up for Baseball Wildfire Sweeps! We wanted to know what sport people like to watch during the baseball offseason. Nearly 400 people participated in the seven day promotion.

Gearing up for Baseball – Lindsey Naber with Rawlings Sporting Goods® Gives Us a Glimpse of What’s New With This Season’s Baseball Gear

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, April 5th, 2012 | No Comments »

Baseball is in the air! Most major league baseball teams around the nation will be celebrating opening day on their home fields over the next few weeks. College and high school baseball is in full swing and parents are thinking about baseball gear for kid’s little league and summer camps.

We were fortunate to spend a little time with Lindsey Naber, marketing manager of key accounts at Rawlings Sporting Goods®, one of our key PORON® Performers, who was kind enough to let us know what we will be seeing on field this season.

2012 Lacrosse Protective Gear Designed with Speed and Flexibility in Mind

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »

Considered the “fastest growing sport on 2 feet” we can’t help but get excited about this year’s college lacrosse season.  For those who are new to the sport, imagine a combination of basketball, soccer and hockey, where the player must master the use of a stick (the crosse) to throw, catch and scoop a ball.  […]

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.

Gearing up for Spring Soccer – Claudio Storelli of Storelli Sports Shares Tips on Selecting the Latest Soccer Apparel

Posted by Nicole Perry on Monday, March 26th, 2012 | 1 Comment »

Countdown to spring is now over! And that means that youth soccer leagues all over the country will be hitting the fields in preparation for the spring/summer season. “The trick to helping kids stay safe on the field is to provide them with soccer gear that looks so cool they want to wear it. And the better we protect these fearless little warriors with gear they want to wear, the more their parents can sleep at night,” Storelli added. “It’s a win, win situation!” Storelli provides tips on selecting the season’shottest soccer gear.