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3 Reasons Why Wearing Knee Protection While Playing Sports Will Keep You Active Longer

Posted by Rachael Straub on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 | No Comments »
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  Our knees take quite a beating and have very little protection on their own. There is only a thin layer of skin and muscle protecting your kneecap. From running, stopping, diving and jumping, your knees work harder than most parts of your body. Here are 3 simple reasons why wearing knee protection during sports […]

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 »
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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 »
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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 […]

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.

Customer Relationship Management Tips From Our Annual Pool Opening

Posted by Brian Culley on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 | No Comments »
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It’s simple: Eliminate the debris before it damages your entire customer pool. A practical example that gives relevance to our customer relationship management goals.

2013 Winter X-Games Athletes Team Up With ALINE ALINEment™ Experts

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 | No Comments »
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During this year’s 2013 Winter X-Games in Aspen, we were privileged to have the team from ALINE System Insoles behind the scenes and gearing up the X-Games athletes with their revolutionary line of insoles using PORON® Performance Technology. Athletes from all disciplines agree, ALINE has broken the mold of insole design by creating an engineered suspension system—for your feet!

You CAN Wear Heels After Fifty: PORON® Partner Gentle Souls Featured in FabOverFifty Article

Posted by Nicole Perry on Thursday, October 25th, 2012 | No Comments »
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Just in! You CAN wear heels after fifty!  But this article provides tips for ladies of all ages looking to keep those dancing heels on pain free. Thank you to FabOverFifty for the great Q&A with Dr. Jacqueline Sutera, DPM and our PORON® Partner Gentle Souls for including PORON Cushioning into their Patented Displaceable Solid Technology.  If you […]